Pharrell Williams has blazed a career to the top of the charts as a mega-platinum producer, songwriter and multi-instrumental musician in the Neptunes and N.E.R.D. His recently completed first solo album, "In My Mind" features guest appearances by Gwen Stefani, Jay-Z, Daddy Yankee, and Slim Thug.
Consisting of Junior Disprol and Chud Jackson, Dead Residents have been around since the late eighties where they used to go by the name C75 (Circus 75).If anyone in the UK scene deserves the title ‘Legend’, then it’s probably Junior Disprol. having recorded along side respected artists such as Aspects, Hard Livin, Cappo, Taskforce, Roots Manuva, Doyen D and Sir Beans OBE.
The Foreign Beggars have to be one of the most universally respected crews out there at the moment. Their Asylum Speakers LP was received to virtually universal acclaim. Shlomo is making big waves and Orifice Vulgatron simply blows people away with his rapid fire verbal bullets.
This was the first track that introduced me to Sway and from it you can tell he is an artist who is set for big things. Flo Fashions shows Sway's ability to flip a concept in a humerous way. Here he turns his attentions on materialism and the result is still one of his best works to date.
Hijack came out of Brixton, London in 1988 when they signed to Music Of Life, and they dropped their debut single, the now legendary, 'Style Wars'. Ice-T heard the group and promptly signed them to his label. Hijack were one of the biggest groups the UK has ever produced and this single Daddy Rich dropped in 1991 as the group were set to drop their stunning Horns Of Jericho LP.