This is a mixtape series that what was founded back in 2001 by rapper / ceo / producer / magazine editor Late from Wolftown Recordings. Its aim? Simple, to expose underground talent to a wider audience. It’s all about supporting and promoting, keep pushing back the boundaries.
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.
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.
Indiens are a crew from Colarado who are repping for the indigenous peoples of North America. The crew Indiens is a trio comprising: Arohed, Talksik, and K. The band is also currently featuring Red Giant. When we spoke to Talksilk he explained that the Indiens bring you voices from the reservation, the street, and the heartland.
This duo come straight out of Chicago and due to their immense efforts in their locale they have earned the title of Chicago’s hardest working rhyme duo. Abstract Mindstate aka MOD (Misfitz of Dialogue) are a female – Ebony Poetess (The Hellcat) and a male – Ice Gre. They formed in Mississippi back in 99 when they were known as the Stewpot Stowaways.
This purely UK mix CD is from the beginning to the end a collection of classics with a liberal sprinkling of exclusives from the cream of UK Hip Hop. The CD is the first release from the mega UK Hip Hop website - UKHH.com and every single person I have spoken to about this so far has rated the CD as a classic.
Da Mercenaries aka DMS are a Hip Hop duo from the North West of the UK, Warrington to be exact. Currently they are both 19 years old and are looking to bring their style to the UK urban music scene. The two members are called Yung B, the main MC in the group and Joy-Rider who is mostly the producer, but is also known to pick up the mic on occasion.
Bassline Circus is London's touring tented New Skool circus. They are a not-for-profit, new-skool British hip hop circus building their second summer tour. Despite the fact that new licensing laws are introducing massive new costs for small circus' the Bassline Circus is still going strong.
This is apparently a download only CD which is available from www.shortyonline.co.uk for the month of April and available for purchase thereafter. Shorty are also known as the Seven Head Army and are a seven piece Hip Hop band. They are able to mix styles from Funk to Rock and have a bit of a following as a live phenomenon.