Mura Masa

Mura Masa

 

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Alex Crossan (born 5 April 1996), also known by the stage name Mura Masa (sometimes stylised as mura masa) is a Guernsey-born electronic music producer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.[1][2] His stage name is taken from Japanese sword-smith Muramasa Sengo.[3]

He is best known for his song "Lovesick", which reached number 1 on the Spotify Viral charts in the United Kingdom and the United States.[4] He also produced and co-wrote "First Things First" on Stormzy's Gang Signs & Prayer, which entered the UK Albums Chart at number 1 on 3 March 2017. The track also entered the singles chart at number 25. On 14 July 2017, he released his debut album Mura Masa, which has been nominated for two Grammy Awards, including Best Electronic Album and Best Recording Package. He is the first artist to be nominated as both a musician and creative director for the same album.

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Untitled is a song by musical artist Mura Masa, released on July 26, 2017.
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Mura Masa is the self-titled debut studio album by Guernsey-born music producer Alex Crossan, under his alias Mura Masa.
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Nuggets / Helpline is an album by musical artist Mura Masa, released on July 7, 2017.
Nuggets / Helpline
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Nuggets / Helpline is a song by musical artist Mura Masa, released on July 7, 2017.

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Soul-Pop Songstress Madi Rindge Annouces Debut EP 'Just One Set'
  –  January 11, 2018
Inspired by Mura Masa, Young Franco, and Snakehips, "Perfect" was praised by OkayPlayer and proclaimed Madi as an "artist to watch." The LA beauty then kicked off the new year with her RiRi inspired "Somethin' On Ya." The track, which featured on Earmilk ...
From “Fetish” To “Friends,” 25 Songs That Should Have Been Bigger In 2017
  –  January 8, 2018
Teaming up with Mura Masa, the twosome delivered one of the year’s most compelling smashes that no one heard. Mariah Carey did what she had to do on “I Don’t.” Unfortunately, her cash-strapped Lambs couldn’t part with the $1.29 needed to make ...
Hurley Mower and Manasseh connect for "Metronome" [Premiere]
  –  January 8, 2018
His style can be best defined as a melange of intricate future-bass compositions with bits & pieces of early 2000's R&B flourishing and an uncanny bounciness that bring to mind a similar vibe as acclaimed beatsmiths Kaytranada & Mura Masa. With his first ...
2018 Preview: Mitski, Mura Masa, Coach K and More Predict Big Changes Coming to the Industry
  –  January 6, 2018
Industry vets and artists both emerging and established predict changes coming to music in 2018 -- from reaching peak music festival to an influx of experimentation. “I believe a number of festivals will disappear due to overexpansion in the last five ...
Buku Music + Art Project reveals 2018 lineup: MGMT, SZA, Migos, Jay Electronica among highlights
  –  January 3, 2018
Notable acts include MGMT, SZA, Migos, Jay Electronica, Flatbush Zombies, Bonobo (DJ set), Slyvan Esso, Little Dragon, Mura Masa, Isaiah Rashad, Princess Nokia, Smino, and Nnamdi Ogbonnaya. Also playing are Bassnectar, Borgore, Alison Wonderland ...
Topless woman who attacked man after he 'groped her' at New Year's Eve festival defends her actions
  –  January 3, 2018
Every December, around 30,000 revellers descend on the Waiohika Estate vineyard for three days of partying. This year, the line-up featured Mura Masa, Schoolboy Q, Giggs and parody act-turned grime artist, Big Shaq.
These Are The Albums We Listened To The Most In 2017
  –  January 3, 2018
Between LCD Soundsystem's first album in seven years, Kendrick Lamar's Damn, Tyler, The Creator's chart-topping Flower Boy and Mura Masa's self-titled debut hit, it's been tough to narrow down the selection – but we've just about managed. Totaling around ...
2018 Yelp 100
  –  January 2, 2018
Music that night was the highlight for my boyfriend and I. They were playing a lot of throwbacks mixed in with some Mura Masa! Pretty fun - definitely will be back. :) I finally got to visit 55 South and it was so much fun! Arrived around 10:30pm on a ...
The Playlist: Lil Wayne Recaptures His Old Magic and 8 More New Songs
  –  January 1, 2018
J.C. Jada Heart and Mura Masa, ‘unevercallmebutIdontmindbecauseImintheclub (Jadu VIP)’ “U Never Call Me,” a pointillistic complaint about an unfulfilled flirtation from the female duo Jadu Heart produced by Mura Masa, was released in November.
Ask Billboard: Readers' Favorites of 2017!
  –  December 31, 2017
"Rich Boy," Galantis. A blissful dance track that stands with the best of pop music. "All Around the World," Mura Masa feat. Desiigner. A signature performance by Desiigner on a tropical trap beat with an eerie howl sprinkled throughout. "Fool," Fitz and ...
Former DJ Jacinda Ardern arrives at Rhythm and Vines
  –  December 30, 2017
"We have been having a great time and Jacinda has been trying to do as little as possible," he said. Headliners ScHoolboy Q, Mura Masa, A-Trak, and more performed on Saturday night, the first night of the festival at Waiohika Estate. There are 12,300 ...
Rhythm And Vines Kicks Off
  –  December 29, 2017
20,000 wet and muddy fans welcomed headliners ScHoolboy Q, Mura Masa, A-Trak, and more for the first night of the sold-out 15th Anniversary Rhythm and Vines festival at Gisborne’s Waiohika Estate. With 12,300 campers all checked-in, the gates opened to ...
From shamstep to drill: the top 40 newcomers of 2018
  –  December 28, 2017
staccato rap style has already earned her support slots for US rapper Princess Nokia and respected producers Mura Masa and Clams Casino. This Björk-endorsed Syrian-American producer weaves fluttering beats and sampled vocals into stark, billowing soundscapes.
These are the UK artists that need to break America
  –  December 20, 2017
From RAYE to J Hus, see which artists need to gain a mass following in the US as soon as possible. If you were an early stan of Mura Masa, you may have caught his collab “Firefly” with UK R&B phenom Nao. When Mura Masa went on a US tour in 2016 ...

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