Underground Hip-Hop artist REKS will be performing his first ever show in the U.K on Tuesday 18th December 2012 at Brixton Jamm in London. REKS has been heavily supported by Hip-Hop Kings over the last couple of years, and Biarritz and TeenCreeps are the promoters credited for arranging his first ever U.K performance. Tickets are currently £8.00 and can be purhcased from the links listed above, and fans can also check out the official Facebook Invite Page HERE. You can watch my personal favourite REKS song which is produced by DJ Premier titled “25th Hour” on the video below.
After releasing their latest E.P “Bulletin”, eight-piece Hip-Hop band Lazy Habits film an exclusive interview with Hip-Hop Kings. The London based collective speak about the E.P and how they overcome creative differences when recording in the studio, and promoting their projects to the public. Lazy Habits were also booked to perform with Doom, and explain what it was like sharing the stage with him, and their involvement with other artists and bands within the U.K Hip-Hop scene. Make sure you subscribe to the Hip-Hop Kings Youtube Channel for more high quality content, or subscribe to the mailing list to get the new Hip-Hop Kings exclusives first. You can watch the Lazy Habits interview with Hip-Hop Kings on the youtube player below.
Treating fans to another free download, Brown Bag AllStars member Audible Doctor returns once again with a brand new E.P titled “And I Love Her”. The five-track record contains five instrumental tracks, which are different cover versions of the original “The Beatles” track (titled And I Love Her). The E.P can be downloaded for free on the link above, and fans are also encouraged to check out Audible Doctor’s recent project “Doctorin” which had Large Professor as the executive producer. The two projects are both downloads and can be found on the links above. In the meantime you can view the artwork for Audible Doctor – And I Love Her here.
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N.B.S – The Dispersary | http://bit.ly/XztLcD
Making their debut on Hip-Hop Kings are the hard-hitting duo of N.B.S, who have teamed up with Blacastan for their new single “As I Sit Back”. Stu Bangas has produced the track, which will feature on his upcoming album “The Dispensary” which is available today from the download link above. Confirmed guest appearances on the new album include Reef Tha Lost Cauze, Esoteric, Outerspace and Blacastan amongst others. Fans of the N.B.S Facebook page are able to download “The Dispensary” for free, however you can listen to N.B.S ft Blacastan – As I Sit Back on the audio player below.
Rhyme Asylum Interview + Skirmish Freestyle | http://bit.ly/T78e3P
Fans have been calling out for some Skirmish solo material for a while, so here is the brand new track from the Rhyme Asylum member titled “Now and Then”. Credits go to Cruger and Liam Bagnall of Don’t Flop Films for filming and editing the video, which is set to be supported by all of the U.K Hip-Hop and Urban publications. We don’t have any news about a forthcoming solo or group album from Skirmish and Rhyme Asylum, however watch this space as we head into 2013 and Hip-Hop Kings will be updating you first. You can watch the Rhyme Asylum interview and Skirmish freestyle for Hip-Hop Kings on the link listed above, however you can watch Skirmish – Now and Then on the youtube player below.
Here is the brand new video from YNR Records artist Micall Parknsun for the single “Me”. Micall Parknsun has made the track available as a free download (check the link above) from the official YNR website. Fans are welcome to attend the Micall Parknsun single launch for “Grade and Liquor” on 2nd December 2012, which Hip-Hop Kings will be attending. Micall Parknsun has also announced that “Me” will be featured on the forthcoming album “Me, Myself and Akai” which will be released early 2013 (more details to follow). You can view the official Facebook event page HERE, however you can also watch Micall Parknsun – Me on the youtube player below.
Big Dutty Deeze – The English Gentleman | DOWNLOAD
I love hearing cross-Atlantic collaborations, and the same is to be said about the new Big Dutty Deeze video, which features Ruste Juxx and Prome titled “Never Understand Us”. The new promotional video was uploaded this month, and has been taken from Big Dutty Deeze’s “The English Gentleman” album which fans can download from the link listed above. Credits go to Chicago-based Rediculus for producing the track, which part of the album, has been distributed by Def Jam/Island. You can watch the new promotional video for Big Dutty Deeze ft Ruste Juxx and Prome – Never Understand Us on the youtube player below.
Making their debut on Hip-Hop Kings are Tank and Kimani, collectively known as “The Masterminds” who are a New York based Hip-Hop duo who have instantly grabbed my attention with their latest single “Fight Music”. Masterminds have called upon Murs and Atmosphere (Slug and Ant) for the single, which had the video go live today which is embeded on the Vimeo player below. Masterminds have also announced that their new album “Giant Antlers” has been made available for a “pay-what-you-like” price, however we are encouraging fans to contribute the recommended $8.00 (link above). You can watch The Masterminds ft MURS and Atmosphere – Fight Music on the Vimeo player below.
Sean Price – Mic Tyson | http://bit.ly/mictyson
Following the release of Sean Price‘s album “Mic Tyson”, should fans decide to purchase the deluxe edition from iTunes (link above), they’ll find the single “Haraam” featured as track sixteen. Sean Price / Duck Down Music have released the video to Haraam through Vlad TV, and credits go to Monstar Films for the visuals, and Team Demo for production of the single. Please feel free to browse the Hip-Hop Kings archives for previous Sean Price material, however you can watch Sean Price – Haraam on the youtube player below.
I’ll start by announcing that Ill Bill will be releasing a brand new album on 29th January 2013 titled “The Grimy Awards”, and to start promotion for the album we have the brand new video for the single “When I Die”. Ill Bill has also announced that the likes of El-P, Jedi Mind Tricks, Cormega, Lil Fame (M.O.P) and Shabazz The Disciple amongst others will feature on the album, with production from DJ Premier, DJ Muggs, Pete Rock, Large Professor, Psycho Les, El-P, Ayatollah, MoSS, C-Lance & Ill Bill himself. Furthermore, Ill Bill will be starting a European Tour in the forthcoming days with Vinnie Paz, and Hip-Hop Kings will be covering the Manchester, UK show so look out for some exclusive event footage coming soon. You can view the full list of tour dates for Ill Bill and Vinnie Paz below, and you can also watch Ill Bill – When I Die on the youtube player below.
27-11-2012 Amsterdam, Holland, Melkweg
28-11-2012 Duisburg, Germany, High5Club
29-11-2012 Paris, France, Le Trabendo
30-11-2012 London, UK, Forum
01-12-2012 Manchester, UK, Moho Live *
02-12-2012 Bristol, UK, Lakota *
05-12-2012 Giessen, Germany, Hessenhallen
06-12-2012 Stuttgart, Germany, Rocker 33
07-12-2012 Zurich, Switzerland, Rote Fabrik
08-12-2012 Bologna, Italy, TPO
10-12-2012 Vienna, Austria, Flex
11-12-2012 Prague, Czech Republic, Vltavská
12-12-2012 Brussels, Belgium, VK Concerts
13-12-2012 Gothenburg, Sweden, Pustervik
14-12-2012 Stockholm, Sweden, Strand
15-12-2012 Luzern, Switzerland, Schüür