Posts tagged ‘When Will It Stop’

March 19, 2014

MTV The Wrap Up: UK Rap Rundown [News]

There has been an influx of good videos and tracks out over the past week that are of a high standard of quality, which is great to see.

Ghetts’ name was everywhere last week after his ‘Rebel With A Cause’ album dropped and he made his official chart debut. The east London MC has been causing a stir with his campaign, with a pop up free gig in Barbican and his headline show at the 02 in London on Friday. Congratulations to Ghetts on this achievement; it’s been brilliant to see an independent artist who doesn’t have to compromise his music.

Political Peak’s EP ‘Life’s Peak’ was released on iTunes on March 4, which featured seven strong tracks from the Brixton bred rapper. ‘Walk Alone’ was the newest visual to be seen from it since it was released, where Peak asks you to take in the story before he begins the track, talking us some real life situations.

As we know Giggs is one of the most rated rappers in the UK who made a name for himself with his unique style of rap and raw, authentic lyrics. His album ‘When Will It Stop’ was released last year, and last week saw the release of his track ‘Tick Tock’ taken from there produced by Bayoz Muzik.

Colours Miyagi is regarded as one of the pioneers in the UK rap scene, releasing tracks that will stay classics for many. The Peckham rappers previously released mixtape ‘Where’s My Money Reloaded’ which was released last summer was well received. He keeps thing flowing with a new track ‘Through My Lens’, a street banger showcasing his effortless flow and storytelling ability.

Youngs Teflon is another one that is up there with the best of them and he is due to release his 20-track project at the end of the month titled ‘Renaissance’. He gives us a taster of what to expect from the forthcoming tape by releasing a video taken from there called ‘Throwback’.

March 10, 2014

Giggs (@officialgiggs)- Tick Tock [Music Video]

Giggs releases another video Tick Tock from his brilliant album When Will It Stop which dropped last year. Giggs’ video’s are always on point and this one is no different.

 

January 13, 2014

Giggs (@officialgiggs) – Mr Kool (featuring Anthony Hamilton) [Official Video]

Giggs releases the video to a lot of people’s favourite track off his When Will It Stop album. Mr Kool features the vocals of soul singer Anthony Hamilton.

 

 

December 29, 2013

Giggs (@officialgiggs) – Mr. Kool – Behind The Scenes feat Anthony Hamilton [Video]

I’ve been looking forward to seeing this video for a while as it’s one of my favourite tracks off Giggs album When Will It Stop. Mr Kool is blessed with the vocals of the legend that is Anthony Hamilton, so have a preview of the behind the scenes of their new video.

 

December 18, 2013

Giggs – Mr Kool BBC 1Xtra Live Lounge

Giggs takes to the 1Xtra Live Lounge with Trevor Nelson for his live session of Mr Kool which features Anthony Hamilton and is taken from his recently released album When Will It Stop. This is pretty cool check it out.

 

October 15, 2013

MTV The Wrap Up: UK Rap Rundown [News]

There was a few bits of bad news last week as Giggs took to Youtube to announce that the police had cancelled his show at Under The Bridge. The news was upsetting as it gave his London fans the opportunity to hear him perform tracks off his new album out today ‘When Will It Stop’. As Giggs says in one of his lyrics on track ‘Slow Songs’ “They talk about they wanna cut crime down, I do something positive and they fly down”. This was a direct statement about how the police are trying to hold him back. Fortunately he has too many fans and supporters for that to happen! So support real rap and go and buy the album now.

On Saturday night Giggs also gave BBC Radio 1/1Xtra DJ’s Mistajam and Charlie Sloth two exclusive plays. To Mistajam he handed ‘Mr Kool’ featuring legendary singer Anthony Hamiltonwho lent his soulful voice produced by J.U.S.T.I.C.E League for a cool laid back 70’s vibe. Charlie got the harder cut ‘What It Gets Like’ featuring another legend in the game Styles P.

The second bit of bad news came from J Spades who took to Twitter and Instagram yesterday to announce he was moving away for music. Permanent or not it has not been confirmed. He stated on Twitter,

“They keep cockblocking the movement! Pity the fans don’t know wagwaan but I’m sure they gonna start asking questions soon!”

“1 more cd then I’m out! Goin to have fun somewhere else! Lol ‪#PowerMoves”.

On Instagram he wrote “right now my mind state is to step away from music! The industry is too fake & full of sh*t! #NewMoves #BusinessVentures”. Hopefully we’ll hear more on the situation soon, and that the Hackney rapper will change his mind.

Heard of Little Torment yet? Well he’s one to keep an eye out for right now. Last week he dropped the visuals to ‘So Close But So Far’ with the video looking like it was shot in the summer with a BBQ and drinks and generally nice vibes. The track is taken from his ‘Behind Closed Doors’ mixtape.

Little Torment also featured on Harry Shotta’s track ‘What Would You Do’ which was off the ‘Twelve Months’ mixtape. The track questions and looks at complications within the music industry and issues that can hold people back or make them untrue to themselves.

One of iRecords team Young Mad B dropped the video to ‘Big Homie’ off his forthcoming mixtape ‘MV3 Stress Relief’. The track is quite though provoking, expressive and moving.

October 13, 2013

Giggs ft Anthony Hamilton – Mr Kool [Audio]

Giggs gave Mistajam the first exclusive play of hot new track off his When Will It Stop album. Mr Kool features the soulful vocals of Anthony Hamilton with production from J.U.S.T.I.C.E League that has a very old school 70’s vibe to it.

 

October 9, 2013

Police Cancel Giggs Show

The news that Giggs show has been cancelled due to ‘unforeseen circumstances’ was released on Under The Bridge’s Twitter earlier today.

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Giggs then took to Youtube to release a public apology to fans and state that it was the police who had cancelled the show although they had given him the go ahead beforehand. They can’t stop the Monsta Man though as his album When Will It Stop, will prove to them he is an unstoppable force. Giggs keep your head up and keep doing your thing, they can’t hold a good man down for long!

When Will It Stop is out 14th October make sure you keep supporting Giggs and go and buy that I know I will.

October 8, 2013

Giggs – Breathe – Live in the Studio [Video]

In the lead up to the his highly anticipated album When Will It Stop Giggs drops an exclusive performance of what will be his second single release from the project, Breathe.

 

August 21, 2013

MTV The Wrap Up: UK Rap Rundown [News]

Last week was a good week for the world of rap, especially for me live music wise, as I had quite a busy weekend. I went to the G-Shock Session’s on the Friday evening in Brick Lane to hear some quality live music. I caught Cashtastic, Baby Blue, Scrufizzer, Maxsta, old school legend Rodney P, Smiler and more perform. G-Shock always has the best when it comes to music and never disappoints…

Saturday and Sunday I was a V Festival, which is quite a ‘poppy’ festival but not enough for me to not enjoy myself. They did have K. Koke perform but he was the first act on Saturday and I didn’t arrive till late so missed him, but I did catch Yungen perform on Naughty Boy’s set so look out for that track.

Giggs released the album artwork, tracklisting and release date for his forthcoming album ‘When Will It Stop’ and all I can say is I’m so excited to hear this album (Giggs if you’re reading can I have an album listening invitation, please?). I genuinely can’t wait to hear the track with Styles P, and the one with Ed Sheeran will definitely be a banger too. To be honest I think all of the tracks will be hot. October 14, hurry up!

Colours Miyagi is back with another visual from his ‘Where’s My Money: Reloaded’ mixtape which has done really well and he’s keeping the buzz going with the videos. Even though ‘Like Me’ is a street track it’s one that the ladies can still get down to and could be heard in a club.

It looks like Squeeks is back on a roll too as he a few weeks back he gave us some new music called ‘Clean Cut’. This week sees him drop the video to a track called ‘This Life’ featuring Goldie 1 who I’ve been hearing a lot about. It’s good to see Squeeks back on his A-game in the lead up to ‘Presidential Musiq’.

Koder dropped a mixtape last week called ‘The Calm’. He is one to watch out for, and I had a quick chat with him about grime at Apartment 58. “I think everyone is scared right now; they’re scared of the competitive element which used to exist and was a big part of grime – like battling, clashing, sending for each other… that ‘I’m the best in the room’ effect.

“I feel everyone’s attention has kind of shifted; we’ve lost that core element – but I think it can be summarized by the word ‘scared.’”

Interesting and I think he has a point, what do you think?