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EXCLUSIVE Interview: Billy Starks

EXCLUSIVE Interview: Billy Starks

Reality has a funny way of catching up as people grow older, whilst life’s various ebb and flows often determine the most unpredictable yet remarkable outcomes. Although living in the past might ultimately mess your mind up, it’ll undeniably determine the path which your future self shalt tread upon. Billy […]

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ARTICLES, BLOG, HIP HOP, INTERVIEWS, MUSIC

Interview: Moreone – ‘Turn Back’ EP

Interview: Moreone – ‘Turn Back’ EP

Out of all the crazy developments to have occurred within the UK hip-hop scene over 2015, the creation of In The Balance Records by Verb T was surely one of the most excitingly unpredictable. The announcement dropped around October, with the news that the label had already acquired the lyrical abilities […]

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ARTICLES, BLOG, GRIME, INTERVIEWS, MUSIC

Interview: Lost Propz – ‘Grimey Northern Guy Volume 1’

Interview: Lost Propz – ‘Grimey Northern Guy Volume 1’

We recently caught up with Lost Propz, Huddersfield’s hottest up-and-coming grime prospect to discuss intimate details regarding his début full length project ‘Grimey Northern Guy Volume 1’, which features 10 fire tracks that are available for free download. Read on to discover Lost Propz’s rise into grime, how his affiliation with Unit […]

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ARTICLES, BLOG, Electronic, Experimental, HIP HOP, MUSIC, REVIEWS

Review: Dead Players – Freshly Skeletal LP

Review: Dead Players – Freshly Skeletal LP

Dead Players are a London based experimental hip-hop trio signed to High Focus Records. The threepiece consists of a producer known as GhostTown and two MC’s called Jam Baxter & Dabbla.  Jam Baxter emerged into the UK hip-hop scene through collaborations with the Contact Play collective, where he built a solid […]

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Photography by Seren Heyward-Jones

Interview: Lee Scott @ West Indian Centre, Leeds 16/10/15

Last weekend at the West Indian Centre in Leeds, we attended a hectic High Focus showcase which featured Dirty Dike & Verb T, performing their recently dropped LP’s Sucking On Prawns In The Moonlight & The Man With The Foggy Eyes. Whilst there we interviewed leading UK hip-hop innovator Lee Scott (Blah Records), who supported […]

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ARTICLES, BLOG, CULTURE, FASHION, SOCIETY & CULTURE

Introducing… Roots Intertwined

Introducing… Roots Intertwined

Roots Intertwined is a fresh clothing brand which was born in Hyde Park, Leeds at the start of 2015. The owner Seren Heyward-Jones has always been creative from a young age and having achieved a degree in Music Production, she decided the time was right to fulfil her undying passion for […]

by × October 9, 2015 × 0 comments

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Interview: 10 Questions with Lee Scott – “Cult Of The Damned” EP

Interview: 10 Questions with Lee Scott – “Cult Of The Damned” EP

Yesterday saw the release of the “Cult Of The Damned” single from Blah Records, featuring fresh material from members of Blah’s infamous Children Of The Damned collective as well as bars from newer recruits to the cult-like roster. Any old-school UK hip-hop head will tell you why people are making their […]

by × September 29, 2015 × 0 comments

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The Bluntskins – Blaze The Endo Ft. Tommy Dockerz

  Mancunian rap collective The Bluntskins – Cheech, Bill Sykes and producer Pro P – have just released a psychedelic visual taken off their addictive 2nd album Cali Ku$h. Blaze The Endo features Tommy Dockerz and is slightly remixed for the video version from the album cut, as Martin Connor handles […]

by × September 13, 2015 × 0 comments

ARTICLES, BLOG, Experimental, HIP HOP, INTERVIEWS, MUSIC

Interview: 10 Questions with Gwyn Widow

Interview: 10 Questions with Gwyn Widow

In a world-first exclusive, we managed to arrange access with a fabled artist who goes by the pseudonym Gwyn Widow, a lyrical producer who prefers cotching in shadows in order to avoid unneeded attention from corrupted bobbies and local hermits. A tireless world traveller who regularly resides in a relatively peaceful region of Mid-Wales, […]

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Interview: 10 Questions with Kryptik

Interview: 10 Questions with Kryptik

In the wake of Glasgow based rapper Kryptik’s recently released début project Necessary Evil, we got in touch to break down some exclusive insights into the 8 track album. We also discovered details concerning his rise into hip-hop culture, his perspectives on the strength of Glasgow’s hip-hop scene and what […]

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