Monthly Archives: April 2016

Megaciph – All Dreams Anyway (Prod. by Official Stichel/Music Video)

White Plains, New York emcee Megaciph (Mental Energies Gather And Circulate In Positive Harmony) presents the self-directed music video for #AllDreamsAnyway, the Official Stichel produced single from Megaciph’s third album ‘CIVILiAM‘, which captures the stories and emotions from his time in the US Marine Corps. A devoted peace activist, he has partnered with Veterans For…

Breakin’ Convention 2016 @ Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London, UK (30th April/01st May)

Sadler’s Wells’ groundbreaking festival of Hip Hop dance theater and culture, Breakin’ Convention, is back for the 13th year running. Hosted and curated by Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist Jonzi D, the festival presents two nights of Hip Hop dance theater performances from the very best international and UK poppers, lockers, house dancers, b-boys and b-girls.…

Soldjasoulz & Ricky Lix – Enemy At The Gates EP (Audio/Free Download)

The latest offering from Soldjasoulz (Reds & DPF) sees them bumping heads with fellow Norwich veteran emcee Ricky Lix (Anti-Social/Music Lessons) for a gritty lyrical workout using tight flows to roll out a range of unflinchingly honest personal observations, killer quotable lines and obscure witty references. The way Lix attacks a beat like a heavyweight…

Sullee J – Bad Habits (Prod. by Anno Domini Beats/Music Video/Free Download)

Baltimore’s Sullee J, just signed with Bogish Brand Ent. releases ‘Bad Habits’ Music Video. A bilingual flow, spitting between Urdu & English, speaking on the battles between culture and politics. Some words extracted from the Hook which Sullee J translates are: “How can I live like this? am I also suppose to break hearts, or…

One Love Festival 2016 @ Hainault Forest Country Park, Chigwell, London, UK (02nd – 04th Sept 2016)

Junior Reid, Big Youth, Half Pint, Kabaka Pyramid, Jah9, Joining Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry And Max Romeo And A Packed Weekend Of 100’s International Heavyweights, One Love Festival Are Delighted To Announce Their Final UK Festival Headliners Of 2016… JUNIOR REID. Unstoppable force in Reggae and Hip Hop scene on both sides of the Atlantic, will…

Urban Vault Exclusive: Neka & Kahlo feat. Fountaine, Maze Karoma & Mat Randol – Runaways Part I (Audio Premiere)

Portland – Los Angeles Hip Hop soul duo Neka & Kahlo return with a two-part collaborative EP featuring guest verses from Portland – Harlem standout HANiF, KOTD World Champion Illmaculate, and several others. Part I (produced by Neka aka Fugitive Girl) is a languid and nostalgic ode to the dreary climate and faded aspirations of…

Scumbag Inc Presents: Harsh Times & Large Lines EP (Audio/Free Download)

The young, aspiring Canadian duo Scumbag Inc releases their debut EP ‘Harsh Times & Large Lines’. Hailing from Calgary, Shameless and Dopesic bring you a project thats “written for the heart as well as the ears”. Harsh Times & Large Lines EP by Scumbag Inc https://twitter.com/scumbaghiphop1 www.youtube.com/channel/UChNWtZfHnBZmzey77b28_RA http://scumbaginc.bandcamp.com/

Siobhan Heard – Delayed Gratification (Prod. by Samantha Purple/Lyric Video/iTunes)

‘Delayed Gratification‘ is the newest Hip Hop/Soul single from LA-based songstress, Siobhan Heard. It is the first official single from Siobhan Heard’s upcoming album, ‘Love In All Aspects’. The Hip Hop/Soul track was produced by Samantha Purple and released by Tha Blazin Star Productions. www.siobhanheard.com/ www.facebook.com/siobhan.heard/ https://twitter.com/1SiobhanHeard https://soundcloud.com/siobhan-heard https://twitter.com/1SamanthaPurple

Rock Mecca ft. Ratigan – Prizefights (Prod. by Jake Palumbo/Audio)

‘Prizefights’ finds Queens emcee Rock Mecca trying to find the line between fantasy and reality and showing how art affects life on the streets more than ever. Over a banging beat by Jake Palumbo that gives that classic true school feel, and with rising Jamaican dancehall artist Ratigan providing the hook, ‘Prizefights’ has all the…

The Doctor’s Orders Presents: JEHST w/ support from CAPPO + Special Guests @ Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen, London, UK (7th May)

JEHST is probably the most influential rap artist to emerge from the UK having been at the forefront of his home country’s Hip Hop scene since the early 2000’s. With an extensive discography reaching into triple figures and a string of critically acclaimed albums under his belt his heartfelt lyricism and true-school production sound has…

Soundcrash Presents: The Mouse Outfit ft. Dr Syntax, Sparkz & Dubbul O @ BIRTHDAYS, London, UK (23rd June)

Some of the most creative instrumentalists and lyricists you’ve ever heard return to London! After selling out Bethnal Green Working Men’s Club the Mancunian Hip Hop collective bring their eclectic synthesis of beats and bars to intimate Dalston hotspot Birthdays on Thursday 23rd June. The 9 piece group’s high energy fusion of Hip Hop, soul,…

J. ManifestO ft. ScienZe – MOVE (Prod. by Mighty Joe Young/Free Download)

Queens, NY emcee J. ManifestO presents ‘Move’, his new single featuring Scienze, set to feature on J Manifesto’s upcoming EP ‘Live From The Infinite’. ‘Move’ is produced by Mighty Joe Young, and follows up his previous LFTI single ‘So Live‘. J released his ‘Living Vicariously Through Memories‘ album in 2013 and Okayplayer premiered his ‘Monologue‘…

Big Lo – The Amazing Luxurious Adventures of Baron Von Lowenstein Esquire III EP (Audio/iTunes)

Big Lo releases the highly anticipated “The Amazing Luxurious Adventures of Baron Von Lowenstein Esquire III”. When asked to describe his yet to be released album his current tour is supporting, Big Lo stated, “‘The Amazing Luxurious Adventures of Baron von Lowenstein Esquire III’ is the most magnificent EP in the illustrious history of recorded…

Ameer ft. Yung Global – Manhattan Beach (Prod. by Pete Rock/Music Video) Taken From: PEACE BELOVED (Mixtape)

Ameer is back with his new mixtape ‘PEACE BELOVED’ presented by Pete Rock set to release the last week in April. The visual titled ‘Manhattan Beach’ produced by Jae Orch redefines what the term D-BOY can mean in a world full of dope boys. This pack includes a book, movie and music. Gaining recognition from…