High Focus Records is proud to present 'Plenty, Time', lifted from Ed Scissor and Lamplighter's epic new album Joysville - available to order now from the High Focus Shop. Electronic 80's synthesiser and bleepy backing track for a spoken word type vocal delivery and an evocative vibe.
Bard Picasso Records proudly presents the stunning sequel to DW Smith’s debut Norse mythology inspired EP ‘Edda’ with debut album ‘Journey to Jotunheim’, fully self-produced and outstandingly mixed and mastered by DW himself, proving that this veteran Hip Hop head is more than just an MC, but a man of many talents!
For Black History Month Modulation from South West London drops the knowledge on Black Part 2 (Brothers and Sisters). Exploring topics relating to race this is enlightenment and education wrapped up with a super funky bouncy productions. A well tailored diatribe which calmly addresses some serious issues.
Getting into the middle of the performance of the classic Council Estate Of Mind here is part three as brought to us by 0521. At this Jazz Cafe event Skinnyman takes a deviation from his re-take on the LP and with Mongo and Shakezpeare alongside goes off-piste.
In May 2020 New Dawn Records brought us "Panacea" by London rapper Phoenix da Icefire and producer Husky Brown. Nominated for "Best Independent Album" at the AIM Awards 2020 due to its incredible mix of hip hop, soul, r&b, dub and electronica providing the soundtrack for one of the most creative, relevant and prescient narratives of these turbulent times.
Lifetime is the second video from the upcoming album B.A.D.A. by London based MC Cons aka Conspicuous. Featuring the soulful harmonies of Cal-I Jonel and the warm production from Len. A smooth production with an evocative sample and bassline. Cons drops easily delivered raps which explore difficult and failed relationships.
Part two of the Skinnyman set, live from Camden's Jazz Cafe. Backed by the Gastric Band, Skinny drops some classics from his Council Estate Of Mind LP. Tracks performed include: Life In My Rhymes, It's Over and No Big Ting.
Avelino is back with a sure fire burner in Gorillas in which he drops lyrics explaining steps he has taken in the game and how this has manifested in his current standing. For this he's released a lyric video and the track is taken from his Ego Kills LP via More Music Records / OddChild Music.
North London's Avelino is back with another seasonal freestyle. This one comes over the ‘Champagne Poetry’ instrumental by Drake. Limited on drums the track is for the Young fire rapper to ensure the punchlines are dropped on time. Avelino demonstrates impeccable wordplay, delivery and flow.