Deadpoole – Underwater Skies EP

‘Think Zebra’ presents to us yet another fresh slice of music this May. Deadpoole aka Liam from Ipswich, Suffolk is a beat maker who’s Underwater Skies EP release has definitely put a perk to my week. He describes his instrumental …
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Bleedin’ The Block 4 – W/ Wicket, Zeshen, Daverok, Rudy Rexx

We always like to bring you nothing but freshness when it comes to breakin’, videos that showcase talent, style, creativity and rawness, for the bboys to tip their cap to and for the hiphop heads to take notice and enjoy the essence …
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Baileys Brown – Eyes Speak Louder Than Words

There are many levels on which ‘Eyes Speak Louder Than Words’, Baileys Brown’s new album is contributing to Hip Hop – dope beats, exemplary cutting & samples, a strong emcee line up, vibe enhancing atmosphere, camaraderie and bars galore! So …
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Strange Love – Purple

You know we used to say ‘Bad meaning good’? I’m coining a new version “Strange meaning good’! There are a growing number of producers and emcees on both sides of the pond that are following their own paths and doing …
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Telemachus – In The Evening

We all picture producers to be meticulous perfectionists. Digging and repeating tracks over and over, again and again. Striving to find exactly what they hear in their head. The quest for perfection could drive some mad but most of the …
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Heavy Links – Heavyweight EP

It’s easy to forget the ‘UK’ in UK Hip Hop. Take it from a migrant city fella like myself – living in the supposed epicentre of everything can be exhausting and unhealthy. “Watch yourself son,” advised a prized pub local …
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Lewis Parker – The Glass Ceiling

The environment in which a select few began back spinning breaks and lacing them with rhythmic rhyme patterns was one of movement; a place that looked both inward and outward, drawing influence and inspiration from faraway places and providing an …
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Broken Poetz – The Pen, The Pad and the things we had

Oh well hi there Broken Poetz, didn’t know you were about. But I must tell you this,I am sure glad I found you. Broken Poetz made the earth move this March with the release of their debut EP- ‘The Pen, …
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The Mouse Outfit – Escape Music

PRE ORDER NOW – http://themouseoutfit.bandcamp.com/album/escape-music The Mouse Outfit was voted as Wordplay Magazine’s 2012 Best New comers and this has been firmly justified with their debut album ‘Escape Music’.  TMO are a live band, 9 members deep, with a very able roster …
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Talib Kweli – Prisoner of Conscious

I remember hearing Talib Kweli’s on Kanye’s College Dropout and being delighted that this guy was finally getting put in the spotlight. Even more so with Jay’s line in ‘Moment of Clarity’ – ‘If skills sold/Truth be told/I’d probably be/Lyrically/Talib …
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Dirty Dike – Return Of The Twat

You can picture the scene. After spending the previous year consistently dropping heavy album after heavy album, High Focus decide to hit a more mellow high with Leaf and Rag’s “Dog’N’Bone EP” when all of a sudden, someone drunkenly stumbles …
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Rum Committee – Committee Is Still Boss

Whilst it’s not impossible that this weekend’s weather has been both the start and finish of British Summertime; if it decides to hang around a little longer then what better to compliment it than the latest offering from Brighton’s fine …
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Girls On Top in NYC

The UK’s very own all female graffiti crew GOT will be showcasing a range of work in NYC this month. With work from Chock, Luna, Lyns, Pixie and Syrup across all mediums including embroidery, collage and customised items. If you …
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Ghostface Killah – Twelve Reason To Die

Ghostface Killah has been flexing every creative muscle in his body; not only has he created a new album named ‘Twelve Reasons to Die’ but has made a comic book (of the same name) to accompany it so whilst you’re …
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Vandal Savage – Savagery Over Everything

Nottingham is back in my sights as an intriguing title ‘Savagery Over Everything’ by the emcee Vandal Savage was passed my way. Production of whole EP is courtesy of fellow Notts. Dweller Juga-Naut. I like comic books but I’m no …
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