Hanif-Jamiyl has been writing, recording, and performing since the age of 10. In 1994, while most high school kids were trying to figure out what college to attend, he was discovered in a local record store in his hometown of Springfield, Massachusetts as part of Maspyke, the CT-based group of which he is a member along with DJ Roddy Rod and Tableek.
With albums slated to drop in the first half of 2008, San Francisco based, independent label, SMC Recordings continues to diversify and grow. Formed in 2005, SMC will get a further boost on May 13th with the release of Killer Mike’s ‘I Pledge Allegiance To The Grind II’.
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The Stanton SC System is the company’s new set of digital controllers for the professional DJ. It is comprised of the SCS.1d deck and the SCS.1m mixer; both advanced control surfaces that give the digital DJ an entirely new level of performance ability and functionality, while preserving the comfortable feel and familiar layout of more traditional equipment.
Hailed as 'the Summer anthem' by DJ Felli Fel and as an 'instant club banger' by Clinton Sparks, Lunch the King of the Inland Empire, joined up with co-hort Ray J for the video to the infectious Get Em Girl. The video shot entirely on location in Los Angeles was directed by Corey Harrell and is reminiscent of a 1930's drinking club sporting scantily dressed dancers and dapper gentleman.
One of the only European MC's with a tangible fan-base in the USA, Ireland's Rob Kelly dropped his official debut single on Friday April 18th on iTunes and all major digital outlets. Rob has delivered a track to put the Emerald Isle on the Map.
Young entrepreneur Sincere the rapper behind huge hit ‘That’s Not Gangster’ and last years mix tape movie extravaganza ‘So Sincere’ returns with a stupidly infectious single ‘Once Upon A Time’ featuring rising starlet and Atlantic’s latest signing Natty.
The late ‘80s and early ‘90s: the Golden Age of hip-hop music. The years right after the artform was introduced to the world, when the records were released that would send hip-hop crashing into pop, changing the sound of both genres to this day.
Million Dan first Exploded on the music scene as a kid - as part of the heavyweight & groundbreaking crew 'The Demon Boyz'. The group brought a fresh angle and energy to Hip-Hop music worldwide, delivering some huge singles and albums that won them some of the industries most respected awards.
The Million Dan Spectrum Tour which will feature Million Dan alongside Skitz, Humurak.D.Gritty, Buggsy and DJ First Aid. The tour is hitting clubs and venues throughout UK & Europe this summer in line with the launch of Million's long player on the 5th May.
A hook brought them near, but soul singing sealed the deal. Several years ago, producer J Rawls was working in the recording studio when he realized that he needed a singer for the hook of a song. Middle Child’s manager, Bobby Ferguson, happened to be in the studio that day, and suggested they give her a call. They did, and her soulful sounds blew Rawls away.
Cope2 is doing a trainer with Foot Locker and Addidas. Cope2 himself hails from the South Bronx and has been around since the early 80's founding the crew 'Kids Destroy' which later graduated to 'Kings Destroy'. His artwork has been featured in several high profile campaigns including the well- regarded Time magazine mural painted in Soho, Manhattan in 2005.
Breakdancing is considered as one of the significant elements that make up hip hop culture. Also known as breaking, b-boying, or b-girling, this street dance was developed in the 1970s among the African-American and Hispanic youths of South Bronx, New York.
Casper and the House of David are well and truly a band on a mission. Hailing from the tiny Caribbean island of St. Vincent and inspired by a vision from God, Casper came to Jamaica to fulfil his destiny. Following in the footsteps of such heroes as Bob Marley, Burning Spear and Freddie McGregor, Casper wants to bring the spirituality back to the roots and reggae music he loves.