Month: June 2007

UK Runnings - The Urban Shop Mixtape CD [Wolftown]

The Urban Shop Sponsor EMC Gig

The Urban Shop are sponsoring the only UK gig of EMC the crew from hip hop legend Masta Ace and featuring Punchline, Wordsworth and Stricklin, there will be a full support line up on the night provided by Crusada with Fyaman, Deadly Hunta and New World Order made up of Lowkey and Logic. The Urban Shop are giving away one pair of tickets to this gig, this venue is OVER 18'S ONLY.

HoodGrown Records Preps Release of First LP

HoodGrown Records Preps Release of First LP

HoodGrown Records CEO Christopher English today announced the official release date of June 19, 2007 for the digital label’s debut LP, Cartel - Prepare For Glory. Originally scheduled for release on June 28, 2007, overwhelming demand from the online music community prompted English to provide the full collection of music that has gained significant popularity behind video singles posted on myspace.com and youtube.com.

Talib Kweli

Talib Kweli

Ever since emerging as a member of Black Star in the late 1990s, Talib Kweli is one of the few artists making commercially viable music that matters. The Brooklyn bred rapper's hard-hitting music has been able to educate and entertain simultaneously. So it is no wonder that at the peak of their fame, both Jay-Z and 50 Cent named Talib Kweli as one of their favourite rappers.

Tim Hoad of King Apparel

Tim Hoad of King Apparel

KING Apparel is in high demand and Britishhiphop.co.uk can understand why. KING Apparel has been at the forefront of UK urban culture and street wear for some time now. Their clothes are synonymous with a kind of effortless style and flair- the guy who wears KING looks good, just ask brand affiliates Wretch 32, Sway, Pyrelli, Plan B, J2K and Breakbeat if you don’t believe me.