Category Archives: hip hop

SONG OF THE DAY The Microphone Misfitz – Black Paranoia Feat. Fury

Six years ago Chicago’s Microphone Misfitz launched their Escape From Babylon series.  The 2nd volume  followed three years later in 2015 and in February this year came the third instalment: 15 more tracks digging even deeper into social and political issues. This … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Janko Nilovic – Drug Song

Born in 1941 in Istanbul, Turkey, Janko Nilović is a Montenegrin-French composer, arranger, conductor, keyboardist, percussionist, vocalist and producer.  Musically, his style impressively stretches over a wide spectrum of genres, ranging from classical to jazz, funk to pop and psych to … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Son Of Sam – Fighting Talk feat. Lifford & Blaise B (album version)

Son Of Sam are a live hip hop outfit from the UK who formed in 2003.  When the band first emerged they began by playing original hip-hop samples and in just two years, after extensive gigging, were already supporting acts … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Space Invadas – Wild World Feat. Remi

I heard today’s track for the first time about 20 minutes ago and the more I listen to it, the more I’m loving it! Smouldering sweet-sounding soul, honey-laced vocals and soaring horns..this is the sound of the Space Invadas’ Wild … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Herbaliser – Breach

UK hip hop veterans, The Herbaliser have spent the last 25 years touring and recording, building up a well-deserved and hefty fan base over the years with their diverse blends of hip hop, jazz and funk. Releasing their appropriately titled … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Herbaliser – Submarine

UK hip hop veterans, The Herbaliser have spent the last 25 years touring and recording, building up a well-deserved and hefty fan base over the years with their diverse blends of hip hop, jazz and funk. With an appropriately titled … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Edan – Making Planets (Ft. Mr. Lif)

So impressed by Cut Chemist’s Metalstorm , I have today been checking out the sounds of Edan Portnoy (better know as Edan) who collaborates and features on the track. Hailing from Rockville, Maryland, Edan is a hip hop artist who has … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Cut Chemist – Work My Mind (feat Chali 2na and Hymnal)

Eagerly awaiting the release of Cut Chemist’s second studio album this March (and first record in 12 years), I’ve been delving into the LP’s three available tracks so far! American DJ, producer and solo turntablist Lucas MacFadden, a.k.a Cut Chemist, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Cut Chemist – Metalstorm feat. Edan & Mr. Lif

American DJ, producer and solo turntablist Lucas MacFadden, a.k.a Cut Chemist, is due to release his second official studio album this March.  Die Cut follows his 2006 debut LP The Audience’s Listening and is to be Cut Chemist’s first ‘artist’ album’ in over a decade. … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Sudan Archives – Goldencity

The enchanting sounds of 23 year-old Sudan Archives came to my attention last September and I’ve just got round to buying her self-titled debut EP which was released in July last year. Not only does this young experimental artist produce … Continue reading

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