Month: November 2006



Originally hailing from Leeds, Braintax founded Lowlife Records in 1992 and is now based in London. His label roster includes some of the biggest names in British hip-hop such as Jehst, Skinnyman, Task Force, Mystro, Micall Parkinsun, Asaviour, Verb-T and Kashmere, plus new talent in the form of Dubbledge. He also co-runs Riddim Killa with the legendary Rodney P and is an MC and producer in his own right.

Black Grass – Biography

Mex is a bona fide vinyl junkie - the kind of junkie that doesn't want help. He's happiest when he's at one with his drug of choice. In the mid-nineties he fed his addiction by working in record shops, DJing hip hop and funk breaks at seminal Brighton night Knowledge Of Self, warming up for the likes of OC, Jurassic 5 and Big L.


New Carpetface Single

If you're looking for a more purely audible beatbox fix, keep an eye out for Carpetface's new seven inch which should be out soon, around early November. It's a double A-side, Spread it Around / Realeyesation, and is sweet as! Don't take our word for it though; check out the tracks yourself on the bearded one's MySpace.


CashFlow Teams Up With Usher

Harlem is the place of fly and flashy, and Cashflow aka The Prince Of Harlem, a 17 year old rapper embodies that all day. He carries himself with a Harlem swagger and delivers some fresh flows. It is true because as he says he is bringing back some of the hot flows that made rappers in the 80's & early 90’s so dope. Press have been calling this kid "Young fly , flashy & Fresh".

The Talented Mr Convenience CD [FYP / SoulGood]

Mr Convenience

This man is Mr Convenience. He was born in 1987, and grew up in Penzance, Cornwall. He soon followed in the footsteps of his older brother, MC Azreal, and began rapping at the age of fourteen, and progressed to playing at local night spots with the live Band; Carpe Diem. After the band split, along with MC Lexis and DJs Teretz, Pastyfari and Louis Jamaz together they formed the Beatechs.

Marvin the Martian

Marvin the Martian

Paving the way for what is being called Grindie (Grime meets Indie), Marvin the Martian stands at the fore front of modern alternative music. Similarly to acts like the Streets, Bloc Party, Sway, Dizzee Rascal and Lethal B, Marvin the Martian’s genre bending, unconformist approach to his music is refreshing and incredibly clever, as he is able to appease all sections of his diverse fan base. Marvin’s uncompromising lyrics and gripping stories of authentic events in his life make his music all the more appealing.