Archive for November, 2012

November 30, 2012

S.A.S – Suave Life feat Vinny Cha$e x CurT@!N$ (Luxury Rap Remix)[Audio]

SA.S (Mega & Mayhem) drop the audio to their remix of Suave Life featuring Vinny Cha$e and CurT@!N$ which will be on there Coming To America II mixtape.

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November 30, 2012

RoxXxan – Guerilla [Music Video]

Birmingham MC RoxXan drops the visuals to Guerilla the second track off her Prepare For When I Land mixtape

November 30, 2012

Krept & Konan – Devils Playground [Music Video]

Krept & Konan the South London rap duo talk us through the Devils Playground ie. the streets in this emotional hard hitting track.

November 30, 2012

MTV The Wrap Up: UK Rap Rundown [News]

This week was an extremely busy one for me as I headed to Norway courtesy of HTC, who took myself along with other journalists from all around the world on an audio tour. We met Norwegian rappers who performed just for us and went to the Jaeger club where DJ Abstract taught us how to mix. We met some fantastic people and artists who all made us feel at home…

On Friday night I went down to Vibe Bar in Brick Lane to check out Melanin 9’s album launch ‘Magna Carta’. It was a pretty heavy line up with performances from himself, Genesis ElijahJoker StarrIron BraydzLogic and more. I spotted a few familiar faces showing support including Blak Twang and Micall Parknsun.

Speaking of Micall Parknsun, he dropped the visuals to his first single last week entitled ‘Me’, ahead of his forthcoming album ‘Me Myself and Akai’ which Jehst directed.

There was some tension last week on Twitter as K Koke went on the roads for a radio tour to promote his first official single ‘Turn Back’. Dappy has always been a fan of Koke as we can see from his lyrics in ‘Tarzan’, (the only mixtape I believe is K Koke’s), and it looked like a collaboration may have been on the cards.

Dappy tweeted, “Just come off the phone to @KokeUSG He had a bone to pick with me!!! Don’t worry we will make a Monsta together #BadIntentions out Now”.

Koke quickly shut that down, writing: “NAH BRO I SAID WE WILLL TALK ABOUT IT#kokewillnotholla“.

Lucky for us, Koke will definitely holla on Wednesday night, (28) as he is set to perform at The Forum in London as part of MTV Brand New‘s launch; feel free to join us.

Giggs continued his comeback, dropping a visual freestyle over Juicy J’s ‘Bands A Make Her Dance’, to me it was a good choice and in the style of the Giggs we know and love.

Mic Righteous was righteously chosen to feature on the official remix to Naughty Boy’s track ‘Wonder’ featuring Emeli Sande. He has come a long way since dropping ‘Yob Culture’ in 2011, and is set to drop an EP ‘Open Mic’ in February. His socially aware lyrics and fantastic flow make him destined for big things.

Ratlin got some amazing UK talent involved on his first video from his ‘Crown Me’ mixtape. No LayScrufizzerYoungs Teflon and Rebler all joined him for ‘L’s Up’ and the diversity of the artists really makes this track a banger.

November 27, 2012

Dot Rotten – TBRA [Music Video]

Dot Rotten drops the video to his new street track TBRA (The Best Rappers Alive) where he compares himself to rappers such as Drake, Jay Z, Lil Wayne and Kanye West.

November 27, 2012

Black The Ripper FT Paper Pabs – Windows Of The World [Music Video]

Black The Ripper drops the visuals to Windows Of The World off his Black Is Beautiful 2 mixtape featuring Bloodline’s Paper Pabs. 

November 26, 2012

Chip – Londoner feat Wretch 32, Professor Green & Loick Essien [Music Video]

Chip has kept us all anticipating for his London Boy mixtape which is set to drop on Christmas Day. He drops his first visual from the mixtape Londoner keeping with the London theme which features Wretch 32, Professor Green and Loick Essien.

November 24, 2012

Joel Culpepper – Passenger [Music Video]

Joel Culpepper releases the visuals to Passenger taken from his SkyDive EP.

November 24, 2012

J-Sol feat. Stylo G – Treat Her Like A Lady

Fresh out of The Brit School and following in the footsteps of alumni such as Jessie J and Rizzle Kicks, 19 year old singer, song-writer J-Sol announces his new single for 2013, Treat Her Like A Lady featuring UK dancehall artist Stylo G

November 24, 2012

Micall Parknsun – Me [Music Video]

Ahead of his forthcoming album Me Myself & Akai Micall Parknsun drops the visual for the first single Me