Mike Melinoe – Universal Aspirations (Video)

• July 17, 2017
Mike Melinoe - Universal Aspirations

Mike Melinoe – Universal Aspirations

Here is the latest offering from Hip-Hop Kings favourite Mike Melinoe called Universal Aspirations. The official video has been uploaded to Mike’s YouTube channel.

Producer credits go to Bukneu, who manages to create a typically trippy melody for Mike Melinoe to rap over. Fans will know Bukneu has he produced the “Bishop” single that we shared in January 2017. The official video was shot and directed by Aaron Carillo. Mike Melinoe has also uploaded the Universal Aspirations single to soundcloud. Fans can download the track for free. We highly recommend doing this right now (especially with Soundcloud being up in the air). Remember to drop a comment after listening to show your support.

Mike Melinoe is regularly featured on Hip-Hop Kings. Universal Aspirations adds to his ever-growing collection of music. Mike’s trippy and mellow music is very unique. He is an exciting artist with a huge creative influence. Please check the Hip-Hop Kings archives for previous music we’ve posted. We also ran exclusive article (Mike Melinoe A Night With Hanabi 25 Facts) which we highly recommend reading.

You can watch Mike Melinoe – Universal Aspirations (Video) on the YouTube player below. Please drop a comment and tag a friend to share.

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Phoenix Da Icefire Do My Ting ft Cormega and D Martian

• July 17, 2017
Phoenix Da Icefire Do My Ting ft Cormega

Phoenix Da Icefire Do My Ting ft Cormega

We have the brand new video from UK rapper Phoenix Da Icefire for his single Do My Ting. Phoenix teams up with Cormega and D Martian from PDC for the track.

For those who aren’t aware, I (Ryan) have been good friends with Phoenix Da Icefire for a number of years. It’s great to see the “Do My Ting” track come to fruition. More great news follows, as fans can expect a three-part mixtape project to follow. Winged Scarabz is a name you should immediately become familiar with. For those asking on guest features, you can be sure to see Triple Darkness on the project. We will share the full track listing as soon as we receive it.

Phoenix Da Icefire teams up with Chemo who produced the track. His signature, crisp, boom-bap style is apparent. It also gives the legendary Cormega an excellent platform to lay his vocals on. As usual, Global Faction are present to ensure the visuals are spot on, and director credits go to Cormega himself. Phoenix Da Icefire Do My Ting is available from iTunes (CLICK HERE) and all other good digital retailers. We promise to share the latest news on Winged Scarabz as soon as we receive it.

You can watch Phoenix Da Icefire Do My Ting ft Cormega and D Martian on the YouTube player below.

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Werd (Sons of Scotland) – On The Rocks ft Kirsty Innes

• July 4, 2017
Werd (Sons of Scotland) - On The Rocks ft Kirsty Innes

Werd (Sons of Scotland) – On The Rocks ft Kirsty Innes

Werd (Sons of Scotland) returns to Hip-Hop Kings with his new single “On The Rocks”. Werd has teamed up with vocalist Kirsty Innes who features on the track.

On The Rocks is the latest offering from Scottish rapper Werd. Kirsty Innes features as a guest vocalist and makes her debut on Hip-Hop Kings. The official video has been uploaded to Werd’s Vevo page. Credits to Omar Al-Zidjali who filmed and edited the video. Production of “On the Rocks” was from Gareth Jones (aka Geezilla).

DOWNLOAD | Werd (Sons of Scotland) – God Save the Public

Werd continues to set higher standards with his music and videos with the new release. He is highly regarded as one of the best Scottish lyricists and rappers to emerge in our generation. Hip-Hop Kings have supported Werd and Sons of Scotland for a number of years. Please feel free to go and check the archives for the previous music. Werd’s album “God Save the Public” is available to download. Hit the link above for the download link, artwork and track listing.
You can watch Werd (Sons of Scotland) – On The Rocks ft Kirsty Innes on the YouTube player below.

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ShaoDow – Morning After Morning ft Abiade (Video)

• July 1, 2017
ShaoDow - Morning After Morning ft Abiade

ShaoDow – Morning After Morning ft Abiade

Making his return to Hip-Hop Kings is ShaoDow. The UK Hip-Hop and Grime artist presents the video for his single Morning After Morning which features Abiade.

ShaoDow has released the Morning After Morning video to promote his third album ‘シャウ道 The Way of Shao’. The album comes with a Japanese Manga comic book of the same name (pretty fucking cool). The video has been uploaded to ShadDow’s official Vevo channel and the single is available to download now.

DOWNLOAD | ShaoDow – ‘シャウ道 The Way of Shao’ (iTunes)

The シャウ道 The Way of Shao album features some impressive guest appearances. The likes of Papoose, Krizz Kaliko, Dot Rotten, Durrty Goodz and Genesis Elijah all feature with verses. He’s also previously shared the stage with Tech N9ne, The Pharcyde, Stomzy, Skepta, Wiley, Ghetts, Devlin and Akala. The new album is definitely worth listening to, and please support by downloading from iTunes.

You can watch ShaoDow – Morning After Morning ft Abiade (Video) on the YouTube player below.

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Cornbread (of Kaliwild) – Pass It Video

• June 30, 2017
Cornbread (of Kaliwild) - Pass It Video

Cornbread (of Kaliwild) – Pass It Video

Making his debut on Hip-Hop Kings is Cornbread (of Kaliwild) with his Pass It Video. Fans of Madlib will be familiar with the name and the crew.

California based Cornbread shares the Pass It video, which has been produced by Kan Kick. The Kaliwild rapper has also announced his forthcoming album “Ready to Live” will be available later this year. We do have some info on guest appearances, which include Big Shug, Tristate, West Coast Kam and Roc C among others. Oh No is a guest producer on the album, and lines up alongside DJ Romes, Georgia Ann Muldrow and Elevated Soul to name a few.

RELATED | Marco Polo ft Gangrene (Alchemist and Oh No) – Strange Brew

For those who aren’t familiar with Kaliwild (it’s OK, you get a pass) here’s some background. Cornbread founded the crew in Cali with Oh No, J-Duce and Sean Biggs. The crew have been credited with influencing the likes of Madlib and Aloc Blacc among others. Dirty Diggs has shot/directed the new video for Pass It, and is renowned for his work with Planet Asia (who also feature in the video). Cornbread is quoted saying. “The joint you pass around the world! It will get your spirits high. I did this song in the spirit of good old hip hop story telling.”

You can watch the Cornbread (of Kaliwild) – Pass It Video below.

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Tone Chop and Frost Gamble – Walk the Walk ft Kool G Rap

• June 30, 2017
Tone Chop and Frost Gamble - Walk the Walk ft Kool G Rap

Tone Chop and Frost Gamble – Walk the Walk ft Kool G Rap

Tone Chop and Frost Gamble present their new single “Walk the Walk” which features the legendary Kool G Rap. Fans of true-school Hip-Hop will love this one.

Rapper/producer duo Tone Chop and Frost Gamble have announced that Walk the Walk will be taken from the forthcoming “Respect is Earned not Given” album. The single which features Kool G Rap is the first single from the upcoming release. The album will be released via the 22 Entertainment label who are also working with Da Flyy Hooligan. Walk the Walk is available to download via iTunes (hit the link below to support).

PRE-ORDER | Tone Chop and Frost Gamble – Respect is Earned not Given

We have the official tracklisting for the Respect is Earned not Given. Guest appearances come from the likes of Planet Asia, DNA, Tragedy Khadafi and Kool G Rap. The new album is a follow-up from Veteran which we support the release of. Read the exclusive 25 facts on the Veteran project which we shared in October 2016. You can view the full tracklisting to the album below, along with listening to the new single “Walk the Walk” ft Kool G Rap.

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WhiteOwl and FATCATHAYZE 156 – Keep Calm

• June 28, 2017
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Whiteowl – Keep Calm ft FATCATHAYZE 156

We see the return of MC WhiteOwl to Hip-Hop Kings with his latest single Keep Calm. FATCATHAYZE 156 is featured, along with Brooklyn rapper “L.I.F.E Long”.

The single “Keep Calm” is taken from the forthcoming album “Fill in the Blanks”. WhiteOwl has announced the EP will be a collaborative effort with FATCATHAYZE 156, and the rapper/producer mix works perfectly. We understand that Keep Calm is the first single from Fill in the Blanks, and have been promised visuals which should be with us shortly. Furthermore, we expect more leaks and promotional tracks to drop from the album. We will of course share those when we receive them.

PREVIOUS | WhiteOwl – Pickle Juice (Audio)

Please go back on the Hip-Hop Kings archives and search for the previous WhiteOwl music. We’re keen for feedback from fans so please drop a comment below, or join the conversation on Twitter and use the #HHKMusic hashtag. The New York rappers (Whiteowl and Life) deliver some typically hard hitting verses. We will be doing our best to support both artists’ music moving forward. You can listen to the new single from WhiteOwl and FATCATHAYZE 156 below.

 

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Confucius MC and Mr Brown – The Art Form

• June 27, 2017
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Confucius MC – The Artform

Making his return to Hip-Hop Kings is UK Hip-Hop artist Confucius MC. The latest offering is in visual form for his single “The Art Form”.

Confucius MC has teamed up with Mr Brown for the new “The Art Form” single. The video is shot by Fouad Wardi and Simo Sympa. Director credits go to Confucius MC & Simo Sympa. Confucius takes a trip to Morocco (the vibrant and art filled streets of the city of Essaouira to be exact) for the video. The single is the title track from the EP which is available now (hit that download link below!)

DOWNLOAD | Confucius MC – The Artform EP

For those who aren’t too familiar with Confucius, he’s made quite a name for himself in the UK. He has an impressive resume, supporting the likes of Kate Tempest, Mos Def, Public Enemy and Slum Village to name a few. He also featured on Stig of the Dump’s “Kubrick” project which was released in 2016. Feel free to google the name, and check out the previous music that has been released. As always, fans can follow on Twitter (@ConfuciusMC) for the latest news and music.

You can watch Confucius and Mr Brown – The Artform on the YouTube player below.

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Lazy Eye and Nega – Lost Souls (Video)

• June 27, 2017
Lazy Eye and Nega - Lost Souls (Global Faction)

Lazy Eye and Nega – Lost Souls (Global Faction)

This is the brand new video from Lazy Eye and Nega for their single Lost Souls. Global Faction have hosted the video with visuals directed by Elliot Aralar of Cranius Productions.

The single “Lost Souls” is a hard hitting tale about a man’s transformation in the wrong direction. The thought-provoking lyrics from Lazy Eye and Nega are accompanied by excellent visuals. The song has been written & performed by underground artist Lazy eye (Joe Martin) & Nega (Sean Lewis). Also shouts to Lazy Eye for producing the single too.

Global Faction have hosted some of the best UKHH videos over the years, and we’re glad to see them going strong. The likes of Klashnekoff, Kingpin, Caxton Press, Da Flyy Hooligan, Kyza, Skriblah and many others complete that elite list. Elliot Aralar is a West Yorkshire-based director, and owns Cranius Productions. Hip-Hop Kings were fortunate to be invited to the video shoot of P Solja’s “Fuck Off” and hosted the behind the scenes footage of the shoot on our YouTube channel. Please go and check that if you get a spare five minutes.
You can watch Lazy Eye and Nega – Lost Souls (Video) on the YouTube player below.

 

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Bone Thugs New Album New Waves Available Now

• June 26, 2017
Bone Thugs New Album New Waves

Bone Thugs New Album New Waves

We’re delighted to share the brand new Bone Thugs new album which is called “New Waves”. The album features of all 5 members of Bone Thugs.

Under the title Bone Thugs, Krayzie Bone and Bizzy Bone present the new Bone Thugs new album “New Waves”. The album is out via all digital retailers, so please support by using the iTunes link below. Guest appearances on the album include Yelawolf, Uncle Murda, Tank, Stephen Marley and others. The new single “Waves” features all 5 members of Bone Thugs N Harmony as well.

DOWNLOAD | Bone Thugs – New Waves

We’ve already heard the single “Coming Home” from the album which features Stephen Marley. As Krazyie Bone and Bizzy Bone continue the legacy of Bone Thugs with the release of “New Waves”, it’s good to see the group going strong. Despite previous issues, the five members collaborate on the single Waves which is a highlight record from the album. Also look out for the track “If Heaven Had a Cellphone” featuring Tank. The 14 track album is a must-have for Bone Thugs and Hip-Hop fans. Make sure you view the official artwork, download link, and tracklisting here.

1. Coming Home ft Stephen Marley
2. If Heaven Had a Cellphone ft Tank
3. Good Person ft Joelle James
4. Fantasy ft Jesse Rankins
5. That Girl ft Kaci Brown
6. Let it all Out ft Jazze Pha
7. Waves ft Layzie Bone, Wish Bone and Flesh-N-Bone
8. Whatever Goes Up ft Jonathan Davis of Korn
9. Cocaine Love ft Bun B and Jesse Rankins
10. Bad Dream ft Iyaz
11. Gravity ft Yelawolf
12. Bottle Service
13. Change the Story ft Uncle Murda
14. Ruthless ft Layzie Bone, Flesh-N-Bone and Eric Bellinger
15. Dont Let It Go ft Rico Love (BONUS TRACK)

 

 

 

 

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