Month: January 2009

Various - Fly Girls LP / CD [Soul Jazz Records]

Various – Fly Girls LP / CD [Soul Jazz Records]

Contrary to popular belief, the fairer sex have made some noteworthy contributions to this shit we call Hip Hop. Unfortunately most of them were over 20 years ago. The exploitative ‘sex sells’ madness of the Lil’ Kim, Foxy Brown era hasn’t helped matters either. Still, you can’t keep a true B-Girl down and Soul Jazz are representing hard here, assembling a slick retrospective of mainly late 80’s girl on mic action.

Dan Le Sac Vs Scroobius Pip ft. Pos - Thou Shalt Always Kill Re-Edit 12

Dan Le Sac Vs Scroobius Pip ft. Pos – Thou Shalt Always Kill Re-Edit 12″ [Sunday Best]

These two have used what airtime they’ve been lucky to get slating UK Hip Hop. Which begs the question; have they heard their own music? This smug oh-so-clever list of observations on the British / human condition would pass the time of day in a work email forward, but when slapped over horrible clunking beats it’s the aural equivalent of a car driving by and splashing water all up your trouser leg.

Benicassim Warm Up

Benicassim Warm Up

Yes, that’s right! It’s coming around to that time of year again; Everyone is freezing cold, had enough of the shite English weather and wondering what they can possibly organise so that their lives have, at least, one event to look forward to in the near future.

Kool Moe Dee Exclusive Live Concert Stream

Kool Moe Dee – Biography

Kool Moe Dee, born August 8th 1962, is an American old-school rapper who arrived to the scene in the eighties. Before pursuing a solo career, Kool Moe Dee was a member of influential hiphop group The Treacherous Three alongside fellow high school freinds Special K and L.A. Sunshine. With this group he scored hits with ‘Whip It’ and ‘Feel the Heartbeat’ before the group disbanded in 1985.

T'leevz

T’leevz

T'leevz is a Norwich act who has been blowing up the mixtapes in his locale with impressive sales. Now he has started on an LP with his own productions and is looking to accomplish big things. Read on to find out what he had to say to our reporter Danielle.