Taken from the 2016 album 'Otherside', 'Pioneers' sees Whirlwind D pay tribute to pioneering hip hop artists from all ages of hip hop, both in the US and UK. A great trip back both for the release, but also for the memories of those who built the scene.
This month Whirlwind D travels back to the inception of Hip Hop music in the UK. During the show he traces the history of the early spots like The Language Lab and Spatts as well as the records that were released in these formative years.
This month Whirlwind D traces the history of hip hop in Nottingham, UK. The show begins with the early B Boy scene and of course the iconic Rock City before moving into the early Notts rap records from the likes of MC Fizal Eff, DJ Quick, MSD, DJ Mink and KID to name a few.
Going waaaay back with this one. Although it's from a gig in Birmingham only ten years ago or so, An Original Break was the first record on Liberty Grooves way back in 1990 - Whirlwind D and Johnny F with a slight remix by The Assembly Worker.
The latest Pioneers Hip Hop Show (Kane FM) sees Whirlwind D and Specifik tell the story of legendary UK label Kold Sweat Records. The show begins as the imprint was beginning to form in the late 80s and works its way through to the label's eventual demise.
Time for bit of powerful old school style Britcore. Whirlwind D alongside Chrome and Illinspired fill us in on their history over 25 years, the development of UK Hip Hop and what it meant to them.
Whirlwind D and Specifik joined All City Steve for an interview in the Ultracab back in 2018. At the end of the chat Whirlwind D did a couple of tracks live and here they are courtesy of All City Steve.
Southampton's Uncle Mic Nitro aka Alex Churton has said this will be his final album. This is a shame, but releases have been somewhat sporadic of late.
This show explores the history of iconic UK hip hop label Music Of Life, from its roots before it embraced hip hop to becoming one of the most important hip hop labels in the late 80s and early 90s.
Here is a recording from the classic Pioneers Hip Hop Show (Kane FM) from 2014. In this show, Whirlwind D tells the story of Low Life Records, from its inception in 1992 to the mid 00s.