TICKETS | PRhyme Live in London
If you’re not already aware, the legends that are DJ Premier and Royce Da 5’9 will today be performing in Manchester and tomorrow (Monday) in London. Fans of PRhyme will be able to watch Premo and Nickle perform tracks off the recently released PRhyme album and anticipate some older material as well. Make sure you purchase tickets from the link listed above (Manchester show sold out), and check out my favourite track from PRhyme (You Should Know) on the YouTube player below.
DOWNLOAD | Defenders of Style – The Death of Meaning
This is the brand new album from Leeds based rap group Defenders of Style called “The Death of Meaning”. The new album came as a shock to most fans, and very quickly after Joe Snow’s solo release of “Sense Outta Madness”. The 13-track album can be downloaded from the bandcamp link above, and has been produced entirely by DSFam producer Jack Danz. Shouts go to Sir Plus for the cuts. Please make sure to support Defenders of Style by downloading the album from the link above, and you can watch out recent freestyle with Joe Snow on the YouTube player below.
FACEBOOK | The NorthaZe @ The Hifi Club – Leeds
DOWNLOAD | The NorthaZe – Outset
Brand new video from The NorthaZe for their single “Acme Creek” has once again exceeded expectations both audibly and visually. With credits going to Oliver Brian Productions, The NorthaZe release another track following the release of “Outset” which can still be downloaded from the link listed above. The NorthaZe have also confirmed their first gig of 2015, which will be at The Hifi Club supporting People Under the Stairs. The official flyer for the event and the Facebook event link can be seen above. You can watch the new video for The NorthaZe – Acme Creek on the YouTube player below.
DOWNLOAD | Eskar – Zip It Shut
West Yorkshire based Hip-Hop artist Eskar presents his album “Zip It Shut” which fans can download from the bandcamp link above. Eskar released a series of promotional tracks prior to the album release, including 3310 which featured Defenders of Style and DJ esSDee. The 17-track album features other guest appearances and production, notably an inclusion from the highly talented Irn Mnky on the single “Opposition Remix”. You can view the official artwork for Eskar – Zip It Shut above, and watch the video for 3310 below.
Producer-turned-rapper Ande Bishop has started 2015 in excellent fashion with the release of his new video “MoneyOrFriendz”. The Alabama-based musician received a massive response to the previously released “50 Centences” and also “$77.43″ and MoneyOrFriendz is the follow-up to his previous releases. Ande Bishop also announced that the recording process is complete for his upcoming E.P “Ocean$ – Extended Play” which will be available to fans from the 19th of May 2015. You can watch the brand new video from Ande Bishop – MoneyOrFriendz on the YouTube player below.
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.
2. Intimate Strangers
4. There No More
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.