Cadell's 'L.O.N.D.O.N.' Just Dropped And He's Already Promising A New Album

Cadell's 'L.O.N.D.O.N.' Just Dropped And He's Already Promising A New Album

January 04, 2018

Almost a year ago, fans were treated to the video for "L.O.N.D.O.N." (Lots Of N****s Don't Observe Nature), the titular track from Cadell's new album, and now that album has finally been unveiled.

Don't get it twisted: we can't fault Cadell for delaying the release. We'd much rather a good late album than a sub-par release that's bang on time. That extra time seems to have paid off, too. From the opening intro sample introducing us to "the last real street markets left in this part of the capital—Roman Road, Bow" to the surprisingly club-ready stream of consciousness of "No Hook", it's plain to hear that L.O.N.D.O.N. is a passion project for Cadell.

Without being "all things to all men", L.O.N.D.O.N. manages to appeal to older and newer fans. There's the historic grime tones of cuts like "Since 2001" and "No Chill" for the olders, while newer fans will surely get a kick out of the likes of "Put The Knife Down" with its nods to UK drill and trap. And special shouts to Cadell for referencing Shakespeare in his bars.

Frankly, any of the tracks on the album are deserving of visual treatment. Not only can we expect some music videos, there's also promise of another new album this year.

2018's looking up already.

Words: James Keith