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Joe Blow - Dead Man Smoking LP [Squid Ninja Records]

Joe Blow – Dead Man Smoking LP [Squid Ninja Records]

The term 'old school' gets bandied about a lot in hip-hop circles, but Joe Blow's approach to the game is the genuine article. A focussed motivated attitude and a need to always be progressing has allowed this seasoned veteran to effortlessly spray and hone his talents across many genres of underground music. Despite his youthful appearance and energetic live show, Joe is old enough to have picked up some of those classic 1980s hip-hop LPs the first time around. These critical purchases etched themselves in Joe's psyche and by the early 90s Joe was picking up the mic himself.

Vee Kay

Vee Kay

Vee Kay is an immense producer in more ways that one. He's been behind the boards for a number of acts and has produced some outstanding instrumentals. Now he has his Audio Workout LP set to drop, and our man Certified Banger caught up with Vee Kay to find out what its like...

Dead Residents

Dead Residents

Our man on the scene - Aidan Severs caught up with the Dead Residents crew, comprising: Junior Disprol, Chud Jackson and Rob Skagg. As well as having a long history this Cardiff based crew have their new Triple Crown LP to promote.

Dead Residents - Fresh Fresh Again

Dead Residents – Scumbongo 12″ [Cuthulu Nation]

Building on the increasingly fresh output from the Welsh hip-hop scene, the wayward team of Junior Disprol, Chud Jackson and DJ Stagga desecrate your dusty speakers with one of the most experimental, leftfield and incredible long players you will hear in 08. Tinged with the unrelenting 808s of the new school, modern electronics, and the ethics of hip-hop, this is a project not only inspired by our times, but with a defiant nod to the history of rap.

Free Hip Hop Festival Returns To Cardiff

Free Hip Hop Festival Returns To Cardiff

With Hip-hop artists such as Metabeats, Joe Blow and Mudmowth gaining heavy praise from the music press at the moment, legends such as Me One returning home, and adopted Welsh son Ruffstylz bringing the World’s Longest Freestyle record to its shores, Wales is in pretty good shape whilst the rest of the UK Hip-hop scene is slowly dying.

Dead Residents - Fresh Fresh Again

Dead Residents – Fresh Fresh Again [Video]

Consisting of Junior Disprol and Chud Jackson, Dead Residents have been around since the late eighties where they used to go by the name C75 (Circus 75).If anyone in the UK scene deserves the title ‘Legend’, then it’s probably Junior Disprol. having recorded along side respected artists such as Aspects, Hard Livin, Cappo, Taskforce, Roots Manuva, Doyen D and Sir Beans OBE.