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...
Two multi-platinum selling artists, one of the biggest beef's this year. This is the DVD to silence all speculation. 'Stop Snitchin, Stop Lyin' is the inside expose to explain what really happened when the Game left G-Unit and became part of G-Unot!
South / West country producer / DJ First Aid is set to release his debut LP entitled Devon Cream. On this LP he has enlisted the help of some of the most mouth-watering names in the UK Hip Hop Game. Spots on the LP will be going to Asaviour, Blade, Extremists, Foreign Beggars, Humurak D Gritty, Hoodz Underground, Inja, Jehst, Phi Life Cypher, SkiinyMan and Task Force. What, that is a line up we haven’t seen since Skitz’ Countryman LP.
Snow boarders need look no further for the unofficial start to the winter sports season as the Metro Ski and Snowboard Show exclusively presents The Boardroom. Back by popular demand, The Boardroom is the only place to get your hands on customized snowboards, learn to pop and lock with the UK’s best B-boys and hang out in the coolest apres-ski spot this side of The Alps.
The Rbk Daddy Yankee sneaker makes an explosive debut at the UK’s only destination for sneaker aficionados; Foot Locker. To celebrate this new release, Foot Locker is inviting all sneaker fans to the special Rbk ‘Now Playing’ event.
If you like your brand of Grime real grimy (I mean dirtee stank grimy), then DJ Semtex’s Grimewave Album hosted by D Double E, is a must have for your collection. This compilation showcases the best tracks from a genre that has evolved faster than the average grime tracks BPM.
Jalporte has been busy since we interviewed him and here we have a few quick tidbits of info regarding what he has in the pipeline. New live show dates have gone up on Jalporte's Myspace page, further details of all the events will be posted on the ‘appearance page’ on www.jalporte.co.uk.
The Hip-Hop and R&B talent of east coast Canada finally gets the recognition it deserves with "Scotia Mix Vol. 1", the new compilation album from the Kicksta Music Group. Featuring the best artists from Nova Scotia - and a guest contribution from Louisiana's Big Brotha – the project aims to give an outlet for these as-of-yet under exposed artists.
Late is one half of the Villains and along with Tricksta runs Wolftown, one of the most prolific labels out of the Midlands. Now he is branching out and flexing his US connections and is releasing his own mix CDs which he has compiled. Check out what he had to say to Naomi aka Yummyness...