Here I have a copy of the Altered Egos documentary which has been put together and directed by Telio Vellacott for TwoTwelve Films and features graf and interviews from some north London writers and features background music from the likes of Farma G, Louis Slippaz and Dag Nabbit etc.
Blackalicious have released their first DVD which is primarily a recording of one of their shows from the Showbox Theatre in Seattle in the Northwest of the USA. It took place on the 20th of April as part of the 45 day tour they undertook with the likes of Lateef, Pigeon John, LifeSavas and Fat Lip of the Pharcyde.
Following the huge success of visual music festival Optronica, in 2005, the British Film Institute (BFI) have once again joined forces with audiovisual artists and producers, Addictive TV and new-media curators Cinefeel, to present what promises to be one of the most dynamic and innovative music events of 2007.
Book Slam’s recent move to bigger, better venue Neighbourhood was a sell out success with over 400 people coming down to witness Booker-winner DBC Pierre, rapper Plan B and US slam champion Nafeesa. We return in on January 25th with an equally stellar line up.
This album has been made because even in our current "democratic" society, racism is still rife... hate crimes are still committed and too many unnecessary deaths occur, whether from violent attacks or the inability of our government to treat people fairly and recognise that asylum is often essential.
I have lost the press release for this, so there is little background info I can give you on this release. Apparently Paranorml is from the West Coast of the USA and has recorded five albums worth of material! Yet, I never heard of him till now. Never mind, that is now corrected.
Major Motion are a crew who are setting out on their bid for domination. The first member of the crew to show his hand is Mr Felon whose real name is Jurel Williams. He is mixed race from St.Pauls in Bristol and says that he is no stranger to street life.
There ain’t been too many MCs to represent the shamrock, you can probably name the ones that have made it over here on one hand. Leyton’s Shameless has picked up this mantle and we know he rolls deep. For the debut single released from his Smokers Die Younger LP he has picked the anthemic message rap – Live Fast.
One of Britain’s biggest acts Big Brovaz are about to launch back into the music scene in 2007 and are hear to stay with their hotly anticipated new album “Re-Entry”. The group originally formed 8 years ago when the girls in the group (Cherise, Nadia and Dion) and the guys (Randy, J-Rock and Flawless) were working separately creating beats and tunes, struggling like thousands of other unsigned musicians.