In 2009 Hip-Hop Kings reported that Cool and Dre had a massive year planned. Alongside scoring soundtracks and producing platinum albums, Cool and Dre formed the Epidemic Music imprint, and are gearing up for the release of C Ride and his sophomore album “The Arab Store”. The FREE album is availabe to fans at www.c2daride.com, and is taking into consideration modern, and social marketing techniques. I fully expect to hear more from C Ride and Cool and Dre in the immediate future. You can view the artwork for C Ride – The Arab Store below.
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Skandal has been a very popular name on Hip-Hop Kings over the past few weeks. His project Hunger Pains has had an amazing response, along with his official video for the single “Kill Em Wit The Flow”. Skandal is back once again with his new E.P titled “A Quick Snack” which is available for download digitally today. The four track E.P features the single Kill Em Wit The Flow with Klashnekoff and P Money, along with some new material from Skandal. You can view the iTunes download link and artwork for Skandal – A Quick Snack E.P below.
D Julien is an underground Hip-Hop artist who handles his own recording, writing and promotion. We’ve seen D Julien featured on a number of different radio stations and blogs for interviews over the past twelve months, and now Barrel House NYC have spoken to D Julien in another exclusive interview. Barrel House discuss the Notorious B.I.G’s influence on his music, and his recent discussions and negotiations with record labels. You can watch the D Julien interview with Barrel House below.
Blessed House are a Hip-Hop duo from Leeds consisting of MC’s Bibs and Guest House. Their beats are described as punchy and varied, and their lyricsm is displayed on a series of tracks throughout the E.P. Holy Residents is a free download and you’re welcome to pass around and share with fans and friends. Check out the tracks Debt Collector and Layout in particular. You can view the artwork and the download link for Blessed House – Holy Residents E.P below.
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Ras Kass is heading back to New York City this week to link up with some people to continue promotion for his upcoming album ADIDAS. Ras Kass is becoming very familiar with the camera and fans are beginning to recognise the video promotion. Ras Kass behind the scenes footage shows working with Ski Beatz and spotting Ras Kass at The Source. You can view the Ras Kass NYC video on the player below.
After the release of the very popular F.D.T, Mystro has released an edit of a photo shoot with Ones Clothing in Sydney, Australia. Mystro was in Australia during a tour in February, and Ones Clothing are proud to be assossiated with the U.K Hip-Hop heavyweight. Mystro has stated that Ones Clothing should be viewed and shared with friends. Mystro recently spoke to Hip-Hop Kings during his time in Nottingham for a two part interview which can be viewed on the links below. You can also view the Mystro – Ones Clothing Photo Shoot on the player below.
Mystro Interview Part One – http://www.hip-hopkings.com/index.php/2010/03/17/mystro-interview-part-one-exclusive/
Mystro Interview Part Two – http://www.hip-hopkings.com/index.php/2010/03/17/mystro-interview-part-two-exclusive/
As Hip-Hop Kings previously reported Ras Kass will be releasing his new album ADIDAS. From outside the studio, Ras Kass speaks directly to fans in regards to the new ADIDAS project, and shows fans what to expect. The ADIDAS project is available for pre-order from the unique kickstarter website, and is set to be released around spring. I was also informed that a video is being shot for the first single from the album which will be available soon. You can watch Ras Kass speaking on ADIDAS on the player below.
This mixtape was created by Dremur and inspired by the beats of James “J.Dilla” Yancey. This Dremur’s way of showing his love and support for the Dilla legacy. In no way is this meant to taint or gain fame from but to pay homage to a individual, a icon who created soul music before soul music was mainstream. Dremur is making his debut on Hip-Hop Kings, so please feel free to share comments and views as usual! You can download the Dremur mixtape “For The Love of Dilla” and view the artwork below.
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Saturday 27th March will see fans able to watch their favourite U.K Hip-Hop artist perform for free, in an event presented by Bigga Fish called “The Bigga Camden Payback”. Located at The Roundhouse at Camden from 5pm – 11pm, the event has been put together to raise the awareness of STI’s, and more specifically chlamydia. Any resident aged between 15-24 years old who takes a test will have the chance to see the likes of Wiley, Ironik, Skepta, Bashy and Scorcher perform along with various DJ’s and special guests. You can view full information on the link below.
Sky Blew made his debut on Hip-Hop Kings earlier this month with his video “Tell Em I Flew”. The video has continued to gather an extraordinary number of YouTube views considering Sky Blew is working completely independently. Sky Blew has now teamed up with Donnie Vash from The Lazaretto Crew for a new track “Lone Gone” which has been passed to all the major blogs and radio’s – so expect to see the single across the Internet. You can listen to Sky Blew and Donnie Vash – Lone Gone on the player below.