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The promotion for eLZhi’s “G.L.O.W” album is now in full effect, as around 10 minutes ago we were sent another snippet for the track “The Recap”. Throughout November and early December, eLZhi and the team have announced they have reached the $25k goal via Kickstarter to fund the forthcoming album “G.L.O.W” and “The Recap” is a 1:49 preview from the track which will feature on the album. Make sure you browse the HHKMag archives for the previous eLZhi leaks. However, you can listen to eLZhi – The Recap on the YouTube player below.
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The news that eLZhi’s Kickstarter campaign reached its $25,000 goal was circulated a few days ago, and to reward fans we have a track from the album titled “Can’t Lose”. eLZhi’s album G.L.O.W is one of many music projects which have received Kickstarter funding, and fans were rewarded with multiple gifts and exclusives depending on the amount they pledged. Fans can still continue to pledge towards the eLZhi – G.L.O.W Kickstarter campaign by clicking on the link listed above. You can listen to eLZhi – Cant Lose on the audio player below.
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As HHKMag previously announced, eLZhi has started a Kickstarter campaign for fans to be involved with the release of his upcoming album G.L.O.W. eLZhi has publicly released a snippet for one of the tracks “Pressure” from the album to remind fans why they should back the campaign and be incredibly excited for the record. eLZhi received enormous praise for his ELmatic project which is a tribute to Nas’ “Illmatic” and received critical acclaim from critiques and fans. Fans can continue to back eLZhi’s Kickstarter campaign using the link listed above. However, you can listen to the eLZhi preview of “Pressure” on the audio player below.
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Following the release of the critically-acclaimed dedication CD “ELmatic”, eLZhi has finally announced the details for his next solo album “G.L.O.W”. The album however will be funded through Kickstarter, a project where fans can invest a varied amount of money to claim different rewards for backing the project. In the promotional video (below) eLZhi confirms he’s turned down album deals as he’s not prepared to scarfice the integrity and creative control of his music – something eLZhi fans will be delighted to hear. Fans can receive anything from the artwork early ($1) to paying $10,000+ for exclusive album shoutout’s and special parties thrown by eLZhi. You can view the kickstarter project above, however you can view the eLZhi – G.L.O.W promotional video below.
Elzhi in London 2011 | http://bit.ly/tihneY
We had the pleasure of being the official film crew for Elzhi‘s London show @ Cargo this year for the “Doctors Orders” night, and much like last year (link above) the Hip-Hop Kings team have done a great job in the official show recap. Elzhi performed to a sell-out crowd at Cargo in London, and dropped old and new material including the popular single “Blue Widow” which is the song featured in the video, and the first official leak from his upcoming project “The Weather Report”. Look out for plenty of more promotional material ahead of Elzhi’s “The Weather Report” album, including a Hip-Hop Kings exclusive. Thanks to Alex Martinez, and Creation for the filming and editing, and The Doctors Orders for a sick event. You can watch Elzhi @ Cargo in London on the youtube player below.
Elzhi In London Tickets | http://bit.ly/N716Bu
Here is the official video for Elzhi’s latest single “Blue Widow” which continues the promotion leading up to his next release “The Weather Report”. Directed by Donavan Glover for Production Company Shot Selection Films (Shot-Selection.com), Elzhi reminds fans exactly why “The Weather Report” is one of the most anticipated projects of 2013, and will follow in the footsteps of “ELmatic”. Elzhi will be in London (Cargo, Shoreditch) on Wednesday 15th August 2012, and look out for the Hip-Hop Kings team who will be filming the event. You can watch Elzhi – Blue Widow on the youtube player below.
Union ft Elzhi and Audible Doctor – Wings | http://bit.ly/M1zz7p
This is the latest remix from the Audible Doctor who has taken the original track “Wings” from Union which Elzhi and put his own unique spin on the record. Audible Doctor is part of the Brown Bag AllStars, and has been featured on Hip-Hop Kings a number of times, famously for his remix on Blacastan’s “Blac Magic” track which was noted as one of the best remixes in recent times. Credits go to Fat Beats Records for making the collaboration happen, and fans can download the track for FREE using the download link above.
Download | http://hu.lk/6dv7x9m9qr5s
Hip-Hop Kings fans will be aware that Elzhi is just about to start a worldtour which will include a UK date in London in August, and to get us even more excited, we have a new track from Elzhi titled “Blue Widow”. Furthermore, Elzhi has confirmed that “The Weather Report” will be the title of his new album (we are still awaiting release date confirmation) and track listing, however Hip-Hop Kings will be promoting all the campaign leading up to the release. You can download Elzhi – Blue Widow from the link listed above, and you can also watch the Elzhi Interview with Hip-Hop Kings below.
Following the release of Elzhi‘s “ELmatic” which was regarded as one of the best tribute projects to a classic album ever, the former Slum Village lyricist returns this summer with a brand new worldwide tour, and news about a forthcoming solo album which will be released this autumn. Elzhi released ELmatic as the sophomore to his debut “The Preface” (2008), which was the catalyst for a UK and European Tour towards the end of 2011. Elzhi hasn’t released the name of the new album, but promises an autumn release date, and Hip-Hop Kings will be posting the updates and news as soon as it becomes available. You can view a full list of tour dates on the link listed above, however you can view the official Elzhi Worldwide Tour poster above, and the Hip-Hop Kings interview with Elzhi below..
Elzhi Interview with Hip-Hop Kings | http://bit.ly/sRzBhI
Following the release of Elzhi‘s critically acclaimed “ELmatic” the former SlumVillage rapper has released the music video to the single “Memory Lane”. Anticipated to reach similar heights to the video for “It Ain’t Hard to Tell”, Elzhi once again visually and audiably displays why he is considered one of the best lyricists, and why ELmatic was credited as one of the top projects of recent times. Credits to go Gerard Victor and Jae Barber for directing and editing the video, and fans can watch the exclusive Elzhi interview with Hip-Hop Kings on the link listed above. You can also watch Elzhi – Memory Lane on the video player below.