Once considered Hip-Hop’s younger brother, Grime music is a U.K pheomenon which has progressed from the streets of London’s East End, to form International superstars with worldwide recognition. Fans can eagerly await the release of “This Is UK Grime” which will be available to purchase from the 25th October 2010, and held by Defenders Ent LTD. The double-disc album features names such as Tinie Tempah, Wiley, Skepta and Marvell amongst others. You can view the artwork for “This Is Grime UK” below.
Category: Upcoming Releases
London-based Scrilla has released the video for his brand new single “What’s My Name” which is currently being sold on iTunes and Amazon. Scrilla started his solo career after a member of his former crew (Playboi) passed away, and after graduation from Leicester in 2004 Scrilla had one clear path. Scrilla is preparing the release of his debut album “Bangers N Cash” and What’s My Name is the perfect start to the promotion. Please support Scrilla by downloading “What’s My Name” from the Amazon link below, and you can also watch Scrilla – Whats My Name from the video player below.
Here is a brand new podcast from DJ 456 on thebasementsessions.com with some brand new music from Ruste Juxx, Capital R and Iron Braydz amongst others. DJ 456 is the presenter of The Urban Flex show and supports the upcoming music within the U.K Hip-Hop scene. You can view the promotional artwork and the download link for DJ 456 – The Basement Sessions.Com Podcast One below.
Category: Free Downloads
After the release of his debut album “Reflections in the Dark” Grit Grammar returns with his 2010 release “Life Music”. Available through the online retailers and Suspect Packages, Grit Grammar has the support of the biggest online publications, with 100 Percent UK citing Life Music as “one of the best UK Rap albums of 2010”. Grit Grammar has now managed to share the stage with the likes of Micall Parknsun, Dubbledge and the U.S rapper Flo-Rida. Life Music features guest appearances from Genesis Elijah, Iron Braydz and Kyza amongst others. You can view the artwork and download link for Grit Grammar – Life Music below.
Here is the first ever “We Plug Good Music” official project called “A Prelude to the Future” which is available for free download. It features twenty of the most promising Hip-Hop artists from the U.K, U.S and Africa. There’s also a blend of Soul, R&B and Spoken Word which gives the mixtape the variety to suit everybody. You can view the official artwork and download link for “We Plug Good Music Presents – A Prelude to the Future” below. Thanks to @wepluggoodmusic
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Here is a leak from Birmingham-born rapper SonnyJim called “Airtight” which has been produced by Savvy. The Eat Good Records-signed SonnyJim has created what is described as a “Hip Hop” classic, which is rumoured to be featured on Savvy’s upcoming mixtape which will be the third and final “Play to Win” series. You can listen to the brand new SonnyJim – Airtight track on the audio player below. Thanks to @xsumax for passing her exclusive across.
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Hip-Hop Kings readers will be fully aware of Marcus Jordon, with his previous single “SexyCrazyCool” proving to be a club anthem, with the single and video collectively gathering over 40,000 youtube views within five months. Marcus Jordon returns with his latest single “Wife You” which has also been produced by Virus 187 which again has almost been credited with 1000 listens and views within a week. You can listen to the new Marcus Jordon single “Wife You” on the audio player below.
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When I spoke to Mystro in the exclusive Hip-Hop Kings interview, the Natural Born Spittaz MC declared the impending release of his E.P “Digmund Freud”. The project is now available through iTunes and Suspect Packages, and Mystro is set to receive a huge response from the release. Mystro is a firm favourite on Hip-Hop Kings, and his latest featured single “Council Flats” was one of the most-played audio features on the blog. You can view the artwork and download link for Mystro – Digmund Freud E.P below.
Another debutant on Hip-Hop Kings is North London rapper E.gle (Eagle) with his newest mixtape “Take Off”. The project features plenty of guest collaborations on the twenty-three track offering, and is of course available to fans as a free download. E.gle is also currently promoting his single “Living My Life” on iTunes and Amazon, where you can view the download link here. You can also view the artwork and download link for E.gle – Take Off below.
E.gle – Take Off Mixtape Download Link – http://www.sendspace.com/file/ranwih
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There’s a brand new 90’s Hip-Hop night presented by MJEM-RIDZ called “Pinkie Ring” located at Bloomsbury Bowling Lanes in London. The first live night will be on the Friday 15th October 2010, and doors are open from 9.00pm – 3.00am. Tickets start at just £4.00, and the nearest tube station is Russell Square. For more information on Pinkie Ring, please view the promotional flyer and the official website below.