Meet AKIR. You may have seen him touring with Immortal Technique, or in recent Mecca clothing ads. If not, it may be because he invokes the spirit of Nas circa '92. This modern day hip-hop griot has stepped up to the hip-hop batting cages, and he's swinging lyrical swords. His name is an acronym for "Always Keep It Real," and his rhymes don't get any realer. Get ready people, AKIR is no joke.
BASS present a day of fun, music and environmental awareness at Brighton Beach, on Saturday June 10th 2006, from 12 noon until 9pm. Local bands and musicians will perform live all day on Stevie T’s wind and solar-powered stage, and local children’s group The Music Workshop will present an afternoon showcase.
Brighton Alliance of Sound Systems (BASS) will be celebrating the longest day of the year once again. A samba parade led by the Barulho samba band will proceed from Dalton’s Bastion (opposite the Volks Tavern - east of Brighton Pier) eastwards along Madeira Drive to the Banjo Groyne.
After a five-year recording hiatus - during which time he’s built his own studio, set up his own label and been touring like a madman – the one and only Omar is back. Always soulful and funky, this master musician has the ear and ability to both toch and move anyne who listens to him.
The Dusty Crates Radio Show is broadcast on the University of Surrey Radio station GU2 and is currently hosted by DJ Sam Parker and in the past notable names like The Last Skeptik and Max Kah have been behind the Decks. The playlist cosists of Reggae, Funk, Rare Groove and most of all Hip Hop all mixed live.
Bring It Back To Basics is the exceptional new LP from Verb T and Harry Love, being co-released by Silent Soundz and Medication Records this March. After the incredible response to their single Showbitchness in 2002 it was only right that the duo would go on to create this full-length collaborative project.
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For those of you who are not familiar with Natalie Williams she is an exceptional singer / songwriter who’s style is a unique blend of vocal jazz, soul and R&B. Smooth to the fullest her first releases link her with a whole host of some of the UKs finest for a laid back summery vibe.