Irelands very own Nu-Centz drops a new song with a familiar sample proving yet again his song writing capabilities.
Look out for his next single featuring Lupe Fiasco and check Nuie's back catalogue here and check out this web video,Win or Lose from the recent DFI mixtape.
Wednesday, 29 June 2011
Tuesday, 28 June 2011
Damn i was literally sent this 20 minutes ago, really enjoying everything about this release, and it's free so some dope hip hop for free, im seeing big things with this SERIOUSLY DOPE
Monday, 20 June 2011
My man Johnny Mutante from Germany has had the idea of putting together a mixtape featuring 1 artist from each country in the world.
It does seem a bit of a long shot to make this but "you don't ask you don't get".
Just send your track that you wanna feature to firstname.lastname@example.org
he's looking for artists from Scotland, England, Ireland, and Wales here so if you wanna be on this mail him right now.
Holy shit is all i can really, was passed this from a friend of mine and have fallen in love with it, had it on for the past 3 hours.
Truly epic project here.
CEEZLIN - LIVIN' IN THE DARK
TAKEN FROM 'CEEZLIN SEASON VOLUME 1 MIXTAPE' PRODUCED BY RUFF SNIPPITS
DIRECTED BY NATHANIEL RODRIGUEZ
Sunday, 19 June 2011
Sleaze and Sonnyjim drop another video from their collaborative ep,Work in Mnemonics.
The video was edited and directed by Redbeard.
Produced by the mighty Beat Butcha.
Buy the ep here
Saturday, 18 June 2011
Freedom Of Press let go of the first song since their "Yet To Verify" ep last year.
Featuring MAB, Oshea,Ramson Badbonez,Blammer and Tenchoo,with Jabba tha Kut on turntable duties.
Produced by Henrytha8th from Freedom Of Press,look out for the "Verified" ep dropping soon on First Son Records
This partnership is immense the raw heart burning production from Jolly to the truthfully untouchable flow flow and delivery from D, makes this a must for any fan of music.
Truly enjoyed this offering and i hope to hear more from this partnership.
Bigups to you boys
Friday, 17 June 2011
One of Irelands best known hip hop artists and battlers, Nugget takes on Dotzy in what most be the first of its kind,battling a cartoon!
Subscribe to the DFI channel here
Have a listen here
00:32 The Highs and The Lows - Nameless Faces
04:40 Pay Day - 2 Planets
09:59 Sinista & Stark Note Talking
16:30 2003 - Tenchoo
20:40 Musical Masochist - Tenchoo
24:24 Sinista & Stark Note Talking
26:53 Battle Cry UK - Genesis Elijah
31:52 The Silkmaker - Gunshot
36:16 Sinista & Stark Note Talking
39:12 For Ya Dome Piece - Dilligance Ft Reds
43:31 Levels Of Fresh - Black Grass ft Koaste
49:17 Sinista & Stark Note Talking
51:23 UK Flash Back - Jabba Tha Kut ft Oliver Twist
54:38 Sinista & Stark Note Talking
57:00 The Wall - Pete Bush ft Scizzahz
NEW BANGER BY S.KALIBRE FEATURING SOME OF THE UK'S FINEST... KASHMERE, D GRITTY, SONNY JIM & GENESIS ELIJAH! Production by Slap Up Mill
Available on iTunes soon with remixes by Soul Theory, Krate Krusaders & Charlie Phillips!
Wednesday, 15 June 2011
Here are a couple of remixes from Kashmere's Galaktus album from last year. The Chakra Sounds cohorts, Evil Ed & Hey Zeus, bring remixes of Out For The Cash and standout track The Corporation. These 2 tracks are going to be featured on a limited edition of 200 45s, which drops in July. Apparently a full remix of the Galaktus album will follow in autumn. I'm not really sure I've ever seen the point of remix albums, but these two tracks are actually pretty good, so you never know...
Chris Leese of Innit Records just uploaded this funny video as a trailer to his upcoming album Everybody Hates Chris. Look out for the giant chicken!...Having been impressed by the few bits Ive heard from Chris Leese and seeing this curious trailer Im looking forward to hearing what the album has to offer it will be available soon...
Tuesday, 14 June 2011
San Francisco production duo Blue Sky Black Death realesed their 3rd LP NOIR in april this year. Violet is a free NOIR remix project they've put together screwing the album down to a lower pace providing a new spin on the more upbeat original. BSBD craft cinematic soundscapes and add some dope drums to keep the listener guessing and interested. D/L Violet for free from the above link. Shouts to Kevin Nottingham who primiered the album last week.
"Hip-Hop is over here, catch a glimpse"
After waiting years for a follow up to Spaz The World, Cappo has waited only a year after the release of Genghis to drop The Fallout, this time bringing Styly Cee along for the ride. If you have heard either Genghis, or this pair's H-Bomb EP, you will know what to expect here. No guests, and absolutely no compromise. Cappo assaulting the boom-bap with rapid-fire, almost stream of consciousness lyricism, in that unmistakable Nottingham accent. It's also worth noting that this is the 50th release for veteran label, Son Records. In the UK scene, this is significant longevity.
Possessing so strong a formula proves to be both a gift and curse on The Fallout. When everything gells together though, the results can't be argued with. This is definitively the case on opening track Throwdown, where Styly's hectic drum patterns provide the perfect backdrop for Cappo to lay down what the press release describes as "weapons grade" lyricism. In fact, the drums are something of a feature of this LP, with both Styly and his father popping up to provide live drums on a couple of the tracks, keeping the energy levels high in the process.
It is therefore very noticeable when the standard of production dips, as it does on 'Yo Ass', where the very sparse drums seem to attempt to recapture a mid-80s sound. This track isn't helped by a rather irritating scratched chorus either. When this is immediately followed by another disappointing effort in 'Regenerate', which features a beat already heard on Genghis, the drawback of Capps and Styly's formula becomes apparent. When not firing on all cylinders, the combination of minimalist beats and the lack of variety in Capp's delivery and cadence can come up with tracks that are somewhat bland musically. Especially when you take into consideration the fact that the subject matter rarely deviates from coming up with (admittedly usually fairly creative) ways of describing how far ahead of the comp you are.
It doesn't take the LP much time to get back on track though. The previously mentioned live drums raise the temperature on 'Music Makers Revenge' and 'Market Square' (titled in homage to the centrepoint of Nottingham's city centre), and Styly successfully brings a more electronic sound than might have been expected from him on 'Crunch Time' and 'Thought Apache'. I would also recommend that you search the bandcamp page for the free 4 Minute Warning EP, that dropped as a warm up for this LP. The 2 tracks featured would have been very welcome inclusions here, particularly the soulful vocal sample of The Drifter, which would have provided a welcome change of pace somewhere in the middle of this album, and it's a shame that it didn't make the cut.
Overall, The Fallout delivers what is expected of it. Some gimmick-free music to snap your neck to, from a veteran 1 MC/1 producer team. I would only temper that by saying that Genghis covered very similar ground, and in my opinion is the stronger album of the two.
Sunday, 12 June 2011
With a somewhat more lowkey release than planned, here is a new full length project from Lee Scott & Monster Under The Bed, aka The Mcabre Brothers. Apparently this was meant to see a full physical release, but due to 'unforseen bullshit', Gonzo Lyricism is dropped on the masses in digi form only. Not too many surprises onboard here, deep baselines, minor piano keys, staccato flows and 'gonzo' lyricism with mainly narcotic subject matter...
Saturday, 11 June 2011
Blamz and Rowdya continue their weekly saturday cyphers,this time featuring YTV of Freedom Of Press.
Check all the previous installments here
And be on the look out for the Freedom Of Press e.p. Verified,dropping soon and then projects from Blamz and Rowdya.
Most 'Urban' videos set in a club environment these days incorporate 'Bling Culture' with hired models, champagne flowing and a general sense of falseness that is frankly fooling no one. For 'Dead Set Gemini' the video 'Get Wrecked' documents a night out on the town Cinéma vérité style, or in their case consuming lots of alcohol and turned up at a club with a camera and proceeding to consume lots more alcohol, this is the result...
'Get Wrecked' is taken from the free EP 'Music For Spaceships' produced by Show N Prove. The EP version of the track also features a guest verse from Big Dada artist 'Bang On!' who wasn't available for the video as he was in Ibiza getting wrecked.
Download 'Music For Spaceships' for free at http://www.deadsetgemini.com
Thursday, 9 June 2011
"Beat the World, written and directed by Robert Adetuyi (Stomp the Yard), is an engaging drama about top international dance crews coming from around the world to Detroit to compete in the International Hip Hop Dance Competition."
This is incredibly dope and expect high quality proffesional sounds and a bit of an experimental side of the vagabonds In Space.
You can download this directly Here or Stream below.
DJ Scuba Steve
While your here
Track taken from upcoming MCFR & Mudfam Regime 10 track LP Release.
Madhat & Jimmy Snookz - City2City LP
Maffiella & Queen Ice Cream
More Info on this release is available Here
Wednesday, 8 June 2011
Beit Nun's got the heavies in on Words; cuts by Jabba the Kut, beat by Wizard and verses from Ramson Badbonez and Sonny Jim. The song bangs from beggining to end. Innit Records, who released this video, have a free D/L from there bandcamp page, cop it for more from RedEye, Dan Bull, 777 and many more.
Yungun is back! Well, in 'feat. Yungun' form anyway... European production duo the prosoulytes hook up a funky, jazzy, piano-driven number, and YG laces it in his usual smooth style. Essa has been AWOL for far too long now, a new project from him is much needed!
Tuesday, 7 June 2011
Vakill's Armor of God is out early next month I Came 4 U is straight off the LP. Vakill attacks the haunting keys and banging drums with aggressive and intricate bars. Sense Hernandez' grim narrative visuals keep you locked in Vakills intense rhymes and Paniks dark atmosphere. Molemen have a great site [HERE] with loads of new music,videos and news from Molemen and the artists on their label.
DJ Mentat drops some heat on Syaman's My Pen. With a new take on a tried and tested 'ode to my pen/pad' concept Syaman boosts his reputation as a skilled and experianced rhymer. Hes currently producing and rhyming with E&J and Efstar under the group name Freekings. Rep Dat did the visuals and provided a good backdrop for Syamans concept and rhymes to shine.
Saturday, 4 June 2011
Thursday, 2 June 2011
Yes folks finally we got the start of the video uploads on the go.
Also check the video for info on how to win a free Scotstyle T-Shirt.
DJ Scuba Steve
I haven't actually listened to this yet (I will tomorrow) but thought I might as well put it up anyway. Look at the line-up, it's hardly going to be bad!... I also didn't realise that this was going to be a freebie, which considering that it has tracks from the cream of two of the UK's hottest labels makes this an absolute steal.
New Masta Ace! Had to post this the second I checked it. Very dope it is of course. Don't know if this is off a new Ace album, a new EMC project (it features Wordsworth) or something from Marco Polo who produced it... but none of that matters, the track is great.
Wednesday, 1 June 2011
The Vaccination will be released on Ill Roc Records.
Vast Aires 3rd studio album Ox 2010 : A Street Odyssey was released this week. Thors Hammer features Raekwon and Vordul Mega and was produced by P.O.V, one of 9 different producers on Ox 2010 making for a more varied long player. Vasts content can be confusing at times but he knows how to flow over almost anything and has a good ear for a beats and guests, on this album hes called on Cappadonna, Double A.B, Guilty Simpson and more.