PREVIOUS | Jamieson – Trying to be Me
This is the second video from Jamieson in 2014 for his single titled “Nothing to Lose”. The US-based, UK-born Hip-Hop artist teams up with producer Vintage for Nothing to Lose, which has been confirmed as fetured on the forthcoming Nothing to Lose E.P which will be available later in 2014. Credits go to Bryce Prevatte with the visuals for Nothing to Lose, which has reached reached over 5000 views in a matter of days. Feel free to check the HHK archives for previous Jamieson music, including the recently released “Trying to be Me” which was shot in London. You can watch the new video for Jamieson – Nothing to Lose on the YouTube player below.
DOWNLOAD | Big Narstie – Whats the Story Brixton Glory
PREVIOUS | BDL (Base Defence League) UK Tour
U.K Grime MC Big Narstie has released his latest mixtape “Whats the Story Brixton Glory”. Clearly influenced by British band Oasis for the title, Big Narstie presents the mixtape as a free download to fans (from the link above) and the nine track mixtape is released just before Big Narstie’s #BDL tour of the UK. You can view the official artwork, track listing, download link and also listen to Big Narstie – Whats the Story Brixton Glory on the YouTube player below.
Close My Eyes
Don’t Hold Your Self Like That
Oasis Interview Interlude
Don’t Sit Down
DOWNLOAD | Awkword – World View
PREVIOUS | Awkword ft Chaundon – Gas Land (Frack Off)
As we celebrate the release of Awkword’s latest album “World View”, we have a brand new track from Awkword titled “Whose Streets?”. Awkword teams up with Dutch production team “Delegation of Sound” for the single, which is featured on NHWWW (Neighborhood Watch World Wide) mixtape. Fans of Awkword can download the album World View from DJ Booth (link listed above) which feautres guest features from the likes of Joell Ortiz, Slug (Atmosphere), Chino XL, Ill Bill, REKS and more. You can listen to Awkword – Whose Streets? on the audio player below.
We’ve followed Context from his debut on HHK in 2010 with the single “Feeling Alone” featuring Genesis Elijah and Well Red. Context has now teamed up with producer trio “Horror Stories” for the latest track “The System”. Context has created his own style of music which is receiving praise and being featured on the BBC, along with plenty of other radio stations and magazines across the country. Following Context’s excellent 2013 and being branded as a 2014 “one to watch” fans will be treated to a new E.P titled “Stealing My Older Brother’s Tapes” which will be available later this year. To celebrate Context’s TWENTY FIRST post on HHK, you can listen to The System below.
DOWNLOAD | Zaheer – Mood Swings E.P
PREVIOUS | Zaheer and Abiade – Boycott (Video)
Reading and Leeds Festival 2013 performer Zaheer returns with a brand new video for the single “Crazy”. The track is taken from the very popular “Mood Swings E.P” which can be downloaded from the link listed above, and features the very talented “RKZ”. Feel free to check out plenty of other Zaheer music in the HHK archives, or on Zaheer’s Official YouTube Channel. You can watch the new video from Zaheer ft RKZ – Crazy on the YouTube player below.
DOWNLOAD | Schoolboy Q – Oxymoron [Deluxe]
Big news in the world of Hip-Hop as Schoolboy Q has announced his first major album release titled “Oxymoron” which will be available to fans next week (Tuesday 25th February). Schoolboy Q has teamed up with Raekwon for the single “Blind Threats” which will be featured on Oxymoron, which was streamed in full on Peter Rosenberg’s Hot 97 show. You can pre-order Schoolboy Q’s “Oxymoron” album from the link listed above. However, you can listen to SchoolBoy Q ft Raekwon – Blind Threats on the YouTube player below.
PREVIOUS | Doctors Orders Present 9th Wonder in London
TICKETS | www.thedoctorsorders.com
It’s without question that The Doctors Orders have been responsible for presenting some of the best Hip-Hop artists in recent years. The same can be said about the upcoming show on March 8th as Just Blaze comes back to the UK thanks to our good doctor friends. In March 2011, The Doctors Orders prsented Just Blaze vs The Alchemist “Sound Clash”, and fans will be treated to another great performance next month. The venue is Scala, which will also play host to another huge event (DJ Jazzy Jeff / Skillz / DJ Mr Thing) in April 2014. You can view the official event flyer, with the ticket link to the Just Blaze in London event here.
EXCLUSIVE | Mega Ran and K-Murdock HHK Interview
HHK Favourite Mega Ran has released the video for his latest single “The Dance (No Sleep)”. Famous for his video game work (Black Materia / Forever Famicom / Castlevania etc), Mega Ran spoke with HHK in an exclusive interview last year following the release of his “TRAP E.P” and highlighted a potential switch in musical direction. You can check out previous Mega Ran music on the links above. However, you can watch Mega Ran – The Dance (No Sleep) on the YouTube player below.
DOWNLOAD | Koncept – Live On E.P
DOWNLOAD | J57 – Wax Aesthetic
Our drinking and smoking buddies from across the Atlantic (Koncept and J57) teamed up with director Liam “Body” Bagnall during their most recent trip to the U.K to shoot the video for the single “Wings”. As HHK fans know, Wings is taken from the “Live On” E.P by Koncept, and Wings is one of my favourite tracks produced by Numonics. For those who have been under a rock, Brown Bag AllStars have been incredibly active over the past few years – consistently releasing various music and videos. Check out some of the links above. However, you can watch Koncept ft J57 – Wings on the YouTube player below.
PREVIOUS | Grieves – Winter and the Wolves
Earlier this month, HHK announced that Rhymesayers artist Grieves was releasing his new album “Winter and the Wolves”. It was promoted with the audio for “Shreds” which we not have the official video for that was premiered through Rhymesayers’ YouTube channel. Grieves will be releasing Winter and the Wolves on the 25th March 2014, and we are now awaiting a final track listing. Grieves will also be embarking on a European and American tour to support the album release, with dates listed below. You can also watch Grieves – Shreds here.
April 9 – London, UK – Oslo
April 10 – Birmingham, UK – Hare & Hounds 2
April 11 – Manchester, UK – Soup Kitchen
April 12 – Paris, FR
April 14 – Brussels, BE – Rotonde
April 15 – Munich, DE – Muffatcafe
April 16 – Berlin, DE – Cassiopeia
April 17 – Hamburg, DE – Mojo Jazz Cafe
April 18 – Frankfurt, DE – Zoom
April 19 – Aarhus, DK – Atlas
April 20 – Copenhagen, DK – Pumpehuset
April 22 – Oslo, NO – Sawol
April 23 – Stockholm, SE – Nalen
NORTH AMERICA 2014:
April 4 – Mesa, AZ – CycloMesa
April 29 – Portland, OR – Branx
May 1 – Reno, NV – Knitting Factory
May 2 – San Francisco, CA – Slim’s
May 3 – Los Angeles, CA – The Roxy
May 4 – Santa Ana, CA – Constellation Room
May 5 – Tucson, AZ – Congress
May 6 – El Paso, TX – Tricky Falls
May 7 – Albuquerque, NM – Sunshine Theater
May 9 – Durango, CO – Animas City Theatre
May 10 – Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre
May 13 – Austin, TX – Stubbs Jr.
May 14 – Dallas, TX – Cambridge Room at HOB
May 15 – Oklahoma City, OK – The Conservatory
May 16 – Lawrence, KS – Granada
May 17 – St. Louis, MO – Firebird
May 19 – Columbia, MO – Mojo’s
May 21 – Cincinnati, OH – 20th Century Theatre
May 22 – Columbus, OH – The Basement
May 23 – Chicago, IL – Subterranean
May 27 – Omaha, NE – The Waiting Room
May 28 – Rapid City, SD – Sports Rock
May 29 – Billings, MT – The Carlin
May 30 – Jackson, WY – Pink Garter Theatre
May 31 – Salt Lake City, UT – In The Venue
June 1 – Boise, ID – The Reef
June 2 – Spokane, WA – The Bartlett
June 7 – Seattle, WA – Showbox
+ More dates to be announced!
For tickets and more tour information, click here: http://rhymesayers.com/events