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Essa - The World Belongs To You MP3 [First Word Records]

Essa – The World Belongs To You MP3 [First Word Records]

The World Belongs To You is the first single from Essa's hotly anticipated new album 'The Misadventures Of A Middle Man'. Produced by Australian sensation Ta-Ku, the track is an up- tempo call for positivity, inspired by Essa's global travels. Accompanied by a sun-kissed video (shot on tour in China, Australia and Soundwave Croatia Festival) it's the perfect way to usher in the summer months. The single includes another Ta-Ku-produced banger, the self- explanatory 'Call Me Essa', a non-album bonus track only available on this single.

Essa - Time For Something New EP [First Word Records]

Essa – Time For Something New EP [First Word Records]

First Word are proud to present Time For Something New, the FW debut from Essa. He's no newbie though - under his former name, Yungun, he rose through the UK Hip Hop ranks to reach a worldwide audience winning praise from Nas, Mark Ronson and Cody ChesnuTT. Loyal fans have waited patiently for this, his first commercial release since 2006's Grown Man Business album with long-time collaborator DJ Mr Thing.

Mr Thing

Mr Thing

Inimitable music machine DJ Mr Thing usually speaks with his hands. So for a change we got him to speak with his mouth so we could get the lowdown on his famed record collection, the rise of Serato and the battling scene. This guy wasn’t asked to compile and mix the ‘Kings of Hip Hop’ LP with DJ Premier for no reason.