London based Write 2 Speak (made up of C.Facts and C.o.N-Vers) latest track is War. This is deep, real, hard, clear and devastating. Pure quality, message, and thought provoking. Not enough superlatives for this.
I recently went to Alaska Street Studios near Waterloo Station with the purpose of checking out a band that was led by… wait for it… Seanie T. For some, an unexpected artist to be leading a band but after knowing the diversity of his music, this was not so much of a surprise. Believe me, anyone who knows British hip-hop, knows Seanie T.
"I see a genocide right before my eyes - it's the holocaust of today". Remember when you used to listen to a hip hop track... and then listen again and again and again? Just to get a whole new take on the lines? Seems as though the majority of those carrying such a challenged these day are the rappers who are poets, or poets who are rappers. Because when they don't recognise rap is poetry, they don't honour the language with eloquence.
The UK's own Krazed The Palestinian has somehow enveloped and artistified the collective spirits of the millions marching to the streets every day all over the world in response to the too long lived illegal occupation of Palestine.
As he gears up to release his ninth studio album, one of the most respected Hip-Hop narrators has encouraged the attention of three of the industries most recognized mixtape DJs. Reverse Racism, an aural dedication to the Queensbridge rapper, Nasir Jones has been put together by DJs Scream, Dub and Justo Award winner Furious Styles.
Following the critical acclaim of ‘Triple P’ (the debut album from Waajeed’s Platinum Pied Pipers group) this album was initially suggested by Fat City to Bling 47 as a collection of productions from the label and its roster of artists with Waajeed leading the line.
Finally the wait is over! One of the most anticipated super-groups in UK hip hop history is here to unleash their lyrical artillery on the world, bringing on the reign of a new era! The three man group are set to take over in 2007 and this release is just the start of hostilities.
When we told you about Serocee’s demo, we knew it wouldn’t be long before he got things together for a higher profile release. Originally from Birmingham Serocee spent his formative years in the Caribbean and is now based in London. Having hooked up with Karl Hinds and producer Darkjoint he is now being released on the Ill Flava label.