Fresh Styles Film Festival in association with Breakin' Convention presents a night of Hip Hop film featuring the seminal documentary 'BEAT THIS: A HIP HOP HISTORY' and a Q+A with director Dick Fontaine. Originally shown as part of the BBC's 'Arena' series in 1984, 'Beat This: a Hip Hop History' is one of the first glimpses into the nascent hip hop culture of the Bronx.
Dominant G is one of the greatest and smoothest rhymers the UK has produced to date. Who is he you ask? Well he has been around a bit more than you would think. In advance of his debut solo LP britishhiphop.co.uk took the time to speak to him and find out what he is under...
Born and raised on the Northside of Houston, Texas, Chamillionaire is the latest of a string of talented MC’s from the Dirty South to break it massive stateside. He is a former member of Swisha House, the crew and label responsible for Mike Jones and Paul Wall.
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.