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...
For almost a decade Southside Queens native, Lloyd Banks, has been revered as line-for-line one of the most preeminent emcees in hip-hop. Banks aka The Punch Line King returns with H.F.M. 2 (Hunger For More 2), a sequel to his 2004 classic debut.
Since late in 2009, Emcee / Producer tandem Statik Selektah and Termanology have been hard at work on their landmark collaborative album 1982. Now New York transplants, Statik and Termonology are Massachusetts natives and have worked together frequently throughout the last five years, yet 1982 marks their first full-length project together.
Whether you’re strictly in the UK rap camp or dedicated to the crème of US Hip Hop, there’s no denying sparks fly when two artists at the top of their game, combine. On They MC, London rapper JMC invites Cassidy, who’s famed for club bangers like Hotel and Hustler, to collaborate, and the result is a late summer hit.
Sky is blue like a pig's eye / Birds chirp like a lady that just got raped by ten guys / Nigga's die over rumors and lies / What a beautiful day. – Ali Vegas age 6. It was these prolific words from the mouth of a six year old, that prompted Tosha to put his young cousin's words on a t-shirt, documenting the first rhyme of an artist who would, one day, come to be known as one of hip-hop's lyrical legends.
Young entrepreneur, Sincere is set to release his ground breaking new mini movie and sountrack, ‘So Sincere’. Written and staring Sincere and directed by Ben Peters, this short film gives the viewer a fierce adrenalin soaked glimpse into a day in the life of this up and coming MC and features cameo’s and exclusive tracks from some of the UK & US finest including: Akala, D Double E, Scorcher, SAS, Wretch 32, SMS, Bashy & Styles P.
Not being a big fan of the Ruff Ryders click I am not sure whether this is a collection of old material or new unreleased stuff, or indeed a mixture of the two. This compilation, their first in three years, is obviously designed to ride on the back of the big Jin LP which recently dropped.