UK rap legend Tony Rotton aka Blak Twang is coming back through the underground "tunnel with dirt going berserk".
Haka Beats is a producer from Ladbroke Grove in West London. He has recently dropped his Man On The Moon EP and has secured spots from some of the dopest in the UK game. In order to find out more, Nikhil Sharma caught up with him to find out about his background, his new EP and ask about who he wants to work with. Read on for more.
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)'.
After years of work-in-progress status, the archival global hip hop documentary Hip Hop: The New World Order announces its worldwide release. This groundbreaking film explores the global impact of hip hop music and culture highlighting eight international cities: Tokyo, Havana, London, Paris, Hamburg, Amsterdam, Rio de Janeiro and Johannesburg and has mushroomed into a rare archive and video survey of pioneering artists and communities at the turn of the 21st century. Filmed between 1998 - 2000, the documentary features intimate and rare interviews with an unprecedented list of international pioneers / all-stars including:
Speakers Corner returns to Jamm for an all star line up of Hip-Hop pioneers. [Part1] delivers you the artists who gave us our voice accent and sound, from Hip-Hop to Jungle and all roots / routes in between. Be amazed at the line up that has been put together for this night and make sure you just don’t miss out.
The renownd MC Competition and party night End Of The Weak returns for heat 4 which takes place in the quirky Passing Clouds members club in Dalston. The night has a fantastic line up so make sure you attend. Artists performing on the night include: Blak Twang, 2000 Fast Women, The Stepsons, Granville Sessions, DJ Snuff and MC Honey Brown, Stig Of The Dump, Jack Flash, Virgo Villian, Baby Blu and Peaches.
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.
Blak Twang, also known as Taipanic and Tony Rotton, is back with his new track, Before N After. A catchy and down- to-earth song set to be on his new album, Elevation. The song begins with a quote from Charles Darwin, It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change.