KICKSTARTER | Diabolic – FIghtin Words
Not even Diabolic would imagine that the goal he set for his kickstarter album “Fightin Words” would have been met so quickly. In less than 48 hours, fans literally threw money at Diabolic to hear the new album which has been announced to be released on the 16th of September 2014. We are also lucky to have the full track listing (including producer credits) which features the likes of DJ Premier, Celph Titled, RA The Rugged Man, The Snowgoons, Apathy, Vinnie Paz, Sean Price and many more. You can view the official kickstarter link, along with the promo video and full track listing for Diabolic’s upcoming album “Fightin Words” below.
1. Diabolical Sound (Produced by DJ Premier)
2. Introvert (Produced by Junior Makhno)
3. Higher feat. Celph Titled & Swave Sevah (Produced by Engineer)
4. Piss and Vinegar (Produced by Junior Makhno)
5. Suffolk’s Most Wanted feat. RA the Rugged Man (Prod by The Snowgoons)
6. Feel Your Pain (Produced by Engineer)
7. Norman Bates feat. Taboo, Locksmith, Nino Bless, Apathy & Coal (Produced by Level 13) Scratches by DJ GI Joe
8. Living In My Own Head feat. Block McCloud (Prod by Level 13)
9. My Attitude (Produced by Engineer)
10. Victim’s Story (Produced by BP)
11. Fightin Words (Produced by C-Lance)
12. Game Time feat. Sean Price & Vinnie Paz (Prod by 5th Seal)
13. A.M.E.R.I.C.A. (Truth Part 3) (Produced by Engineer)
14. Here We Go feat. Coast (Produced by Level 13)
15. Bad Dream (Produced by The Snowgoons)
16. Alien Manuscript (Produced by Junior Makhno)
PREVIOUS | Redman – Nigga Whut
We heard a new single from Redman earlier this month, and now we have a brand new video from Redman and Method Man for the single “I Used to Be”. Redman and Method Man have teamed up with GOH for the single, with the video which was released via the official Milk & Sugar YouTube channel. Redman has also announced that he’ll be releasing the third installment of the “Blackout” series with Method Man, and is planning a sequel to his classic Muddy Waters which we can expect this year. Catch Redman and Method Man performing at the 2014 Fresh Island Festival (tickets still available from the link listed above). You can watch the new video for Redman and Method Man – I Used to Be on the YouTube player below.
TICKETS | Hilltop Hoods Live in London
PREVIOUS | Hilltop Hoods – The Art of the Handshake
We’ve already heard the single “The Art of the Handshake” from Hilltop Hoods, and here is the second leak from the upcoming album “Walking Under Stars” titled “Won’t Let You Down”. Australian Hip-Hop group Hilltop Hoods have teamed up with Maverick Sabre for the single, which has been heavily supported by both sets of fans since it’s release. Fans can download Hilltop Hoods’ “Won’t Let You Down” from the link listed above, and also catch Hilltop Hoods performing in London (Koko) tomorrow night. Tickets are still available from the link above. You can listen to Hilltop Hoods ft Maverick Sabre – Wont Let You Down on the YouTube player below.
EXCLUSIVE | Grieves Interview with Hip-Hop Kings
Following the success of Grieves’ latest album “Winter and the Wolves”, we have the brand new video for the single “Recluse”. Grieves was quoted saying “Recluse is a song that stems from these crazy-ass hangovers I get. The older I get, the worse they become. They shouldn’t have made whiskey taste so good.” Grieves has also announced “A Different Kind of Wild” North American tour which also includes stops in Canada. Fans who haven’t purchased Winter and the Wolves can do so from the link above, along with watching the exclusive HHK interview with Grieves we filmed earlier this year. You can view the full list of tour dates and watch the new video for Grieves – Recluse on the YouTube player below.
10.02.14 Victoria, BC
10.03.14 Vancouver, BC
10.05.14 Edmonton, AB
10.06.14 Calgary, AB
10.07.14 Saskatoon, SK
10.08.14 Winnipeg, MB
10.10.14 Minneapolis, MN
10.11.14 Minneapolis, MN
10.12.14 Madison, WI
10.13.14 Champaign, IL
10.14.14 Lincoln, NE
10.16.14 Fort Collins, CO
10.17.14 Boulder, CO
10.18.14 Aspen, CO
10.20.14 Phoenix, AZ
10.21.14 San Diego, CA
10.22.14 Santa Barbara, CA
10.23.14 San Luis Obispo, CA
10.24.14 Santa Cruz, CA
10.31.14 Oakland, CA
High Focus Records have announced that Rag N Bone Man will be releasing a brand-new 3 track offering titled “Put That Soul on Me”, in two days time (Thursday 10th July) via their continually-growing label. Rag N Bone man is notorious within the U.K Hip-Hop scene, and is currently receiving support from the likes of Zane Low, Rob Da Bank, Mistajam and even DJ Premier all singing the vocalists praises. Rag N Bone man teams up with label mate Dirty Dike who features on “Put That Soul on Me” as the producer of the single, which is promised as the soundtrack to the summer. You can watch the previous video for Rag N Bone Man – Lay my Body Down on the YouTube player below.
PRE-ORDER | Redman – Muddy Waters II Mixtape
Brick City and Hip-Hop legend Redman releases the new video for his single “Nigga Whut”. Credits go to Triple A who produced the track, and the video was directed by Redman and RomeYork. It has also been announced that fans can pre-order the Redman – Muddy Waters II “Thee Mixtape” from the official Redman website (link above) which also comes with a VIP package option. Redman will be touring with Method Man around Europe, and will also be one of the headliner acts at the Crotia-based “Fresh Island Festival” which will also see the likes of Rick Ross, DMX and Pusha T performing – hit the link above for tickets. You can watch the new video for Redman – Nigga Whut on the YouTube player below.
PREVIOUS | Fresh Island Festival 2014 Lineup
HHKMag readers will be aware that July will be the month we celebrate the 2014 Fresh Island Festival in Croatia, and news has reached us that due to a large number of ticket sales, the “New Yorker” stage at the Fresh Island festival will move to the big beach stage at Zrce. The New Yorker stage will boast acts such as Rick Ross, Pusha T, Redman and Method Man and DMX among others this year, which is set to be the biggest and most successful one yet. You can buy your 2014 Fresh Island Festival tickets from the link above, and also watch the 2013 Fresh Island video recap below.
Boom Bap Festival Tickets | http://www.boombapuk.com/tickets
As we approach the third Boom Bap Festival, one of the headline acts (Genesis Elijah) has treated fans to some exclusive Boom Bap bars with a new video to match. Tickets can be purchased for the Boom Bap Festival above, which will also see the likes of Ghostface headline the 2014 event, and the regular UK Hip-Hop heavyweights perform among various stages, including Genesis Elijah, The Four Owls, Black Twang , TY and The Mouse Outfit among others. You can watch the brand new video for Genesis Elijah – Boom Bap Festival Bars on the YouTube player below.
As Hip-Hop Kings readers are aware, Visual is preparing to release his new project “Supreme Science” and I can now reveal the official artwork and confirmed track listing. We’ve already heard previous tracks such as “Watch What the Devil Gets” and “You” in the last couple of months, and we’re expecting plenty of more promotion ahead of the album. You can listen to the previous music on the links listed above and look out for a Visual and Hip-Hop Kings exclusive coming very soon. The Supreme Science E.P drops on the 29th of July via Community Service Records, and all tracks from the E.P have been produced by Loose Cannon. You can view the official artwork and tracklisting for Visual – Supreme Science here.
2. Supreme Science
3. The dream is free feat. MC Juice
5. Watch what the devil gets
9. F@#$ a party (Bonus track)
PREVIOUS | Awkword – Brighter
As he announced his second non-profit project, we welcome back Awkword to Hip-Hop Kings with the brand new single “Deep Sea”. Awkword grabbed the attention of HHK fans with his previous project “World View“, and now Deep Sea is a single with 100% proceeds going towards World Oceans Day. Produced by the very talented C-Lance, Awkword continues to gain support for his work and Deep Sea is another collectable for new and existing fans. You can view the official artwork, and listen to Awkword – Deep Sea on the audio player below.