Since the success of break-out series Breaking Bad, Aaron Paul has been an ever increasing name on people’s lips(much like the crystal meth in Breaking bad). Amassing a huge online following rivalling the likes of Justin(Cry) Beiby, Aaron has managed to ride the crest of this fame with a smile and a personality that seems to win everyone over.
Need for Speed is the movie-ish loosely based hit game series adaptation of the same name. If you haven’t played or heard of Need for Speed, you need to go outside and get some daylight as you’ve been living under a rock too damn long.
In the explosive finale to the Arkham series, Batman faces the ultimate threat against the city he is sworn to protect. The Scarecrow returns to unite an impressive roster of super villains, including Penguin, Two-Face and Harley Quinn, to destroy The Dark Knight forever. Batman: Arkham Knight introduces Rocksteady’s uniquely designed version of the Batmobile, which is drivable for the first time in the franchise.
As we approach the release of Matt Maddox’s new album “Righteous Fury”, here are 25 Facts about the project that fans might not be aware of. Please support the release by pre-ordering from the Amazon link listed above.
One of my personal favourite ever RPG’s is Final Fantasy VII, and the prospect of a remake has been on the lips of like-minded fans for years. IGN have announced the news after Yoshinori Kitase (producer of FF7) spoke to Eurogamer, and gave the explanations of why the game hasn’t been remade already, and the obstacles that currently stand in the way.
We are delighted to share the brand new track from Afroman titled “Selling Yayo”. Following the release of Afroman’s 2013 album “Marijuana Music”, Selling Yayo is the first of two tracks which we will be releasing over the course of the week. Afroman’s famous single “Cos I Got High” is still regarded as a classic and Afroman has the task of living up to the hype with the forthcoming music he releases in 2014.
Exactly 17 years ago today, Christopher Wallace (aka Biggie Smalls aka Frank White aka Big Poppa aka Notorious B.I.G) passed away, and Hip-Hop Kings celebrates the life of the East Coast MC. Widely regarded as one of the most lyrically and technically gifted rappers ever, at 24 years old Biggie Smalls was shot and killed at the age of 24. His critically acclaimed albums Life after Death and Ready to Die are still in regular rotation in millions of fans’ playlists and CD players, and I wanted to share some of my favourite Notorious B.I.G tracks with the Hip-Hop Kings audience. Continue to live his legacy. R.I.P Notorious B.I.G.
Upcoming UK Hip-Hop artist Impact has released a brand new single titled Trophies (Remix). The seventeen year old is regularly featured on Hip-Hop Kings and when we recently blogged the “Pound Cake Remix” we announced his debut album is finally ready and will be expecting news about the release in the next few weeks. Search for Impact through the Hip-Hop Kings archives and look out for new music ahead of the album release later this year. You can listen to Impact – Trophies Remix on the audio player below.
High Focus are back and once again present an excellent video from Four Owls members BVA and Leaf Dog for the single “Crazy Trips”. As the title may suggest, the drug-fuelled track is accompanied by some excellent visual work with credits going to Monsta Animation. BVA released his album “Be Very Aware” last month, and fans can download either the digital, physical, or limited edition double vinyl from the links listed above. Look out for plenty of upcoming Four Owls music in the forthcoming weeks. However, you can watch BVA ft Leaf Dog – Crazy Trips on the YouTube player below.
Upcoming rapper Bishop Nehru and legendary producer MF Doom have previously announced a collaborative E.P. However, a new video has surfaced which includes the pair confirming their work on NehruvianDOOM which is set to be released later in 2014. The E.P will be a rework of Doom beats (much like Masta Ace and MF Doom’s “MA Doom – Son of Yvonne) and will be supported with a forthcoming UK And European Tour. Look out for further music ahead of the NehruvianDOOM E.P, and you can watch the behind the scenes trailer and look at the list of tour dates below.
13th March – SXSW, Austin, USA
19th March – Bla, Oslo, Norway
20th March – Maroquinerie. Paris, France
21st March – VK Club, Brussels, Belgium
23rd March – Brixton Electric, London, UK (supporting Earl Sweatshirt)
24th March – Birthdays, London, UK
25th March – Manchester Academy, UK (supporting Earl Sweatshirt)
28th March – Audio, Brighton, UK
29th March – Ace Hotel, London, UK
The original Sin City what somewhat of a classic. Difficult to argue but how do you top such an excellent movie? We’ve got the first official trailer (Booze, Broads and Bullets Trailer) for Sin City – A Dame to Kill. The familiar faces of Jessica Alba,Mickey Rourke and Rosario Dawson. We also welcome Joseph Gordon-Levitt to the new movie. The trailer has done an excellent job of creating further excitement following the original news of the sequel last year. August 22nd is the official release date, and you can watch the Sin City – A Dame to Kill For (Booze, Broads and Bullets Trailer) below.
Battle-rapper turned recording artist Illmaculate has released a brand new single titled “Trainspotting” through his official soundcloud page. Illmaculate has announced the single will be featured on his forthcoming album “Clay Pigeons” which is available to download from March 11th 2014. Illmaculate recently refused to perform to fans in Portland due to the police presence. Illmaculate will be speaking with the Portland Police Department to discuss the issue and is taking positive steps within his community. You can listen to Illmaculate – Trainspotting on the audio player below.
More commonly known for his involvement in the legendary Hip-Hop crew Jurassic 5, Mark 7 presents the official video for the single “I Who Have Nothing”. News arrived with HHK that Marc 7 will be releasing his album “Food, Clothing and Shelter” for FREE on March 7th (wordplay on the name anyone?) which HHK will be posting as soon as available. Look out for plenty of other news from Marc 7 and Jurassic 5 as we progress through 2014. However, you can watch Marc 7 – I Who Have Nothing on the YouTube player below.
Rhymesayers Entertainment and Rose Presents announce the official lineup for the seventh annual Soundset Festival. Huge names involved include Nas (Illmatic 20th year anniversary), Atmosphere, Cypress Hill, Grieves, Ab-Soul and Roc Marciano among others. Over 40 artists are set to perform in Canterbury Park, Shakopee, MN on Sunday 25th May 2014. Tickets can be purchased from the websites listed above from March 8th, and you can also view the official Soundset 2014 flyer here. You can also watch the Soundset 2013 recap on the YouTube player below.
Lets take a look at the brand new trailer for Transformers: Age of Extinction. Fans were treated to a sneak preview at the Superbowl, but the extended 2:30 trailer confirms the release date of June 27th and provides an extra insight into the excellent graphics and our favourite Transformers and Decepticons are set to dual to protect planet earth. I’ve rambled enough – enjoy the brand new Transformers: Age of Extinction Official Trailer #1 below.
As HHK earlier announced, the BBAS (Brown Bag AllStars) have released the “Brown Label Pt.1 and 2″ which is available to download now from the link above. The fifteen-track project features guest appearances from the likes of Akie Bermiss, and Soul Khan, J57, Koncept, Audible Doctor, E Holla and Deejay Element present the first group project to remind us why the BBAS are still very much a major force within the Hip-Hop world. Feel free to search the HHK archives for Brown Bag AllStars music. However, you can view the official artwork, track listing and download link to Brown Bag AllStars – Brown Label Pt.1 and 2 here, along with my personal favourite posse cut “What It’s All About” below.
1. E Holla Intro
3. I F*cks With That
4. Rhett Committed Murder (feat. DJ Rhettmatic)
5. Sinful Ways (feat. Akie Bermiss)
7. Say It Now (feat. Akie Bermiss)
8. Kin (feat. Akie Bermiss)
10. Rottweilers (Audible Doctor Remix)
11. BRWN (J57 Remix)
12. Rhett Committed Murder (Audible Doctor Remix)
13. Say It Now (DeeJay Element Remix)
14. I F*cks With That (J57 Remix)
15. Bleuvelour (feat. Akie Bermiss)