Irish rap crony Danny Diatribe of Derry City now based in Manchester links with the North West's producer of the moment, Pro P and drops the audio for Dive Bar. The track is taken from the "At War With The Morning" LP which was originally released May 2020.
The anthem for the disenfranchised grinder is finally here. Sick of working your fingers to the bone for chump change? The Bristol collective thought so as well. So much so they decided to write rhythmical, rhyming verse about the matter, Grind, to this industrial beat by Hippo Sound System.
Originally from East Sussex, now based in Todmorden, West Yorkshire, Tom Carauna drops that funk / library music vibe with live multi-instruments for his twelve track Grains release. Including some previously released tracks as well as some new ones this is a dope collection of beats and demonstrates the talent within Tea Sea Records.
Filmed excerpt from the And Still I Rise Tour at the 2 Funky Music Cafe, Leicester. Catch this exclusive preview of Strizzy Strauss, Starboy SunSun and DJ Ninja Bob on stage joined by a surprise guest that storms the stage to perform an unreleased track... and the crowd goes off!
As usual about this time of year we get a slew of videos shot during summer which remind us of warmer times, but feel somewhat out of place as winter draws in. This official video for Peoples Army entitled Summertime Wavy is one of these. For the track a wealth of MCs all compete for the camera's attention and once again remind us of the talent available in the crew.
Frisco and his crew demonstrate how a proper gig goes down. Filmed in the brand new Lafayette venue located at the Goods Way, Kings Cross. The set, promoting The Familiar Stranger LP, is over an hour long and its like a tag team as each MC steps up repeatedly to drop fire bars and hype the crowd.
Genesis Elijah continues his astonishing work rate and barrage of dope tracks. This one, 1981 is a profound dropping of knowledge with a well edited video featuring scenes from riots back in the day as a metaphor. Focussing on the artist's development from early days to now, Genesis eloquently and thoughtfully captures the details of his progression.
The Man With The Golden Sound aka Lewis Parker is back with a twenty track LP on Milton Keynes based King Underground. Bringing in a load of special collaborators including Eloh Kush and John Robinson on All My Life, Planet Asia on Thug Livin', Lil Dap and Eastkoast on Still Wanna Ride.