Good*Fella Radio caught up with Jersey-based producer IllMind as an ongoing part of giving underground artists major exposure. In this interview, IllMind speaks on building his relationships with the likes of 50 Cent and Eminem. He also pays homeage to Little Brother, saying “Little Brother blow me away everytime”. Lastly, he also states the importance, and his appreciation of when artists justify a great beat. You can also download IllMind‘s “Blaps, Rhymes and Life Vol.3″ on the link below. You can watch the Good*Fella Radio Interview with IllMind on the video player below.
As fans continue to consume anything Wu-Tang related, I have the second leak from the new “Return Of The Wu” album which is titled “Steppin 2 Me”. This track features GZA, Masta Killa and Inspectah Deck, and follows immediately after the first leak from the new album which was titled “Clap 2010“. We’ve heard from seven of the Wu-Tang members in two tracks, and it’s giving fans the appetiser ahead of the release on February 16th. You can listen to Wu-Tang Clan – Steppin 2 Me on the player below.
Continuing in the fine form of modern promotion, here is a clip off a mini documentary that ImFlashy.Com has put together for QuESt called “The Reason – The Documentary”. The video is to accompany the promotion for QuESt’s next major project, also entitled “The Reason”. QuESt previously had one of the most infamous Internet campaigns prior to the release of “Broken Headphones”, and bets have been placed that the Miami-based rapper will be signed to a label this year. You can watch QuESt The Reason – The Documentary Clip on the player below.
Tricksta and U.K Runnings are back with a brand new free mixtape called “Parkside”. South West London is the focus on this edition, with the likes of Manny Moscow leading the pack of featured artists. Production comes from Tricksta himself and Beat Thief. Scratches from Jabba Tha Kut. U.K Runnings has released a long list of mixtapes throughout the year, and many more is expected to follow. You can view the artwork, and the download link for the U.K Runnings Present Parkside mixtape below.
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Here is the first ever micro-mixtape from multi-platinum producer Roy Hamilton III, titled “The International”. His brand new video for Sexy Chick is part of The International micro-movie which has been filmed in his hometown Atlantic City, NJ. The micro-movie will run alongside the micro-mixtape for promotion purposes. The International is given away as a free download for fans, and is the first mixtape release for Roy Hamilton III as an artist. You can view the artwork, and the download link for Roy Hamilton III x DJ Whoo Kid – The International below.
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An interesting fusion of metal, punk, and rudeboy skanking licks form the unique sound that is Game Rebellion. Brooklyn-based band have released the video to their single “Blind” which is feautred on the “Sounds Like A Riot EP” which was made available on iTunes two days ago (18th January 2010). Game Rebellion celebrated the launch of the EP with a a release concert at Santos Party House in NYC. A proceed of the takings are going to help the earthquake victims in Haiti. You can watch Game Rebellion – Blind on the player below.
After a seriously successful 2009, artist extraordinaire Kev Munday has decided to clear out his art filled dungeons. From working with the likes of Disney, DJ Hero and having his first solo exhibition line of clothes and skate decks, to coverage in RWD Magazine, big things behold Kev Munday and his Urban Art this year. Don’t miss out on the chance to grab up to 50% off prints, originals, t-shirts, hoodies and more. You can view some examples of Kev Munday below.
Many industry insiders and celebrity bloggers have commented on the grime, DnB and Dub-step genre’s last year, and how they’re going to have a significant impact on the Hip-Hop world in 2010. Certainly in the U.K, we’ve seen a lot of grime artists receive national attention by switching their styles and opening a whole new fanbase. Sub Focus have released the video for their huge single “Could This Be Real” and the Dub-step outfit have received thousands of downloads and views of the video. Expect to see Hip-Hop in 2010 take a small step towards this sub-genre of music. You can watch the Sub Focus – Could This Be Real on the player below.
Strange Famous owner and flagship artist Sage Francis was contacted by yours truly on Twitter, and quizzed about any new music he had in the works. I had previously downloaded, and heard the “Sick Of Wasting” mixtape from the Strange Famous website, which is part of a long standing series which fans eagerly await the release of, much like the new albums. Sage Francis replied to my question with the following, and I quote “My new album is being released in May. The North American tour will be in May /June. That’s all I can say for now. Excited though”. Not as much as I am! I’ll be speaking to Sage Francis later in the year, and host the information about the new album when we receive it.
As Hip-Hop Kings previously reported, legendary Hip-Hop group Wu-Tang Clan are releasing a brand new album “Return Of The Wu” which has been mixed by DJ Mathematics. With a strong promotion campaign in the works, the first leak from the new album is called Clap 2010, and features Raekwon, Ghostface, Method Man and U-God. Return Of The Wu will be released through Gold Dust Records on February 16th 2010. You can listen to Wu-Tang Clan – Clap 2010 on the player below.