Tag: Hip-Hop Kings
In another exclusive feature for Hip-Hop Kings, we spoke with International Hip-Hop artist Raine Wilder during his U.K tour towards the end of 2011. Raine Wilder is a Ohio-based Hip-Hop artist, who self-funded a tour to play a number of locations in the U.K including London, Sheffield, Hull and Huddersfield. I speak with Raine Wilder about his latest music, his plans for 2012, and of course his views on English girls. Credits go to Matt and Whitey for the filming and editing. You can watch the brand new Raine Wilder freestyle and interview with Hip-Hop Kings on the youtube player below.
Following a live show back in November 2011 for the Fresh Kids Club, Savvy (aka Asaviour) is back in Leeds with a live show at Sedgwick Avenue this Saturday (18th) January 2012. With DJ’s TBreaks and 10Tonn on the 1′s and 2′s, Savvy will be playing to a packed out crowd in one of the cities where he is most followed and loved. Hip-Hop Kings are officially sponsoring the event and is another project as part of our collaboration with Sedgwick Avenue for 2012. You can view the official flyer for Savvy aka Asaviour Live at Sedgwick Avenue above. You can also watch Savvy and Gen Uchiha – Dont Look Down on the youtube player below.
Towards the end of 2011 I was lucky enough to get some interview time with Canadian Hip-Hop artist Classified. After the release of Handshakes and Middle Fingers, I spoke to Classified about his favourite tracks on the album, his label and distribution situation, his live performances and plans for touring the U.K and Europe amongst other things. Classified’s Handshakes and Middle Fingers can be bought using the download link above (please support) and fans may have seen the new video which is featured at the start of this interview with Joe Budden for their collaboration track “Unusual”. You can watch the Hip-Hop Kings interview with Classified on the youtube player below.
Hip-Hop Kings are proud to announce that the iconic Sedgwick Avenue brand will be the companies primary sponsor for 2012. For Hip-Hop fans world-wide, the collaboration will see a number of joint ventures throughout the course of next year, including live events, competitions, exclusive music releases and much more to be announced throughout the early stages of next year.
For the historians amongst others, many will be aware that Sedgwick Avenue is widely regarded as the birthplace of Hip-Hop in New York City. In 2011 the Sedgwick Avenue Hip-Hop bar was opened in Leeds City Centre, and was the host to many memorable nights including Pete Rock, Jeru The Damaja, DJ Vadim, and also hosted the U.K battle event “Don’t Flop”. Sedgwick Avenue was also the location where Hip-Hop Kings hosted the official MF Doom after party towards the end of the year.
Owner of Hip-Hop Kings Ryan Maxwell was quoted the following. “I’m delighted to have secured Sedgwick Avenue bar as our primary sponsor for 2012. Both Tony (co-owner) and myself share the same desire to bring quality Hip-Hop to the masses, and this collaboration will allow us to do this in a number of ways. I’m excited that two respected brands and working together for what I’m sure will be an excellent year for Hip-Hop”.
Hip-Hop Kings will be keeping fans updated with news surrounding projects with Sedgwick Avenue through its regular channels. Fans can check the official website (www.hip-hopkings.com) and of subscribe to the mailing list on the main page.
HHK: Thanks for speaking to us M-Phazes. You’ve worked with some great Hip-Hop artists over the years. What has been your most unique studio moment when recording?
MPhazes: Definitely being in LA working with Amerie, it was my first major placement and the timing was perfect for me to be in LA. We were working at the same studio Nas and Damian Marley were working, Puffy, Michael Bolton, all these huge artists, it was crazy!
On Sunday I linked with the mighty Mystro at Sedgwick Avenue in Leeds for a brand new interview and freestyle. As Hip-Hop Kings readers are aware, we caught up with Mystro about a year ago, and during his return to Leeds for “The Guilty Party” event, we got an exclusive (unheard) freestyle, and spoke about what’s been happening since “Fuck Da Taxman”. Check out a bit of live footage as well, by watching the brand new freestyle and interview with Mystro below.
R.I.P Eyedea (One Year Anniversary) DJ Critical Hype and Hip-Hop Kings Eyedea Tribute Mixtape [Free Download]
Download Link | http://www.mediafire.com/?e8iqndjd9un27d1
Sunday 16th October 2011 marks the one year anniversary of the death of underground Hip-Hop artist Eyedea. Exactly one year ago today the Hip-Hop world was left shocked and devastated with the untimely death of the Rhymesayers Entertainment artist, and Hip-Hop Kings celebrated the life of Micheal “Eyedea” Larsen with a DJ Critical Hype co-signed mixtape which was given away as a free download. Today I have re-uploaded the mixtape with the view to share Eyedea’s music to the world, which I hope is a fantastic tribute to his life and music career. If you’re a fan of Eyedea, DJ Abilities or Rhymesayers please share this with as many people as possible, and you can view the artwork and download link for DJ Critical Hype and Hip-Hop Kings Present the Eyedea Tribute Mixtape here.
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During the recent Don’t Flop battle in London, our Hip-Hop Kings cameraman (@NomadicSporadic) caught up with MOBO winner Soweto Kinch. When asked about new music, Soweto Kinch revealed to fans they can download his new album “The New Emancipation” (download link above) to support his movement, along with an upcoming tour. Lastly Soweto Kinch speaks about the fusion between Jazz and Hip-Hop, and how his new album reflects the new sound. You can watch the Soweto Kinch freestyle and interview with Hip-Hop Kings on the video player below.
Following the massive success of the U.K rap battle league Don’t Flop, Sedgwick Avenue will be the host of the first Don’t Flop event in Leeds. Main battles including Matter vs Pamflit and Lunar C vs Micky Worthless amongst a list of try out battles, plus Hip-Hop Kings will be hosting the after party up until 22:00 Tickets are £3.00 on the door however the Hip-Hop Kings after party is free. You can view the official flyer to the Don’t Flop Leeds event above, and you can also view the Lunar C exclusive freestyle and interview on the video player below.
Big J and DJ Logikal – Fuck This Mixtape | http://bit.ly/pPcOQR
Here is Ohio Hip-Hop artist Big J speaking with Hip-Hop Kings following the release of his free mixtape “Black Van Music”. Inspired from Jake One’s “White Van Music, Big J discusses his favourite tracks on the album, the guest producers and artists, and who he’d like to collaborate with in the future. Big J is currently working on his forthcoming project which will be fully supported by Hip-Hop Kings. Big J has also recently released a free collaborative mixtape with DJ Logikal titled “Fuck This Mixtape” which you can download from the link above. You can watch the Big J Interview with Hip-Hop Kings on the video player below.