Mysdiggi – Mystrogen | DOWNLOAD
The ever-present Mysdiggi and his official DJ LoK will be performing at The Wardrobe in Leeds on Friday 19th October 2012, presented by Bad Manors. Tickets are still available from £6.00 or will be priced at £8.00 on the door, which opens at 22:00 until very late Saturday morning. U.K Hip-Hop fans can expect to see Mysdiggi perform tracks from the recently released “Mystrogen” album (download link above) and will be supported by Manchester-based Mothership who will be making their debut performance in Leeds. You can check out Mothership’s “Emitape” project HERE, however you can also view the official event flyer, and Mysdiggi’s recent SBTV track-by-track feature of Mystrogen below.
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As part of his 2012 U.K and European tour, Immortal Technique has announced that he’ll be performing in Leeds at the University on 1st November 2012. “This Is Hip Hop” are the promoters of the event, and have called upon local artists Defenders of Style as opening acts, as well as DJ Konny Kon who’ll be the DJ for the evening. Immortal Technique has sold out his Manchester show, so fans looking to see him in 2012 are encouraged to buy tickets from the link listed above. You can view the official set of tour dates along with the event poster for the Immortal Technique event in Leeds here.
21.10.12 – Brighton (Concorde 2)
25.10.12 – London (Electric Brixton)
27.10.12 – Birmingham (Drum Theatre)
28.10.12 – Manchester (Academy)
30.10.12 – Glasgow (o2 ABC)
01.11.12 – Leeds (University)
02.11.12 – Belfast (Mandela Hall)
Another video has gone live from the Dont Flop TTTT event in Leeds, and this time it’s an International battle between Ireland based Siyo, and Dont Flop North battler Bowski. Siyo is highly regarded in Ireland and is a regular in the “End of the Week” series, and will be featured in Dublin on April 14th. You can visit the OFFICIAL DONT FLOP YOUTUBE PAGE for other TTTT battles and of course archived battles too. You can watch the brand new video from Dont Flop – Bowski vs Siyo on the youtube player below.
Fresh Jive and Swagstastik Beat Battles present Edan and Mr Lif Live in Leeds on Saturday 28th April. The night will also feature live B-Boy Battles and Live Beat Battles, hosted by Defenders of Style rapper Prys. Doors will open 7pm – 10.30pm and tickets are as cheap as £8.00 in advance. As Hip-Hop Kings readers are aware, we are working alongside Sedgwick Avenue this year, and the official after party will be held there for more drinks and Hip-Hop music. You can view the official Edan and Mr Lif flyer here.
As Hip-Hop Kings continue to sponsor and support UK rap battle league Don’t Flop, here is the first battle from the recent TTTT event in Leeds. Don’t Flop South rapper Pedro steps up against Leeds-based Don’t Flop battler Zen which really set the benchmark for the rest of the event. Please feel free to browse the Hip-Hop Kings archives for previous Don’t Flop battles, and of course the OFFICIAL DONT FLOP YOUTUBE PAGE. You can watch the new Dont Flop – Pedro vs Zen battle on the youtube player below.
Titled a try out match (but far from it), here is the latest Dont Flop video from the TTTT (to the test ten) event in Leeds. Leeds-based Dialect is matched against Wolves based Double L in one of the biggest try out matches I’ve had the pleasure of watching live. I anticipate both artists to participate in further Dont Flop battles in the upcoming months, and look out for the other Dont Flop – TTTT (to the test ten) videos coming in the upcoming days. However you can watch Dont Flop – Dialect vs Double L 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.
For the constant growing West Yorkshire Hip-Hop scene, nobody is more relevant than Defenders of Style, and their latest mixtape “Dirty Sterling” is once again available for free download. Defenders of Style (Jack Danz, Disgust, Prys, Joe snow, DJ Sirplus) have collectively released the project in an effort to showcase their latest music to the nation. The fourteen track mixtape also includes guest features from the likes of Jack Flash, Matter and Lego amongst other local artists. Dirty Sterling is available for free download from the official Defenders of Style bandcamp page (link above), and you can also view the official Defenders of Style logo here. Hip-Hop Kings fans can watch the freestyle and interview with Defenders of Style MC Joe Snow on the video player below.
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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.
To finish 2011 on a high, the Sedgwick Avenue bar in Leeds (Hip-Hop Kings favourite) is hosting the legend that is Jeru Da Damaja on Sunday 11th December. With entry only £4.00 on the door and drinks offers available throughout the evening this is not one to be missed. You can view further details on the official Sedgwick Avenue Facebook Page listed above.