DJ Krush, was born in 1962 in Tokyo. After watching the film "Wild Style" in the early 80s, he was inspired, bought some turntables, and started to learn the art of turntablism. In 1987, along with DJs like DJ Muro, he formed the Krush Posse, which made numerous appearances as a group in late 1992 and gained him recognition by becoming the first DJ in Japan to perform with live musicians.
It’s nothing personal, just revenge- there can only be ONE winner! Have you ever seen an afro blow in the wind? If the answer is no then Afro Samurai is definitely a show to watch. This cold dark tale is set in futuristic, yet feudal Japan. The story follows the journey of Afro as he tries to avenge his father’s murder.
Many of you may have fond memories of the Tick cartoon series which ran on Fox TV and terrestrial TV in the early 90’s. The square jawed super hero is back with vengeance on DVD, with the release of the complete second series. The two disc collection boasts 13 hilarious episodes jam packed with mayhem and some of the most audacious alliteration ever.
Young entrepreneur, Sincere is set to release his ground breaking new mini movie and sountrack, ‘So Sincere’. Written and staring Sincere and directed by Ben Peters, this short film gives the viewer a fierce adrenalin soaked glimpse into a day in the life of this up and coming MC and features cameo’s and exclusive tracks from some of the UK & US finest including: Akala, D Double E, Scorcher, SAS, Wretch 32, SMS, Bashy & Styles P.
Edwin Starr was an integral part of the soul, Motown and dance floor scene from the mid 50’s until his untimely death in 2003. With a string of major UK hits to his name including S.O.S, Twenty Five Miles, War, Happy Radio, Contact and I Have Faith In You, Edwin Starr remained a hero on England’s Northern Soul circuit, where his energy and dedication to delivering a quality performance was greatly appreciated.
Hip Hop Colony is a film about the Kenyan hip-hop explosion. Its produced by two young Kenyan filmmakers now based in the US - Michael Wanguhu producer / director and Russell Kenya writer / producer. The film takes us on an interesting visual experience that takes us on the journey hip-hop has taken in Kenya.
We all know that Eddie Murphy has been disappearing up his own sphincter for quite a while now. Apart from his performance in Showgirls his recent body of work shows someone who is out of touch and has a lot of issues to deal with and as such isn’t really funny any more.
Blackalicious have released their first DVD which is primarily a recording of one of their shows from the Showbox Theatre in Seattle in the Northwest of the USA. It took place on the 20th of April as part of the 45 day tour they undertook with the likes of Lateef, Pigeon John, LifeSavas and Fat Lip of the Pharcyde.
Here I have a copy of the Altered Egos documentary which has been put together and directed by Telio Vellacott for TwoTwelve Films and features graf and interviews from some north London writers and features background music from the likes of Farma G, Louis Slippaz and Dag Nabbit etc.
Kidulthood is a mixed bag. Probably the best of its sort so far. Rage having been pissed on from a great height and better than Bullet Boy. This film by Menhaj Huda follows a day in the life of a group of London school kids as they cope with the effects of bullying.
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Two multi-platinum selling artists, one of the biggest beef's this year. This is the DVD to silence all speculation. 'Stop Snitchin, Stop Lyin' is the inside expose to explain what really happened when the Game left G-Unit and became part of G-Unot!
The guys that put on the end of year party at Club Sound a couple of years ago have decided to produce a DVD of the night and I'm not entirely sure what the point was. I guess it is to show people what one of their nights is like and therefore to act like an advert in the hope to attract more heads to future nights. And judging by the good time had by all it would seenm that this DVD should do the job.