Iceski and Merlin - Nuff A Dem

Written by | 24 September 2015
One of the best Britcore tracks I've heard in years. If you are unfamiliar with that unique British spawned style, think...intense uptempo overpowering beats, insane manic scratching & intense rapping. A style that helped influence Australian acts like Def Wish Cast and Blades of Hades. 'Nuff A Dem' features Iceski…
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Substantial - Follow the Master

Written by | 24 September 2015
Maryland emcee SUBSTANTIAL drops a very limited edition 45 on sublabel ORIGU, related to the funk imprint Our Label. The rolling drums on the 88bpm tempoed A Side 'Follow the Master' were produced by Washington, DC production duo The Other Guys. The vocal refain on the chorus reminds me of…
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Hot off the presses is this extremely dope new release 45 from the UK's DJ Format. It's been a while since we have heard Format drop an instrumental cut-up, and with this one he certainly doesn't disapoint. Both siedes of this release are created using various songs from Kool and…
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Boca 45 - People Are You Ready

Written by | 15 September 2015
Here is a sure shot coming from one of the UK's finest Hip Hop producers Boca 45. People Are You Ready comes off his latest album Dig Eat Beats Repeat, and features rappers Emskee and The Saint from the NYC duo The Good People. Musically it's very much in the…
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Self confessed open-format disc jockey and music nerd Nick Bike has just dropped the second release in his Chosen Spokes label, and it's a big one that is guaranteed to move quickly. This time Nick has taken on the classic Nas tune Ain't Hard To Tell. On the A side he…
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Cold Rock Stuff have a reputation of releasing quality Hip Hop joints. Some might say it's throwback rap, and I would probably agree as each release captures that classic nineties golden era feel but with a contemporary twist. This new joint certainly doesn't disapoint. It's a collaboration between New York…
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The next forthcoming release on the Originals label takes us back to the late eighties with this aptly daisy aged ispired release featuring a tune from De La Soul's classic debut album. Jenifer Taught Me has never been released as a 45 so I'm sure it will be a welcome…
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Jorun Bombay has been teasing us with news of this release for the last few months, and this week we finally get a taste of this forthcoming 45 to be released on Soundweight Records. The label is now taking pre-orders yet curiously have not revealed any sound bites. However judging…
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New York veteran J Zone hits all the right notes with this extrememly dope new 7 inch release, which is packed to the brim with so much diverse goodness. Things start off with the instrumental Seoul Power. It's a down tempo neck cracker utilising a sample from some obscure Korean…
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The team at F5 Records are giving fellow record label Get On Down a good run for their money as they continue to release some hand picked underground Hip Hop classics on 45. For their third release in this seven inch series they turn the spotlight on the Markey Marl…
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