Genesis Elijah is back! Not that he ever went away. Few MCs are as hard-working or prolific as Gen. Yet, despite the substantial body of work, the quality of music never diminishes, nor does the innovation and determination to push the game forward.
JVF Clique have been a common feature on British Hip Hop for the best part of a decade. Their hard-hitting Submerged Language mixtape was covered here back in 2006. They were a collective for 14 years and two EPs before that.
Edinburgh based Elmi Tha Mos'Hi, Konda and Blasfima Sinna (A.K.A DJ U-Turn) AKA Stone Bench are back with a brand new eighteen track album that is a must for all Hip-Hop and Boom Bap fans! You may remember last June they dropped the superb 'Stone Bench' debut album that featured J-Live, Sean Price, Rapper Big Pooh and others, if not you've been sleeping and now its time for you to wake up to the realness!
UK lyricist Context is back with a brand new single 'In The Bag' and announces a performance at BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend in May. The single, premiered exclusively via Radio 1 and 1Xtra DJ Mistajam, is a tongue-in-cheek play on the phrase 'In the Bag'. Its a heavy hard hitter with a mule kick. Breaks sit alongside Euro Synths and angry vocals are guarenteed to get heads nodding.
Trademark Blud is a name that most people into UK Hip-Hop should already know! For those that don't let us once again introduce you to one of the UK's most dedicated artists who last year teamed up with UK Runnings and released his debut mixtape 'Tricks Of The Trade' hosted by Tricksta, a UK mixtape veteran who has done mixtapes with US acts such as D-Block, Papoose, Sheek Louch, Red Cafe and UK acts Big Narstie, Iron Braydz, Novar and more.