Prose – Back in the Habit | http://bit.ly/bQUVnb
Returning to Hip-Hop Kings are Prose (Steady and Efeks) with the news of their recently released seven track E.P titled “Back in the Habit”. Prose were last featured on Hip-Hop Kings in 2010 with the video to their single “Life Times”, and the new “Back in the Habit” E.P is available for £3.00 from the official bandcamp link listed above. Prose have teamed up with Kashmere for the track “Verbal Attack” and Steady is responsible for the production and mixing of the E.P as well. You can view the artwork, track listing, and download link to Prose – Back in the Habit here.
1. No Doubt
3. The Class of ’94
4. Back In The Rhythm
5. Rugged Rough Sh_t
6. Verbal Attack ft. Kashmere
7. Total Chaos
Previous – Kings of the City (Mad Men) | http://bit.ly/MoS3el
U.K based rap/rock group Kings of the City return to Hip-Hop Kings with the video for their latest single “The Devil” which is featured on the groups’ latest”No Guts No Glory” double EP. Fans can download No Guts No Glory from the link listed above, and “The Devil” is the lead single for the project, which is Kings of the City’s latest offering to fans. Leo Horsfield directed “The Devil” and filming rights go to LEV Collective who did an incredible job with the visuals. The Devil also features rising Hollywood actress Hazel D’Jan who will be staring in the upcoming movie Liberty City: The American Dream. Kings of the City have a list of tour dates listed below, however you can also watch Kings of the City – The Devil on the youtube player below.
21st Sept – Mischief Festival, West Sussex
23rd Sept – Village Underground, Shoreditch
5th Oct – Jazz Cafe, Camden
12th Oct – Oxjam Islington
20th – Winchester, Bournemouth
3rd Nov – Plan B, Brixton
Previous – Jehst (Live in London) http://bit.ly/OODhPK
Fresh off his performance at the BoomBap Festival 2012, YNR Records artist Jehst has announced he’ll be producing a brand new album titled “Kingdom of Fear” on 15th October 2012. The news will delight U.K Hip-Hop fans across the country, along with the scene who widely regard Jehst as one of the best ever UK MC’s to ever grace a microphone. Kingdom of Fear has been inspired by Hunter S Thompson, who is credited as the creator of “Gonzo Journalism” and is famous for works such as “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas”. The album features an un-named MC, along with guest appearances from his YNR label mates, which Jehst describes as “something that nobody has ever done”. You can view the official artwork for Jehst – Kingdom of Fear here, and you can look out for exclusives with Jehst coming soon.
Skyzoo – Theo vs J.J (Dreams vs Reality) | http://bit.ly/PQO4Kn
As Hip-Hop Kings previously announced, Skyzoo will be releasing his upcoming album “A Dream Deferred” on the 2nd October 2012. In the meantime, fans are treated to a brand new 12-track mixtape titled “Theo vs J.J (Dreams vs Reality) with a special offer of downloading four tracks for FREE, and then purchasing the remaining eight tracks for just $4.99. Skyzoo describes the mixtape as a “bridge between “The Great Debater” and “A Dream Deferred” and the mixtape will certainly raise more excitement prior to the release of “A Dream Deferred”. Please use the soundcloud link above to either download or stream Skyzoo – Theo vs J.J. (Dreams vs Reality)
As the Hip-Hop world is aware, it was announced the famous Fat Beats stores in New York and L.A would close their stores in 2010 to move online, and the Brown Bag AllStars have released a brand new video titled “406 (Fat Beats Tribute). Directed by Robert Adam Mayer and co-film and edits by Robert Levy of Civil Productions the video features each Brown Bag AllStar member giving their individual tribute to the landmark Hip-Hop store. Archived footage and pictures are used in the video, for the single which will be featured on the upcoming “Brown Label E.P” which will be dropping September 4th 2012. I can reveal the official artwork and track listing to the Brown Label E.P here, however you can also watch Brown Bag AllStars – 406 (Fat Beats Tribute) on the youtube player below.
1. E Holla Intro (Produced by DeeJay Element)
2. BRWN (Prod. by EP of The Doppelgangaz)
3. Rhett Committed Murder (Prod. by DJ Rhettmatic, Cuts by DeeJay Element)
4. Say It Now feat. Akie Bermiss (Prod. by J57, Cuts by DeeJay Element)
5. 406 (Prod. by The Audible Doctor)
6. BRWN (J57 Remix)
7. Rhett Committed Murder (Audible Doctor Remix)
8. Say It Now (DeeJay Element Remix)
Wu Block – Union Square | http://bit.ly/QEXrhf
If there was anything as big as the Slaughterhouse album this year, we’ve probably found it in the new joint project between Wu-Tang Clan and D-Block titled “Wu Block”. The two legendary Hip-Hop groups have joined forces to release Wu Block in the UK on 8th October 2012, and the likes of Ghostface Killah, Sheek Louch, Method Man, Raekwon The Chef, GZA, Jadakiss, Masta Killah, and Styles P all feature. The first official single “Union Square”, features Ghostface Killah and Sheek Louch and is available to download on the iTunes link above. I have news that the next single will be called “Stick ‘em Up”, featuring Sheek Louch, Ghostface Killah and Jadakiss. You can listen to “Union Square” on the soundcloud player below.
Making his return to Hip-Hop Kings is Insane Macbeth, with his 2012 street single “The Strongest Endz”. Insane Macbeth has teamed up with Poisonous Poets member Reveal, who he’s produced for previously, and the collaboration has seen a great finished product in The Strongest Endz. Insane Macbeth has also released “Can’t, Couldn’t, Could Never” last month along with Karl Hinds, which was the second official street single of the year. I’ve been told to look out for more music as we head towards the end of 2012 (watch this space) however in the meantime you can listen to Insane Macbeth ft Reveal – The Strongest Endz on the soundcloud player below.
Aesop Rock – Skelethon DOWNLOAD
Here is the brand new video from the very prolific and talented Aesop Rock for his single “Cycles to Gehenna”. Video credits go to Ben and Pete Lee, and fans can download the single using the iTunes player listed above. As Hip-Hop Kings fans are aware, Aesop Rock recently released his latest album “Skelethon” which features the track, which is considered a fan favourite from the project. You can watch Aesop Rock – Cycles to Gehenna on the youtube player below.
Slaughterhouse – On The House | http://bit.ly/Stf5U0
It’s not quite the debut album on Shady Records, but Slaughterhouse have released their latest mixtape “On The House (Gangsta Grillz Mixtape) which has been made available as a free download. Every since the announcement of the upcoming album “Welcome to OUR House”, Slaughterhouse have kept fans excited with a number of single releases, including the very recent “Truth or Trutth“, which Royce Da 5’9 went on record saying Joe Budden delivered his best verse ever. Please browse the archives to listen to the other singles, and you can view the artwork and download link for Slaughterhouse – On The House (Gangsta Grillz Mixtape) here.
Category: Free Downloads
Download Jamieson – I Came I Saw Vol.3 | http://ow.ly/bqXkt
Following the release of Jamieson‘s mixtape “I Came I Saw Vol.3” which is the last in its series, we have the brand new video for the single “Devil You Know, Devil You Don’t”. For fans who have downloaded the mixtape (which is available on the iTunes link above), Devil You Know, Devil You Don’t is track three on the nineteen track mixtape which also features guest appearances from Sean Price, Skyzoo, Joell Ortiz and Kinetik. Credits go to MonStar Films for the visuals and Gee Futuristic who produced the track, which you can watch on the youtube player below.