No need to fear Friday the 13th, its the day when Kid Acne gets to testing 'Transistors', the first single taken from his new album 'Null And Void'. Joined by East London firebrand Jaz Kahina and Nottingham's Vandal Savage of the infamous VVV syndicate (alongside Juga-Naut and Cappo), 'Transistors' has Chicago producer Spectacular Diagnostics tuning up bouncy, horn-lead funk.
‘Home Grown: The Story of UK Hip-Hop’ - a new exhibition opens on 15th October at Urbis in Manchester. ‘Home Grown’ focuses on the wonderful, unpredictable story of UK hip-hop: a music and culture that dragged itself up from the streets - with a little help from some surprisingly eminent friends - to change the face of British music and style.
Straight outta South Yorks comes “the rap Jonnie Briggs” and Sheffield’s one-man answer to the Beastie Boys; the gob-wobbling, microphone-bothering rap powerhouse known as Kid Acne. Romance Ain’t Dead is an 11 track short, sharp shock to the ear drums that’s filled with more bangers than an overstocked sausage factory and is one of the funniest yet slickest albums you’ll have heard all year.