DOWNLOAD | ROYAL – Bring Me Down
Here is the brand new video from London-based ROYAL for the single “Bring Me Down”. Although Hip-Hop Kings fans may not be familiar with ROYAL as a solo artist, many will know him as a the drummer from one of our favourite UK groups “Kings of the City“. Video credits to Simon Aukes Stolland for the video which has been uploaded to the official ROYAL YouTube page and is being shared across the majority of UK blogs. Box Room Beats produced Bring Me Down which can be downloaded from the official soundcloud link (listed above). You can watch ROYAL – Bring Me Down on the YouTube player below.
DOWNLOAD | Northern Structure – Started Off Local
This is the brand new video from Pro P and Northern Structure for the single “Drifting”. Northern Struture (Evileyz, Amos and Spider Jaroo) return for the first time since the “Started Off Local” mixtape, and team up with Pro P (Bluntskins). The collaboration will see a full album in the form of Tunnel Vision, which will be available for download soon. Drifting is the first official single from the album and we expect to hear more closer to the release date. You can watch the video for Pro P and Northern Structure – Drifting on the YouTube player below.
PREVIOUS | RTKAL – Moneyshot
DOWNLOAD | RTKAL – Skunk Rock
We’ve recently began featuring RTKAL after he was introduced to us through out friends at BlatantlyBlunt. This is the brand new video from RTKAL titled “Mr Brown” which is an incredible tribute to Bob Marley. The track is taken from RTKAL’s mixtape Skunk Rock which can be downloaded from the link listed above. You can watch RTKAL – Mr Brown (Bob Marley Cover) on the YouTube player below.
TICKETS | Xzibit Live in Manchester
Thanks to Sound Collective, we will have the opportunity to see the legendary Xzibit perform in Manchester on Tuesday 6th October. The venue is the infamous Gorilla, and Xzibit is expected to perform both old, and newer material to what will be a sell-out crowd in a couple of weeks time. Tickets can be purchased from the link listed above (there is also an option of a VIP meet and greet), and please make sure you join the Facebook group (HERE) to keep up to date with any further information. You can view the official promo artwork, and listen to my favourite Xzibit song (Paparazzi) on the YouTube player below.
DOWNLOAD | While You Were Sleeping – Grizzly Gato
Earlier this month we shared the brand new single from Grizzly Gato and Homeboy Sandman titled “Finding a New Balance on a Boogieboard“. Now the official video has been uploaded to Grizzly Gato’s official YouTube page, and Grizzly Gato are still promoting their recent album “While You Were Sleeping” which can be downloaded from the iTunes link above. You can also read the exclusive 25 facts from Grizzly Gato about While You Were Sleeping from the link above. Please watch the brand new video from Grizzly Gato ft Homeboy Sandman – Finding a New Balance on a Boogieboard on the YouTube player below.
PREVIOUS | 10 Years of LOTM Live
This is the new video from BBK’s Jammer for the single Royal Rumble, which features TWELVE other grime MC’s. Jammer calls upon the likes of Hyper, D Double E, Footsie, Lethal Bizzle, Bruza, Royal, Face, Jendor, Shorty, Discarda, Blacks and Ears, which is now on the B list on BBC Radio 1Xtra. The Royal Rumble track is released in conjunction with Lord of the Mics 7, which will be released on the 25th of September, with the live show on the 23rd of September at the 02 in London. You can watch the brand new video from Jammer – Royal Rumble on the youtube player below.
PRE-ORDER / DOWNLOAD | Dirty Dike – Sucking on Prawns in the Moonlight
As we prepare for the release of Dirty Dike’s upcoming album “Sucking on Prawns in the Moonlight”, I wanted to share the new video for the single “Isleham Swamp”. Video credits go toJoe Corfield, and the High Focus Records artist has had massive support as the video has been shared over the past few days. Fans cn pre-order Sucking on Prawns in the Moonlight on the link listed above, and you can watch the official video for Isleham Swamp on the YouTube player below.
DOWNLOAD | Lunar C – Breakdown Rebuild
PREVIOUS | Lunar C – Hang
Taken from his latest mixtape “Breakdown Rebuild”, Lunar C presents the official video for the single Shnaffleberry. The very creative video (animation credits to Abbie Birtles) has been uploaded to Lunar C’s official YouTube page today and has already had countless positive reviews. You can still download Breakdown Rebuild from the link listed above and watch the new video for Lunar C – Shnaffleberry on the YouTube player below.
EXCLUSIVE | Mega Ran and Bag of Tricks Cat Interview
DOWNLOAD | Mega Ran – RNDM
Following months of anticipation regarding it’s release, we can now download and listen to Mega Ran’s latest album “RNDM”. We saw a number of promotional tracks prior to the release, along with other news and music ventures which saw songs and shows with the likes of K-Murdock and Bag of Tricks Cat. I highly recommend dowloading Mega Ran’s latest RNDM album from the iTunes link above, and I’ve also posted the artwork and track listing here. You can also watch the exclusive Mega Ran and Bag of Tricks Cat interview with Hip-Hop Kings on the link listed above.
1. Same As It Ever Was (w/piano by Michiru Yamane)
2. Infinite Lives (feat. D&D Sluggers, beat by Marcus Banks)
3. Rushmore (feat. Doc Awk, beat by Lazerbeak)
4. Introvert Bars (beat by PR Beats)
5. Your Favorite Song (beat by Tunesmith)
6. The Meeting (beat by K-Murdock)
7. Mackerel Sky (feat. RoQy TyRaiD, beat by AF THE NAYSAYER, cuts by DJ MoNiklz)
8. O.P. (feat. Richie Branson and Storyville, beat by Lost Perception)
9. Laughin’ At Ya (That’s Crazy) (beat by Al Maccio)
10. Altern8 Endings (feat. Open Mike Eagle, beat by AKT AKTION)
11. Revisions (feat. Elle Winston, beat by DJ Big Serg)
12. A Poet (beat by Fresh Kils)
13. The Promised Land (an allegory) (beat by Dony5ive)
14. Miss Communication (beat by Shelshoc)
15. Space Defense Team (Alien Swarm Part 1) [feat. Kool Keith and Wordburglar] (beat by RND1)
16. Believe! (beat by DJ DN3 and RandomBeats)
17. Losses (feat. Joell Ortiz and MURS, beat by Alex Minor)
18. BONUS TRACK: Mighty (beat by DJ DN3, K-Murdock)
I want to share a brand new video by a very exciting new artist called “Illusion” for his single “No Love”. Illusion is a BBC Introducing artist, and has the support of some very influential tastemakers in the Hip-Hop scene. We expect to hear plenty of more music coming in the forthcoming months which we will be sharing with the Hip-Hop Kings audience. You can watch the official video for Illusion – No Love on the YouTube player below.