Guru is a walking testament to Hiphop’s spirit, culture and timelessness. His journey in the music industry has been one long ride that contains one classic recording after another; from his work with the legendary Gang Starr, to becoming one of the first artists to fuse Hiphop and Jazz. Guru’s legacy and legend will never be forgotten and he plans on furthering that legacy with his 7 Grand label venture.
Crusada is a West London born and bred MC who has a great deal to get off his chest. He has lofty ambitions and appears to be approaching the business the right way. After growing his name by via the self released mixtape grind, read what he had to say to www.britishhiphop.co.uk before he blows up...
The industry sampler is here. This is the Rebirth of Gangsta Music. This is our man G Thang who makes some quality music, music which he thinks you need to listen to. This is going out to everyone one, Fans, DJ's,Managers, Producers. "Theres a lot of buzz around my music, a lot of people think I'm already signed but I'm not signed, I haven't actually tried to get signed but I think I'm looking... so let's start the bidding war" - G Thang aka C. James
Like him or hate him, you have to admit that Necro is one of a kind. Being far from your average gun-slinging, brandy sippin’ New York rapper, it’s easy to see the appeal of such an original guy. When I sat down and thought about doing this interview, I have to say I had my doubts. The risk of being traumatised by what lay inside this twisted individuals brain was a fairly daunting thought. Lucky for you guys, my love for all things hip-hop dragged me through. Check it out…
This double AA single release delivers two remarkable tracks; ‘Right Now’ and the already hugely supported ‘Shake It Up’, released on 11th December 2006. Leading the way is the up-tempo, hype track ‘Right Now’. Fresh on the scene Kontagious bang this tune out, riding the sick rhythm, beats and urgent melody with lyrics flowing fast and furious to match.
Here we have details of a launch of a New monthly Night which is to put hip-hop back on the Map to London. It has been a long time, but long time stalwart DJ 279 of Choice FM is set to step back into doing regular gigs and for his new night - the re-launch of the famous Friday Nite Flavas he has chosen to hold it in Ladbroke Grove at Neighbourhood.
Hailing from Brixton; Logic aka Cigol has been causing a stir in underground circles for some time now. However unlike some of his South London counterparts, Logic’s music paints an alternative picture. His music for the most part is positive; he combines gritty story telling, reflective life observations with a heartfelt message. He describes himself as a speaker- a spokesperson, possibly for a disenfranchised generation or maybe just for himself.
Muse is the newest, freshest, hippest, live music venue in Nottingham City, and starting this Thursday, they’ll be bringing you some of the newest, freshest, hippest, live music from across the board with more than enough to cater for any music taste. From Flamenco to Techno, and from Hip Hop to Rock get down to Broad Street in Hockley to be a part of the fastest growing live Muse-ik scene in the Country.
A former school bus driver working in reggae mecca Blackerdreads. A fan of Donny Hathaway, Rachelle Farrell and Bob Marley. An artist who has already been produced by dub legend Dennis Bovell and Paul Epworth (Futureheads, The Streets, Bloc Party,Goldfrapp). Bobby Kray has a unique and impressive CV for someone who only started to take singing seriously after jumping on a karaoke stage at 16. But then things have been moving pretty fast.
5 Elementz (5 ELA) original members are Proof, Thyme and Mudd. They started in the mid- 90's and together they climbed the ranks of Detroit underground hip hop royalty to become the reigning kings. 5 ELA has built a loyal hip hop following and went on to drop uderground classic one after another. Check out what they had to say to www.britishhiphop.co.uk...