Tag: DELS

Speech Debelle - Live For The Message 12" [Big Dada]

Speech Debelle – Live For The Message 12″ [Big Dada]

Speech Debelle returns to the fray with the third single from her critically-acclaimed second album, "Freedom Of Speech". One of the standout tracks from the album, "Live For The Message" was produced by Kwes and features a softly-spoken but defiant vocal from Speech in which she outlines why it's more important to be heard saying the right thing than to be heard - a message not just for the contemporary rap community but for a world obsessed with form over content.

DELS - Black Salad EP [Big Dada]

DELS – Black Salad EP [Big Dada]

He's back! Over a year since his last release, Kieren Dickins aka DELS returns with a five track EP to cement his place as one of the most exciting, forward-looking MCs in the UK. Already picked up on and played by Zane Lowe, the EP shows DELS taking his music to a whole new level and preparing the way for what is to follow.

Bonafide Magazine - Old School X New School Special - Issue 05 Out Now

Bonafide Magazine – Old School X New School Special – Issue 05 Out Now

In hip-hop chronological order Bonafide Mag speaks to the Godfather of it all, Grandmaster Flash, profile EPMD, get crazy with ‘the lazy hustler’ and fourth Beastie Boy, Ricky Powell. Still in NYC, they speak to a leading voice for alternative hip-hop, EL-P and from the West Coast the mag catches up with Beat Junkie and J Rocc. In a ram packed issue there is also an article profiling graffiti (fine) artist Jose Parla.

DELS - GOB LP [Big Dada]

DELS – GOB LP [Big Dada]

Kieren Dickins aka DELS is a new type of rapper (which is another way of saying that he’s more than just a rapper). Applying the kind of attention to detail, micro-management and macro-vision which Jay-Z used to build a business empire, DELS makes art. Popular art mind you, but art all the same, an album of emotional peaks, musical innovation and surreal, brilliant lyrics, held together by such a unique, such a strong vision that it sounds almost silly to suggest it’s just a debut.