Month: March 2012

Caxton Press - I Wanna See [Video]

Caxton Press – I Wanna See [Video]

After a year in the engine room writing, tightening and perfecting their debut album Shame The Devil, Caxton Press have chosen to ignore the status quo and current themes in rap music to bring it back to the pavement in its purest form. Three rappers Manage, Kingpin, eMCee Killa, Singer / Rapper Amy True, producer Profound and live show DJ Snuff, have merged their talents to give you Caxton Press.

Lifescarz - Rise Of The General CD [UK Runnings]

Lifescarz – Rise Of The General CD [UK Runnings]

Northampton based rapper and producer Lifescarz M.I.C Terror is a name you need to get used to and has already been tipped as one of the main UK artists you need to look out for in 2012. His new mixtape "Rise Of The General" is hosted by Tricksta from the legendary UK Runnings mixtape series and features some killer features from the likes of Farma G from Taskforce, Malik from Moorish Delta 7, Ill Murk, Caesar, Council Kids and many more and well as some tough production from Gemini Beat Exporterz and  Lifescarz himself.

Estuary Heads - Weight Gain mp3 [Indie]

Estuary Heads – Weight Gain mp3 [Indie]

"It's that lout from the south of the Humber". That's right; Mista Smith has teamed up with DJ Whoner to create Estuary Heads - A hip-hop collaboration from the north East of England. After releasing modest, homemade freestyles and snippets of live footage from bars, living rooms and pubs on YouTube, we have finally been blessed with a full-length video of their latest track "Weight Gain".

Marcel Cartier And Agent of Change ft. Nana D And Wordplay - Never Too Late mp3 [Beat Knowledge]

Marcel Cartier And Agent of Change ft. Nana D And Wordplay – Never Too Late mp3 [Beat Knowledge]

Never Too Late is the fourth song to be released from the forthcoming LP History Will Absolve Us from Marcel Cartier and Agent of Change. The track features Nana D and Wordplay, who is part of Logic's People's Army collective. The song touches on many different issues, such as the pressure on people to live a 'normal life'. This often means to graduate from university, get an average job, and then retire, as opposed to being able to actively pursue one's dreams once the 'real world' hits.

Ricta - Snacks And Deception LP [Beat Back Records]

Ricta – Snacks And Deception LP [Beat Back Records]

Birmingham Bred, Coventry based rapper Ricta is currently recording his official debut album Snacks And Deception. One of this year's most anticipated albums; it drops May 26th, 2012 through Ricta's own Beat Back Records. Ricta's debut will be a silver plate served musical meal for Hip Hop fans, Classic boom-bap production and scratching alongside Ricta's real life experiences and stories means that the project will be overflowing with creative content.

TPS Fam - The Big Q.P LP [Swanky Tramp]

TPS Fam – The Big Q.P LP [Swanky Tramp]

For those who don't already know, the TPS Fam - formerly The Poetic Skitzafreniks - are a three man, Croyden based, hip-hop outfit comprising of rappers C-Sparks, Jack Diggs and The Strange Neighbour. The trio have been making music together since early 2007, releasing a number of notable free projects, not to mention their highly regarded 2010 debut LP Freshly Dug.