Fresh Styles Film Festival in association with Breakin' Convention presents a night of Hip Hop film featuring the seminal documentary 'BEAT THIS: A HIP HOP HISTORY' and a Q+A with director Dick Fontaine. Originally shown as part of the BBC's 'Arena' series in 1984, 'Beat This: a Hip Hop History' is one of the first glimpses into the nascent hip hop culture of the Bronx.
Eminent promotion crew in association with HHC magazine proudly present Defari live in London. Over the past four years, the West Coast HipHop Scene has undergone a major resurgence. A major player in this renaissance has been that LA Cat and true Likwit Emcee, Defari.
April 11, 2006 -- The International Songwriting Competition (ISC) is pleased to announce the winners for its 2005 annual competition. ISC received almost 15,000 entries from 82 countries in its fourth year, and has been called "the songwriting competition to take note of" by the New York Times. ISC prizes include more than $150,000 (USD) in cash and merchandise shared by 50 winners in 16 categories.
The Hip-hop film, Guilty Or Innocent Of Using The N Word, directed by B. Malkani is premiering in London next month. The controversial documentary, which was recently sponsored by the city of Wilmington, (Delaware, USA) investigates questions around the N word that we often discuss among ourselves.
Read more: UK Premiere Of Guilty Or Innocent Of Using The N Word?
Here are the pre release details for the revolutionary HAK380 from Ecler, which will be available June! One of its unique selling points is the SCRATCH CUE. The Scratch Cue is a smart microprocessor driven feature that allows performing with the crossfader in your headphones before doing it live.
Deviants Of Reality is a Hip Hop group based out of Red Bank, N.J (the home town of movie Director Kevin Smith- Clerks, Jay and Silent Bob). Their Debut album "The Art of Mind Travel" was released and distributed by ZYX Music in Europe during the Spring of 2004 and has sold over 8000 copies to date.
Following in the traditions of ATCQ, Boogie Down Productions, the Roots and Public Enemy comes a new hiphop classic. Nothing but quotables here as 'The Teacher' himself, hiphop legend KRS-ONE trades verses alongside UK luminaries Skinnyman (Mudfam), MCD (silent eclipse), and Paradise (57 Dynasty/ TGSMP).
Ohmega Men are a collective of independent hip-hop musicians from Richmond VA that bring a fresh, raw, and riveting sound. In 2004, Ohmega Men released the album entitled “Mic Fight” under the moniker “Bomb Skwad” that included members BliSs, Ceaz and Ill Flow. Since, their presence has grown leading to headlining UK Tour for autumn 2006.
Read more: Ohmega Men struggle to raise funds for UK Tour
Hiero Imperium Records shows no sign of slowing down as it begins its 9th year of existence. The next few months will see releases from Hiero veterans Del Tha Funkee Homosapien, Pep Love, and A Plus as well as newcomers Shake Da Mayor and BeedaWeeda.
Read more: Hiero Announces 2006 Releases
Following on from their' established London operation and fresh success up in Scotland, XFM now launch in Manchester. To complement the aural pie & mash and deep-fried Mars bars of our' respective colleagues, we have pleasure in serving up the Lancastrian speciality of Hot Pot.
It’s the beginning of the summer season and what better way to kick it off than a Secret Garden Party at Callaghans.They are back for an outdoor Garden Party on their own specially constructed village green on Sunday 29th April.