Monthly Archives: January 2016

The Doctor’s Orders Presents: Dead Prez + Support @ The Jazz Café, London, UK (10th March)

There are scores of Hip Hop bangers but there is only ‘Hip Hop’ banger and the Dead Prez classic is always 100% guaranteed to light up any dance-floor. Delivering hard-hitting beats, politically aware rhymes, deft lyricism and strong song concepts, Dead Prez emerged in 2000 as one of rap’s most politically strident outfits. Stic.Man &…

The Doctor’s Orders Presents: Hip Hop vs Dancehall – 1st Birthday @ Trapeze, London, UK (05th Feb)

In one year this monthly party has grown so much that it is now taking over both floors of this great Shoreditch venue. Bringing a mix of the most upfront and classic Hip Hop and Dancehall sounds around this high-energy party has been packed to capacity every month. For the first birthday of this ever-popular…

dubspeeka – Falling Down EP (26/02/2016/Last Night On Earth)

Having been building momentum on the underground techno scene for some time, dubspeeka returns with a three track EP on Sasha’s Last Night On Earth imprint. British techno DJ/Producer dubspeeka has fast made a name for himself on the underground techno scene after dropping a series of stand out releases on the scene’s most respected…

Blake Banks – Benzo (Music Video)

Last year, after the release of ‘Shameless‘, Blake Banks hit the ground running with his critically acclaimed single ‘America’ featuring Post Malone. Now Blake is back and taking his unique style to a whole new level with the trapped out, drug fueled music video for ‘Benzo’. Since joining forces with The Ambulance Factory, Banks’ new…

Yung Citizen – Bruised Generation (Audio)

Charlotte, North Carolina Rapper, Yung Citizen, releases, ‘Bruised Generation’, the first single from his self-titled EP, ‘Yung Citizen’. This track is a powerful, socially conscious anthem that offers candid thoughts on the challenges faced by today’s society. Citizen believes that with all the obstacles that life has thrown at our youth of color, they appear to…

AMS – Places (Audio)

DJ/Producer collective AMS, hailing from Amsterdam, formally Illuminati AMS, share their debut single, ‘Places’. The track was initially teased in an exclusive mix for SSENCE, which also featured fellow unreleased cuts from the trio, as well as smooth-blending cuts from Drake, Roy Woods, Future, Kanye West and many more. The track recently premiered on THE FADER…

Andreena x Hardbody x Peter Jackson x P Dollaz – Good Chick (Prod. By Snaz Music/Audio)

‘Good Chick’ is the first record to be released off of Canada’s 9-0-Nickel Entertainment’s album ‘A Long Time Coming’, dropping this February. Featuring a plethora of Toronto’s Hip Hop’s finest, Andreena, Hardbody, Peter Jackson and P Dollaz, with production from Snaz Music ‘Good Chick’ is just a taste of what’s to come! https://twitter.com/andreenamusic https://twitter.com/ftHardbody https://twitter.com/pdollaz…

Nature ft. John Jigg$ & Tragedy – Give It To ‘Em (Audio)

Nature drops the 1st single off of his upcoming album ‘Target Practice’ on Infamous Records. Enlisting John Jigg$ & QB cohort Tragedy to spit fire over the drummed out landscape provided by BP. ‘Target Practice’ drops in Feb with guest appearances from Prodigy, Royal Flush, Tragedy & John Jigg$. https://twitter.com/THEREALNATURE https://twitter.com/Jiggsthegreat https://twitter.com/tragedykhadafi https://twitter.com/BP11701

Tanika ft. Stormzy – Out Here (Music Video) & Out Here EP (Pre-Order)

After gaining the support of The Fader with the visual for her heartfelt single ‘Officer’ along with the official video for her incredibly honest track ‘F*CKBOY’ racking over 300,000 views in the first week on Noisey; Tanika delivers yet another breathtaking video, this time for her irresistible banger ‘Out Here’ featuring UK rapper Stormzy. The…

Warpath – Pure Butter (Album) + Know The Ropes (Music Video)

Warpath a MC from Beckstown/Germany, is releasing his debut album entitled ‘Pure Butter’ through Daily Concept. The album is entirely produced by label mate Soulmade and features guest contributions by DFACE DXA (NYC), Progress Evolution (Sweden), Chezz&DAM and Steez (GER). ‘PureButter’ contains a wide spectrum of topics from battle rap over representer joints, personal songs,…

Bruse Wane – YUU (Music Video)

Wane Enterprises CEO and New York artist Bruse Wane presents the music video for ‘Yuu’, a single from from ‘Earl Manigault Of Rap’, his new album featuring the late Sean Price and Chris Rivers (listen to ‘Venom‘). Bruse previously collaborated with the Price (watch the music video for ‘Beast Inside‘) and Keith Murray (listen to…

Bloonz Billionfold ft. D’Nali Ogrind – RNS (Music Video) + LecordonBloonz LP

Bloonz Billionfold releases ‘RNS’, the latest visual off his new LP. ‘LecordonBloonz’ is the third full length solo project from Bloonz Billionfold, president and frontman of ‘Durt Bag Crew International’. With soulful production from Kelly Portis, Mclovin beatz, Unknown Beatz, and others, this effort is both a trip back to the purest form of Rap/Hip Hop…

Garden Of England Presents: Fly & Jekz’s Birthday Banga @ The Ramsgate Music Hall, Ramsgate, UK (12th Mar)

The Garden Of England Are Back And This Time Its To Celebrate Fly & Jekz’s Birthday…. T.G.O.E & HS-BM have found a gem of a venue situated within the heart of Ramsgate town that has recently played hosts to such acts as ‘Neneh Cherry’ – ‘The Jungle Brothers’ – ‘Congo Natty’ – ‘Remarc’ and many…

The Doctor’s Orders Presents: J Dilla Changed My Life 10th Anniversary Party @ Scala, London, UK (7th Feb)

To mark 10 years of these incredible parties celebrating the genius of James ‘J Dilla’ Yancey, The Doctor’s Orders have booked their biggest line up to date. Featuring a live performance by those that worked more closely with Dilla than any others plus A special DJ set from De La Soul’s DJ Maseo and live…

Supa Dupa Fly: 90’s – 00’s – Now! *Hip Hop/RnB/Garage* (East LDN Sessions) @ The Laundry, London, UK

‘London’s best RnB night’ Time Out… Supa Dupa Fly has become THE necessity in many 90s & noughties Hip Hop, RnB & Garage lovers diaries, selling out every weekly event and becoming unquestionably the biggest event of it’s kind in the UK. Supa Dupa Fly have hosted shows for artists including Jazzy Jeff, Rita Ora…

Win a Millennium Jazz Music T-Shirt & a copy of Ruff Graft – J Dilla Tribute – Limited Edition CD via #UVComps

Urban Vault have hooked up with our friends at Millennium Jazz Music, to give two lucky readers/fans the chance to win a MJM T-shirt in a choice of color (BLK/WHT) in a size large or X-large, plus a copy of MJM presents Ruff Graft – J Dilla Tribute – Limited Edition CD. Millennium Jazz is a label and…

Tekh Togo ft. Nitty Scott MC – Black Magik (Audio)

Grand Rapids, Michigan rapper/producer/visual artist Tekh Togo presents ‘Black Magik’, his self-produced single featuring Nitty Scott MC. Togo is preparing for the release of ‘BlackWater’, his album dropping next week featuring Mick Jenkins, Nitty Scott MC and Dougy Lo Hot as well as production from Mistro, Nixon and Seventh of AGO. One BlackWater single has…

Crossword x Cee x Notion – Gap In The Bridge (Cuts by Digital Junkie/Prod. By Notion/Audio)

Sometimes all you need is an outsider’s perspective to see things from an alternate angle. When Cee and Notion moved from their native Melbourne, Australia literally across the planet to Toronto, Canada, they planned on becoming the artists who brought that change. When Cee headed east to Montreal a couple years later, the focus grew…

United Elementz & FabSound Productions Present: FabSound Classics (Mixtape)

UnitedElementzRadio are proud to present the ‘FabSound Classics Mixtape’. This mix is a tribute to local Jersey (Channel Islands) Hip Hop artist J-Fab’s production group/studio that as helped many MC’s on the scene in Jersey for many years! Features tracks from B-Eazy, Verse 1, T.K, J-Starr and J-Fab himself! Mixed by United Elementz resident DJ…

Urban Vault Interviews - VNCHY

Urban Vault Interviews – VNCHY

Toronto rapper VNCHY presents ‘Hold Me Down’, his new Bijan Amir-produced single from ‘EMINENT’, his forthcoming mixtape which will also feature production from Jordon Manswell and Jason Amos. Noisey premiered another Bijan Amir collaboration ‘Owens’ (read) as well as ‘Godlevel’ (read), and The Source premiered his ‘NEVERLAND’ EP in 2015 (listen). VNCHY recently made Hip…