A decade after Faith SFX edged Beardyman to become the inaugural UK Beatbox Champion, the UK Beatbox Championships celebrates its 10 year anniversary in style, hosting its biggest event to date.
Sony Music have announced the release of the legendary "lost" debut Blak Twang album 'Dettwork SouthEast' on Monday 22nd September. An un-released British masterpiece that has reached almost mythical status, and undoubtedly the holy grail of UK hip-hop, the album has been re-mastered and includes a brand new 2014 bonus track, 'Dettwork London Revisited (Dettwork SouthEast Remix)'.
The Doctor's Orders have always done their part for the home team and tonight they go all out with an incredible line up of UK talent performing both live and DJ sets. From the high plains drifter himself Jehst to bonafied legend Rodney P and Skitz through seasoned performers Stig of The Dump, Micall Parknsun and Cappo to the new school of hungry acts like Iron Braydz, Skillit and Rewd Adams this line up will have all fans of the UK's burgeoning talent excited like a kid on Christmas Eve.
Skitz returns to the affray with this multi faceted audio gem. Produced alongside the mighty musical scientist Engine-Earz who is imminently destined for greatness, the track encompasses two of Skitz's trademarks - low end theory and cream of the crop emcees and vocalists.
The Big Chill Presents is back this July welcoming legendary London promoters Nice Up! to the helm. Following their massive birthday bonanza blow out on the terrace last month, the Nice Up! crew guarantee to throw the rowdiest party you will not want to miss!
Its just been announced that Rodney P has signed with the Tru Thoughts label. Since his days in the seminal UK hip hop group London Posse, Rodney P has been widely regarded as the Godfather of British hip hop. He has inspired a whole generation of British emcees and producers by being the first to rap in his authentic London accent. He has helped to produce a homegrown hip hop / reggae vibe that is distinctly rooted in the UK.
ZAN at Jazz Café is the second charity event of its kind where pioneers of UK hip hop come together to raise awareness of Autism. This never seen before line-up will showcase brand new material alongside hip hop classics from Roots Manuva, Blak Twang, Skinnyman, Klashnekoff, Rodney P and MC D.
Urban music drama series, Dubplate Drama, has been re commissioned by Channel 4 and MTV to produce 12 half hour episodes for an autumn 2007 airing. The world’s first viewer led interactive multi platform television show which premiered in 2005 on Sony Playstation’s PSP will be shown on Channel 4, E4, 4 On Demand, MTV UK One, MTV Base, MySpace and all mobile networks from Thursday September 20th.