Month: February 2009

Grit Grammar

Grit Grammar

You know how it goes: A UKHH artist drops a release and Certified Banger does an interview. This time it's the turn of London MC Grit Grammar who recently dropped his free release Reflections In The Dark. Here he chats about that, the future and the state of UK Hip Hop:

Wordsmith - In Pursuit of Harmony LP [Def Ethics]

Wordsmith – In Pursuit of Harmony LP [Def Ethics]

After the release of the critically acclaimed They Don't Seem to Care Ep, Wordsmith launches his eagerly anticipated album In Pursuit of Harmony on Def Ethics recordings. With impressive integrity, style and perception, this is an outstanding body of work. Introspective lyricism combined with raw presence and charisma perfected over a decade, mark Wordsmith out as a British MC with heart and passion.

JC

JC

Certified Banger caught up with Sheffield producer JC who has made a name for himself working with Hoodz Underground. Now he has his own LP out which spent six years in gestation. Read on to find out why he is giving it away and to get an insight on some of his production tools as well as MCs he has worked with.

DJ Gone - Sin City Mix CD [Kung Fu]

DJ Gone – Sin City Mix CD [Kung Fu]

The tracklist for DJ Gone's 'Sin City', out now on Kung Fu, kinda speaks for itself to any UKHH head. Featuring the cream of the scene and in the vein of Kung Fu's showcasing 'Sin City' is over an hour's worth of exclusive freestyles and tracks - it's basically a must for those fans who strive for more than an artist's album and single output. It's also pretty essential for anyone who just wants to bump quality Hip Hop for an hour.

The Killers To Headline Last Night At Benicassim 09

The Killers To Headline Last Night At Benicassim 09

Benicàssim are proud to announce that The Killers are the latest band confirmed to headline the 4 day event in Spain this year. The Electro Indie Rockers from Las Vegas, who have sold over 12 million albums to date, will be in good company as they join Oasis, Franz Ferdinand, Kings of Leon and Paul Weller in what is going to be the greatest festival of 2009. The headliners are as follows: