I was really anxious to see what Hip-Hop Kings readers thought of Nero and their new video “Innocence”. Following their Requiem E.P on Formation Records, Nero’s following has raised quite dramatically in the past couple of years. Nero is a name to certainly look out for on the live scene and on the radio waves, with plenty of work and new music planned for 2010. You can watch the video for Nero – Innocence on the player below.
Duck Down Records have revealed that Bay Root Productions were the winner in phase one of the Duck Down / 2k Sports competition to have aspiring artist have their music featured on the NBA 2011 video game. April 6th is the start of the MC competition where rappers have the chance to download the Bay Root Promotions instrumental, and submit a clean, no profanity track to be considered for the winner. All submissions must be sent to email@example.com by May 4th. You can download the winning instrumental here.
Chima Anya has had a fantastic start to 2010 with a series of live performances and rave reviews from around the U.K Hip-Hop scene. Chima Anya has recently released the video Death which has been credited with no fewer than thousands of views within weeks of release. Chima Anya has now leaked a brand new freestyle over the Flying Lotus track titled Hello. You can listen to the Chima Anya x Flying Lotus – Hello Freestyle on the player below.
Good*Fella Radio are back with a brand new interview with Ameer of Crash as part of their Hip-Hop series. Ameer talks about his conversation with Jay-Z, and how the Roc-A-Fella founder told Ameer he was ahead of his time. Ameer is working on a brand new project and describes the sound and what fans should expect to hear. You can watch the Good*Fella Radio Interview with Ameer on the video player below.
Japanese DJ Krush and Mr Thing will be performing live at the Electric Ballroom on 29th April 2010. Tickets can be purchased from ticketweb and £14.00 is the advanced price. Doors will open at 19:00 and DJ Krush will be live on stage at 21:00. DJ Krush is credited for being one of the first DJ’s to use turntables as live instruments, doing free sessions with live musicians on stage. You can view the flyer and the ticket purchase link for DJ Krush and Mr Thing at The Electric Ballroom below.
Still going strong with his Open Bar Season – WEB released the track Off The Wall which is week nine of his collaborative project with Kevin Nottingham. WEB plans to release one new track per week in conjunction with Kevin Nottingham, in a bid to widen his fanbase online. You can listen to WEB – Off The Wall (Week Nine) of the Open Bar Season on the player below.
Inspired through Jay-Z’s single “Death of Autotune” Strap (Strength Through Rhythm And Poetry) has released a brand new mixtape Rebirth Of Autotune. Strap has worked hard getting the mixtape publicity, and furthermore had interviews and feautres on the lkes of RapTalk.net, Soprupradio and DubCNN. Strap will be spending 2010 promoting the mixtape, along with working on new projects that are in the works. You can download Strap – Rebirth Of Autotune on the player below.
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Thanks again to the Hip-Hop world for independently working hard and supporting great music. Mohammed Yahya is a well known name and has previously collaborated with the likes of Sean Price and M1 of Dead Prez. Mohammed Yahya presents his new video “A World Full of Sin” which I fully expect will be met with a positive response from Hip-Hop Kings and the rest of the blogosphere. You can watch the video for Mohammed Yahya – A World Full of Sin on the player below.
Rob Kelly recently hooked up with Brother Ali during his U.K tour, and were recorded freestyling live for radio. Rob Kelly also sent an e-mail over for a new feature Pon Di Floor as part of his popular Kellovision series. Rob Kelly remains to be the leading Hip-Hop artist in Ireland and is widely regarded as a popular U.K heavyweight. You can watch Rob Kelly – Pon Di Floor on the player below.
Formerly known as Lee Ramsay, Lowstarr is preparing a big 2010 with a new album in the works. The video for Conspiracey Theory’s is now released and will be featured on the new album. Lowstarr was featured on the “Eagles” track on the Endemic and Cappo E.P “Needle Drop” which I highlighted as a personal favourite. You can watch Lowstarr – Conspiracey Theory’s on the player below.