The new single from the talented young group GGB has just dropped and is available for free download. Treat your ears right and give ‘Foolish Man’ a listen, tight vocals and clever lyrics telling an oh so familiar story. This is a great example of why big things are predicted for this talented bunch of musicians. Watch out for the video to land in the coming weeks. Large up GGB!
One hype track here from Skilzie! Bound to go off in the raves! Track called ‘Light Up’. With a quick flow and hard hitting bars, he dumps out on the beat. This one will have you bopping your head while banging it out in your bedroom to skanking out in the dances. Try tell me differently. Large up Skilzie, watch out for the mixtape ‘Back in the Booth’ dropping soon.
Urban Nerds turn 5 this Saturday and to celebrate they’re giving away a whole host of prizes with the grand total of it all being above £1,000. With prizes from the likes of New Era, Kigu, Sony, Slew Dem, No Hats No Hoods, Eastern Electrics, Found, Lounge on the Farm, Reggae Roast, Eristoff, DC, Dudebox, DTA, Newham Generals and Tickets to the 5th Birthday and a lot more I think you better head on over to their Facebook Fan Page to find out how to win.
New video from Row D, track entitled ‘Chill’. Dropping a dope flow on this cold beat. Recently won the first ever Converse MC clash and earned the right to have a track released on the No Hats No Hoods label so watch out for this guy if you haven’t already heard. Been putting mad work in from early and its starting to pay off. The way the punchlines and hooks are landing on this one shows the talent of this MC. Large up Row D
A little teaser here from GGB for their upcoming release ‘Foolish Man’. The first official video from the group, showcasing the cool unique sound the band has to offer will be droppin in the next month, so keep your eyes peeled and watch this space. The track will also be available for download.
The Line up speaks for itself. The Urban Nerds team get ready to celebrate their 5th birthday by taking it back to their roots with a grime filled line up. No wonder these lot have made it to 5 years, with line ups like this time and time again they just dont let down their strong following
Over the past few weeks you may have seen us talking a fair bit about the Converse Clash and how finalists would get to compete at the Converse Block Partyalongside some of the biggest names in the game. Well now that event is almost upon us.
On 29th April at Old Vic Tunnels, Station Approach Road, London SE1 8SW Converse are bringing you one of toughest line ups imaginable. Featuring the likes of Wiley, Skepta, P Money, Clement Marfo and the Frontline, Newham Generals, Mz Bratt, Benny Banks, Lady Leshurr, Mic Righteous, Scrufizzer, Murkage, DJ Magic & Kozzie, Rattus Rattus ft Inja, Ordio Kid Ft Flirta D, Pepstar as well as the MC clash final!
More a unique underground festival then anything and with many of the leading MC and DJ talents from the UK music scene on display and including live demos from the Converse UK Skate team and friends plus live graffiti by Neas and Vibes. This is one thats going to go off and its all FREE. All you have to do is apply for your tickets here and you’ll be witnessing some of the greats showcasing their talents.
29th March, the final regional Converse MC Clash took place at JD Sports on Oxford Street, London. By the end of the night they had their third finalist. If you thought that was the final chance for any MC to get to go to the block party then you were mistaken. A fourth place is up for grabs for the Converse Block Party on 29th April and YOU can choose the MC you think should be there.
The Peoples Choice puts the power back in your hands and you can decide who you think should be the fourth finalist at the block party. Its pretty simple, all you have to do is click here, then click on the sub heading Peoples Choice and you will see all the remaining MCs who narrowly missed out on making the event. Click on an artist to view their 32 bars and if you want to vote for them then click the like button to the bottom left of the video. If you want to get votes up for an MC there is also the option to share on Facebook or Tweet the video. The competition went live last Saturday (31st March) and finishes at 09:00pm on 22nd April.
The winner of The Peoples Choice will be thrown right back into the mix alongside the other three finalists. They will perform on the same stage as some of the biggest names in the game and could go on to claim the ultimate prize at the end of the event and earn the right to some studio time and the recording of a track under the No Hats No Hoods Label. Get voting, it’s all down to you!
Check out Jungle V.I.P’s first official music video ‘Sycamore Story’. This guy never fails to tell a story in his lyrics. Every bar goes deep and its one thats got to be played over and over to take in the full meaning of the track. Some real UK Hip Hop right here. Off the forthcoming mixtape Rumble in The Jungle. Filmed by Adrian Choa