Category Archives: hip hop

SONG OF THE DAY Johnny Popcorn – Cold World

You may already be familiar with the work of Philadelphia’s rock’n’soul three-piece Johnny Popcorn, but this is another new discovery for me! Describing themselves as a ‘rock band with a lot of soul’ the group as a whole consists of Hezekiah (Vocals), … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY L’Orange – Look Around (feat. Oddisee)

“My new album is called The Ordinary Man, it’ll be out 10/27!   The first single with Oddisee is out today and it’s one of the best songs I’ve ever made.  Losing my hearing over the past few years has … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Francesca Belmonte – Stole

Francesca Belmonte has been described as a hip-hop blues artist and if you are familiar with her vocals style, you can see how she has gained this title and why it is she works so well with Tricky. Featuring as … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Billy Woods – Everybody Knows

Billy Woods has been described as a ‘rapper who defies easy categorisation’ and latest album Known Unknowns (which is his first release in 2 years!) contains some of his most melodic work yet! Tackling hefty issues such as what it is to be … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Branded Moore – 123

“Branded Moore is the shit..ask around.  No bullshit hiphop” Up until this evening I’d never heard of Canadian rapper Branded Moore, but I have discovered through a little bit of background reading that he has over ten years of music-making … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Young MC – Know How

Last night I went to see Baby Driver for the second time, I’m addicted and still can’t get over just how great this film is! Any music lover will who watches this will appreciate just how the extensive soundtrack enhances … Continue reading

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5 JUICY SONGS OF THE DAY!!!…to keep you going whilst the LP Blog is away.

It’s that time of year again and the LP Blog is off gallivanting for a week as of tomorrow, so today is a special treat! Not just one song of the day, but FIVE!! Yes, here are five lovely tracks … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Billy Woods – Snake Oil

 “…billy woods is a rapper who defies easy categorisation” Up until tonight I didn’t know anything about Billy Woods, but after reading the description above on his Bandcamp page, I was intrigued and wanted to see what he was all … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Restless Leg Syndrome – Here For good

Now here’s an exciting discovery that I am very happy to share with you today!  Restless Leg Syndrome are a hip hop-based musical team from Austria consisting of longtime DJ/producer d.b.h and the two turntable wizards Chrisfader and Testa.  Over the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jordan Rakei – Sorceress

It’s been bleak day all round really, what with one thing or another so I desperately need a slice of sunshine to take the sharp edge off it all….. Lucky for me I found this ray of brightness which has … Continue reading

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