Tag: Tenchoo

Big Toast & Ill Move Sporadic - You Are Not Special LP [Starch Records]

Big Toast & Ill Move Sporadic – You Are Not Special LP [Starch Records]

In case you didn't already know, Big Toast has steadily made a name for himself on the UK hip-hop circuit over recent years. From helping to grow notable independent label Revorg Records, as part of critically acclaimed rap troupe TPS Fam, to a burgeoning solo discography, and most recently as part of British mega-group Gatecrasherz, he's certainly been stacking up quite the discography.

Ill Move Sporadic And Tenchoo - Panic Room 9 [Starch Records]

Ill Move Sporadic And Tenchoo – Panic Room 9 [Starch Records]

Diehard fans of independent hip-hop had much to be hyped about when Starch Records first announced the collaboration of label founders Ill Move Sporadic, and rising underground heavyweight soloist Tenchoo, back in 2015. Consisting of Ben 81 and One Boss, IMS have quickly gained a reputation as some of the most promising hip-hop producers the UK has to offer. A reputation earned from a slew of well received releases over recent years, which have undoubtedly helped expose some of the finest emerging MC's in the UK right now.

Tenchoo - Crojo Exclusive 12" [Haji's Yard / First Son Records]

Tenchoo – Crojo Exclusive 12″ [Independent]

Since taking a step away from the battling spotlight after an impressive 7-0 run in Don't Flop and netting £5000 in Jump Off's 2012 tournament with relative ease - Hampshire based London import Tenchoo has steadily increased his presence on the UK hip-hop scene. Since dropping his highly anticipated debut album Scary Movie in 2011, the MC has been hard at work, appearing on tracks with a who's who of British artists, and supporting artists like Pharoahe Monch across the UK.

Spider Jaroo prod. Bambu Hands - Live From The Archive Vol. 1 LP [Northern Structure]

Spider Jaroo prod. Bambu Hands – Live From The Archive Vol. 1 LP [Northern Structure]

2014 has so far seen the release of Bambu Hands' 'The Lost Soul' instrumental project. Northern Structure Records latest release comes in the form of Live From The Archive Vol. 1, An 18 track compilation project entirely produced by Bambu Hands featuring the vocal talents of Spider Jaroo. Over the course of the album various emcees feature throughout from all regions of the UK even stretching out to Australia including, Benny Diction, Amos, Evileyz, The Bluntskins, Mothership Connection, Jack Danz and Tenchoo to name a few.

B.O.M.B - B.O.M.B CD [Boom Bap Professionals]

B.O.M.B – B.O.M.B CD [Boom Bap Professionals]

During 2012's Boom Bap Festival Oliver Sudden and Luca Brazi were sat in front of the Graffiti wall with a crate of beer discussing a few ideas while watching the 645 Squad paint a burner. After collaborations on previous Granville Sessions material and discussions about each others production, they decided to pair up and go fifty fifty on beats and rhymes on an EP. Shortly after the festival season recovery period the Wednesday studio sessions kicked off. Beats were exchanged, verses were penned, beers were necked... and so on.

Jack Danz and Lego - Funbags MP3 [Defenders Of Style]

Welcome to 2012: January in Review

The last few years have proven to be some of the finest in the history of British hip-hop, with the ever increasing number of solid emcees emerging, and with them some premier independent record labels that continue to flourish with every passing day. The sheer volume of commendable releases from last year alone was a sure sign that things only continue to get bigger and better for UK hip-hop enthusiasts, and that someday soon hopefully the mainstream industry will catch up and wise up to what they've been missing out on.

Unseen And Deeflux - 1984 [Millennium Jazz Music]

Unseen And Deeflux – 1984 [Millennium Jazz Music]

To say that Deeflux has been putting in work around the UK hip-hop circuit would be a major understatement. With his two-part Weapons Of Mass Destruction mixtape, and two releases from his US produced side-project Oddio Kin, all released from 2008 to 2010 and available free from Bandcamp, not to mention the work he puts in helping run successful hip-hop night Holdin' Court, and as hip-hop producer for 103.7 KaneFM, it’s fair to say he’s been putting more than enough work in.