Sometimes you receive music in your inbox which you instantly know will be a hit. UK electronic producer Skylab 3 has taken to remix Cannibal Ox’s track “Iron Rose” which features the legendary MF Doom. If the names in the title don’t excite you enough, Skylab 3 has paid tribute to the original by sticking to the roots of the percussion, while adding a unique touch of synths and strings. Fans can download Cannibal Ox ft MF Doom – Iron Rose (Skylab 3 Remix) on the iTunes link listed above and you can listen to Cannibal Ox ft MF Doom – Iron Rose (Skylab 3 Remix) on the soundcloud player below.
PREVIOUS | Visual – Showed Up
This is the brand new single from Visual titled “Highlights of Livin'”. Taken from his upcoming project “ILLVISUAL” which is a joint effort with iLL Brown, Highlights of Livin’ is the latest leak from the record which will be released on the 24th of March 2015. Last week we posted the single “Showed Up” which you can view on the link listed above. You can listen to Visual – Highlights of Livin on the soundcloud player below.
The news of a new Raekwon project is always welcome at Hip-Hop Kings, as the world awaits the release of his upcoming project “F.I.L.A” on the 27th of April 2015. Not to be confused with the Ras Kass project F.I.L.A, Raekwon has announced a range of guest appearances on the album including 2 Chains, Snoop Dogg, Rick Ross, Estelle and of course Ghostface. Look out for more promotional material ahead of the release of Raekwon’s album F.I.L.A, and you can listen to Raekwon ft French Montana and Busta Rhymes – Wall to Wall on the soundcloud player below.
PREVIOUS | De La Soul – Itzsoweezee (Imperial Remix)
UK producer Imperial has been approached by Tommy Boy to remix the Zeke Thomas single “Blackness”. With the legendary Chuck D of Public Enemy and Jasiri X featuring on the track, Imperial inserts his own unique stamp on “Blackness” which has been uploaded to the Tommy Boy soundcloud player. Imperial has been featured regularly on Hip-Hop Kings in 2014 so please check the previous releases and look out for plenty more music this year. You can listen to Zeke Thomas ft Chuck D and Jasiri X – Blackness (Imperial Remix) on the soundcloud player below.
It’s been a while since we heard any new eLZhi music, but today we get a leak from an upcoming album with the track called “February”. eLZhi has announced that February will be featured on the upcoming album “Lead Poison” which should be available in 2015. eLZhi created a kickstarter project which we will hopefully now see come to fruition following the release of February. Paying homage to J Dilla (RIP) eLZhi gives us a very soulful record which is the start of the promotion ahead of the album release. You can listen to eLZhi – February on the soundcloud player below.
PREVIOUS | The NorthaZe – Eturnal
Brand new music from Leeds-based “The NorthaZe” who have teamed up with Badself for the track “Netherlands”. The promising duo have been regularly featured on Hip-Hop Kings over the course of 2014 and we aim to continue to share the new sounds this year. Please feel free to check the previous music from The NorthaZe and you can listen to The NorthaZe ft Badself – Netherlands on the soundcloud player below.
PREVIOUS | Visual – Watch What the Devil Gets
As news recently surfaced that Visual is teaming up with iLL Brown for their collaborative EP “ILLVISUAL”, we have the second leak from the EP titled “Showed Up”. ILLVISUAL will be available to download from the 24th of March 2015 so make sure you follow Visual on Twitter (@ISeeItAll) for more updates as we get closer to the release date. Feel free to browse the Hip-Hop Kings archives for previous Visual material. However, you can listen to Visual – Showed Up on the soundcloud player below.
PREVIOUS | Koncept – Getting Off The Ground (Video)
This is the brand new single from Koncept titled “Drop The Game Remix”. Originally made by Flume and Chet Faker, Koncept has put his own unique stamp on the remix, which as always gained instant support from the blogosphere and fans alike. Look out for the Koncept and J57 joint album coming later this year, with plenty of promotional material ahead of the release. You can listen to Koncept – Flume and Chet Faker – Drop The Game Remix on the soundcloud player below.
DOWNLOAD | B4.DA.$$ – Joey Bada$$
PREVIOUS | Joey Bada$$ ft Keisza – Teach Me
After releasing the highly anticipated album “B4.DA.$$”, Joey Bada$$ jumped on an official AMA to speak to fans about the release. We have listed some of the best questions and answers below. Please support Joey Bada$$ by downloading the new album B4.DA.$$ on the iTunes link listed above.
EXCLUSIVE | Atmosphere – Southsiders Interview
To celebrate 20 years of independent record label Rhymesayers, we have the first episode from their “A Moment in Rhymesayers” documentary. Uploaded to the official RSE YouTube Channel, the first episode features interviews with Slug, Musab, Siddiq and Ant, along with some rare live footage as well. Slug recently sat with Hip-Hop Kings to discuss the new album “Southsiders” which you can watch on the link listed above. Look out for the future episodes and you can watch A Moment in Rhymesayers – Episode 1: The Beginning on the YouTube player below.