Tag Archives: Rap

SONG OF THE DAY Ghost Funk Orchestra – What Now

This band’s title, Ghost Funk Orchestra is interesting enough in itself, but if you connect the substance of sound with the style of name, what you get is a very dynamic blend of DIY psychedelic soul, latin funk/jazz, hip hop … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY DJ Prince Paul feat. Chubb Rock, DOOM & Wordsworth – People, Places & Things (No I Didn’t)

New York producer, DJ and recording artist, Paul Edward Huston, aka Prince Paul, has been creating and producing music for over two decades.  He began his career as a founding member of Stetasonic and went on to produce De La … 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 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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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 Above the Law – Freedom of Speech

I was listening to a radio show earlier today when a song came on that I haven’t heard in years, probably not since my teens, and that was a fair few moons ago! Released on Ruthless Records in 1990 by Californian … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Shabazz Palaces – Shine A Light (feat. Thaddillac)

It’s been nearly three years since Seattle art-rap Shabazz Palaces released their last album, Lese Majesty.  This July, they will return with a new LP called Quazarz: Born on a Gangster Star, an album appears to be a sort of Brother From … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Lando Chill – Break Them Shackles

I was having a browse online tonight and came upon today’s song, but what initially grabbed my attention wasn’t the music itself ( I hadn’t heard it at this point), but the name of the album it came from!  Due … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY DJ Format & Abdominal – Diamond Hammer

When it comes to hip hop/rap I’m very selective in what I like to listen to, but Andy Bernstein (aka Abdominal) and Matt Ford ( aka DJ Format) encapsulate the perfect combination of inventive funky tunes, stomping beats and engaging … Continue reading

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