Month: August 2008

Blak Twang - Speaking From Xperience LP [Abstract Urban]

Blak Twang – Speaking From Xperience LP [Abstract Urban]

Twang’s back again (‘…Although I never left, I’m takin’ my seat back / Back with a spring in my step, back in my element…’) with his fourth album release, fifth if you count the never-released-due-to-label-problems, promo only ‘Dettwork SouthEast’. ‘Speaking From Xperience’ is an aptly named volume of work, and a hefty tome at that. Frankly, I recoil at the thought of reviewing an album with 18 tracks proper (24 counting skits). How can I possibly listen to that much music and assess it all at once? ‘Tis pretty hard, but I’ve started now haven’t I?

Nu Brand Flexxx

Nu Brand Flexxx

Nu Brand Flexxx have a very unique sound and a look to match. You can spot their unusual dress sense a mile off. NBF style is like no other, the dress sense; retro, colourful and funky. Nu Brand Flexxx are notorious for their energy which can be seen in all their videos and shows.

Baby J

Baby J

Seasoned UK producer Baby J took time out of his busy, pre album launch schedule to answer a few questions for Britishhiphop.co.uk / Certified Banger with questions put by Aidan Severs. Read on to find out what Baby J had to say about his latest LP amongst other things...

Black Thought Video Interview

Black Thought Video Interview

Tariq Luqmaan Trotter, better known as Black Thought aka Bad Lieutenant, Big Bank Willie Gank and Riq Geez, is the lead MC of the Philadelphia-based hip hop group The Roots. Thought, who co-founded The Roots with drummer ?uestlove, is widely lauded for his complex and politically aware lyrical content, and his sharply honed live performances.

Hexstatic Live At Koko

Hexstatic Live At Koko

This event looks like it could be one for britishiphop.co.uk readers. I know I’ll be going to it. Expect a full review of this one in mid September. If you’ve got a good head on your shoulders you shouldn’t need a review to read because you will have been there! Take a look below for the details on this top night.