Following news that Duck Down Records are celebrating their fifteenth anniversary of releasing classic Hip-Hop material, a video montage has been created to promote the artists involved, and to make fans aware of the party itself. July 13th will be the album release show at BB Kings, featuring performances from Boot Camp Clik, Pharoahe Monch, Kidz In The Hall, Marco Polo, Ruste Juxx, Torae and many more. You can watch the Duck Down video montage on the player below.
The Hip Hop Chronicle has teamed up with Priority Record for an exclusive competition which will see one lucky winner receive a signed T-Shirt from Hip-Hop legend Snoop Dogg. Furthermore, additional prizes include three classic CD releases from Priority Records which are Snoop Dogg’s “Malice In Wonderland”, Eazy E’s “Eazy Duz It” and of course EPMD’s “Strictly Business”. Click on the link below to enter the competition, with the simple question “What is the name of the Snoop Dogg album that featured the single “I Wanna Rock”.
Teaming up with Joe Budden is Hip-Hop duo Soul Mafia, with their collaborative single “All I Need Remix”. An official video has been created, directed by C-Le and has already 2000 youtube views. The single “All I Need Remix” is available through iTunes and CD Baby. It’s not the first time Soul Mafia have been involved with Slaughterhouse, as they’ve previously worked alongside Joell Ortiz for a video competition. You can watch the new video for Soul Mafia x Joe Budden – All I Need Remix on the player below.
Continuing to support the Chicago Hip-Hop scene, a fresh breath of talent called Onis has entered with his first mixtape “On The Contrary”. Onis (meaning honest) is a young rapper / writer / producer, and teaming up with Stay Humble Entertainment are presenting “On The Contrary” for the world to hear. The leaked track from the mixtape is called “Doing What I Can” which is available for a free download. You can listen to Onis – Doing What I Can on the player below.
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Making an introduction on Hip-Hop Kings is an upcoming artist called Suave The Ape, and his new track “Foul Life” has been eagerly awaited by his fans. Suave The Ape has been fairly quiet as of late, but in his silence he’s been working hard in the booth creating some fresh music for the Hip-Hop world to indulge. The single “Foul Life” has been taken from his “Jazz Notes of Naturalism” tape, which is set to drop in the summer of 2010. You can listen to Suave The Ape – Foul Life on the player below.
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Here is the latest offering from DJ Gone‘s Epic Barz series, this time from Irish Hip-Hop star Rob Kelly. I’ve featured Rob Kelly on Hip-Hop Kings previously with his video for “Pon Di Floor” and of course his Kellovision series too. The Epic Barz series from DJ Gone is a popular feature within the U.K Hip-Hop world, and other artists such as Remus and Ramson Badbonez. You can watch the new Rob Kelly – Epic Barz video on the player below.
Upcoming producer Jon Phonics first appeared on the rap scene in 2006, supplying beats for the likes of M9 and Doc Brown. Since then, he’s continued to catch the eye of many artists who he’s worked alongside for a number of collaborative projects. Now Jon Phonics has teamed up with Jehst and Cyrus Malachi for the track “Raw Ingredients” which will feature on his forthcoming album “Half Past Calm 2”. Jon Phonics is currently working with YNR for the release, and the album will be available later in the year. You can listen to Jon Phonics x Jehst x Cyrus Malachi – Raw Ingredients on the player below.
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It’s that time of the week where DJ 456 presents his latest Urban Flex Show mix of new music mixed with a particular theme for the show. This week we have the 90’s Throwback Mix, featuring some of the best Hip Hop and RnB songs of that decade. New music comes from the likes of Cyrus Malachi and Capital R, with the classics from Nas and Edo.G also making the cut. You can download the podcast from DJ 456 and The Urban Flex Show – 90’s Throwback Mix below.
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In a day full of videos on Hip-Hop Kings, Marco Polo recently held his album release party which saw Frank Dukes, Rich Kidd and MoSS in attendance. The producers manage to flip some well-known samples, with the highlight being MoSS turning “The Bee Gee’s – Staying Alive” into a nice Hip-Hop sound. You can view the footage from the Marco Polo – Stupendous release party below.
Following the release of Remus‘ previous video “Over”, DJ Gone presents a brand new freestyle called “Way of Life”. Remus is part of The Peoples Army – a London-based collective of artists and likeminded talent who support good music. I’ll be promoting any future music or videos from Remus, but in the meantime you can listen to the “Way of Life” freestyle on the player below.