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Fresh Island Festival 2017: Full Line Up Announced (Zrce Beach, Croatia/11th-13th July 2017)

Fresh Island Festival 2017: Full Line Up Announced (Zrce Beach, Croatia/11th-13th July 2017)

Young Thug, Giggs, Mike Skinner & Murkage presents TONGA are on-board for Fresh Island 2017, joining Rae Sremmurd, Sean Paul, Krept & Konan, Lady Leshurr, Jazzy Jeff and more for the Hip Hop event of the Summer! Young Thug, Giggs and Mike Skinner & Murkage present TONGA will jet to Croatia this July to perform…

Mista Silva – Murda (Audio)

Mista Silva, the pioneer and figurehead of one of the most important scenes in inner-city London right now in Afrobeats, releases his huge new track ‘Murda’. One of the most exciting and genuine underground sub-cultures bubbling in inner-city London in 2016, Afrobeats is where many of Grime’s own stars find themselves at following the increasingly mainstream exposure…

Win a copy of HIP HOP RAISED ME by DJ Semtex + Foreword by Chuck D via #UVComps

Urban Vault have hooked up with our friends at THAMES & HUDSON LTD, to give one lucky reader/fan the chance to win a copy of ‘HIP HOP RAISED ME’ written by BBC Radio 1Xtra’s DJ Semtex, with the foreword by Hip Hop legend Chuck D of Public Enemy. From its origins in the block parties of the…

Hip Hop Raised Me by DJ Semtex + Foreword by Chuck D (U.S. Release Date: 15th Nov)

From its origins in the block parties of the Bronx in the 1970’s to its status today as a global multi-billion dollar industry, from the voice of disaffected urban America to a President-electing powerbase, from Grandmaster Flash to Jay-Z, Hip Hop is nothing less than a phenomenon. Not just the most important musical genre of…

Teff Hinkson ft. Gallest – So Insecure (Music Video/Free Download)

Bajan singer/rapper Teff bursts back onto the scene on is new single, ‘So Insecure’ featuring international superstar Rihanna’s brother Gallest. Highlighting the female insecurities so magnified by modern culture, the track addresses social pressures, anxiety at parties and fake confidence on social media. Whilst the catchy hook and vocals, produced by Mohamed Haniff and Yuri…

DJ Norie Presents: Young D ft. Ayo Jay, Konshens, Kerwin Dubois & Timaya – Shabba (Audio/iTunes)

Jamaican Dancehall star Konshens and Soca hit-maker Kerwin Dubois have joined forces with RCA Records-signed Nigerian Pop artist Ayo Jay, whose ‘Your Number’ featuring Fetty Wap sits on over 10 million plays on SoundCloud, fast-rising producer Young D and Afrobeats veteran Timaya, for the brand new international single ‘Shabba’, presented by Power 105.1’s DJ Norie…

TassNata ft. Rich Kidd & Tona – Let’s Go (Prod. by Tone Mason/Audio)

It’s that time of year! Party season in the six and all across the board in Canada as they move into this good weather. Following a beautiful May long weekend, the Raptors tying things up against the Cleveland Cavaliers – They’re feeling pretty ecstatic up north right about now, so Vernon, B.C. ‘s TassNata decided to…

Astroid Boys – Fallback (Audio) + UK/EU May & June Tour Dates

Throwing out the rulebook once again, Cardiff-born Astroid Boys make a hard-hitting return with their unique blend of grime and rap with a DIY punk twist on new single, ‘Fallback’, and its striking visuals. Finding pockets in-between a plethora of genres, the track is a fiery reincarnation of youth culture: culturally aware and artfully produced,…

Audric Rose – No Fuxks Given (Prod. by Prezident Jeff/Audio)

Mississauga, Canada rapper Audric Rose presents ‘No Fuxks Given’, the new single from ‘Concrete Rose’, his forthcoming album set to feature DJ Agile, Hagler (who co-produced Drake’s ‘Furthest Thing’) and Wondagurl (who produced Jay-Z’s ‘Crown’). ‘No Fuxks Given’ is produced by Kevin Gates/Little Simz collaborator Prezident Jeff. Formerly known as Shocka, Audric released the music…

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…

DJ Matman – Hip Hop & Soul 2015 Mix (Audio/Free Download)

Better late than never, here’s DJ Matman’ (Droppin’ Science) wrap up mix for 2015! Spanning Underground Hip Hop, Future Soul, Funk, Rnb, Grime and more, this mix features over 40 of his personal favorite tracks from last year, including a fair few obscure soundcloud digs and lesser-known remixes. He selected these from a narrowed-down pool…

Charlie Sloth ft. Ace Hood, Bugzy Malone, Silvastone – Pressure (Music Video) via: Hood Heat Vol. 2 (iTunes)

Britain’s premier Hip Hop and grime tastemaker DJ Charlie Sloth unveils the official video for ‘Pressure’; the lead track from his second annual compilation album ‘Hood Heat’ which was released in December 2015. Originally premiered by GRM Daily and directed by Chas Appeti & Posty, the video sees Florida based rapper Ace Hood, Manchester’s leading…

Rick Ross – Black Market (04th Dec/Def Jam Recordings/Maybach Music Group)

Multi-platinum selling, Grammy®-nominated Hip Hop magnate Rick Ross, whose brand new single ‘Sorry‘ featuring Chris Brown has turned into one of the fastest growing singles of his career, has confirmed that ‘BLACK MARKET’, his third full-length album release in less than two years, will officially arrive in stores December 4th on Def Jam Recordings/ Maybach…

Charlie Sloth ft. Ace Hood, Bugzy Malone & Silvastone – Pressure (Audio/08/01/2016)

Britain’s premier Hip Hop and grime tastemaker DJ Charlie Sloth returns with his annual compilation instalment. Hood Heat Vol. II is set for release on 11th December through Naughty Boy’s imprint on Virgin Records. Celebrating Charlie’s second year heading up BBC Radio 1’s legendary Rap Show which broadcasts on Radio 1 and 1Xtra from 10pm…

Jimmy ValenTime – The Following (Audio) + Better Luck Tomorrow (iTunes)

Jimmy ValenTime – The Following (Audio) + Better Luck Tomorrow (iTunes)

“The Following” is a storytelling song perfect for the Halloween season as Jimmy takes his frustrations out on TMZ’s favorite rappers such as Kanye West, Drake, and Macklemore. The track explores the dark side of the usually social conscious rapper, as he gets progressively more frustrated with being ignored by mainstream publications and decides to…

The Game – The Documentary 2 (iTunes/CD) + 2.5 (16/10/2015)

Compton, LA rapper The Game releases his hotly anticipated follow-up album ‘The Documentary 2’ and announces the pre-order for a surprise second installment entitled ‘The Documentary 2.5’. The prolific 17-track companion album, The Documentary 2.5, will be released on October 16th via Blood Money/Fifth Amendment/Entertainment One Music. To follow-up his 2005 breakthrough debut album The…