Y-ETizm has teamed up with 2 UK heavyweights to release the first single from his upcoming EP on Bun Manchi. Stay tuned for more!
African Verse 1 — Big Cakes: I’m an African, I come from Kemet We had the first heart surgeons and chemists And paramedics but your teachers won’t tell it, Even if it made pees the shops won’t sell it But I’m an African there’s melanin in my skin Nappy hair please put it in your
For decades, the debate has ensued about what precisely the real difference is between rap music and hip-hop music. The main root of the divergence centres on the type of culture that each type of music personifies. Other areas, though, are also considered, such as: music production techniques, the elements associated in creating the sound
In a week when a gargantuan wave of anti-war sentiment in the UK and around the world temporarily halted the military juggernaut of a US-led attack on Syria and exposed the warmonger’s in the White House as ever more isolated (if not less dangerous), I am happy to present you with the timely new video
Day 1 : Create it and/or update it ! This first step could look funny because it is so obvious. But unfortunately I come across so many accounts not updated, which is even worst than not existing. Here are some simple questions, and easy to solve ones as well, you could ask yourself in order
When it comes to classics, Illmatic is always mentioned! This is no different to the the film Time Is Illmatic. I was honoured to watch Nas: Time Is Illmatic the Monday after its UK release. Twenty years after the release of one of the greatest albums Nas takes us into the creation of Illmatic through stories of
Interview with Hip Hop artist Talib Kweli, discussing the role of government, Obama’s presidency, the prison industrial complex and estate of Hip Hop.
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Q. How would you describe your style of Hip Hop? Abstract I guess, because I approach things from a slightly different angle to a lot of artists out there. I am not trying to get a million views or a record deal with some parasitic label. I am trying to bring something to the table to make people
Life MC just dropped and new album, ‘Sounds of the Underground’ a mix of unreleased and new tracks featuring production skills by Leafdog, Nappa, Dj Lok, Bee108, Sofaking and Mr Thing. This release is Life’s 2nd album in 8 months after the release of his 5th solo project ‘Gift of Life’ late last year. ‘Sounds of the
Debate: The Root Causes of Youth Violence On 15th of November The House of Commons opened Portcullis House to young people from across London for the day. ‘In the House’ event featured inspiring speakers, performances, access to volunteering, careers and business advice, discussions and debates about issues that matter to young Londoners. I Am Hip-Hop