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29 September 2009
26 September 2009
This has got to be one of Bashy's most complete tunes yet. Here he speaks of contemporary British life. Make sure you listen to the lyrics. They're not as alienating as 'black boys' (if you're not black) but are on the same positive vibe.
25 September 2009
Congrats are due to grime heavyweights Jammer and Tinie Tempah who've both signed to labels of one type or another today... Jammer, who had until now been widely regarded as a member of the Dirtee Stank team has signed with independent heavyweights Big Dada, a label that previously had Roots Manuva and Wiley under their roster.
Tinie tempah also announced on Ace & Vis' last weekday slot on 1xtra that he'd signed to a major, just not which one. Respect is due to both these guys that have had consistent output over the last year or 2.
This image (click here to see) is ridiculously Ice-T-ish that it works in a retro way in 2009 (aka throwback/nostalgic type shit), I just hope he realises this. The name of the mixtape is pretty topical/witty given the whole controversy over the (over)use of what seems like every MC's favorite tool of 2008/9 with some using it a bit more than is healthy (I'm thinking Lil Wayne, Ron Browz, Wiley, and Kanye (before he went 'normal' again)), and then combining that with the record title prefix - songs in the key of ____.
I wasn't actually going to listen to the mixtape from this Lil Flip lookalike (and kinda soundalike) but then I remembered that expression about not judging a book etc. It's pretty/very generic uninspiring but not terrible.. Jus wat I expected.. that ignorant shit you I love.. listen to it here (if u can): https://www.datpiff.com/Ric_Atari_Songs_In_The_Key_Of_Autotune.m52234.html
24 September 2009
Big up my man DJ Complex killing it once again with this mix scanning the grime scene's hottest and mixing it up.
Download link: http://www.divshare.com/download/8608238-3f4
M.I.K-NEW AGE FR33STYLE
BIG ED-GUNSHOT RIDDIM
WILEY-WHERE'S MY BROTHER
SPOOKY-GULLYBROOK LANE VIP
CRAZY TITCH-SINGALONG(CHA VIP REFIX)
ESCO BIG BARZ-96 BARZ OF REVENGE
P MONEY FT KOZZIE-OR WHAT
P MONEY-SINGLE WORDS
D DOUBLE E-OOOH OOOH
JON E CASH-INVASION
M.I.K FT TKO-TROUBLE MAKER
DIZZEE RASCAL-STAND UP TALL (REFIX)
P MONEY-HOT ONES FT LITTLE D AND BLACKS
MERKY ACE-FT REC TKO EGO SHIFMAN AND M.I.K-PLAY NO GAMES REMIX
P MONEY-IF MANS TALKING
MERKY ACE-FT EGO TKO M.I.K-FIRST STROKE
LOW DEEP-STRAIGHT FLUSH 2.0
23 September 2009
Directed by none other than the man like Hype Williams, from the soundtrack to More Than A Game and Thank Me Later. This one's an all round banger i reckon. Ain't been a lineup like this on 1 track since Swagger Like Us.
22 September 2009
Soundcrash Presents a very rare and exclusive show from DEAD PREZ. Support from huge UK star KLASHNEKOFF. Plus Kiss FM's DJ MK (Root Manuva's DJ)
Venue: Koko on 6th November 2009 7.30 – 11.30 pm Price: £15
Buy tickets from: www.ticketweb.co.uk, www.seetickets.com, www.koko.uk.com
Get your early bird tickets for £10 here: www.wegottickets.com/event/59881
Dead Prez are one of those rap groups that comes along only occasionally. Continuing on the path of politically minded artists like Public Enemy and KRS-One the Florida-formed-New York based outfit has been crafting revolutionary but gangsta hip-hop since the late 1990s. Striving to produce records that express concepts beyond the limited confines of the rap aesthetic and are instead relevant to the struggles faced by contemporary black America, Dead Prez tackle such diverse topics as education, the drugs problem and the economic traps faced by a community that in many ways remains oppressed. Like those esteemed predecessors, Dead Prez are world-class musicians with a social conscience.
With two full albums under their belt, plus two underground mix-tapes and two solo albums of street level political hip-hop that is heavily designed challenge the status quo Dead Prez have diversified into writing and publishing, filmmaking and been the subject of an acclaimed documentary. On the back of ‘Pulse of the People’ the third instalment of their mix tape series ‘Turn off the Radio’, Dead Prez will be descending onto London’s Koko with all their talent, fire and street level revolutionary zeal.
Support will come from the UK’s finest Klashnekoff. He has been missing in action for a while now but will surely make a solid return as he intends to release his new album ‘Back to Da Sagas’ in the coming months.
16 September 2009
That's his new album by the way.
On Friday 18th September, Nike Sportswear and Dizzee Rascal will release the very special, and strictly limited, Nike Air Max 90 'Tongue N' Cheek' sneaker. The shoe has been created in a special partnership between Dizzee, Nike Design and long-time Dizzee collaborator and creative director, Ben Drury and will go on sale exclusively at Nike's 1948 store in London's Shoreditch, ahead of the release of Dizzee's fourth LP, Tongue N' Cheek (Monday 21st September)
You can attend a graphic design college if you want to learn how to design sneakers.
This promo video has been created to celebrate these two releases. Art directed by Drury, shot by hype photographers Tim & Barry (dontwatchthat.tv) the same creative team behind the album artwork, also includes the skills of up and coming director/animator James Copeman. Set to 'Chillin Wiv Da Man Dem' - the sound of Dizzee at his most laid-back- the film fuses elements of the album artwork with additional footage, and is a light hearted look into Rascal's world.
15 September 2009
M.I.K & Merky ACE on Logan Sama's Grime show on Kiss 100.00. This is only the freestyle session and the full show including the interview & songs off M.I.K's mixtape which he came on Logan's show to promote called "Workaholic" can be dowloaded from http://www.mediafire.com/?mgzk54mlzzn
For info on where to buy M.I.K's Workaholic mixtape visit http://www.Workaholic.Tk.
OK fair play to N-Dubz they've done their thing. On a major label and got a load of impressionable teens thinking they're from Wood Green. They got a good producer, good singer and an eccentric lead vocalist. It's just a piss take they have this studio/country villa. There you go i said it.
WTF? Censors for Jay-z's epic performance here @ the VMAs on Sunday decide to blank out bare words like 'Crip' but didn't choose to blank out his praising of the E pill's cleaner alternative sayin "MDMA got you feelin like a champion". Something seem not right here? Oh and wat's the deal with 2 unplanned stage invasions?! Lil mama's hungry!
Speaking of Jay, compare this clip to him at the VMA's from 8 years ago here.
12 September 2009
Found these while trawling the web. Never heard of this DJ but recognize a lot of the tracks from the days in the early noughties when UK Hip hop was sick!
Donnie Propa - Undertone Mix 1 - UK Hip Hop
1. Rodney P - The Nice Up
2. Yungun and Lewis Parker - The Big Idea
3. Verb T and Louie G - People Say
4. Mystro - Keep It Moving
5. Tommy Evans and Yungun - Silent Mobious
6. Roots Manuva - Inner City Folk
7. Lewis Parker - Mr Parkers Siesta
8. Phi - Life Cypher - The Ill Force
9. Cappo - Volatile
10. TY - Mind Made Up
Download Link : http://www.mediafire.com/?yiwtyznjmzy
Donnie Propa - Undertone Mix 2 - UK Hip Hop & Dubstep
1. Rodney P, Dynamite MC and Tali - Its On
2. Phi - Life Cypher - Cordless Mics At 20 Paces
3. Jehst - Lines Of Defence
4. Hoodz Underground - Pass The Mic
5. Cappo - Underground
6. Fallacy and Fusion - The Groundbreaker
7. TRG - Oi! Killa!
8. Distance - V
9. Rukus, TY, Klashnekoff and Yogi - Let It Go (Remix)
10. Benny Page - Swagger
11. Benga - 26 Basslines
12. High Rankin - No Money For Guns
13. Stenchman - The Taste Of Vomit
14. Joker - Snake Eater
15. Flying Lotus - $tunt$
11 September 2009
UK Hip hop and grime join forces here on this exclusive promo - Skandal - The Other Side feat. Little Dee from grime supergroups OGz and Roll Deep.. Lifted from the upcoming 'Hunger Pains' Mixtape mixed by DJ MK feat Ramson Badbonez, Little Dee & Brad Strut.. Check http://myspace.com/skumbagskandal & http://djgone.tv for more info..
50 has all bases covered.. F the haters, this guy's an absolute beast.. sell out or not! Seriously tho, have you ever seen such a contrast of people on one table?! Curtis talks about his new book that he co wrote 'The 50th Law', presumably about business.
10 September 2009
8 September 2009
Tracklisting looks big and is backed up with some sick mixing....!
02. Mark Instinct - Invader
03. N-Type & The Others - Technophobe
04. Maniac - Thug
05. The Prodigy - Warrior's Dance (Benga Remix)
06. JME - Standard
07. Reso - Smash Yer Face In
08. Crissy Criss - Kick, Snare
09. Distance - Night Vision (Skream Remix)
10. Jakes - Rock The Bells
11. Emalkay - Explicit
12. Chase & Status - Saxon
13. Chase & Status - Saxon (OH SNAP! Edit Stylee)
14. The Count & Sinden - Hardcore Girls (Project Bassline Remix)
15. Jammin - Hold On + "Scratch Interlude"
16. Ludacris Feat. Shawnna - What's Your Fantasy
17. Jakes & Joker - 3Klane
18. Skepta - I Spy
19. Tempa T - Next Hype
20. Rusko - Mr. Muscle
21. D.O.K. - Warning
22. Benga - Buzzin'
23. Kyza - Go (Bar 9 Remix)
24. Foreign Beggars Vs. Rouge A Levres (Feat. Primecuts) - Hit That Gash (Itchy Naaan Re-rub)
25. Vista - Forcefield
26. Bonecrusher Feat. Killer Mike & T.I. - Never Scared
27. Caspa - Marmite
28. Ruff Sqwad - Xtra
29. Skream - Simple City
30. High Rankin - No Money For Guns
31. Joker - Do It
32. Seven - Drop
33. David Banner Feat. Lil Flip - Like A Pimp
34. Chingy - Juice
35. Fused Forces - What's Going Down
36. Basement Jaxx - Raindrops (Doorly's Dubstep Remix)