Month: November 2011

Amplify Dot - King Kong 12" [Amped Up]

Amplify Dot – King Kong 12″ [AmpedUP]

Female rapper Amplify Dot unveils the first single taken from her Short Back & Sides EP, released in 2012. King Kong follows her Summer smash Semantics, featuring Kano. It was the lead track from her debut mixtape Born Ready which featured Lioness, Booty Luv and STUSH to name a few. As well as a headline performance at Industry night ILUVLIVE in 2011, and key support from BBC Radio 1Xtra, Choice and Kiss FM, Amplify Dot was named as a 'one to watch' by The London Evening Standard.

Telemachus - The Sheltering Sky / The Light 12" [YNR]

Telemachus – The Sheltering Sky / The Light 12″ [YNR]

Telemachus is the alter-ego of London based producer Chemo, who has been steadily building a reputation as one of the UK's go-to producers. The Sheltering Sky is the second single taken from Telemachus' forthcoming debut LP In The Evening featuring vocals from Jehst. This is a brooding slice of cinematic Hip Hop, an epic soundtrack for Jehst's double-edged wordplay, taking the listener on a desert journey across foreign sands.

Twizzle - Biography

Twizzle – Biography

As a youngster at secondary school in Fulham, West London, would-be rapper Twizzle looked up to the older kids that could hold an audience by MCing with their mates. He found music as hedonistic and exciting as any other teenager, but didn't necessarily think it would pave a career for him. Inspired by US rap including Fabolous, Young Jeezy and Rick Ross, as a teen, Twizzle found a niche for himself in music back home which suited him and which he thought made him stand out from his friends; his own mix of 'hip -hop, rap, electro, dance and new wave'.

Dubbledge Vs The Boondocks LP [Hidden Agenda]

Dubbledge Vs The Boondocks LP [Hidden Agenda]

Dubbledge is certainly no freshmen in the British music scene. He’s done the festivals – Glastonbury included; tore up stages from London to Glasgow, performed all across Europe throughout Spain, Switzerland, Norway, Holland and Germany and recorded with some of the biggest talents the UK has to offer including Chase & Status, Alesha Dixon, Foreign Beggars, Jehst, Braintax, DJ Vadim, Kyza and The Scratch Perverts!

Speech Debelle - Freedom Of Speech LP [Big Dada]

Speech Debelle – Freedom Of Speech LP [Big Dada]

Two years since winning the 2009 Mercury Music Prize for her debut album, Speech Therapy, and having ridden a rollercoaster through life since then, Speech Debelle is ready to drop her second collection of music. Entitled Freedom of Speech, the album sees Speech turning from introspection to stand up, face and engage with the world around her, spitting confident themes of revolution and love.