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Optimystic ft. Bertie Beetle, MC Trooth & Mellodian - Soul Searching (Music Video)

OptiMystic ft. Bertie Beetle, MC Trooth & Mellodian – Soul Searching (Music Video)

Australia’s OptiMystic returns with a brand new cut from his forthcoming album. SOUL SEARCHING brings us some real live Hip Hop flavor from down under! The Joint features fellow Perth spitters Bertie Beetle, MC Trooth & Mellodian all bringing warmth, positivity & honesty to feed the soul! The conscious style rhymer recently released his 2016…

David Strickland ft. EPMD & Saukrates - Armed & Dangerous (Audio)

David Strickland ft. EPMD & Saukrates – Armed & Dangerous (Audio)

Native American recording artist, producer, and activist, David Strickland shares new single, ARMED & DANGEROUS featuring EPMD and Saukrates, from his upcoming debut album, SPIRIT OF HIP HOP ‘Armed & Dangerous’ is a menacing summer anthem that’s led by stellar bars from Erick Sermon and Parrish of EPMD and Saukrates. David Strickland previously released singles…

Tom MacDonald - Dear Rappers (Music Video)

Tom MacDonald – Dear Rappers (Beat by Syndrome/Music Video)

Tom Macdonald holds nothing back in his vicious message to mainstream Hip Hop, with his latest release, DEAR RAPPERS In a genre dominated by the mindless glorification of money, drugs, and sex – Tom MacDonald cuts through with a brutally honest evaluation of rap music in 2017. www.hangovergang.com www.facebook.com/TomMacDonaldOfficial https://twitter.com/therealmrmac www.facebook.com/SyndromeBeats https://twitter.com/Syndrome_Beats https://soundcloud.com/syndrome-beats

Tone Chop & Frost Gamble ft. Planet Asia & White Rhino - Guillotine Chop (Audio)

Tone Chop & Frost Gamble ft. Planet Asia & White Rhino – Guillotine Chop (Audio)

The new single GUILLTONE CHOP by east coast rapper & producer duo Tone Chop and Frost Gamble is the second to be taken from their album, RESPECT IS EARNED NOT GIVEN, out September 29th through 22 Entertainment Earlier this week, the label dropped the single ‘Barely Human‘ by Royce da 5’9″ and Tech N9ne for…

Roach Killa - Go Down Low (Prod. by DJ Surinder Rattan/Lyric Video)

Roach Killa – Go Down Low (Prod. by DJ Surinder Rattan/Lyric Video)

GO DOWN LOW, produced by British-Asian music pioneer DJ Surinder Rattan, is the new single in a new direction from the international Asian-urban star ROACH KILLA Born in Libya but raised in Toronto, Roach Killa fell in love with reggae culture at a young age and became a star within his own community. “Go Down…

M-Dot - Foreign (Prod. by Jon Glass/Music Video)

M-Dot – Foreign (Prod. by Jon Glass/Music Video)

Boston’s M-Dot speaks out for the underdog in his latest offering, FOREIGN, taken from his debut album, egO anD The eneMy Living through the information age can be a double edged sword, it can unify people/artists globally while also inadvertently creating division and removing individuals from their own environment. This gives way to a unique…

Millennium Jazz Music & The Word Is Bond Present: The Big Payback vol​.​3: Credit Check (Audio/Free Download)

Millennium Jazz Music & The Word Is Bond Present: The Big Payback vol​.​3: Credit Check (Audio/Free Download)

Millennium Jazz Music & The Word Is Bond Present THE BIG PAYBACK VOL . 3: CREDIT CHECK ‘The Big Payback’ is a free compilation that MJM will be doing from time to time to give thanks back to the various bloggers and Vloggers that have continuously been supporting MJM with features on their pages. TBP#3…

DantannaBeatz ft. FDOT1 - Let The Horns Blow (Music Video)

DantannaBeatz ft. FDOT1 – Let The Horns Blow (Music Video)

The Man…THE Legend! Introducing your host with the most, the undeniable boom in the room, the new boss eye-i-i on the block, the (un)originaaaaallllllllllll pirate FUNK instigator…. Birmingham, UK based DANTANNA DantannaBeatz is the producer from Dantanna land since 2000AD… Creating through collaboration many varied styles of Hip Hop, groove infused mashup beatz, for you…

Sareem Poems & Terem - After The Factory (Music Video/Illect Recordings)

Sareem Poems & Terem – After The Factory (Music Video/Illect Recordings)

Michigan based emcee Sareem Poems & French Producer Terem release their new video to the track, AFTER THE FACTORY, from the A POND APART Album, via Seattle’s Illect Recordings Sareem Poems shares his inspiration for the song, “After the Factory is about what I’ve experienced and been told about Michigan. I moved to Michigan in 2009 after…

Snowgoons ft. Conway The Machine, Banish & Recognize Ali - Solid Gold Guns (Music Video)

Snowgoons ft. Conway The Machine, Banish & Recognize Ali – Solid Gold Guns (Music Video)

The Snowgoons recently joined forces with Conway The Machine, Banish & Recognize Ali, for their latest track/visual, SOLID GOLD GUNS The Snowgoons are dropping a movie like visual to the ‘Solid Gold Guns’ track, off their latest ‘Goon Bap’ album and continue the story line from the previous released ‘Keep Runnin‘ video, featuring Chris Rivers. ‘Solid…

Josh Pearl - Emotional (Prod. by Taylor King/Audio)

Josh Pearl – Emotional (Prod. by Taylor King/Audio)

Born, raised and residing in the Cayman Islands, Josh Pearl presents, EMOTIONAL, the new Taylor King produced single from Pearl’s forthcoming EP, LOST IN ELDORADO Jamaican singer Mavado can be seen cosigning Pearl in the music video for his 2015 single ‘My Homies‘ which still receives radio play in the Caymans. Pearl writes and directs most…

Reckonize Real & Moka Only - Same Ol Song (Audio) + VIBES EP (Pre-Order/19th Sept)

Reckonize Real & Moka Only – Same Ol Song (Audio) + VIBES EP (Pre-Order/19th Sept)

RECKONIZE REAL & MOKA ONLY Only announce their collaboration EP, VIBES. A 7 original song EP, drenched in jazz and soul, soaked with raw atmosphere The first single ‘Same Ol Song’ is anything but average. Reck’s tight drum programming and furious chops, combined with Moka’s smooth flow and personal lyrics, makes for a perfect summertime…

Laidback Luke & Made In June ft. Bright Lights - Paradise Remixes (Audio/iTunes/Spotify)

Laidback Luke & Made In June ft. Bright Lights – Paradise Remixes (Audio/Dim Mak Records/iTunes/Spotify)

LAIDBACK LUKE and MADE IN JUNE’S, PARADISE, featuring BRIGHT LIGHTS has received a Remix Package, with new Versions from JEWELZ & SPARKS, SAM F, MARK VILLA, NIKO THE KID Laidback Luke and Made in June’s recent collaboration ‘Paradise’ featuring Bright Lights receives a remix package featuring 5 unique spins on this lighthearted summer track. Touching on…

Kyo Itachi ft. Ruste Juxx - Samurai Sushi (Cuts by DJ Impact/Audio) + Genkidama (Album/Pre-Order)

Kyo Itachi ft. Ruste Juxx – Samurai Sushi (Cuts by DJ Impact/Audio) + Genkidama (Album/Pre-Order)

French Hip Hop producer Kyo Itachi is back eight years after his debut album ‘Musikyo’, with certainly his biggest project to date yet, GENKIDAMA ‘Genkidama’, a limited edition triple vinyl (Gatefold), with a high profile guest list including Ruste Juxx, Big Twins, Conway, Planet Asia, Termanalogy, Skyzoo, Reks, Edo G, Shyheim, Steele (of Smif N Wessun),…

GSBookings Presents: The Mixtape Volume 2 (Audio/Free Download)

GSBookings Presents: Tha Mixtape Volume 2 (Audio/Free Download)

GSBOOKINGS, an independent music agency specialising in promotions and bookings for independent Hip Hop artists has released, THA MIXTAPE VOLUME 2 Which features the music of its artist roster including artists such as KXNG CROOKED, PAWZ ONE and many more… ‘Tha Mixtape Volume 2’ features two new remixes of KXNG CROOKED’s hit Next that was…

iNTeLL - ASHES, ASHES (Music Video) + That Was Then This Is Now (Album/Pre-Order/25th Aug)

iNTeLL – ASHES, ASHES (Music Video) + That Was Then This Is Now (Album/Pre-Order/25th Aug)

Born & raised in Staten Island, New York, iNTeLL, the eldest son of U-God, from the Wu-Tang Clan gears up to drop his debut album, THAT WAS THEN THIS IS NOW, via Goon MuSick Being the eldest son of U-God from the legendary Wu-Tang Clan, iNTeLL never fails to deliver hard bars and beats, baked…

Win A Pair Of Weekend Camping Tickets To The One Love Festival 2017 @ Colebrook Lakes, Kent (01st - 03rd Sept) via #UVComps

Win A Pair Of Weekend Camping Tickets To The One Love Festival 2017 @ Colebrook Lakes, Kent (01st – 03rd Sept) via #UVComps

Win A Pair Of Weekend Camping Tickets To The One Love 10th Year Anniversary Festival 2017 urbanvault.co.uk have hooked up with our friends at One Love Festival once again to give one lucky reader/fan the chance to win a pair of weekend camping tickets to The One Love 10th Year Anniversary Festival 2017 at Colebrook Lakes, Kent, 01st –…

Millennium Jazz Music Presents: The Jazz Jousters - Fifth Element (Album/Double 12"/Limited Edition Cassette)

Millennium Jazz Music Presents: The Jazz Jousters – Fifth Element (Album/Double 12″/Limited Edition Cassette)

Millennium Jazz Music presents the FIFTH ELEMENT LP, as they celebrate with the Jazz Jousters collective, who arrive at their 5th anniversary since the group started in 2012 FE stands as the groups 53rd album in total and we applaud them on their relentless work ethic, and also salute all for helping them to keep…

Adilson Evora - Opera (Prod. by Adilson Evora/Audio/Free Download)

Adilson Evora – Opera (Prod. by Adilson Evora/Audio/Free Download)

Listen to the new song OPERA by Dutch Hip Hop artist Adilson Evora, taken from his upcoming album, UNDER THE BRIDGE On ‘Opera’ the Dutch emcee/singer takes the listener backstage behind the scenes of the entertainment industry where everything that glitters ain’t gold. Throughout the track Adilson not only spews his discontent with the industry…

Tizzy Gang - Opps Next Door Vol.1 (Album/iTunes/Spotify) + Westwood Crib Session (Music Video)

Tizzy Gang – Opps Next Door Vol.1 (Album/iTunes/Spotify) + Westwood Crib Session (Music Video)

International collective Tizzy Gang drop their highly anticipated album, OPPS NEXT DOOR VOL.1, which is officially out to buy today via iTunes/Spotify With a fantastic reaction so far, with reviews coming out in Mixmag and DJ Mag, plus more to come and support from 1Xtra, Radar Radio, Reprezent, Kiss and more, take time to listen…

Sean Paul - Dutty Classics Collection (Rhino Records/CD/Apple Music/Spotify)

Sean Paul – Dutty Classics Collection (Rhino Records/CD/Apple Music/Spotify)

Grammy winning artist Sean Paul selects some of his favorite tracks for a new compilation, DUTTY CLASSICS COLLECTION, that highlights many of his biggest hits, including the #1 smashes GET BUSY, TEMPERATURE and BABY BOY The 18 tracks follow Paul’s career with music from all six of his studio albums: ‘Stage One’ (2000), ‘Dutty Rock’…

M-DoDays Are All The Same (Roccwell Remix/Audio) & Vinyl Album Release

M-Dot – Days Are All The Same (Roccwell Remix/Audio) & Vinyl Album Release

Boston based M-Dot drops his ALL DAYS ARE THE SAME official remix by German producer Roccwell To kick off the double vinyl edition pre-order of ‘egO anD The eneMy‘, the latest album from Boston’s award winning veteran MC M-Dot, German producer Roccwell officially remixed the album track ‘Days Are All The Same’ for vinyldigital.com. Limited…

ONYX & Dope D.O.D. - Shotgunz In Hell (Album/iTunes/Spotify) + XXX & PYRO (Music Video)

ONYX & Dope D.O.D. – Shotgunz In Hell (Album/iTunes/Spotify) + XXX & PYRO (Music Video)

The legendary Onyx from Queens/New York were joining forces with Dope D.O.D. from the Netherlands to record a gritty grimy album titled SHOTGUNZ IN HELL Fredro Starr, Sticky Fingaz, Jay Reaper and Skits Vicious blend Classic Hip Hop beats with Grime elements to punch you in the face! Productions by Peter Songolo, Nightwatch, Cookin Soul…

Heem Stogied x Ol Man 80zz - 5 Finger Discount EP (Audio/Free Download)

Heem Stogied x Ol Man 80zz – 5 Finger Discount EP (Audio/Free Download)

Heem Stogied recently dropped his new EP, 5 FINGER DISCOUNT, produced by Ol Man 80xx Hailing from Atlanta, Heem Stogied comes through with his 5th release ‘5 Finger Discount’, a collaboration with Ol Man 80xx, member of the Toronto based production crew The Lost Info. Heem Stogied, who has worked with the likes of Earl Sweatshirt,…

Urban Vault Exclusive: Okay Funky ft. Slim Kofi - Afrotekno Pt. 3 (Esi Noko) (Music Video Premiere)

Urban Vault Exclusive: Okay Funky ft. Slim Kofi – Afrotekno Pt. 3 (Esi Noko) (Music Video Premiere)

Copenhagen based Okay Funky drops new video for the single AFROTEKNO PT. 3 [ESI NOKO] featuring Slim Kofi A kaleidoscopic celebration of global art and culture which transcends national borders and the limits of creativity, Okay Funky’s latest single, ‘Afrotekno Pt. 3 (Esi Noko)‘ featuring Slim Kofi, arrives just in time to make a huge…

Pawz One - Pick Your Poison (Album/Audio) + Frequent Fliers ft. El Da Sensei (Music Video)

Pawz One – Pick Your Poison (Album/Audio) + Frequent Fliers ft. El Da Sensei (Music Video)

Los Angeles rhyme specialist Pawz One teams up with producer DJ VR (Switzerland) to bring you a new solo album, PICK YOUR POISON All production work is handled by VR and his arsenal of live musician’s crafting a classic boom bap sound with live instruments to add flavor. Pawz One delivers everything from gritty crime…