Tag: Sir Smurf Lil’

Sir Smurf Lil’ – A New Bloodline LP [YNR Productions]

A New Bloodline’; Sir Smurf Lil’ teams up with the current cream of UK producers - Jehst, Apa-Tight, Beat Butcha, LG, Conspicuous and Asaviour - all men well known for their dusty Hip Hop beats. Don’t take that the wrong way though; on paper ‘A New Bloodline’ may seem like a quick tracing of the UK rap outline but in reality the uniquely stylised rendering of Smurf makes this more than just a carbon copy.

Jon Phonics

Jon Phonics

Jon Phonics is an MC / Producer based in the South. He has worked with some well known names and got them to feature on his Half Past Calm release. Whilst he was over in the US he took the time out to parle with Nino. Read on to find out what he had to say.

Jon Phonics - Half Past Calm CD [White]

Jon Phonics – Half Past Calm CD [White]

Going back to Kool Herc’s Bloc Parties, many things have remained the same when it comes to DJs. Their new scratches and breaks mixes create new breaker moves, inspire new graff designs and provide a foundation for new styles of spitting. But, when we reach the end of the weak ones, the thing that really makes the DJ the king pin is that he’s often the coolest cat in the joint.