Pharoahe Monch returns to the UK for a one off concert at the Scala. Originally with Organized Konfusion he then joined Rawkus Records and had a worldwide smash with "Simon Says". His latest album "W.A.R." features Jill Scott, Citizen Cope, Immortal Technique and more.
Pharoahe Monch W.A.R. (We Are Renegades) is a 13-track album with an eclectic mix of feature artists such as Jill Scott, Styles P, Immortal Technique, Vernon Reid, Citizen Cope, Phonte, Jean Grae, Mr. Porter, Idris Elba, Royce Da 5'9" and more. The album has production from Marco Polo, M-Phazes, Diamond D, Exile, Pharoahe Monch himself and more...
Skandal made a big splash at the beginning of last year with his debut Project A and Hunger Pains. But true creativity is all about re-birth and re-invention and so Skandal has metamorphosed into Rewd Adams and is back with a new LP Rewd Awakening. Read on to find out what has changed since Britishhiphop.co.uk last spoke to Rewd Adams.
Revered MC Donny Goines in conjunction with apparel company, Rocksmith Tokyo, is proud to announce the release of a six track EP. 20X, which will become available in February, features production from Apple Juice Kid, DJ Static, 6th Sense, Nastee, Versatile and M-Phazes is a testament to the parallels shared within the Hip-Hop and fashion spectrums.
Toronto has been a significant source of quality hip-hop artists for a long time, with artists like Sir Scratch and K-Cut from Main Source solidifying its place in history, a legacy continued by the likes of Saukrates, Kardinal Offishall and Choclair. and of course more recently, by Drake.
YNR's good year continues and they've chosen to kick of Q3 with the release of Micall Parknsun's M-Phazes produced All 4 Hip Hop. For all the good old fashioned rap fans out there, this one's for you. Lively and triumphant soul with horn harmonies backs Parky's bold lyricism as he pledges his allegiance to and declares his love for Hip Hop.
Aidan Severs of Certified Banger caught up with SonnyJim a Brummie battle rapper who previously had out his Soul Trader EP. Now he is inked with Dented Records and is pushing his latest work, the Trading Standards mix CD. Read on to find out where he has come from and what it is like to be on the edge of something big.
Over five hundred producers and industry professionals congregated last weekend in downtown Phoenix for the One Stop Shop conference masterminded by the Money Management Group. Panels which included Swizz Beatz, DJ Premier, DJ Toomp, Mr. Porter, Lenny S (Def Jam), Arif Gursel (Microsoft /Zune), Shalik Berry (Universal) and Wendy Day plus many more kept the attendees busy for the two day duration.
Since starting out in the game in 1993 whilst still at school Soulstice has developed a soulful sound and in 2004 his own imprint - Wandering Soul Records. The Chicago based artist has a degree in Computer Engineering and a new LP entitled Dead Letter Perfect out now. Check out what he had to say to britishhiphop.co.uk's Lady Jay UK...