Making his solo debut on Hip-Hop Kings is Kings of the City rapper Kayo Ken, and we have the new promo video for the single “Ye of Little Faith”. The track will be featured on the forthcoming NMNL mixtape which will be available to fans later in the year. Kayo Ken has used the Stay Schemin beat for the new track which he describes as one of the hottest of the year, and Kayo Ken is given an opportunity to lyrically impress his fans. Check out Kayo Ken on Hip-Hop Kings as part of Kings of the City with the music and videos that are archived in the blog pages. You can watch the brand new promo video from Kayo Ken – Ye of Little Faith (Stay Schemin Remix) on the video player below.
“The Grind” Download Link | http://www.mediafire.com/?6cvqfdp5mbcc06i
Making their debut on Hip-Hop Kings is New Orleans-based Hip-Hop duo Harn SOLO and Lyriqs Da Lyraciss with their new video for the single “The Grind”. Credits go to Ben Simmons who has directed the video, which is the title track from their latest collaboration album (link above). Both MC’s have a wide range of credentials including solo projects and live performances with the likes of Raekwon, Mickey Factz and Mac Miller amongst others. You can follow SOLO and Lyriqs on Twitter (@HarnSolo) (@UnderDogCentral) and view the official artwork to “The Grind” above. You can also watch the brand new video for SOLO and Lyriqs – The Grind on the youtube player below.
The infamous Jedi Mind Tricks are soon to be blessing the stage in London and Manchester as part of their Violence Begets Violence tour. In London, Jedi Mind Tricks will be supported by Caxton Press and Rhyme Asylum in London on Tuesday 14th February, and DJ’s 279 and DJ Snuff and will be hosted by Mystro. On Wednesday 15th in Manchester, This Is Hip Hop and Don’t Flop present Jedi Mind Tricks, with an event that will be opened by an eight-man freestyle battle tournament. Look out for some familiar names on the night. Tickets for the respective shows can be bought using the links listed at the top of the page, and fans can also expect a Jedi Mind Tricks / Hip-Hop Kings interview in the very near future. You can also watch Jedi Mind Tricks – Design in Malice on the video player below.
One of the best Hip-Hop albums of 2011 was Evidence’s “Cats and Dogs”. Released through Rhymesayers Entertainment, the album was commercially Evidence’s best to date, and the hype surrounding the release was typical of an RSE project. Evidence has now released the video for the single “Falling Down” which has been featured on the biggest of Hip-Hop blogs and websites in the last couple of days. Evidence called upon Todd Angkasuwan for the video (directors credits) and also look out for Babu who makes an appearance in the video. Fans can download Evidence’s “Cats and Dogs” from the link listed above, however you can watch Evidence – Falling Down on the video player below.
Most Hip-Hop fans will know Kinetik from the U.K Hip-Hop duo “Grand Central”, however as I announced last year, Kinetik and Mr Drastick decided to work on their solo projects. This is the first video from Kinetik for his single “Memory Lane”, which is a great tribute to Kinetik’s favourite music and hobbies growing up as a child. As Kinetik appeals to the slightly older generation on this track, younger Hip-Hop heads can still appreciate the content and style of Kinetik. You can watch the official to Kinetik – Memory Lane on the video player below.
Making his debut on Hip-Hop Kings is Calez with the video for his single “Intermission”. Calez has been credited with directing and editing the video himself, with the track being produced by Flosstradamus. Fans have immediately taken shine to the song, which is the first release from Calez’s forthcoming solo-debut “Kid With Raps” which will be available on 6th February 2012 via Ruby Hornet and 2 Dope Boyz. Watch out for plenty of new music and promotion in the near future from Calez, however you can listen to Calez – Intermission on the video player below.
Towards the end of 2011, Bobby Creekwater announced that he and Stat Quo were forming FUPM (Fuck You Pay Me) and the first installment of music since the turn of the year is the new video for the single “Alright Alright”. Bobby Creekwater is a heavily supported artist on Hip-Hop Kings, and the buzz of FUPM began last year and aims to continue throughout the course of 2012. The new video for “Alright Alright” also stars the very popular Kendrick Lamar, and credits go to Daniel Czernilofsky for directing the video. You can watch the brand new video from Bobby Creekwater and Stat Quo – Alright Alright on the video player below.
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Blacastan was first brought to the attention of Hip-Hop Kings readers last year with a remix done by The Audible Doctor for his single “Blac Magic”. I now have the first leak from his forthcoming album “The Master Builder Part II” which features Emilio Lopez, OuterSpacec and V-Zilla for the track “Sand Storms”. The new album will be dropping on the 13th March 2012, and the two disc project will feature plenty of bonus cuts and remixes, and names being confirmed also include Celph Titled, OuterSpace, Mr Green and Reef The Lost Cauze. You can view Blacastan – Master Builder Part 2 promo below.
As Canadian Hip-Hop artist released his latest album “Handshakes and Middle Fingers” in the second half of 2010, the Joe Budden featured track “Unusual” was highlighted as one of the fans’ favourites from the album. I’m now happy to share the official video with Classified and Joe Budden displaying exactly why they are so highly regarded in the Hip-Hop world. Classified has also released a new mixtape (available from Hip-Hop Kings tomorrow) and I will be sharing the exclusive interview in the next few days that we conducted towards the end of 2012. You can watch the brand new video for Classified ft Joe Budden – Unusual on the video player below.