This is the official Hilltop Hoods show recap of their performance at the Electric Ballroom in London. Performing to a sell-out crowd, Hilltop dropped a number of tracks from the new album “Drinking from the Sun” along with some classics. I was fortunate enough to meet and interview MC’s Suffa and Pressure after the event, for an exclusive interview which will be live in the forthcoming weeks. You can watch the official Hilltop Hoods in London video on the youtube player below.
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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.
A brand new British film titled “Offender” will be in cinemas on August 8th 2012, and features appearances from the likes of English Frank and Mic Righteous amongst others. I recently visited Revolver Studios to speak to English Frank about the upcoming movie, and his role as character Jake. Mic Righteous, G Fresh and Scorcher also play parts alongside the main lead Joe Cole. Look out for the Hip-Hop Kings interview with English Frank coming soon by subscribing to the Hip-Hop Kings Youtube Channel, however you can watch the Offender movie trailer on the link above.
Here’s a new video from Consequence and Pooch Hall, who took to trip to Arizona and sat down with Phoenix Power 98.3’s Bootleg Kev for an exclusive freestyle and interview on the show. The video consists of the freestyle segment, with the interview being released in the forthcoming days. I’ve been told Consequence fans can also expect a big announcement as we proceed through summer, so visit back or check the Hip-Hop Kings Twitter (@HHKDotCom) for the news as soon as it hits. You can watch Consequence – Bootleg Kev Freestyle on the youtube player below.
God Save the King (Proper English Version) Review | http://bit.ly/KeQQK0
This is the exclusive interview with Copywrite ahead of the release of the album “God Save the King (Proper English Version).” Copywrite is fully supported by Hip-Hop Kings, and the new project has seen him work alongside a number of elite UK Hip-Hop artists including Mystro, Genesis Elijah, Braydz, M9, Context and more. Copywrite speaks on his thoughts on UK Hip-Hop and how the original idea for the project happened. Furthermore he speaks on future collaborations and the development since his previous album “Life and Times of Peter Nelson”. Make sure you read the Hip-Hop Kings review of Copywrite‘s “God Save the King (Proper English Version)” above and the album is available on 7th August 2012 (pre-orders start July 10th), however you can watch the Copywrite interview with Hip-Hop Kings on the youtube player below.
Nardene Scott of RWD Magazine have caught up with A$AP Rocky during his time in the UK for a brand new interview. Recorded in the RWD offices, A$AP Rocky talks about his tour diet, and how he’s a vegan and how touring affected his health. He also speaks on his favourite places in Harlem, and the extend of the support he had from Drake. A$AP Rocky then goes on to speak about his thoughts on Hip-Hop and Kendrick Lamar as well. Visit the official RWD Magazine website on the link listed above, however you can watch the RWD Interview with A$AP Rocky on the youtube player below.
During his current visit to the UK, Hip-Hop legend Nas has visited Tim Westwood for a brand new interview as he promotes his upcoming album “Life Is Good”. Nas was very keen to steer away from any difficult questions, and maintained his stance about positivity and unity which is what’s needed for him right now. Westwood played “Daughters” which is one of the singles we’ve heard from the album, and took calls from fans who called in to ask Nas questions. Nas is performing with Gyptian in Manchester tonight, and fans can buy tickets from the link above. You can watch the Tim Westwood interview with Nas on the youtube player below.
Rakim Performance | http://bit.ly/KRoOpI
Shoutout to our friends at the EME (Elite Money Empire) who have shared a brand new Rakim interview which has been hosted by ComplexMag. Rakim speaks about “Who he is a fan of and who he’d like to work with?”, “If he’d work on Dr. Dre’s “Detox” album, “What he thinks about abstract/non-lyrical rappers?” (Waka Flocka/Lil B), and more. Then he performed all his hit songs such as “Paid In Full”, “I Ain’t No Joke”, “Microphone Fiend”, “When IB On Tha Mic”, and more. The link to the live performance is listed above, however you can watch the Rakim Reebok Classics Interview below.
July 2nd 2012 marks the release of Rewd Adams and The Last Skeptik’s album “How Not to Make a Living”, and the upcoming album is now available for pre-order from the link listed above. The twelve track album is priced at £6.99 and is twelve tracks strong, with features from DJ Mr Thing, Mai Khalil, and a UK monster of a track with Stylah, Little Dee, Awate and Ramson Badbonez. Rewd Adams was interviewed previously on Hip-Hop Kings following the release of “Rewd Awakening” which was highly regarded as one of the best releases of 2011. You can also watch the video for the lead single off the project titled “Everything’s OK” on the youtube player below.
J57 Interview with AllHipHop | http://bit.ly/KWJIRQ
New York producer J57 has recently caught up with AllHipHop for a brand new interview following the release of his two EP’s “The Ports” and “2057”. J57 reveals lots of information including inspirations for the EP names, the collaborations and potential future projects/collaborations that J57 has planned. J57 also talks about the videos and the creative process behind making music, and a new Brown Bag AllStars project called “Brown Label: Part 2″ which will be available in July 2012. You can download J57’s “The Ports” and “2057” EP’s from the links listed above, along with reading the full interview with AllHipHop too. Check the video J57 and Koncept – Pulp Fiction below.