Choong Family are blowing up the UK Hip Hop scene right now. Memory Lane is on the Choice FM A list, BBC 1Xtra B list and The Higher Elevation album has received amazing feedback for radio stations (see Fact File attached) The boys are receiving nuff love on the Music Channels too, four videos deep and in the process of making the fifth, Choong Family are ones to watch out for.
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.
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.
There is a new Public Enemy album set to invade our shores in December! Aptly titled, 'New Whirl Odor', Public Enemy are back with the beats and the agenda that matters. Chuck D, Professor Griff and Flavor Flav are united again with a common cause.
Pharrell Williams has blazed a career to the top of the charts as a mega-platinum producer, songwriter and multi-instrumental musician in the Neptunes and N.E.R.D. His recently completed first solo album, "In My Mind" features guest appearances by Gwen Stefani, Jay-Z, Daddy Yankee, and Slim Thug.
Consisting of Junior Disprol and Chud Jackson, Dead Residents have been around since the late eighties where they used to go by the name C75 (Circus 75).If anyone in the UK scene deserves the title ‘Legend’, then it’s probably Junior Disprol. having recorded along side respected artists such as Aspects, Hard Livin, Cappo, Taskforce, Roots Manuva, Doyen D and Sir Beans OBE.