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.
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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.
DOWNLOAD | Kosha Dillz – Been Down (Haim Remix)
Filmed in Amsterdam, Holland, Kosha Dillz presents the brand new video for his single “Been Down (Haim Remix). Kosha explains in a very personal email that despite his recent success (sharing the stage with Nas / interview with Billboard among others), there are still scenarios which drive thoughts of suicide and drug use. Kosha Dillz presents the new track with the hope of spreading the word so please support by downloading the single (free download) from the link above, and drop a video on the YouTube channel as well. You can watch the brand new video for Kosha Dillz – Been Down (Haim Remix) on the YouTube player below.
DOWNLOAD | Savvy – What We Really Need
West Yorkshire Hip-Hop artist Savvy presents the brand new video for his single “What We Really Need”. In an unusual collaboration, Savvy teams up with ‘The Lindley Infant School Choir’ for the track, which has been made available as a free download from the official Saving Grace soundcloud page (check the link above). Savvy (aka Asaviour) teams up with his hometown school choir and is backed by his band “The Savoir Faire” and WY residents may recognise some of the location in the video (ponts for those who can guess). You can watch the official video for Savvy – What We Really Need on the YouTube player below.
DOWNLOAD | The Infamous – Mobb Deep
Legendary Hip-Hop duo Mobb Deep have announced a special UK tour to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the classic album “The Infamous”. The groundbreaking album by Prodigy and Havoc gave Hip-Hop fans tracks such as Shook Ones Part 2, Quiet Storm and Survival of the Fittest among others, and the 8 city tour starts in Birmingham on the 1st of May 2015, and finishes in Glasgow on the 10th of May 2015. The o2 Academy are playing host to the tour, which will also see DJ 279 and local support. You can view the full list of dates and the promotional video for the Mobb Deep – The Infamous 20th Anniversary Tour on the YouTube player below.
DOWNLOAD | Walking Under Stars – Hilltop Hoods
EXCLUSIVE | Hilltop Hoods Interview with Hip-Hop Kings
Can we take a minute to appreciate the artists involved in this video. Legendary Australian Hip-Hop crew Hilltop Hoods team up with UK’s Maverick Sabre and Brother Ali for their single “Live and Let Go”. Premiered by The Source magazine, the video is set to receive huge plaudits and is certaintly another example of Hilltop Hoods bringing out the best in their counterparts when needed. Watch the exclusive interview with Hilltop Hoods on the link listed above, and you can watch Hilltop Hoods ft Maverick Sabre and Brother Ali – Live and Let Go on the YouTube player below.
DOWNLOAD | Natural Order – The Four Owls
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Following the release of the brand new album “Natural Order” and fresh off the back of their UK tour, High Focus Records artists The Four Owls have announced a new 25 city European tour. Starting in Cardiff on the 5th of March and ending at the Boom Bap Festival on the 6th of June, The Four Owls will also be visiting Belgium, Austria, Greece, Serbia, France and Switzerland. You can check the previous Four Owls work on the links listed below, and view the official flyer and full list of tour dates on the flyer above. Check out The Four Owls on the UKSTANDUP video below.
Making their debut on Hip-Hop Kings is Brooklyn/Baltimore duo Constant Deviants, with the news regarding their upcoming album “Avant Garde”. The release date is the 12th of May 2015, and the veteran rapper (M.I) and producer (DJ Cutt) continue promotion following the release of their videos for “The Right Moment” and “Album Trailer”. Look out for more info in the upcoming future for the release of Constant Deviants – Avant Garde and you can watch the video for “The Right Moment” below.