Month: January 2012

Speech Debelle - I'm With It 12

Speech Debelle – I’m With It 12″ [Big Dada]

Speech Debelle returns with the lead single from her forthcoming sophomore album, Freedom Of Speech. And it’s a love song. Probably the most accessible and simply enjoyable moment of an amazing new album, I'm With It sees Speech showing a different side to her character from either her more introspective earlier work, or some of the politically charged moments on the new record.

Silex - Just You And Me MP3 [Street Savvy]

Silex – Just You And Me MP3 [Street Savvy]

Born and raised in Holland it was the lyrical prowess of Nas, 2Pac and DMX that appealed to Silex as he was growing up. Recognizing that rap is about reaching people and story telling he felt confident in himself and what he was able to bring to the table. "It doesn't take much for somebody to feel you", he explains. "I just want people to know that my life isn't so different from theirs".

Caspa - Biography

Caspa – Biography

Caspa, from Luton, can only be described as an 'artist', he is extremely heartfelt and talented. His talent in spoken word extends beyond the categorical label of 'MC' or 'Rapper'. He is a storyteller for the new generation of open minded music junkies and a brother to the lonely at heart.

DJ Killer Tomato And Mayor - UK Exports MP3 [Associated Minds]

DJ Killer Tomato And Mayor – UK Exports MP3 [Associated Minds]

The UK is strong if you look at the moment. There is stuff out there to check behind all the fluff available as well. Associated Minds are one of the labels that consistently come up with the goods. Today they drop a brand new mix from UK DMC finalist Killer Tomato and Mayor featuring some of the UK's finest hip-hop producers and emcees. These should all be names you are aware of and all are artists who know how to smash their sector and never compromise their commitment to the craft and style.