Birmingham rapper and producer Sir Tomz is no new comer to the game of music or Hip-Hop. Starting out in the movement known as Shadowless who where signed to Big Dada Records, the same label that have released music from Roots Manuva, Wiley, Ty and many more. Tomz featured on Tim Westwood's 2002 UK Hip-Hop compilation, as well as remixing a Roots Manuva track for the well known 'Extra Yard' compilation.
Returning from his ground breaking trip to New York, where he filmed part of the video for his forthcoming collaboration track with Hip Hop legend Man Parrish, Fdot1 has gone back into the studio and back to basics with this one.
Stig Of The Dump is proud to answer the year's most burning pop-culture question: What would Adele's "Someone Like You" have sounded like were she an angry drunk? This all important revelation comes in the form of the song "One", which you can handily listen to as part of the rapper Stig's new Cannon Fodder EP.
Since receiving thousands of downloads of their last EP Narnia: The Grind, The Trips and The Wardrobe which was hosted by Hot 97's DJ Cipha Sounds, and presented by Onsmash S.A.S. return with the next track from the EP. The EP which had features from the likes of French Montana, Chipmunk and Eurogang received a mass amount of support from fans, media and artists. Throughout the passing months SAS have released promo videos for "Ready", "Super Mario Bros", "Suave Life" and now "Want It All".
Fast emerging Hip Hop artist Potent Whisper joins forces with Wu-Lu to produce their latest musical offering, this time alongside UK music veteran Congo Natty aka Rebel MC. On the track Hip Hop and Drum & Bass music collide in epic fashion to create The Boom Bap Bounce. The track features Nanci Correia, who also featured on Potent Whisper's latest release 'Between the Lines' which received airtime on Radio 1.
Every once in a while a new talent comes along that changes the game. In 2012 that artist is Mynature. After spending the last nine months building a buzz on the underground through his mixtape "The Beginning" and his now infamous freestyles and Myni-Monday music videos; Mynature releases his highly anticipated album "It's My Nature" on Unstoppable Music Group.
Funky DL returns with his new project, the next in his "Funky DL samples" series. Previously, he took on the works of Amy Winehouse (links below), but this time it's the magical audio of Motown legend Stevie Wonder that DL crafts his hip-hop chemistry with. This all new FREE and downloadable EP is entitled "Sometimes I Have To Wonder" and sees DL flippin' such classics as Stevie's "My Cherie Amour" (1969), "He's Misstra Know-It-All" (1974), "Thank You Love" (1966) and "Please Don't Go" (1974).
Once just youngers in the grime scene, Rascals (formerly know as Lil' Rascals) have come a long way down the music road. The group, made up of MCs Shizz, Tempz, Merkz and singer, Kay Willz, are now signed to EMI and are on a new leg of their adventure. New single Ape Shit is the first track off the forthcoming mixtape, The Launch Volume 2 (landing in October 2012).
If you haven't been lucky enough to catch the YNR General Jehst with his incredible full live band, we have a little taster of what you've been missing. The band demonstrate exactly how to take live Hip-Hop to a completely different plateau; smashing through an epic rendition of 'The Illest' (taken from 2011's 'The Dragon Of An Ordinary Family' in this brand new video by emerging director Tarun Thind.
Conscious Route is a London born rapper, poet and singer-songwriter who grew up in Herfordshire near Cambridge before moving to Edinburgh, where he is now based. Conscious Route founded the CCF movement (Conscious Collaboration Front) as well as holding Conscious Collective events. Here is an artist that has a lot to say with a real talent for making songs that connect with the listener, this isn't just Hip-Hop, this is Conscious Route, something new, exciting and refreshingly original.
As a third of Croydon's infamous TPS Fam, Big Toast has been a familiar face on the British Hip Hop scene for several years. A regular at open mics as well as numerous shows and festivals across the country, his highly technical rhymes have gained him a reputation as an exceptionally skilled MC.
After the critical acclaim of his three EPs New Day, Prophecy for Profit and Music Ain't The Revolution, North West London emcee AC is back with another release called My Perspective. This new four track EP is the fourth prelude to his brand new album Keep It Together which is currently just getting the finishing touches and is due out soon. This EP sees AC team up with producer Otee the Scoundral who gives up three brilliantly soulful beats, while AC handles the production on the title track.
With never before seen photos and interviews and dedicated to the memory of Big Proof, the founder of D12, Eminem and the Detroit Rap Scene: White Kid in a Black Music World will take you deep into the heart of the Detroit Ghetto with Eminem, long before D12 and the Aftermath with D12.
Out now and receiving massive attention from the UK Hip-Hop community is Tricksta's debut producer / artist album that is a sixteen track album now available on iTunes on RGS Entertainment, one of the leading independent labels in the UK who have previously released projects with K-Koke, Cashtastic, Klashnekoff, Blak Twang, Ashley Walters and many more. The album is out now as a digital release with a CD release planned for August. This album not only showcases Tricksta's production but also features over forty of the best emcees in the UK.