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K*Ners - Voice Of The City LP [Reel Me Records]

K*Ners – Voice Of The City LP [Reel Me Records]

After releasing his debut album 'K In Da Flesh' back in 2006 K*Ners has gone on to share stages with the likes of Sugar Hill Gang, Mos Def, GZA/Genius (Wu-Tang), Tinchy Stryder and Mark Ronson, as well as homegrown legends such as Rodney P, Blak Twang, Ty and more. K*Ners long awaited album V.O.T.C. (Voice Of The City) signed to Bristol's urban heavyweight label Reel Me Records is now ready to go for the end of the summer 2014.

Sway ft Kano - Still Speedin' Remix 12" [3Beat]

Sway ft Kano – Still Speedin’ Remix 12″ [3Beat]

One of the most respected names in UK rap and music industry game changer, Sway, returns with the remix to his new single Still Speedin', which is released on 4th December on 3beat Records. Bringing two of the UK's finest rap talents together, British rapper Kano jumps on the track and stars in the remix video. However to some extent Kano just phones it in and is destroyed by Sway.

Ty – Breaking The Hip Hop Mould

The British Music Experience (BME) at The 02 provided the perfect sense of intimacy for the select audience who attended the showcase and Q&A with internationally renowned British hip hop artist Ty. The night not only celebrated the release of the rapper’s forthcoming single ‘Heart is Breaking’ featuring Sway from his hotly acclaimed album, ‘Special Kind of Fool’, but for the entire month of June the BME will be exhibiting the exquisite Ty sculpture by Ben Wachenje as featured on the album cover.

Sway Dcypha

Sway Dcypha

Here at Britishhiphop.co.uk we have been documenting the progress of Sway’s career and with his link up with Akon’s label and a new mixtape The Delivery and new single Everyday Valentine out now we thought it was about time we got the latest developments. Nikhil Sharma caught up with the man to get it all recorded for you.

BASS Festival 2009

BASS Festival 2009

BASS Festival (British Arts and Street Sounds) is the UK’s only month-long celebration of Black Music and Art, and it returns this June for a celebration of African music and culture. Taking place for the fourth consecutive year, BASS will play host to a range of events in venues across London, Birmingham, Nottingham, Leicester and Derby. There will also be satellite events in Manchester and Edinburgh. Below are some of this year’s highlights.

Akon

Akon

Thiam stands still for no man. London, December, one Saturday evening in 2008: BHH was invited to the plush Sanderson Hotel in Central London for the launch of the Maranello V8 watch range. Akon aka Aliaune Thiam has teamed up with Swiss watch makers Maranello to design a range of high octane watches alongside the beautiful Awe Mazzocchi president / designer.

Two Fingers ft. Sway – What You Know 12″ [Big Dada]

Say what you will about the commercial sheen of ‘The Signature’ but you can’t deny Sway is a rare talent, and a damn likable one at that. Having recently signed with Akon, his reputation for international big dogging is enough to make Steve MacFadden jealous. But here he teams up with Ninja Tune stalwart Amon Tobin and Doubleclick’s new production guise Two Fingers, proving he’s still got time for the little guy.