Jazzie B - Soul II Soul's 'Club Classics Vol. 1

Soul II Soul’s Club Classics Vol. 1

17 years after the release of Soul II Soul's ground-breaking 'Club Classics Vol. 1' album, group leader Jazzie B regaled an audience of music industry personnel and fans with stories about his career and the making of the chart-topping album. 'Club Classics Vol. 1' was the subject of the Black Music Congress (BMC) organised Trailblazing British Black Music Album Anatomy, which took place on Thursday at the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) office in London.

Rhymefest

Rhymefest

Rhymefest’s recent visit to the UK has caused quite a stir. His ‘tea’ meeting with Tory Party Leader David Cameron made headlines; the Grammy award winning rapper had challenged the politician to a sit down to discuss his controversial comments made about Hip Hop and its’ link to gun crime.

2006 International Songwriting Competition (ISC) Deadline Extended

2006 International Songwriting Competition (ISC) Deadline Extended

The International Songwriting Competition (ISC) has extended its submission deadline, so if you haven't already entered, you still have a chance. If you already have entered and wish to submit additional songs, you can still enter. All entries must be posted on or before November 17, 2006. ISC will continue to take online entries, as well as entries through the mail; the online submission platform will be open until 11:59 p.m. EST, November 17. There will be no further extensions of the deadline after this date.

Smife

Smife Biography

Smife was born Justin Smith Uzomba to Nigerian parents on May 22nd 1984 in Hackney, East London. He was raised partly in Stoke Newington, North London, but since 10 years old hes been living in De Beauvoir Town with both parents and 3 of 4 sisters.

Raja: The Lavish Collection

Raja: The Lavish Collection

What do you know about Sacramento, California? You might think it's a city of overall-wearing, cow-tipping, country bumpkins that ride around on tractors all day. Wrong. Although Sacramento lacks the glitz of its southern hemisphere, Los Angeles, it still has its share of sunshine, beautiful people and good vibrations. It even has an emerging hip-hop scene.

Mayday featuring Cee-Lo - Groundhog Day

Mayday featuring Cee-Lo – Groundhog Day

Mayday! Mayday! Mayday! Everybody take cover because the next big thing is about to hit. Hailing from Miami Beach, comes ¡Mayday! the alt-rap duo and brainchild of Plex, a Miami DJ / producer, and  MC Bernbiz, a local MC hero, among the Miami club circuit. Plex and Bernbiz who have shared the stage with The Roots, Method Man, Red Man, Mos Def, and too many others to name… are finally here to bring us ¡Mayday! and raise some hell.