DJ Yoda Eristoff Interview
Here is a video which features an interview with DJ Yoda to coincide with a recent Party for Eristoff at this years Snowbombing festival. It includes some great footage of him playing at the party, and the festival itself as…http://bit.ly/aJZmrM
M.I.A.'s Video Of Ginger Persecution Given 18 Age...
M.I.A. whose Clash-inspired track Paper Planes featured heavily in the Slumdog Millionaire soundtrack has a new track out and a video that has been getting a few people hot under the collar. The video for Born Free features the US…http://bit.ly/9qzW2Z
Stappz is an MC coming out of Newcastle who is 24, but has been rapping for some time now. He’s been establishing himself locally but now he has his Good Writtens CD out and Danielle thought it was about time…http://bit.ly/9RF4Uc
South London Artist Stylah Wins Mr Hudson MC...
Mercury recording artist Mr Hudson this afternoon announced on his twitter page that London rap artist Stylah has won the competition to feature on the UK edition of his new single Anyone But Him. The song, which features Kanye West…http://bit.ly/cgr03n
The Hurt Locker by Kathryn Bigelow
The Hurt Locker opens our eyes to a realistic depiction of a bomb-disarming unit in Iraq. The explosive ordnance disposal team [EOD] is made up of Sergeant First Class William James [Renner], Sergeant J.T Sanborn [Mackie] and Specialist Owen Eldridge…http://bit.ly/cJSVci
Suspect Packages April 16th 2010 - Cappo album...
Suspect Packages Live has, once again provided us with an impressive line up and some top tunes. This time on the third Friday of the month, the 16th of April 2010, and it was a FREE event. What more could…http://bit.ly/9tCV2v
I came across Concept’s beats randomly skimming YouTube and was immediately struck by his sound. He’s got the kind of soulful jazzy production we’ve come to expect from golden age beatmakers like Da Beatminerz or Large Pro which work as…http://bit.ly/aj9kCh
Scorsese and DiCaprio team up again in this hard boiled thriller where detectives Teddy Daniels [DiCaprio] and Chuck [Ruffalo] are led to the mysterious Shutter Island [which is home to the criminally insane] to find escaped patient Rachael Solando. But…http://bit.ly/cF2SEf
Bursting onto the scene with the sort of natural presence, soul and charisma sadly lacking in your run of the mill UK rapper type, Chima Anya has recently unleashed his debut album ‘New Day’. It’s about time we found out…http://bit.ly/bfBMdQ
1 Day DVD Giveaway
Based on real-life gang culture in Birmingham, 1 Day delivers a raw and hard-hitting reflection of what life is like in the street, where sex, drugs and violence are a way of life. This high-octane film is released on Blu-Ray…http://bit.ly/bF2oxt
Brawdcast - The Quest For Human Completion LP...
Recording commercials for Russell Simmons, collaborating with artists like Trek Life and Pigeon John and winning awards for “Best Hip-Hop” at the Orange County Music Awards in 2006, 2007 and 2008 it’s hard not to expect something very big from…http://bit.ly/bOzbn9
Chima Anya - Freestyle [Audio]
25 year old (Dr) Chima Anya has seen a lot. An avid hip-hop fan since birth he has watched how it has evolved and devolved over the years while simultaneously perfecting his own grasp of the art. As a little…http://bit.ly/d3hzlF
Blak Twang - Before N After 12" [Rotton...
Blak Twang, also known as Taipanic and Tony Rotton, is back with his new track, Before N After. A catchy and down- to-earth song set to be on his new album, Elevation. The song begins with a quote from Charles…http://bit.ly/a3Sqta
Madhat - The Ramblin' EP [Music Comes First]
In broken Britain, everyone knows that nothing comes for free. Well, Edinburgh-based record label, Music Comes First, seem determined to break that mould by offering up a handful of free releases from its catalogue of artists.http://bit.ly/ab3S6m
DJ Easy - Face Off - In The Streetz Mixtape...
DJ Easy has teamed up with UPUK to put out the Face Off - In The Streetz Mixtape. Its 19 tracks long and features the likes of T-Riff and others. Its available to download for free from here…http://bit.ly/dgcD9s
There is a new breed of emcee coming out of America. For those of us who came up listening to Black Moon, Black Sheep and Black Star, Mad Stalley represents the return of dope lyricism with a fresh twist. Not…http://bit.ly/9eASI1
Sonar Line-Up 2010
It’s that time of year again, festival fever has taken over the minds of any self respecting music lover and everyone is talking about what’s on offer this year. The usual questions are who’s playing where, when are they playing…http://bit.ly/arJcu4
Angels And Demons
Here Ron Howard directs the second of Dan Brown’s ‘conspiracy’ books, although this film is released after the Da Vinci Code, Angels and Demons was actually published before Brown’s more famous book.http://bit.ly/cRSjtc
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo brings author Stieg Larsson’s first novel to the big screen with the unique and intriguing character Lisbeth Salander (Rapace) as fans of the trilogy of books will know.http://bit.ly/ceRojN
Souls of Mischief Live In Plymouth 17/3/2010
Plymouth has a growing and unified hip-hop scene which was in minor effect at the Souls of Mischief show at the White Rabbit in the bus station last week. Local legend DJ XL and DJ Kitastrophe got the crowd warmed…http://bit.ly/aRmtxn
Olly Hill is an upcoming video producer who has just made the video for Micall Parknsun’s Everyday track. It looks very professional, with great animation, and it looks like it was well complicated to produce and have all that stuff…http://bit.ly/bSOOiy
Dom G - Lon Don [Audio]
Dominant G has for a long time been one of our favourite MCs, He’s an unassuming MC who spits nothing but intelligent rhymes in a truly original style and unique flow. He’s not concerned with becoming a star and just…http://bit.ly/9hn5m8
Redressing The Balance: Statik Selektah
Boston native Statik Selektah has worked with the who’s who of hip-hop, from KRS One and Kool G Rap to Talib Kweli. How many artists can say they have received props from Hip Hop legends such as Marley Marl?http://bit.ly/97J5j9
On The Real - The Doctor's Orders March 9th
The UK’s strongest line up of resident DJs featuring the incredible Shortee Bltz, the legend that is DJ 279, Roots Manuva’s and now Dizzee Rascal’s DJ MK as well as seasoned party providers Spin Doctor and Snuff will be providing…http://bit.ly/9DZ35U
Jay-Z Adds More UK Tour Dates
Jay-Z has added a series of new dates to the European leg of his tour. The hip-hop mogul recently announced that he will also play a series of high-profile festivals in the UK in June.http://bit.ly/b6s4sx
Mos Def Announces New London Date - March 13th In...
Not content with being one of the most important figures in Hip Hop music and culture, Mos Def has established himself as both a respected mc and poet as well as an award-winning actor. During a prolific music career spanning…http://bit.ly/aTeZoc
Here at Britishhiphop.co.uk we have been documenting the progress of Sway’s career and with his link up with Akon’s label and a new mixtape The Delivery and new single Everyday Valentine out now we thought it was about time we…http://bit.ly/cGL7Jw
Glade Electronic Festival 2010
Glade Festival today announces its initial headliners with Orbital, Simian Mobile Disco and Tricky being the first out of the bag. Nick Ladd, Glade Festival Creative Director says, “there are lots more big guns to come especially as the Glade…http://bit.ly/c0n6OD
Born 2 B - 2 Live Another Day CD [Hustlerz Inc.]
Born 2 B is a Rapper / Producer / Songwriter who has already proved himself to be a leader on the British Hip Hop scene with his nineties Jazz-Rap classic ‘The Band Played The Boogie’ on which he featured with…http://bit.ly/dCh35M
Vee Kay - Normalized mp3 [Sweatbox]
Vee Kay brings us the next instalment from Sweatbox Sounds, Normalized, a free download EP of Remixes and Mash Ups. Featuring remixes of US classics and UK up and comers, this is a taster of whats to come from Sweatbox…http://bit.ly/96t4dx
Dizzee Rascal To Publish His Story
Canongate Books is delighted to announce a worldwide joint venture with Dirtee Books, the newly formed publishing arm of British rapper and producer Dizzee Rascal’s Dirtee Stank Recordings label.http://bit.ly/df2O07
LDZ - The London Zoo EP [Dented]
LDZ have been around for donkey’s… They flew the nest when they were only young pups and before growing fur, they quickly learned to evolve and adapt with the constantly changing environment. Not to be mistaken for scavenger’s, these territorial…http://bit.ly/abxK0M
Audio Bullys Ticket And Album Giveaway
The Audio Bullys blend choice cuts of house, hip-hop, punk, soul and UK garage and sit alongside luminairies such as Basement Jaxx and The Streets. Tom Dinsdale’s expertly crafted beats, bass and breakdowns join the street-smart lyrics of Simon Franks…http://bit.ly/abhApL
Vauxhall UK Beatbox Championships 2010
The Vauxhall UK Beatbox Championships is back for its biggest year yet in 2010. With performers throughout the UK keen to show off their vocal skills, everyone’s in with a chance to win a brand spanking new Vauxhall Corsa SXi…http://bit.ly/946qU9
Skandal - A Quick Snack CD [Halal Beats /...
South London’s bastion of a new home-grown hip hop dawn - Skandal has received some glowing reviews from what proved to be a phenomenal debut mix tape release. The release of ‘Hunger Pains’ was proof that people are still starving…http://bit.ly/dgJDog
Souls Of Mischief Announce UK And European Tour
In celebration of the long awaited release of Montezuma’s Revenge, Souls of Mischief have teamed up with Carhartt, official sponsors of their first extensive tour in the UK Europe for many years, to produce an exclusive box set…http://bit.ly/a3kNXV
Statik Selektah And Saigon Live At The Doctor's...
The mixtape don Statik Selektah is the new king of the boom-bap. He will be playing a set of just some of his incredible productions for the like of Nas, KRS One, Q-Tip, Mobb Deep, MOP Foxy Brown…http://bit.ly/cGXTkP
From Music To Movies: Is Acting The Way Forward...
With Grime / hip hop artist Bashy about to star in highly anticipated new film Shank, and Plan B and Scorzayzee having recently worked on movie projects, there seems to be a growing trend for UK artists moving into the…http://bit.ly/bjen9K
Giggs Shows Cancelled By Police
As being reported by the BBC the trend of the police shutting down Hip Hop events seems to be continuing. This time Peckham MC Giggs is the victim of this worrying trend. Now whilst it is true that Giggs is…http://bit.ly/9iCoSv
London Undergoes The Jay Electronica Shock...
Hailed by Jay Z and Alchemist as incredible, and famously described by Nas as being, ‘the whole package’, US Rapper and producer Jay Electronica made his UK debut at the Jazz Café last week.http://bit.ly/8ZaXfU
Mohammed Yahya is a Mozambican born Rapper / Spoken Word Artist who was forced to flee his country of birth during the civil war. Having moved to Portugal, the young Mohammed Yahya began to show an interest in music, partly…http://bit.ly/cin4LJ
HoopsTalk NBA All-Star Weekend
From Dallas Texas to London England via the House of Hoops. This weekend wasn’t just for the lover birds celebrating valentine times, chocolates, red wine, roses, candle light dinner in Paris overseeing the Eiffel tower! Too much?http://bit.ly/9aPUcJ
Anna Nathanson meets up and coming artist Jordan Saflor to hear about his journey so far, what it’s like for Asian acts in the UK and the Filipino Hip Hop scene…http://bit.ly/9lpTZk
Smiler - Enza CD [Smiler Music]
Ok, we’ve got a live one here! “Enza” is the new track from Smiler that I’m pretty sure will knock your winter socks off and get you ready for those thinner, jazzier spring ones you’ve been dying to put on.http://bit.ly/99Mqtu
8 out of 10 cats prefer Harry Love’s beats. Fact! Having blessed everyone from Blak Twang to Verb T with his brooding boom bap masterpieces, not to mention his infamous skills on the decks, he’s certainly cemented his legendary status…http://bit.ly/cI45wb
J-Dilla Tribute - From Beyond The Stage
In a week filled with both celebration and remembrance, the UK hip hop fraternity came out in force to pay homage to the life and work of a man described as a true ‘hip hop genius’.http://bit.ly/9NLxSR
Christian Scott vs. Scroobius Pip - Love (Sic) CD...
Take an award-winning, New Orleans born jazz trumpeter and one of the most inventive MCs to come out of the UK in recent years, throw into the studio with some extra help from behind the boards and what do you…http://bit.ly/9VlttH
Fliptrix ft. Jehst - Get Involved CD [High Focus]
Hailing from South East London, rapper Fliptrix has been creating a storm since 07’s Force Fed Imagery. Bringing intelligent, streetwise lyrics, high-energy delivery and a myriad of original and distinctive flows. A succession of scene stealing features later, and Fliptrix…http://bit.ly/a8qPSm
The Doctor's Orders Brighton J-Dilla Tribute...
The Doctor’s Orders have been doing a tremendous job raising a great deal of cash for charity and the last J-Dilla Changed My Life event on Sunday was no different. The night mannaged to get over 1000 people through the…http://bit.ly/aCx4vE
New Dom G Album Nicely Does It Out May 5th
Straight out of London, Dom G aka Dominant G is not a new name in the Hip Hop world. His lyrical skills have been applauded by some of the biggest names in the industry including DJ 279 Choice FM, DJ…http://bit.ly/dovT43