DOWNLOAD | Can B – Don’t Sleep
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By Joe Langham
Can B performed Don’t Sleep in its entirety, to a small exclusive crowd at J T Soars. Situated away from the hustle and bustle on the outskirts of the city centre, J T Soars is an old fruit and vegetable warehouse, turned into a small live venue and studio. With a stage fashioned out of rugs and illuminated with lamps it is akin to a gig in your own living room, the sofas around the side only adding to this feeling.
The launch, which was attended by a wide variety of Nottingham’s young creative minds, saw performances from a couple of local artists including one of the area’s finest; Cappo. Cappo played a selection of his works, including the ever popular track: Yul Brenner.
Can B was set a high example to follow considering the calibre of the acts before him, risking being outshone at his own album launch, yet pulled off a great performance of a very promising album.
Can B was also joined on stage throughout his set, by a plethora of Notts based artists who feature on Don’t Sleep including Cappo, Delo the Nomad and Motormouf.
The album was brilliantly diverse both in beats and lyrically and proved equally pleasurable whether intently listening or not. A rare feat these days what with most modern music consisting of a soulless song with a catchy beat or more intellectually rewarding songs that become forgotten due to dull beats or poor production.
Don’t Sleep beckoned another wake up call to the UK’s London-centric scene, showing that the rest of the UK are ready to step up to take their slice of the musical pie.
Don’t Sleep is available for free download from BandCamp now. The link is at the top of the page. In the meantime, check out the track Bed of Nails below.
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Mysdiggi – Keep Doin It | http://bit.ly/18Z8ONO
This is the new video from UK Hip-Hop legend Mysdiggi (aka Mystro) for the single “Keep Doin It”. Produced by Strange Neighbour, and directed by Lyle Lindgren, Mysdiggi impersonates the very popular Nardwuar for part of the video. The single is also available on 7″ vinyl along with a free A3 poster from the link above, with the AA side being Cappo – No Way About It. You can watch Mysdiggi – Keep Doin It on the YouTube player below.
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This is the new video from Nottingham-based U.K Hip-Hop legend Cappo, who has teamed up with Theorist for their collaborative track “Ice”. Directed by Instinct Elkanah, Ice is taken from the album G3TOUT which is available to download now from the link above. Look out for cameos from Notts artists Littles, Vandal Savage, Juga-Naut and 1st Blood, and make sure you download G3TOUT to support. You can watch the Cappo and Theorist – Ice video on the YouTube player below.
The Rapper Tag UK series has featured a number of high profile artists including Mystro and Ramson Badbonez, and the latest rapper to feature is U.K Hip-Hop heavyweight Jehst. As always, RapperTagUK states that after the artist has completed the freestyle, they must tag another artist for the next project. Check out the end of the freestyle to see who Jehst tagged in. For RapperTagUK’s 1-7 you can view their official YOUTUBE PAGE HERE, and also you can watch Jehst – RapperTagUK #8 on the youtube player below.
Download Link | http://bit.ly/Av1CiQ
There’s not much that gives me greater pleasure than sharing a new Hip-Hop track that gives me a nostalgic feeling of the golden era sound. West Yorkshire based Hip-Hop producer Irn Mnky (Iron Monkey) has teamed up with Nottingham based Cappo, and Leeds based BANE for the new single “Inject The Beat”. Also featuring is DJ esSDee, and collectively all contribute massively to one of my favourite singles of the year. Look out for an official video coming soon, however fans can download Inject the Beat from the iTunes link listed above. You can view the artwork and download link for Irn Mnky ft Cappo, BANE and DJ esSDee – Inject the Beat above, and you can also listen on the soundcloud player below.
As we approach the release of Cappo‘s new album (Gusto Grizwold) Hip-Hop Kings is pleased to share a brand new track titled “Kling Klang” which is the first leak from the project. As U.K Hip-Hop fans are aware Cappo is a major figurehead in the Nottingham Hip-Hop scene, and his national fanbase is anticipated to grow with the release of Gusto Grizwold. Look out for an exclusive Hip-Hop Kings interview with Cappo in the near future, however in the meantime you can listen to Cappo – Kling Klang on the youtube player below.
Two of Nottingham’s finest Styly Cee and Cappo have collaborated to bring fans “The Fallout Part 1″ which is now available to download for just £5.00. Styly Cee and Cappo have independently marketed the project through Son Records, and orders can be made from the Styly Cee and Cappo links listed above. Fans should also be aware that Fallout Part 2 will be available from the 23rd May through the same digital avenues, and fans have the option to pre-order this, along with a limited edition double-vinyl too (check the links for info). You can view the artwork and download link for Styly Cee and Cappo – The Fallout Part 1 above.
As a U.K Hip-Hop fan you’ll already be aware that Nottingham based rapper Cappo has recently released his new album “Genghis”. Leading up to the promotion I announced there would be a limited USB edition which is now available to fans. This version includes lots of exclusive bonus content and is definitely worth purchasing for the collectors. You can view the artwork and the link to more information for Cappo‘s Genghis USB limited edition below.
U.K Hip-Hop artist Cappo‘s latest album Genghis is now available from a number of online retailers. The promotion for Cappo has been great in 2010, and Genghis continues the great form that has seen Cappo be placed as one of the hottest U.K Hip-Hop artists in the game. Genghis also comes with a limited edition USB collectors edition which is available directly from www.sonrecords.com. Hip-Hop Kings readers grew fond of Cappo with the E.P “Needle Drop” that was written and recorded with Endemic. You can view the artwork and various purchase links for Cappo – Genghis below.
I’m happy to showcase the brand new video from Cappo called Gilgamesh II which is the first release from his upcoming album Genghis. The new Cappo album Genghis will be available from 6th April 2010, and Gilgamesh II can be purchased through the usual online retail outlets. To aid the promotion, a limited number of double LP vinyl’s are available, which is definitely worth purchasing for vinyl fans out there. You can watch the video for Cappo – Gilgamesh II on the player below.