The supergroup of Joe Budden, Royce Da 5’9, Joell Ortiz and Crooked I (aka Slaughterhouse) return to the U.K for a two-date tour in August. The Shady Records rap group will be performing in London on Sunday 18th August, and Manchester on Tuesday 20th August following their release of “Welcome to OUR House”. Fans can buy tickets from the links above, and you can also watch the interview we filmed last time with Slaughterhouse member Joell Ortiz on the YouTube player below.
A brand new music event in Camden is quickly becoming very popular to fans across the country, which goes by the name of “Hip Hop Nation28”. Hosted at the award winning “Purple Turtle”, fans who attend can expect to hear an open mic session of music, poetry and singing, along with a regular dance-off between street crews. The event has already been such a success, that the first annual “Hip Hop Nation28 Awards” show will be held on 30th November 2013, with a host of celebrities in attendance. You can watch the official promotional video for the award show on the YouTube player below.
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This is the new video from Nottingham-based U.K Hip-Hop legend Cappo, who has teamed up with Theorist for their collaborative track “Ice”. Directed by Instinct Elkanah, Ice is taken from the album G3TOUT which is available to download now from the link above. Look out for cameos from Notts artists Littles, Vandal Savage, Juga-Naut and 1st Blood, and make sure you download G3TOUT to support. You can watch the Cappo and Theorist – Ice video on the YouTube player below.
Two artists who aren’t shy of the road have announced a first-time collaborative tour which starts in September and finishes October 2013. Viper Records artist Immortal Technique and Rhymesayers heavyweight Brother Ali will be performing 26 times throughout the tour, finishing at the infamous Rock The Bells in New York on 5th October. As to date, there are no no European or U.K dates, however watch this space for further info. You can view the official tour flyer above and list of dates below.
This Sunday WWE fans across the world will be tuning into the 2013 Money In The Bank show, to see a number of high profile matches which is bound to give us new champions. The previous MITB champion Dolph Ziggler cashed in his MITB contact on RAW after defeating former champion Alberto Del Rio in one of my personal highlights in WWE in the last 12 months. The full card is listed below, who do you think will come out on top?
The Sheild vs The Usos
John Cena vs Mark Henry
Alberto Del Rio vs Dolph Ziggler
CM Punk vs. Daniel Bryan vs. Randy Orton vs. Sheamus vs. Christian vs. Kane vs. Rob Van Dam
Chris Jericho vs. Ryback
Wade Barrett vs. Cody Rhodes vs. Damien Sandow vs. Dean Ambrose vs. Fandango vs. Jack Swagger vs. Antonio Cesaro
Curtis Axel vs. The Miz
AJ Lee vs. Kaitlyn
Written by Adam Leivers (@SniperInTheMist)
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On what was arguably the hottest day of the year in Yorkshire, a group that released what was considered the hottest album in hip-hop 25 years ago emerged on stage in the small Leeds venue to celebrate the enduring spirit of their magnum opus.
It has become ‘en vogue’ for artists of the golden era to tour the world and gain a second wind as an artist through the re-introduction of their respective classic albums, and depending on what type of hip-hop fan you were, the Ultramagnetics have an album in their arsenal that arguably can be considered THE golden album of that so-loved era in the late 80s.
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As HHK announced earlier this month, Blame One and J57 will be releasing a collaborative full length album titled “Walk In The Sun” on August 27th 2013. We have a brand new single from the project titled “B.L.A.M.E.57″ which also features DJ Rhettmatic. Fans can pre-order Walk In The Sun from the iTunes link listed above, however you can also listen to Blame One and J57 ft DJ Rhettmatic – B.L.A.M.E.57 on the soundcloud player below.
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Making his debut on HHK is Rav.P who has teamed up with Skyzoo for the single “City of Angels”. Rav.P has started the Weekly Stamps campaign and City of Angels is the catalyst, and Rav.P’s Weekly Stamps tour continues in Philly and Brooklyn on the 10th and 19th July. You can watch the new video from Rav.P ft Skyzoo – City of Angels on the YouTube player below.
Earlier this month I posted the brand new single and video from Context titled “Small Town Lad Sentiments”. I tuned into BBC Radio 1xtra yesterday to listen to MistaJam play the exclusive remix by The Streets frontman Mike Skinner. Mike had personally picked up on the record and wanted to remix, which of course Context was delighted with, and I have the audio below. Please feel free to browse the archives searching “Context” for previous work including Drowning, and Off With Their Heads. You can listen to Context – Small Town Lad Sentiments (Mike Skinner Remix) on the YouTube player below.
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Following the release of Mac Miller’s latest album “Watching Movies With the Sound Off” I wanted to share the latest video which features ScHoolboy Q called “Gees”. Fans can download the deluxe edition of the album from the link above, which also features collaborations from Ab-Soul, Action Bronson and Tyler The Creator among others. You can watch Mac Miller ft ScHoolboy Q – Gees on the YouTube player below.