Taken from Delicious Heat – out now as a free download from enlish.bandcamp.com
Kareem Denis was 17 when he first silenced us in 2003 on the airwaves from Radio 1. At that moment as he laced those few bars with Doc Brown we were introduced to the formidable talent known as Lowkey. Since then he’s blessed us with a string of goodness ‘Key to the Game’ vol 1, 2, and 3 ,the last of which had the heartfelt ‘Bars for my Brother’, and his work as part of the rhyming heavyweights Poisonous Poets
Scotland’s been getting a hard rap in the rest of Britain lately. What with the looming independence debate and everyone from Obama to Billy Connelly to rubber-faced cunt-sponge Nigel Farrage wading in and giving their two cents, there’s been a lot of anti-Scottish sentiment floating around. If Scotland does succeed in divorcing itself from its southern neighbour, Britain won’t be able to lay claim to one of the most profound and brilliant hip-hop albums of this decade.
22 year-old 808Charmer released his truly eclectic EP; AlphaStateArcade today. The 15 minute well-thought-out project showcases the young Londoner’s unrivaled creative flair. Making a name for himself as one half of the equally progressive 808INK duo
Cyclonious got tagged in by Big Cakes – see who gets tagged in next
Boom Bap Festival is the biggest Hip Hop event in the UK, make sure you take advantage of this ticket offer!
Big Cakes got tagged in by Mike K-llejero – see who gets tagged in next
Two figures who have mastered their crafts tighter than most, Si Phili of the illustriously celebrated Phi-Life Cypher joins forces with The Jump Off rap battle slayer Dom Dotz to form Phili N Dotz, making a solid impact with their latest release – Phil N The Dotz.
Mike K-llejero got tagged in by Ruthless – see who gets tagged in next
In the lead up to the release of his his debut album ‘The Highest Order’ South Londoner Confucius has invited a few well known friends to help kick things off at Kool kids abode Birthdays in Dalston on Wed 28th May.
We caught up with Chiu for some exclusive bars – with Jimmy Logic on the Guitar.
Taking a step up from their humble roots in Brixton Jamm and Plan B, the pioneering UK Hip Hop collective will be celebrating their fourth year of existence at the famous Brixton Electric in the same unapologetically confident and truly original manner that we have come to expect from High Focus Records.