Pre-orders for North London MC Melanin 9's "Amulets" are now underway. It's a 2014 vinyl release with 2021 remaster. The cover art is a homage to the Bruton Music library series. This time it is on cassette, and is now on all streaming platforms / Bandcamp.
The Man With The Golden Sound aka Lewis Parker is back with a twenty track LP on Milton Keynes based King Underground. Bringing in a load of special collaborators including Eloh Kush and John Robinson on All My Life, Planet Asia on Thug Livin', Lil Dap and Eastkoast on Still Wanna Ride.
Lewis Parker has been absent for too long. This release cements his 10 year relationship with King Underground which is 20 releases deep. All I Got maintains that classic sound that Lewis Parker is famous for, opening with crusty drums the listener will immediately be hooked.
Kung Fu was a regular Hip Hop night held in Camden which grew to become very popular and was a showcase for London and UK Hip Hop talent.
A great track from the archive. Lewis Parker has always produced strong tracks and this track, The Clouds Open, is classic Lewis Parker. Grimey hard beats and neatly hooked up piano sample are timeless.
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.
UK Hip Hop has lost one of its greats. On January 1, 2016, veteran DJ producer Mark B passed away. Most UK Hip Hop fans, casual or otherwise, will know Mark B best from The Unknown – a collaborative album with London MC Blade and an LP now widely regarded as a stone-cold classic way beyond UK shores.
River Nelson releases a brand new album produced by Lewis Parker. 'The Shape of The Sky' is the second full length album from River Nelson, after his critically acclaimed release 'The Rise and Fall of River Nelson'. The album is comprised of thirteen tracks that will inspire, motivate, and allow you to hear topics that aren't usually covered in Hip-Hop.
Well, I guess your all familiar with Lewis Parker? If your not, Lewis Parker is no doubt one of the best UK producers, he also does his thing on the mic too. Now living in New York but originally from Canterbury, the UK producer started his Hip Hop career while still only a teenager and released "B Boy Antiks" and "Rise" through Trevor Jackson's Bite It! label. The EP and 12" featured some of the finest production to come out of the UK hiphop scene.
Flu-voiced New Yorker John Robinson has hooked up with ex-UK dweller Lewis Parker for his 7" single A Place Called Home on which both MCs rap on point about NY and current economics and the beat is dreamy - similar to Aim's production.