DOWNLOAD | BVA – Be Very Aware
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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
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.
TICKETS (MARCH 8TH) | http://fifthelementonline.com/
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.
DOWNLOAD | Brown Bag AllStars – Brown Label Pt.1 and 2
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)
DOWNLOAD | Big Dutty Deeze – Live Evil
PREVIOUS | Big Dutty Deeze – Mad World
Big Dutty Deeze is quickly solidifying himself as one of the most respected and hard working artists within the U.K Hip-Hop world. The latest video for the single “Charles Manson” has been directed by Genesis Elijah’s “Escape Route Media” and has received plaudits from bloggers, publications and fans alike. Big Dutty Deeze is promoting the recent “Live Evil” which can be purchased from the official bandcamp page (link listed above). You can watch Big Dutty Deeze – Charles Manson on the YouTube player below.
PREVIOUS | Iron Braydz ft Prince Po – Millennium
As HHK reported last month, Triple Darkness member Iron Braydz will be releasing his forthcoming E.P “Verbal sWARdz” on April 14th, and we have the brand new video for the single “Dredd” to share. In February, fans were treated to the excellent single “Millennium” which featured Hip-Hop legend Prince Po. Dredd continues, once again, to raise the bar and set very high expectations for the rest of the E.P. Credits go to Jason Lannaman for the visuals, and you can now watch Iron Braydz – Dredd on the YouTube player below.
I’ve recently received the brand new video from Wolverhampton-based Natty C for the single “Dumbing Down”. Credits go to Lyrical Media who uploaded and featured the video on their official YouTube Channel (link above) who are also responsible for presenting brand new UK Hip-Hop and Grime music from across the country. Natty C makes his debut on HHK with Dumbing Down and we’re expecting to receive more material as we progress through 2014. You can watch Natty C – Dumbing Down on the YouTube player below.
PREVIOUS | Jamieson – Trying to be Me
This is the second video from Jamieson in 2014 for his single titled “Nothing to Lose”. The US-based, UK-born Hip-Hop artist teams up with producer Vintage for Nothing to Lose, which has been confirmed as fetured on the forthcoming Nothing to Lose E.P which will be available later in 2014. Credits go to Bryce Prevatte with the visuals for Nothing to Lose, which has reached reached over 5000 views in a matter of days. Feel free to check the HHK archives for previous Jamieson music, including the recently released “Trying to be Me” which was shot in London. You can watch the new video for Jamieson – Nothing to Lose on the YouTube player below.
DOWNLOAD | Zaheer – Mood Swings E.P
PREVIOUS | Zaheer and Abiade – Boycott (Video)
Reading and Leeds Festival 2013 performer Zaheer returns with a brand new video for the single “Crazy”. The track is taken from the very popular “Mood Swings E.P” which can be downloaded from the link listed above, and features the very talented “RKZ”. Feel free to check out plenty of other Zaheer music in the HHK archives, or on Zaheer’s Official YouTube Channel. You can watch the new video from Zaheer ft RKZ – Crazy on the YouTube player below.