Month: August 2007

Yung Bruh aka Y.B.

Yung Bruh aka Y.B.

Let us introduce Yung Bruh aka "Y.B." from Watts, California (America). He is the little brother of the West Coast Rap legend "Kam". His first release was called "Fly Yung Bruh", and his follow up single is entitled "I See You", which features Mike Anthony and has an easy going laid back vibe all about the attraction of the opposite sex and is currently getting some air play.

J-Treole - Minor Details CD [Demo]

J-Treole – Minor Details CD [Demo]

J-Treole are a quartet from the London area who fuse Jazz and Hip-Hop to create a fresh, live-sounding mix on their debut CD, entitled "Minor Details". Immediate comparisons may initially and inevitably focus upon the influence of Philadelphia act The Roots, who arguably invented the concept of a rapper backed up by a live band - if, that is, one may ignore for a second the influence of earlier pioneers such as Gil Scott-Heron.

Dubbs

Dubbs

Dubbs is a California based MC who has been on the grind for a few years now. Appearing on the The Million Album he has two other albums to his name which are 2 Sides Of A Star and his current release The Live Movement. Check what he had to say to britishhiphop.co.uk...

Hugo Urban Rules Is Back

Hugo Urban Rules Is Back

HUGO URBAN RULES was the biggest music campaign to launch last year- talented, unsigned artists were given the opportunity to work and perform with some of the biggest names in the urban music scene right now. US RnB star Joe, Amy Winehouse, Jameila, Nathan, Sway and DJ Steve Sutherland have all lent their experience and advice to talented hopefuls, in a string of workshops and performances across the UK.

Monkeys 7

Monkeys 7″s on radioreverb.com

The Brighton based radio spectacular that is Monkey's 7 Inches has moved to friday nights at 10pm. Unfortunately the station has had to cut a whole bunch of music shows, but fortunately Mark Hooley is still on all be it with a shorter show. Recently he has featured guests including the wonderful Jim Bushy of Catskills fame...

Mikey Murka - Biography

Mikey Murka – Biography

Mikey Murka first came to the attention of reggae fans worldwide way back in the the early 80's. Having grown up in Jamaica, Mikey moved to London as a teenager & began singing on the legendary Unity Sound. In the height of Reggae's 'digital era' in the 80's Mikey worked the dancehalls with fellow Unity Sound artists such as Kenny Knotts, Errol Bellot, Selah Collins, Richie Davis, Peter Bouncer, Demon Rocker & Flinty Rankin (the Ragga Twins) performing regularly alongside the likes of Coxsone, Saxon & other top sounds of the day.