Kinetik returns with the third installment of his popular mixtape series “The Kinesis Thesis Vol.3″ which again has been made available as a free download to fans. Kinetik is regularly featured on Hip-Hop Kings, and leading up to the release of The Kinesis Thesis Vol.3 we’ve heard the tracks “Nothing Lasts Forever” “Number 3” and “Year of the Underdog Remix” which featured Jaunty and K-Nite. Kinetik has also featured Micall Parknsun amongst others on The Kinesis Thesis Vol.3 which can be downloaded from the link above. You can watch the video for my favourite track “Year of the Underdog Remix” ft Jaunty and K-Nite on the youtube player below.
Category: Free Downloads
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Released today, fans are treated to a free download from UK producer/engineer Chemo, who presents his latest project “My Mate Does Beats”. Chemo has teamed up with the finest of UK producers for this twenty-four track mixtape, which features familiar names such as Beat Butcha, Pete Cannon, Telemachus, Kosyne, Jon Phonics, Sivey and Apatight amongst others. Check the official website for the release on the link listed above, however fans can also view the track listing, and the artwork, along with the soundcloud link for Chemo Presents – My Mate Does Beats here.
Pete Cannon – Poznan
Naive – Break Me In Bred
Zygote – Body Snatchers
Telemachus – Life in the Bus Lane
Lamplighter – Rain
Big News Skit
Bambooman – Feathers
Isyss – Bittersweet Miranda
Kosyne – Everals Remedy
Jon Phonics – Digital Bath
Sivey – Boss
Hey!zeus – Dunno
Anatomy – Nagas
Apollo – Feed
Industry Chris Skit
Chemo – Filaments
Beat Butcha – Crack Rig
Trusay’s Mate Skit
Paul White – The Pointless Forest
Mike Forte – Without Love
Apatight – Star Drops
Hops – Franks Mettle
Jae Genius – BMG
184 – Louder
Category: Free Downloads
July 2nd 2012 marks the release of Rewd Adams and The Last Skeptik’s album “How Not to Make a Living”, and the upcoming album is now available for pre-order from the link listed above. The twelve track album is priced at £6.99 and is twelve tracks strong, with features from DJ Mr Thing, Mai Khalil, and a UK monster of a track with Stylah, Little Dee, Awate and Ramson Badbonez. Rewd Adams was interviewed previously on Hip-Hop Kings following the release of “Rewd Awakening” which was highly regarded as one of the best releases of 2011. You can also watch the video for the lead single off the project titled “Everything’s OK” on the youtube player below.
In his third and final installment of the “I Came I Saw” series, New York based Jamieson has released “I Came I Saw Vol.3″, with a full version available on iTunes and a free version also downloadable from the link listed above. Jamieson has always been a regular featured artist on Hip-Hop Kings, and describes I Came I Saw Vol. 3, “Of all three EPs I would have to say this volume is probably the best representation of me musically, and probably the best depiction of my journey thus far.” Fans are encouraged to download the full version off iTunes on the link listed above, but also have the option of downloading the free version HERE. You can view the artwork and download link to Jamieson – I Came I Saw Vol 3 here.
Category: Free Downloads
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Hip-Hop Kings fans will be familiar with JollyJay, a Dont Flop battler and long time supporter of the website. His recent collaboration with Cloud 9 has seen the release of the “Fresh Breeze EP” which has been made available as a “name your price” download. The eight track EP also features guest appearances from Bajka and Jakaboski and has been 100% produced by Cloud 9. Fans can still download JollyJay and H-to-O’s “Scattered Colours on the Rubix Cube” HERE, however you can download “Fresh Breeze” from the link above, and view the artwork and track listing here.
2.Just a Jam feat. Bajka
3.Virtual feat. Bajka
4.Masks feat. H-to-O
5.Head In The Sky feat. Bajka
8.Shallow Puddle feat. Jakaboski
REKS will be releasing an upcoming project (yes, another!) on 24th July 2012 titled Rebelutionary, and to celebrate the news we have the intro from the project which was leaked today. REKS is still working off his latest offering “Straight, No Chaser” which was released in April and is still available for download from the link listed above. The Rebelutionary LP features guest appearances from Termanology and Koncept amongst others, and is another project for fans to get excited for. Look out for an exclusive REKS interview with Hip-Hop Kings in the forthcoming weeks, however in the meantime you can view the full track listing, and the REKS – Rebelutionary Intro on the youtube player below.
4.) “Bang Bang” f/ J NiCS
5.) “Shotgun” f/ Jon Connor & Venessa Renee
6.) “War Is A Racket” (Smedley Butler interlude)
8.) “Ignorance is Bliss” f/ Termanology
10.) “Avarice” (Interlude)
11.) “Avarice” f/ Knowledge Medina
12.) “The Jones’” f/ Krondon
13.) “The Edge” f/ Lucky Dice & Chi Knox
14.) “La Luna” f/ Sene & Koncept
16.) “Obedient Workers”
18.) “Shotgun” (Remix) f/ Ea$y Money & Boycott Blues
(****All tracks produced by Numonics)
Category: Upcoming Releases
UK Hip-Hop pioneer Tricksta released his new album “Out of Darkness Cometh Light” on Monday, with an A-star list of guest appearances which makes it one of the most exciting UK Hip-Hop albums of 2012. Tricksta is a Wolverampton-based producer/DJ/beatmaker/songwriter/label owner/PR Guru and handles just about everything assosiated with the rap industry. Tricksta has called upon a number of high profile artists including Genesis Elijah, Phoenix Da IceFire, Ramson Badbonez and Scorzayzee for guest appearances on the sixteen-track project. Hip-Hop Kings fans can expect to see a review in the forthcoming days, and you can view the artwork, download link and full track listing for Tricksta – Out of Darkness Cometh Light here.
01 – Out Of Darkness Feat. Supar Novar, Cyclonious, LATE, Streetz & Deeze
02 – The Essence Feat. Iron Braydz, Genesis Elijah, TBear, Dubbledge, Supar Novar & K9
03 – Bars Feat. Size8, Yogi, Dubbledge, TBear & Serocee
04 – Fling Ya Hands Up Feat. Reload, Serocee, Grizzly & Sketchman
05 – Step Steady Feat. Cyclonious, Karl Hinds, Genesis Elijah & MCD
06 – Hip-Hop Feat. Big Cakes, Cobane, Shameless, Big Ben, Reain, LATE, Genesis Elijah, Phoenix Da Icefire & JabbaThaKut
07 – Third World Feat. Phoenix Da Icefire, Big Cakes, Cyclonious, Reain & Big Ben
08 – Death By Dishonour Feat. Iron Braydz, Scorzayzee & Ramson Badbones
09 – In These Manors Feat. Deeze, Conman, Streetz, Marc Anthony & Phoenix Da Icefire
10 – What’s The Point Of It – Feat. TBear, Twissman & Tenny Ten
11 – We’re Goin In Feat. S. Kalibre, Deeze, M.A.B, Deadline, LATE, D Gritty & Jai Boo
12 – For The Slums Feat. Wordsmiff, Big Ben & Supar Novar
13 – Big Figures Feat. TBear, Iron Braydz & Reload
14 – Think Positive Feat Logic, Cons, Big Ben, Shamless, Cyclonious & Quest Rah
15 – Strength In Numbers Feat LATE, Seanie T, Supar Novar, Inja, Double E, Sonny Jim, Cons, Joe Gutta, Conman & Taurus
16 – Life Is So Amazing Feat. Jai Boo, Deeze & LATE
Pre-Order Brother Ali “Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color” | http://bit.ly/NbZfy1
As I reported early May when Brother Ali dropped a video for the single “Not a Day Goes By” news has finally reached the blogosphere that Brother Ali will be releasing his new album Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color on 21st August 2012 via Rhymesayers Entertainment. Brother Ali has been supportive, and has been supported by Hip-Hop Kings for a number of years, and I’m as excited as ever to hear some new material to a man who’s widely regarded as an underground Hip-Hop legend. As always from Rhymesayers, look out for some innovative and exciting promotion leading up to the album release, however in the meantime you can view the official artwork and pre-order link for Brother Ali - Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color above.
Category: Upcoming Releases
Pre-Order “Everything’s a Gamble Vol.3″ | http://bit.ly/Kv37eW
As we approach the release of King Magnetic‘s upcoming “Everything’s a Gamble Vol.3″, I have the new single from the project called Guns Theme. King Magnetic has teamed up with Celph Titled, Ruste Juxx and DJ Revolution for Guns Theme, which has been confirmed as track two in the official track listing from the mixtape, which will be available to fans to download from July 3rd (pre-order link above). King Magnetic is currently working with Reef Tha Lost Cauze on a new project titled “The King and The Cauze” and has been touring the US and Europe with the Jedi Mind Tricks and GZA to name a few. You can listen to King Magnetic ft Celph Titled, Ruste Juxx and DJ Revolution – Guns Theme on the youtube player below.
Making his debut on Hip-Hop Kings is AWAR, with the first official single from his upcoming album”Laws of Nature” called Tunnel Vision. AWAR has teamed up with legendary Hip-Hop producer Alchemist who once again proves why he’s considered one of the greatest. AWAR has announced that his Laws of Nature album will be available to fans on 7th August 2012, and feature the likes of MURS, Joe Budden, Roc Marciano and Nottz. Hip-Hop Kings will be following the progress of AWAR and Laws of Nature leading up to the release, however in the meantime you can listen to AWAR – Tunnel Vision (prod Alchemist) on the soundcloud player below.