DOWNLOAD | Mr. Wonderful – Action Bronson
TICKETS | Action Bronson – Mr Wonderful UK Tour
Following the release of his latest album “Mr Wonderful”, Action Bronson has announced a new UK tour which will see him return to this side of the pond in September 2015. The five major cities for the tour are London, Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham and Bristol, and Action Bronson is poised to play music from his new album Mr Wonderful along with some older classics as well. Fans can download Action Bronson’s Mr Wonderful from the iTunes link listed above, and fans can get ready to purchase tickets from Friday 3rd April from the ticket link above as well. You can watch Action Bronson ft Chance the Rapper – Baby Blue on the YouTube player below.
Sunday 13th September – Roadhouse (London)
Tuesday 15th September – o2 ABC Glasgow)
Wednesday 16th September – The Ritz (Manchester)
Friday 18th September – The Institute (Birmingham)
Saturday 19th September – o2 Academy 1 (Bristol)
UK Hip-Hop artist Rewd Adams will be celebrating the release of his upcoming mixtape “Hunger Pains 2″ with a mixtape launch party at Art Fix. Blatantly Blunt in conjunction with Chop Shop will also feature performances from Parallax, Kayo Ken (Kings of the City), Kid Bookie, DJ 210 and DJ Philly, and the event will be FREE on Friday 27th March. You can view the event flyer above, the official Facebook event page on the link above, and watch our throwback interviews with Rewd Adams and Kayo Ken below.
There’s a brand new club night that will be launching in London on the 26th of March 2015 called Yo!. Promoting Hip-Hop music and featuring Kieron Boothe has the headline act, Yo! will be held at Brixton Jamm in London and on the 25th of April 2015 at Hare and Hound. Tickets are £5.00 on the door and the events will run to 01:00 and 02:00 in London and Birmingham respectively. You can view the official Yo! flyer above and watch the video for Kieron Boothe – Wonder on the YouTube player below.
DOWNLOAD | Stone Soup, Vol. 1 – EP – Jack Flash
Today marks the release of the brand new Jack Flash E.P Titled “Stone Soup Vol.1″ which can be downloaded from the iTunes link listed above. Jack Flash is one of the most talented and creative recording artists who I’ve had the pleasure of working with and know, and the Stone Soup Vol.1 EP backs that claim up perfectly. Fans will have already heard the single “Control” which you can watch on the YouTube player below. You can view the official artwork, tracklisting and download link for Jack Flash – Stone Soup Vol.1 E.P here.
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TICKETS | Don’t Flop Check Point 2 Tickets
News surfaced this evening that Lunar C will make a comeback battle at Don’t Flop’s “Check Point 2″ event vs rap battle legend O’Shea. As fans of both battle rappers I can speak for the battle rap world by saying it’s one of the most highly anticipated battles in history, with people eager to see Lunar C defend his undefeated status. Tickets can be purchased on the link listed above and you can also watch our previous interview with Lunar C speaking about his debut Don’t Flop battle.
DOWNLOAD | The Infamous – Mobb Deep
Legendary Hip-Hop duo Mobb Deep have announced a special UK tour to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the classic album “The Infamous”. The groundbreaking album by Prodigy and Havoc gave Hip-Hop fans tracks such as Shook Ones Part 2, Quiet Storm and Survival of the Fittest among others, and the 8 city tour starts in Birmingham on the 1st of May 2015, and finishes in Glasgow on the 10th of May 2015. The o2 Academy are playing host to the tour, which will also see DJ 279 and local support. You can view the full list of dates and the promotional video for the Mobb Deep – The Infamous 20th Anniversary Tour on the YouTube player below.
DOWNLOAD | Natural Order – The Four Owls
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Following the release of the brand new album “Natural Order” and fresh off the back of their UK tour, High Focus Records artists The Four Owls have announced a new 25 city European tour. Starting in Cardiff on the 5th of March and ending at the Boom Bap Festival on the 6th of June, The Four Owls will also be visiting Belgium, Austria, Greece, Serbia, France and Switzerland. You can check the previous Four Owls work on the links listed below, and view the official flyer and full list of tour dates on the flyer above. Check out The Four Owls on the UKSTANDUP video below.
DOWNLOAD | The Turning Point – eMC
Hip-Hop fans rejoice! The legendary eMC crew (Masta Ace, Wordsworth and Stricklin) have announced the groups second album “The Tonite Show” will be released on the 5th of May 2015. The Tonite Show will be released via M3/Penalty Entertainment/Sony Red and promises fans more excellent music from eMC. Fans can still download eMC’s “The Turning Point” from the iTunes link listed above, and watch Masta Ace, Wordsworth and Stricklin (eMC) talk about the upcoming album “The Tonite Show” on the YouTube player below.
Deal Real Record Shop Returns to London
We’re delighted to announce that the iconic Deal Real shop will be returning to Carnaby 12 years after it first opened. The likes of Kanye West, John Legend, Mos Def, Lupe Fiasco and other UKHH artists were involved at Deal Real at some point in their careers. The legendary open mic platform gave the at-the-time upcoming MC’s an opportunity to showcase their talent to industry heads and fans and was an important social networking point before the likes of Facebook and Twitter.
The 2015 pop-up launches on Record Store Day (18th April 2015) at 14 Newburgh Street, Carnaby. True to the roots, there will be a showcase of London’s undiscovered visuals artists, musicians and fashion designers. There will be a montage of British musicians who have graced Deal Real including Example, Professor Green, Doc Brown and Mr Hudson among others.
Visitors can expect one-off signings, performances and workshops. Full details can be seen on DealReal.Co.Uk
News surfaced earlier in the year that former Death Row Records owner Suge Knight had been arrested on murder and attempted murder charges. It has now become worldwide news that Suge Knight has been charged with those same offences. Reports around the web suggest that Suge Knight struck three men with his vehicle, killing two and injuring a third. If Suge Knight is convicted of the murder and attempted murder charges he could face life in prison.