Hip-Hop Kings are proud to team up with Educated Guests and Vision Music Promotion to give two fans the opportunity to see Shabazz The Disciple LIVE in London. Shabazz will be performing at Brixton Jamm on 31st October 2012 (this Wednesday) with support from Cyrus Malachi,Jon Phonics, Datkid (Split Prophets) and Baileys Brown. With co-signs from the likes of GZA, DJ Premier and many others, the Wu-Tang Clan affiliate Disciple is ready to tear down the London stage by performing tracks from “Death Be The Penalty” and “Crime Saga”. To enter the competition, simply post a comment below, or Tweet (@HHKDotCom) or drop a comment on the official Hip-Hop Kings Facebook page (link above) stating your favourite Shabazz The Disciple record. The winner will be chosen at midnight tomorrow (October 30th) and will win TWO free tickets to see Shabazz The Disciple on Wednesday 31st October. Participants must be 18+ and be able to make their own travel arrangements to, and from the venue.
Created in 1999, Sturban Clothing is a leading U.K business promoting urban clothing, street wear street style or independent men’s fashion clothes, and the opportunity has arisen for somebody to win £100 through a brand new promotion. Fans are encouraged to visit the website link listed above to submit their picture, which (as long as it doesn’t break copyright laws) will possibly be voted the best to win £100 thanks to Sturban Clothing. Check out the free content on the website, and full details can be found on the website link listed above.
City anthems only come around once a while, yet New York seems to be the place where it’s done the best. Iron Solomon has teamed up with Talib Kweli for their collaborative effort “The Empire” which is featured on Iron Solomon’s debut album “Monster”. Premiered through Red Bull, Cameos include Talib Kweli, Joell Ortiz, Maino, and legendary graffiti writer Chris “Freedom” Pape, but the first person to correctly guess all of the cameos in the video by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org will receive this exclusive Iron Solomon prize pack (http://bit.ly/N0uoa9). You can download Monster from the link above, and you can also watch Iron Solomon ft Talib Kweli – The Empire on the Red Bull player below.
Legendary Hip-Hop group Hilltop Hoods are performing in London at Electric Ballroom on Wednesday 4th July, and Hip-Hop Kings is giving away two free tickets in an exclusive UK competition. Hilltop Hoods are supporting the release of their sixth studio album “Drinking from the Sun” which reached number one in the music charts in Australia, topping Adele along with all other commercial releases. Hip-Hop Kings will also be filming the event, and interviewing Hilltop Hoods in a brand new exclusive interview. To win a pair of tickets, leave a comment in the section below with your full name and email address to the following question.
“On Hilltop Hoods’ sixth studio album, they have teamed up with Classified and Solo for the hit “The Underground”. Name one other UK or US based artist who Hilltop Hoods have collaborated with in the past”
The competition will close on Sunday 24th June at midnight, and winners will be notified by email. The winners are responsible for arranging their own travel and accommodation (if applicable). To purchase tickets for the event please use the link listed above, however you can also listen to Hilltop Hoods ft Classified and Solo – The Underground on the youtube player below.
Elementz UK are looking for the next big B-Boy / B-Girl acts for a battle competition at the launch of the new Elementz club night which takes place at Rhythm Factory in Whitechapel Road, London on Thursday 26th April. This is a new quarterly event representing the traditional 4 elements of hip hop to full effect. Live performances on the night come from the likes of DJ Sarah Love, DJ 279, DJ Mr Thing, Caxton Press, Genesis Elijah and hosted by Mystro. Elementz UK are looking for seven more successful entrants to take part in the battle competition on the night, with the opportunity to win a cash prize, and a guaranteed featured on The Hip Hop Chronicle. Check out the Elementz UK Website link above for details on how to enter.
Evidence new album ‘Cats & Dogs’ is out on Rhymesayers Entertainment and to celebrate the album and the Rhymesayers European Tour hitting London on November 7th, Hip Hop Kings has two Evidence t-shirts up for grabs.
‘Cats & Dogs’ is an album of brutal honesty as Evidence opens up to the world like never before while maintaining his respected signature sound with the deadpan delivery and incomparable gravitas that earned him the title “Mr. Slow Flow.” His skills and distinctive style are complemented by an all-star cast of friends and collaborators including Wu Tang’s Raekwon, Mobb Deep’s Prodigy, Dilated Peoples cohort Rakaa, Slug of Atmosphere, Aesop Rock, Ras Kass, Roc Marciano, Krondon, Lil Fame of M.O.P., Termanology and recent UK chart-topper Aloe Blacc.
While best-known as a wordsmith, Evidence is no slouch behind the boards either. He was awarded a Grammy for his work on Kanye West’s ‘College Dropout’, and he showcases his abilities on several tracks here alongside work from legendary Hip Hop producer DJ Premier, longtime collaborators The Alchemist (Eminem, Lil Wayne & more) and Sid Roams and up-and-comers Twiz the Beat Pro, Rahki and Charli Brown.
To be in with a chance of winning one of these t-shirts name the legendary Hip-Hop crew that Evidence is in. Drop a comment with your email address, or send the details to the following.
Following Hip-Hop Kings’ work with Waka Flocka Flame, a second competition in as many months is available to unsigned MC’s, as Waka is in the search for the next biggest U.K Hip-Hop star. The winner will have the opportunity to release a single through Warner Bros, and the likes of MySpace and SBTV have joined forced to help promote the opportunity. To enter the competition, aspiring artists need to download the instrumental version of “No Hands” from the official Waka Flocka Flame MySpace (link above), and then upload their version to their profile titled “No Hands MySpace Comp” and complete the entry form on the competition profile page. Not only will the winner have a single released through SBTV, but also have a “Warm Up Session” through SBTV and a MySpace featured spot. Click the link above for the full Waka Flocka Flame competition details.
Hip-Hop Kings has teamed up with Waka Flocka Flame to give readers of the site to become two lucky winners and win a Waka t-shirt each.
Waka, who has released new single ‘No Hands’ featuring Roscoe Dash and Wale on April 18th in the UK, has seen the single fly in the States with over a million sales of the track and the video for the track having had over 28 million views and is rising every day. It’s only a matter of time before Waka Flocka Flame gets big in the UK and you can be a part of it from the very start. All you need to do to be in with a chance of winning the t-shirt is answering the simple question below:
What is the name of Waka’s huge hit from last year:
a) Hard In Da Paint
b) Hard In Da Grain
c) Hard In Da Rain
To enter the competition leave a comment with your name and email address, and I will contact the winner for their postal address to send the t-shirts.
The originator of the legendary World DJ Championships DMC wouldn’t have thought the competition and brand would reach such a stage where it is today. The worldwide competition and annual event has reached new heights with the launch of the first Online DJ Championship. Regardless of skill or stature, any DJ can sign up, and the submitted filmed set will be shown in front of a global audience and the winner will have the opportunity to compete with their DJ heroes in the DMC World DJ Championships later in 2011.
The competition launched Feb 3rd, and is open from Feb 14th until March 3rd. The public will vote for the top 10, which will then be judged by the DMC World DJ Champions. You can watch the tutorial video or visit the official DMC website below.
Hip-Hop Kings is pleased to announce that affiliate website M Is For Music are offering two free tickets to see Nas and Damian Marley live in London as part of an exclusive competition. M Is For Music cover mainstream music of all genres, and fans can win two tickets by answering their favourite track from the “Distant Relatives” album which was recently released. Nas and Damian Marley will also be playing at Glasgow and Londonon the 1st and 2nd April respectively. Click the link below to view the full competition info, along with the list of dates for Nas and Damian Marley.