Month: February 2008

The IRS - Biography

The IRS Nominated For Indy Music Awards

You may have not heard about the Indy Music Awards but IRS have been nominated by the Primrose [a lively pub in Leeds that they played at]. There doesn't seem to be that many hip hop artists in the runnings, so if the IRS get the votes in they might get short listed for the errrr.... *cough* 'Urban Music Award'.

T.R.O.N.

T.R.O.N.

T.R.O.N. Is a Southern USA business man / artist who has apparently penned an astounding number of songs. Our reporter Danielle talked to him to find out his business plan and to have him detail what his music means to him. Continue reading to find out more...

Eat Good Records

Eat Good Records

Eat Good Records is a Birmingham, UK based Hip Hop label established 2008. Originally the main vehicle for Sonnyjim, the label is now home to artists including Redbeard, Kosyne, Taharka, Kelakovski, RTKAL, Percy Filth and TLG.

Akon To Headline 1Xtra Live

Akon To Headline 1Xtra Live

1Xtra today announced the launch of the station's first ever flagship event, 1Xtra Live. A massive line-up of artists is confirmed to perform at the free gig, including Akon, Kelly Rowland, Chris Brown and Craig David. The inaugural event takes place at Ricoh Arena in Coventry on Saturday 22nd March.

Dance Currents

East London Dance Presents Blueprint

Following the success of Blueprint 2007… Blueprint returns as part of the Dance Currents 2008 season! East London Dance are proud to present Dance Currents 2008 - an eclectic season of dance celebrating work by local, national and international dance artists. From break-dance to ballet, street dance to salsa Blueprint celebrates young dance makers and performers,making their mark today, changing the dance of tomorrow.

Kray Twinz Release Mr Rap Singer

Kray Twinz Release Mr Rap Singer

Since the release of chart hit ‘What We Do’ featuring our own master of grime Lethal B and US heavyweight Twista, the Kray Twinz have been touring, released club smash ‘Indian Dance’ with Elephant Man and have been tied to their desks producing for US and UK artists including legendary Sting, Truth Hurts, Lee Ryan, Ray-J, Hayes, Ronny Jordan, DMX & Ce’Cile.

Sumo - Audio Bullys, Portsmouth

Sumo – Audio Bullys, Portsmouth

With easily the best and biggest nights in Portsmouth and the South East Sumo return once again in collaboration with drum and bass regulars Breakneck to bring you Audio Bully's live and Hospital Records' Logistics. Sumo is a party night based in Portsmouth but also has ventured to London and Barcelona. We try and change the theme of the party each time.

B-Town

B-Town

B-Town are a trio from Newcastle upon Tyne making major noise in their area! With regular shows booked and a hugely successful debut Mix-tape B-Town are destined to blow up in 2008. Work is already underway on the album and new Mix-tape. Working alongside Def Jam producer Devon, it surely won’t be long before everyone has heard of B-Town!

EMI Owner Hires Bryant K. Oden for A+R Consultancy

EMI Owner Hires Bryant K. Oden for A+R Consultancy

Terra Firma CEO and EMI owner Guy Hands has hired Bryant K. Oden's company B.K.O. Management to consult on EMI's back catalogue. A statement released by Oden he explains, "Guy Hands saw my vision and believed in my ideas. There is a new movement for EMI, either you get with B.K.O. Management or get left behind. I commend Guy for his innovative approach to the new music business and look forward to working with EMI in this new exciting endeavor".