Tag: wiley

Wiley To Release Snakes And Ladders On Big Dada

Wiley To Release Snakes And Ladders On Big Dada

The philosophers have been asking themselves the wrong question. It isn't does God play dice? we should be worrying about, but does Wiley play snakes and ladders? The answer is, of course, yes. But like everything Wiley does, he doesn't just play a bit of snakes and ladders, any more than he just raps a bit, or just has the odd minor disagreement, or posts the occasional amusing Tweet. When Wiley plays snakes and ladders he plays it on the cosmic scale, he plays it with his whole career, his whole life.

Dot Rotten Live At Cargo 1st May 2012

Dot Rotten Live At Cargo 1st May 2012

South London artist Dot Rotten will headline Cargo this May following the release of his latest single Are You Not Entertained. More likely to dedicate a song to his Gran than a girl, Dot Rotten may represent the Normal Human Being, but he's far from your average MC. Incredibly introspective, unreservedly candid and highly intelligent despite a formal lack of qualifications, Rotten is fast becoming the alternative MC on everybody's tiplists.

Wiley - Numbers In Action CD [Big Dada]

Wiley – Numbers In Action CD [Big Dada]

For the first time in his hyperactive career, Wiley returns to a label and the results are dynamite. Numbers In Action sees one of the UK’s greatest producers and MCs doing what he does best – hooking up a minimalist masterpiece of a beat and then spitting his bars over it with the insouciance and sheer top-of-the-dome randomness and magnificence which only this most maverick of artists can muster.

Roll Deep Have Announced A Massive 2011 UK Tour

Roll Deep Have Announced A Massive 2011 UK Tour

Grime pioneers Roll Deep who entered the charts at number 1 last month with their single, 'Green Light' have announced the “Winner Stays On Tour” - a 13 date UK outing starting February 11, 2011. Roll Deep put all the cynics to rest with their previous single, 'Good Times'. Not only did they hit the No. 1 spot on the UK charts, but they held the position for 3 consecutive weeks!

Kano - Method To The Maadness Album And Tour

Kano – Method To The Maadness Album And Tour

Method To The Maadness is Kano’s fourth studio album and his most accomplished, heavyweight offering yet. In addition to the razor-sharp yet caramel smooth vocals of its star the tour de force also features a sterling supporting cast, including; Hot Chip, Chase & Status, Boys Noize, Wiley, Vybz Kartel, Damon Albarn and Diplo. The tracklisting and artwork are included below.

London Posse Biography

London Posse Biography

The multi-talented DJ Jimmy Green aka Jimbo Jones has written some essential reading for fans of UK Hip Hop. He's done a concise history of the London Posse, or a biography if you like. It's really worth a read and there's a chance you'll learn a few new things:

Davinche Preps New Album

Davinche Preps New Album

Premier UK producer Davinche is currently putting the finishing touches on his debut album. The 23-year-old producer has been on the grime scene since his late teens and brought us underground smashes such as Tinchy Stryder’s Breakaway and Kano’s Ps & Qs.