All things tagged as: Hip Hop


Gig: Brother Ali



Originally born into hip-hop through break dancing, Brother Ali has been one with the mic since he first heard Miilkbone on record. A student of Hip-Hop’s golden age, Ali’s music ranges from purpose to passionate, yet always soulful and true to the boastful heritage of hip hop culture. … Read on




Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All, often abbreviated OFWGKTA, are an American alternative hip hop collective from Los Angeles, California. The group is led by rapper/producer Tyler, The Creator, and includes rappers Hodgy Beats, Earl Sweatshirt, Frank Ocean, Domo Genesis and Mike G, producers Left Brain, Syd The … Read on


Gig: Chiddy Bang


Chiddy Bang is a Philly based duo comprised of Chiddy (Proto,19, MC) and Xaphoon Jones (Noah, 19, DJ/producer) who combine elements of indie and electronica with some good ole fashioned “spitting”. The result has been described by some bloggers as a “hipsters wet dream”, but Chiddy Bang prefers to … Read on


Gig: Scroobius Pip


Distinctively attired in trucker cap, charity shop suit and THAT beard, Scroobius Pip is a leading light and unmistakable face of the UK’s spoken word scene.

Having jacked in the role of punk-bass-player for a marginally more stable career in poetry, Scroobius Pip has been proffering his everyman polemics … Read on


Gig: Jedi Mind Tricks


For more than fifteen years, the name Jedi Mind Tricks has become synonymous with raw, gritty underground hip-hop. From their debut album, The Psycho-social, in 1996 to their seminal sophomore release, Violent By Design, to their musical expansion heard on Servants and Heaven, Kings in Hell, JMT has made

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Gig: Robert Glasper

Hip hop-influenced pianist Robert Glasper follows the likes of McCoy Tyner and Herbie Hancock as the Blue Note label’s latest piano star to push the classic jazz format into uncharted territory. A loose-limbed and expressive soloist, Glasper incorporates fractured and insistent melodic loops and explosive improvising into his heavily rhythmic … Read on


Gig: Game

Game rose to fame in 2005 with the success of his debut album, The Documentary, and his two Grammy nominations. Since then he has released two more critically acclaimed albums, 2006’s Doctor’s Advocate and 2008’s LAX, which he claimed to be the final album he would release, but in mid-2009 … Read on

News: Scroobius Pip – The Struggle (Video)

It’s less than a week away until Halloween less than a week away, and our buddy Scroobius Pip has dropped this suitably ghoulish video.  The Struggle is the latest single from Scroobius Pip’s Top 40 solo album Distraction Pieces.

The Single will be released on 31st October with remixes to … Read on

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Gig: Spank Rock

Naeem Juwan AKA Spank Rock comes from the wall-sweating, pipe-bursting, hip-grinding basements of the Baltimore Bass movement.  After spending some time at Drexel University in Philly he linked up with the Diplo-powered Hollertronix crew and began crafting the type of live performances that have become underground legend.

Diplo introduced him

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Gig: Das Racist


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”…Their sloppiness is a mask for detailed, affectionate hip-hop parody, name-dropping KRS-One and Asher Roth as easily as W.E.B. … Read on