Ricta started out as a DJ at 12 years old. Ricta's love for music would take him from tapes, to the crates, and eventually, to the microphone. Influenced by mainly late 80’s / early 90’s US Hip Hop, the true skills and live element of being an MC is really something close to his heart.
We are lucky that New York's Enot has chosen to keep hitting us up with his latest heat. This time he has dropped off Hard Candy for all of us. This is a smooth horn riddled groove is produced by Buckoner. We definitely rate this cat so be sure to check the mp3 for some good head nodding shizzle.
We have previously featured Context MC as we like what he is try to achieve. After distributing his Dialectics EP last year, he now making it available to a wider audience via download and we are proud that he has chosen britishhiphop.co.uk for that purpose.
Aftermath producer and aFam Records CEO named Focus who has produced hits for The Game, Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez and Busta Rhymes and who has worked with Dr Dre on the forthcoming Detox LP, has now created music for Lucy Diamonds' forthcoming single, Project Jerusalem (See The Truth).
Following on from our interview with Australia's DJ Rush, we now bring you the official download of UK Spaders, presented by DJ Rush and Underground Promotion UK. The mixtape features talent from some of the UK's biggest rising stars! Expect volume 2 to drop early in 2008. Download for FREE now! keep it UK!
New York's Enot, is still the city's number one unsigned indie artist and has been getting out there with his Pastport LP which has been well recieved. He has previously graced this site and has once again dropped by to give away his new track - Hold Ya Tongue which features St Laz and Opium of Pottersfield. And we have to say is hot!
Craig G (born Craig Morgan) is a rapper who hails from the Queensbridge housing project in Queens, New York, USA. Craig is best known as one of the original members of hip hop producer Marley Marl's Cold Chillin' Records group the Juice Crew, which consisted of other hip hop acts such as Big Daddy Kane, Kool G. Rap, Masta Ace and Biz Markie among others.
The mixtape game has welcomed Mick Boogie. Having done CD's with artists such as 50 Cent, Common, Eminem, Busta Rhymes, Ghostface, Nas, Young Jeezy, Kanye West and more, artists and labels look to Mick to help break their artists in the competitive global urban marketplace. MTV refers to Mick's discs as "truly amazing".
Crackhouse Recordings are an independent label from Leeds who deliver not just Hip-Hop but also an entire range of eclectic styles and put out music from some well known and loved acts from the Leeds scene including Fulibulbus and Danny Pig.
Our man in the North, Analogue, has been ultra-busy as usual, but has made the time to produce two more off-the-hook radio shows which we are just too pleased to be able to let you listen to and download at your leisure. As ever he is showcasing the best of Leeds Talent, so lets get on with it.
Continuing our 'Behind The Scenes' coverage of the Urban music drama series Dubplate Drama now showing on Channel 4 we bring you a glimpse at what the actors have to go through in order to bring you the realness of tears. Here we follow N-Dubz's beauty Laurissa who even brings her own onion to get that real effect.