The year is 1982 - a heavily pregnant young woman arrives at London, Heathrow from Amsterdam. Her ultimate destination is her place of origin; Ghana. She’s to rest in London for a few days before proceeding with her journey, taking a cab to North London to visit an old friend.
The Hip-hop film, Guilty Or Innocent Of Using The N Word, directed by B. Malkani is premiering in London next month. The controversial documentary, which was recently sponsored by the city of Wilmington, (Delaware, USA) investigates questions around the N word that we often discuss among ourselves.
This is apparently Leeds’ first Hip Hop compilation. Coming from Leeds originally, this is something which interests me. Leeds has always had a vibrant Hip Hop scene and this CD brings together some of the current talent. The CD features already established artists like Breaking The Illusion and Junkyard Tactics.
The H.Q. collectively comprises long time UK Hip Hop MC legends the Ice Pick, Shaka Shazzam and Grizzly as well as DJ Supreme, J. One and Brix Brown handling things on the production side. The Dutty South are Matt Chrome, Ranks, Bully Cat and Duffcott.
Elijah aka J Soze is a profound rapper with a distinctive unique flow. His rhymes demonstrate the trails and tribulations of his life and the reality of youth poverty and street crime. His passion to voice his opinion is significant as it gives his fans a true insight to who he is and what he is about.
Deviants Of Reality is a Hip Hop group based out of Red Bank, N.J (the home town of movie Director Kevin Smith- Clerks, Jay and Silent Bob). Their Debut album "The Art of Mind Travel" was released and distributed by ZYX Music in Europe during the Spring of 2004 and has sold over 8000 copies to date.
Here are the pre release details for the revolutionary HAK380 from Ecler, which will be available June! One of its unique selling points is the SCRATCH CUE. The Scratch Cue is a smart microprocessor driven feature that allows performing with the crossfader in your headphones before doing it live.