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Brooklyn based emcee, lyricist, songwriter & producer 'CONQUEST' releases the video for 1st buzz single of his forthcoming 2014 album as both a declarative statement & indication of what his sixth studio album could possibly sound like sonically & topically.
Londons 'Melanin 9' is releasing his EP 'High Fidelity' on 31st May on his own 'Red Snow' label. This is in fact drawn from the 'Triple Darkness' members 2007 mixtape of the same name, a limited edition of original tracks available for the first time in vinyl format with instrumentals, new artwork and a brand new bonus cut 'Colours'.
Dj Mixx and Terry B are Kingz & Pharaohz, Their first single, 'Gangsta', presented street narrative with a message. Now comes the video to their follow-up, 'Dreams'.
After winning the Choice FM Breakthrough Competition in 2013, North London rapper 'Coops' was given the opportunity to perform at the London o2 with none otherthan Hip Hop royalty, 'Nas'. The series of events instilled a new self-belief within the rapper and having previously used music as a pastime, the 23-year-old Londoners passion for the craft was ignited.
Vancouvers 'Snak The Ripper' is on his way up. The Canadian emcee has already garnered a considerable internet following, as well as toured with the likes of 'Tech N9ne, Yelawolf, The Beatnuts, Raekwon, Onyx, and Swollen Members', to name a few.
Episode 3 of 'Kitsunés' saga in the US 'Kitsuné America 3' is out the 2nd of June. If theres one thing 'Kitsunés' renowned for, apart from stylish garb, its its flair. So being handed the Parisian labels latest findings out of the talent brewing in the USA today is a proper treat, as 'Kitsuné AMERICA, the compilation series', never fails to deliver a fresh and innovative selection of offbeat musical snapshots, even by American standards.
'Part Time Cooks' brings you another banger off the soon to be released 'Midnight snack'. Part Time Cooks (Black Moss, Saul Goode, Joe Rollins & Burns Photo) presents'No Money' produced by 'Thovo Beats'.
'IKES' wants you to hear him out on his take of Nipsey Hussle's 'Checc Me Out'. Ahead of his American college tour, 'LOUD Music', which starts today, the London rapper has also announced the name of his forthcoming project.
Parisian Producer, 'DONOVANS' on remix duty yet again. After having transformed 'Crookers' recent anthem, 'Heavy' into a big room DJ tool, he has now takin the new hit from ZZT (Tiga and Zombie Nation superband) and reworked it into retro futuristic bass laden ride.
'Vocabulary Spills' is the lead off release from 'De La Souls - Smell The D.A.I.S.Y.' Project which features 'Plug 1, 2 and 3' performances over sound beds constructed by the late 'J Dilla'.
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