Bomb The Box

Launching week 5 of BOXPARK’S Bomb The Box, the UK’s Zombie and Dyet took over the box outside Shoreditch High Street Station. Zombie and Dyet took control of the Box last weekend showing after 20+ years London’s finest can still …
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New Balance 576 Tea Pack

New Balance come strong with another great pack. This time based around the British favourite tea. The pack features three different colour ways of the Flimby made 576, with English Breakfast, Fresh Peppermint and Earl Grey being the inspiration. Constructed …
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Bishop Nehru – Strictly Flowz

‘PRODIGY’ [prod·i·gy] (noun) – 1an unusually gifted or intelligent (young) person; someone whose talents excite wonder and admiration; 2a person, esp. a child or young person, having extraordinary talent or ability: e.g. a musical prodigy.   An awful lot of fuss has …
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Wyld Bunch – Unbreakable Review

There is something comforting about ‘Unbreakable’, the new Wyld Bunch album. This product is unmistakably east coast and we for sure need an injection of that straight up rap style sensibility. Wyld Bunch is a solo emcee, not a crew …
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Darkstorm – Mind Like Water

Abdullah Al-wali aka Darkstorm, leader of the Darkling Lords (Visionaries) and top dog at Bad Taste Records in Sheffied presents ‘Mind Like Water’. Although predominantly an instrumental project with Electronic and Hip-Hop beats Darkstorm calls on Trellion, Rawkid, Coco, Seapa Dee, …
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The Underachievers x Semtex x Hawk House 11.07.13 @Hoxton

Couple of weeks back, Hoxton was blessed with two different flavors of consciousness. Hoxton Bar & Kitchen was overrun with an enthusiastic sample of the next generation of hip hop heads, who had come out to see Brooklyn’s Underachievers, supported …
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Leafdog, BVA & Illinformed – Brothers Of The Stone

The brothers are here! One of this year’s most anticipated albums drops this week as the High Focus family has another addition to its string of heavy hitting, game changing releases. The usual High Focus mantra of underground classics and …
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10 Questions – MADLean

What got you into Hip Hop? Hard to say really, I’ve always been exposed to American hip-hop of sorts. As far as UK hip hop goes that was passed down with a long lasting graff interest from one of my …
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Slang Immaculate – Don’t Rhyme On That

Variety is the spice of life and ‘Don’t Rhyme On That’ fully embodies this ethos as the debut release from “Your favourite rapper’s, favourite rapper” comes with a collection of diverse ‘beats’ begging to woven with lyrics from the technically …
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Krek: The Real Me

Krek FMS has a solo exhibition at Jack Sevens Gallery – Chestergate – Macclesfield. If you’re around that part of the country we suggest you take a look. If not then he will be exhibiting sometime soon in London, we’ll …
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MADLean – Batteries Not Included.

MADLean – Batteries Not Included Adding to recent suggestions by Wordplay for additions to your summer playlist this is another that will be playing on repeat whilst the sausages sizzle away and the ciders slip down nicely. The album in …
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Boom town fair 2013

“Last of the tickets for this sold out festival go up for sale tomorrow, this is your last chance!” Around five years ago, a mysterious town manifested itself in the outback of England’s West Country, a sprawling village with a …
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Random P and Juvenile Techniques – I Talk To Myself Too Often

Summer is finally here and we have more free music to compliment the mood as this understated mini EP from Random P and UK based Hip-Hop Producers Juvenile Techniques goes straight onto the BBQ playlist ready for multiple plays. Both …
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Metabeats – Caviar Crackle

This week’s audio vitamin pill comes to us courtesy of Associated Minds resident producer Metabeats and what an addition to the diet it is, featuring Action Bronson, Dubbledge, Ralph Rip Shit amongst a host of other lyrical goodness including four …
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Rhyme & Reason @ Motion, Bristol 14/6/13

It’s taken the best part of a fortnight for the magnitude of that drizzly Friday night’s events to fully dissolve into my memory banks. Over the past couple of years, the Rhyme & Reason guys have made it abundantly clear …
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