Camden rapper Jinx has been making serious waves on the underground with his new mixape Welcome To My Circus. This is a twenty track release that hits hard with an abundance of killer solo tracks as well as contributions from guest artists such as Ramone, AMB, A.G, RZR and Jordan.
The World Belongs To You is the first single from Essa's hotly anticipated new album 'The Misadventures Of A Middle Man'. Produced by Australian sensation Ta-Ku, the track is an up- tempo call for positivity, inspired by Essa's global travels. Accompanied by a sun-kissed video (shot on tour in China, Australia and Soundwave Croatia Festival) it's the perfect way to usher in the summer months. The single includes another Ta-Ku-produced banger, the self- explanatory 'Call Me Essa', a non-album bonus track only available on this single.
On the heels of the SBTV exclusive - The Best Of Ti2bs - which featured appearances from Skinnyman, Rodney P, Doc Brown, Orifice Vulgatron and many more, UK Hip Hop veteran Ti2bs is back regain his crown with his latest smash entitled Kings And Queens. Produced by man of the moment Show N Prove and featuring appearances from two of the UK Rap scene's rising stars: Hunt and Propane, this majestic banger looks set to cement the reign of Ti2bs as the Prince of the scene.
Styxmen are a UK hip hop duo from Oxford, UK consisting of MC / producers Dead Ott and Prophit. Styxmen have been bubbling on the underground scene for the last few years with their unique brand of underground UK hip hop. Since 2012 saw the 'Styx & Bones' trilogy of releases, and 2013 saw Dead Ott go on the solo tip, Styxmen are back in 2014 with a brand new mixtape 'No Way Back' which will be dropping in March and features production from Dead Ott, Prophit, White Key Productions (Rotten Forest Records) and DJ Bosseye from DeadEye.
The Prophetz has gone and done it again with this smash hit entitled Butterflies which was originally a song created by the Soul Garden many years ago with the same title. It features the legendary Afrika Bambaataa who used it as an opening for his True School radio show on WHCR in Harlem, NYC. Sure Shot seems to be on that political tip again this year as we've only just recovered from the last single call "What the F##".
UK Brit hop hero Savvy aka Asaviour is set to release the new single 'Powerskills' on 6th April. The ultra-catchy tune produced by Camp America sees Savvy collaborate with Athlete's Joel Pott, who lends his vocal talents and Russell Lissack from Bloc Party who is on guitar duty. The result is a unique fusion of jazz-spiced, electro tinged indie Brit Hop track that will please fans of both hip hop and indie music.
Croydon based rap outfit TPS Fam have steadily been etching their name into the tapestry of UK hip-hop over recent years. Their 2012 sophomore album The Big Q.P was widely well received, firmly cementing them as a stand-out talking point, amongst a modern industry that often seems somewhat hindered by an overabundance of emerging mediocrity.
I'm very excited to say that ThisIsDA is finally here! Super Arkane is the debut album from up-and-coming Bristol rapper ThisisDA, produced entirely by Manchester's Mankub. Super Arkane is now available for free download. It's been great to see such anticipation brewing around this record and I promise it's been worth the wait. The record already has some great supporters in Blu, The Bullitts, Scroobius Pip and Anthony Fantano.
K*Ners is back with a slice of UK Hip-Hop that is guaranteed to get your attention. Produced by the talented Taylor Made from New Zealand and featuring the legendary Genesis Elijah this track is already causing a stir with tastemakers up and down the country. This heavy hitting anthem takes it back to essence of real Hip-Hop with an excellent music video from Escape Route Media that compliments the track so well.
Try And Stop Me is the latest official mixtape to be released by independent UK based, hip hop inspired musician, Just P. The full length release is a compilation of Just P's work since early 2013 which, features eighteen completely original tracks and, production from various talented producers around Europe including: Sofa King, Charlie Mac, Pro P and Politiks to name a few.
Boom Bap Professionals present 'Eventually', the 2nd single from the Benny Diction and Able8 album 'Life Moves' (BBP20). Over Able's uplifting, multi-layered production, Benny details the hard work and dedication that go into pursuing your passions, which many will be able to relate to no matter your chosen field: "He keeps traipsing on this expedition / Though his feet are aching from the endless missions".
The single featuring Jehst and Del The Funky Homosapien marks the release of a mouth-wateringly exciting new Dr Syntax and Pete Cannon album Killer Combo!, dubbed by Syntax's dad as having "a sort of bitter dignity to it".
Do you believe that everybody has a soul mate? Have you met yours? Soul Mates Pt. 1 is the new single and beginning of a three part series written by UK emcee K.I.N.E.T.I.K. and California based producer, Kuroisoul.
'Lyrics Are Weapons' is the latest single from Trademark Blud; a Midlands based rapper who is making big waves on the Hip-Hop scene. This energetic lyrical banger is produced by DJ Buzzword and comes with a brilliant music video by Headshock Media and is filmed at Spartan MMA Gym.