Beatboxing is one of the few Hip Hop elements that is still relatively untapped by the mainstream, but things may be changing as this elements popularity rises. Seeing people like Kela or Rahzel can blow you away. Dates for the first four heats of the 2006 UK Beatbox Championships have been announced:
On Wednesday 12th July hundreds of music fans will descend upon Cargo nightclub in London to witness a competition like no other: music being made solely with the mouth. Eight of the country’s finest human beatboxers will fight it out to become the National Champion, and to represent the UK at the World Championships in Tokyo this Winter.
Read more: 2006 UK Beatbox Championships Finals To Take Place In London
Emmanuel aka C-Swing is a producer of hit singles and albums for
artists such as Beverley Knight, Estelle, Terri Walker. He has now
released his debut solo album, D'Illusions of Grandeur, featuring
collaborations with Mystro, Terri Walker, Michelle Escoffery, Braintax,
KRS One, Nate James and many others.
Read more: Emmanuel drops D'Illusions of Grandeur
Blackowt Entertainment will like to give notice that Orlando's own RESADEW and Fort Lauderdale's KLEP have recently join the family. Look out for new music by both. Also be on the look out for mix tapes by CHURD and YOUNG CUTTY coming soon. KASH will also be releasing never heard tracks.
Oshin the Nomad of 57th Dynasty fame and later his own independently produced and directed UK docudrama series entitled Independent Hype, is now having his work acknowledged by way of his Screen Nation Film & Television Award.
Read more: The Screen Nation Film & Television Awards
Ok, well its more like Foreign Beggar, as human beatbox genius Shlomo from Foreign Beggars plays live on the BBC's flagship music programme 'Later with Jools Holland'TONIGHT, Friday November 18th!!!!. Shlomo will be performing a 5 minute beatbox showcase alongside other guests including Sean Paul, Texas, Babyshambles, Salif Keita, Peter Kay and Teddy Thompson.
Fatlip (from the Pharcyde) is coming out with a new album this Tuesday called "The Loneliest Punk". Anyone here a fan of the Pharcyde? This album is going to be tight!! It has Chali Tuna from Jurassic 5 as well as Shock G & Humpty Hump of Digital Underground. As well as this Spike Jonez did a documentary called "What's Up Fatlip?" - which is hilarious! I've been into Fatlip and Delicious Vinyl for a while now and can't wait to hear this. Check out itunes.
Be sure to check the new animated series of Creature Comforts (ITV) from
award winning Aardman Animations and look out for the Bling Dogs
characters. As you probably know the voices are real life conversations
and are filmed before the animation is done. For these dogs the voices
are provided by Keith Lawrence and his brother Brian Cooper.
After the 2003 release of the highly respected ‘Asylum Speakers’ the Foreign Beggars crew have done it again. This time joining forces with Cargo and Ross Allen’s Casual Records, the Foreign Beggars crew have surpassed even their high standards.