If you didn't gather from the previous review and interview I did with Bristol Hip-Hoppers QELD, I like them a lot. Their beats are crafted around old soul records and samplers; while their rhymes are based upon Socialist/left-wing ideas, and bleed together wonderfully with a number of personal issues.
Cheebo and Cosm are a hip hop duo that hail from Bournemouth U.K., specialising in real hip hop. They have been making music together for two years and have released two projects to date, "Hollow Sun" and this, their most recent offering "Dissonance". Cheebo creates the sonic aesthetic that Inspires Cosm to write in his own visceral, visual inimitable style... Which in turn inspires Cheebo, and so the cycle perpetuates.
Guilford's own Verbal Skillz is making a habit of bringing on board some of the most renowned artiststo produce traditional, hard hitting hip hop. Verbal is putting the finishing touches to hissophomore LP entitled, 'VeRbAL ViSioN' which is slated to include contributions from the likes of Tragdey Khadafi, Micall Parknsun, Akrobatik, Mr Green, Kid Tsunami, Life MC, iLL BiLL, Endemic, Mongrel and more. With a line up like that the release is set to deliver strongly.
De Facto Entertainment is proud to present 'Unicron' courtesy of Nottingham veteran Cappo aka Grizwald aka Grand Imperial aka etc. produced by boom bap aficionado Stealf. The consistent work rate combined with the deep abstract lyricism is why Cappo is regarded as one of the greats in UK Hip Hop and Stealf holds an impressive production resume which promises that 'Unicron' will live up to that reputation.
After moving to London from Scotland Show N Prove has established himself as one of the top British producers collaborating with both major acts and underground artists. He has become one of the UK's most in demand producers and DJs and Show N Prove has put together a compilation of beats he's produced for the likes of Big Narstie, Meridian Dan, Tinchy Stryder, Benny Banks, Ghetts, Amplify Dot and many more for free download!