Month: February 2009

Wordsmith

Wordsmith

UK Hip Hop legend Wordsmith is a week away from the release of his second album In Pursuit of Harmony. 18 tracks of pure goodness that will easily be one of the UK albums of the year can be yours in 7 days. In the meantime, check out what the man himself has to say about it and some other things (including his US namesake, his new label, the album's guestlist and his social involvement):

Breakin' Boundaries 2009

Breakin’ Boundaries 2009

Thursday 5th March 2009 will see the fourth annual charity Hip Hop extravaganza - Breakin' Boundaries. Promising to be even bigger and better then last year, not only will this bring together some of the best b-boys (breakdancers) from around the UK but also some very special international guests to bring some explosive dance action to Tutu's to help raise money for Guy's and St Thomas's Hospital Trust.

Andy Smith

Andy Smith

DJ Andy Smith is from Portishead and long time collaborator with the band of the same name. He has just released his Greensleeves compilation as part of his Document series and Alex Humphrey caught up with him to find out whats up.

Pied Piper- A Hip Hop Dance Revolution

Pied Piper – A Hip Hop Dance Revolution

Pied Piper - A Hip Hop Dance Revolution is a bold, contemporary and exciting work of dance theatre that premiered at Theatre Royal Stratford East in September 2006. It went on to sell out for two weeks,  breaking the record for attendance at an urban dance performnace in the UK and winning the 2007 Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliated Theatre.