Download |MA Doom – Son of Yvonne
At the end of the eMC UK tour, Masta Ace, Striclin, Wordsworth and Marco Polo sat with Hip-Hop Kings for a live interview infront of a sell-out Sedgwick Avenue. eMC answered questions about their debut album “The Show” with their personal favourite tracks, and plans to record together again as a group. Masta Ace played the world exclusive of the forthcoming MA Doom (MF Doom / Masta Ace) album Son of Yvonne. You can watch the Hip-Hop Kings interview with Masta Ace and eMC on the youtube player below.
DJ esSDee | RIP MCA Set | http://bit.ly/KMwBEG
Following the tragic passing of Beastie Boys member MCA, Hip-Hop Kings owner Ryan Maxwell and DJ esSDee pay tribute at Sedgwick Avenue Bar in Leeds, filmed and edited by Paul Cockcroft. In a conversation surrounding his influence on their professional careers and personal life, both Ryan Maxwell and DJ esSDee speak of their favourite tracks and albums from the Beastie Boys, and their fondest memories of the group. Hip-Hop Kings recently posted a DJ esSDee set via vimeo which received a great response, and can be viewed on the link listed above. You can watch Hip-Hop Kings and DJ esSDee Tribute to MCA (Beastie Boys) on the youtube player below.
The latest Hip-Hop Kings exclusive saw myself and Creation (@CreationBeats) meet with U.K Hip-Hop legends Rhyme Asylum for a brand new freestyle and interview. Rhyme Asylum had just finished their set at the last ever Beats and Pieces held in Huddersfield, and I was quick to ask about the new music that fans can be expecting in 2012. Rhyme Asylum also discuss their personal favourite tracks from albums “State of Lunacy” and “Solitary Confinement” and what they’ve been doing since the last release in 2012. You can view more great interviews and freestyles on the official Hip-Hop Kings YouTube page, however you can watch the Rhyme Asylum Freestyle and Interview with Hip-Hop Kings below.
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.
Download Jack Flash and Wizard – Progression | http://bit.ly/zEV9xf
Jack Flash Interview with Hip-Hop Kings | http://bit.ly/wgQ4E2
Following the release of Jack Flash and Wizard’s album “Progression”, a brand new video has been uploaded on the official Jack Flash YouTube page for the intro track to the album. Credits go to Ash Pears for AshTV for the video, and of course WIzard has handled production which is consistent throughout the whole album. A number of videos have been posted of Jack Flash on Hip-Hop Kings, and we also interviewed Jack Flash outside of Sedgwick Avenue to discuss the album (link above). Fans can also download Jack Flash’s “Progression” album (link above) however you can watch Jack Flash – Progression Intro on the youtube player below.
Chief Wigz and Sonar Cousin Interview | http://bit.ly/GEsTcG
Before Chief Wigz releases his upcoming album “The Cat Came Back” on April 2nd 2012, we’ve got another video for the Sonar Cousin-produced “Countdown”. We’ve seen a number of videos released from Chief Wigz prior to the album release, and credits go to Paul Cockcroft responsible for filming and editing them. Hip-Hop Kings recently interviewed Chief Wigz and Sonar Cousin at Sedgwick Avenue in Leeds, and spoke about the upcoming album and lots more (check the link above). You can watch Chief Wigz – Countdown (prod Sonar Cousin) on the youtube player below.
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I spoke with Leeds-based MC Chief Wigz and producer Sonar Cousin in this brand new interview exclusive to Hip-Hop Kings. After we marked a brand new affiliation with Sedgwick Avenue bar, with the Hip-Hop Kings logo gratified onto one of the high walls, we caught up with Chief Wigz and Sonar Cousin ahead of their album “The Cat Came Back” which will be available to fans on April 2nd 2012. Chief Wigz and Sonar Cousin discuss how the collaboration happened, what fans can expect to hear from the album, and what else is planned before the release. Furthermore we have an acapella from Chief Wigz with Sonar Cousin on the keyboard at the end of the interview. You can watch the new Chief Wigz and Sonar Cousin interview with Hip-Hop Kings on the youtube player below.
During my recent trip to London I finally had the opportunity to interview DJ/rapper/battler Firts aka Mr 13 in a brand new and exclusive feature for Hip-Hop Kings. Many of the readers will be aware of the mixtape “Firts Featuring” alongside a number of other projects and stand alone tracks. Furthermore Firts is a regular battler in the uk rap battle league Don’t Flop, and in the interview we discuss his battle with Leeds based MC Joe Snow. Check out the interview and freestyle with Firts (aka Mr 13) on the youtube player below.
After releasing the hit single “It’s On Me”, Chicago Hip-Hop artist Precise has spoken exclusively to Hip-Hop Kings in a brand new interview. We speak with Precise about the single, his earlier moves in his music career, and of course his plans for the rest of the year. Precise also speaks about the Chicago Hip-Hop scene and who his major influences are which include Common and Capadonna (who he’s also worked with). Look out for more Precise music coming as we lead through 2012, however you can watch the new interview with Chicago Hip-Hop artist Precise on the youtube player below.