ZAN at Jazz Café is the second charity event of its kind where pioneers of UK hip hop come together to raise awareness of Autism. This never seen before line-up will showcase brand new material alongside hip hop classics from Roots Manuva, Blak Twang, Skinnyman, Klashnekoff, Rodney P and MC D.
Did you know that the Ruby Kid’s grandfather’s surname was Rubenstein and he changed it to from its Jewish sounding heritage to a more accepting English one? Of course not, and what relevance does this have to his depute EP, ‘Maps’? Absolutely everything and nothing.
B. McCoy (Brandon Cassidy McCoy) a Southside Chicago native is the top of his age bracket. As an artist with a will to compete, grow, and financially expand, he plans to change the minds of those who say HIP HOP is DEAD. From the streets of Chicago and valleys of Cali he plans to take over and SHOW EVERYBODY HOW IT’S DONE.
If you are following the current underground Hip Hop scene you should have come across The Lost Children Of Babylon. The legacy goes back to Jedi Mind Tricks first single, The Amber Probe in 1995, and they have been building, steadily releasing albums both as a group and solo projects, all of which explore new and interesting lyrical themes.
Most of you will already know Deezes name from his previous two releases, The Pre-Turn hosted and mixed by Tricksta from UK Runnings and his last release The Re-Turn. Deeze has already been making noise with radio support coming from the likes of HHB Radio and Ram Jam Radio as well as getting blazing reviews all the leading Hip-Hop websites such as Rago Magazine, Hip-Hop Kings, Stand Up UK, 100 Per Cent UK, UKHHF, From Tha Gutta, Mixtapez Matter, Worldwide-Grind, Certified Banger and many more.
Inimitable rappers / songwriters Black Biscuit (otherwise known as Littlen and Raks) are back, kicking off 2011 with a seismic sized bang of a single titled 'Anonymous'. Having amassed a devoted following across the UK from various nationwide club and school tours, BB is a name which is rapidly becoming recognized as hot product, with some of the UK's leading music media (including MTV, BBC 1xtra, Flava TV, Kiss and Choice) already pledging their support to the Black Biscuit cause.
Cardiff based wordsmith Blaktrix is back with a brand new single full of summery vibes to warm up those cold winter nights. Taken from the forthcoming album 'Some People Never Go Crazy', 'No Drama' is a head nod inducing mixture of warbling rhodes, crisp snares and perfectly delivered vocals.