PREVIOUS | Kinetik – Whole Life Ahead of Me
One of my favourite UK rappers called Kinetik has been featured on Hip-Hop Kings a number of times over the years, so I’m delighted to share a brand new video which was released today. Working with his partner in rhyme (Imperial, who I’m also a huge fan of) the pair were captured by BBC Introducting, performing at the Secret Garden Party 2015). Imperial and Kinetik drop Memory Lane and add a special ending to the track as well. You can watch the Imperial and Kinetik – Memory Lane Pt1 and Pt2 (Live) video on the YouTube player below.
PREVIOUS | Prof – Farout
Rhymesayers artist Prof has dropped the visuals for his single “Ghost”. Prof teams up with the infamous Tech N9ne for the track, which is taken from the upcoming album “Liability” which is Prof’s debut album on the Rhymesayers label. The release date for Liability is the 16th of October 2015, and producers include Ant (Atmosphere) and Aesop Rock among others, with guest appearances from Tech N9ne, Waka Flocka Flame and Petey Pablo. Look out for plenty of new music and news from Prof ahead of the Liability release. However, you can watch the new video for Prof ft Tech N9ne – Ghost on the YouTube player below.
DOWNLOAD | Grizzly Gato – While You Were Sleeping
Weiners from Grizzly Gato is the third single from the upcoming album “While You Were Sleeping” which can be downloaded from the link listed above. Grizzly Gato recently did an exclusive 25 Facts About While You Were Sleeping which was uploaded to the website earlier this week, which you can read on the link listed above. Make sure you download Grizzly Gato’s “While You Were Sleeping” and enjoy watching the video for the single “Weiners” on the YouTube player below.
PRE-ORDER | Tom Robinson – Only The Now
Swami Baracus made an incredible announcement earlier this week. The UK rapper has recorded a verse for Tom Robinson’s upcoming album “Only The Now”, and has teamed up with non-other than the legendary Sir Ian McKellen. Why you ask? So did I. But Swami Baracus and Sir Ian McKellen will team up on Holy Smoke which we hope to hear in the very near future. We have some behind the scenes footage of both Swami Baracus and Sir Ian McKellen recording their parts for the track. Please pre-order the new “Only The Now” album from Tom Robinson on the link above and you can watch the Swami Baracus – Holy Smoke (Behind the Scenes) video on the YouTube player below.
DOWNLOAD | The Age of L.U.N.A – Live Under No Authority
I’m pleased to share a sick new video from “The Age of L.U.N.A” for the single “Memory Lane”. The video is taken from The Age of L.U.N.A’s mixtape (Live Under No Authority) which can be downloaded from the link listed above. The video for “Memory Lane” has gained excellent reviews from the likes of Complex, Noisey and Wordplay Magazine. Please support The Age of L.U.N.A by downloading the mixtape from the link above, and you can watch Memory Lane on the YouTube player below.
This is the brand new video from Ikes for his single “Pray For Me”. The video has been premièred by SBTV and Ikes has taken influence from Luther for the direction of the music video. Ikes has been compared stylistically to the likes of Kano and early Wretch 32, and fans can easily see why the biggest of blogs and magazines are supporting from early. Look out for more music from Ikes in the forthcoming months and you can watch Ikes – Pray For Me on the YouTube player below.
DOWNLOAD | HXXT – Introduction Redacted
Making his introduction (see what I did there) to Hip-Hop Kings is UKHH artist HXXT. “Introduction Redacted” is the name of the free mixtape that is available to download from the Datpiff link listed above, and the 13 track mixtape features guest production from the likes of 3Point among others. HXXT also released the official video for the single My Situation which you can view below. You can view the official artwork, track listing, download link for HXXT- Introduction Redacted here, along with watching the video for “My Situation” below.
DOWNLOAD | Max Gavins – Legacy
Max Gavins returns to Hip-Hop Kings with the video for the single “Legacy”. The song has been made available for a free download on the link listed above, which has been inspired by the track “All On Me” from Dr. Dre’s new album “Compton”. Looping the beat, writing the track, and filming the video was all completed within 24 hours and uploaded to the official CJ Music Group YouTube channel. Make sure you check out the previous Max Gravins track on the link above and you can also watch Max Gavins – Legacy on the YouTube player below.
PREVIOUS | Verb T & Illinformed – First Stone
TICKETS | High Focus Summer Party
Firstly I want to say a huge congratulations to High Focus Records for reaching 35 MILLION YouTube views. Let the celebrations commence as High Focus have confirmed an all day party on the 29th August 2015 at Brixton Jamm. Live acts will also include Verb T & Illinformed for the launch of their album “The Man With the Foggy Eyes”, along with Fliptrix, Leaf Dog, BVA, Jam Baxter, Edward Scissortongue, Ocean Wisdom, Lee Scott and more. You can view the ticket link above, along with the official flyer, along with the new video from Verb T & Illinformed – Vanity on the YouTube player below.
DOWNLOAD | Sadistik x Kno – Phantom Limbs
Firstly, lets digest the fact that Sadistik and Kno (Cunninlynguists) have teamed up. Furthermore it’s for a full project titled “Phantom Limbs” via Dirty Decibel Records which will is available now from the download link above! We have the visuals for the single “To Be in Love” which I think is a brilliant track, and video taken from the E.P. The seven tracks also features guest appearances from Chino XL among others, and I highly recommend downloading now. You can watch the brand new video from Sadistik x Kno – To Be in Love on the YouTube player below.