Its been a few months since I dropped an interview on here, so I am pleased to be able to present a recent conversation I had with one of my favourite MCs, Henry Canyons. Having blessed us with two new projects this year – La Côte West and Cool Side of the Pillow – as well as touring North America and Europe with PremRock & Fresh Kils, the Backwoodz MC has already made 2018 his own. We spoke about making Cool Side, how much jazz has influenced his career and his recent artist’s residence in Biarritz, among other things. Read the rest of this entry »


Vitamin G has a new project looming and Marbleless is the first glimpse of what we can expect. The track is also produced by Vitamin G and the video was made by Brothers of the Mud. Stay tuned for more info on Deez Supplementz coming soon.

The mighty Village Live recently announced their latest release from Gas-Lab and Traum Diggs, the follow-up to the duo’s 2013 project, Jazz Hop. Heartskip is the first video to be lifted from the album and features singer/songwriter, Res, alongside the ample talent of musician, Hector Mario. Jazz Hop Vol. 2 is scheduled for release on 1 October, with vinyl pre-orders available from the Village Live store.

New video for one of the gems taken from Alchemist and Budgie’s 2017 release, The Good Book Vol. 2. Floorseats features the enigmatic Mach-Hommy, over a typically dope beat from Alc.

Solid new EP from Has-Lo, with full production from the man himself. Take It Like It Is can be streamed below, with downloads available from all the other usual platforms.

Today saw the release of the next video from Fliptrix’s latest album, INEXHALE. Inside The Ride features fellow HF residents, Ocean Wisdom and Onoe Caponoe, as the trio get busy on some quality production from Molotov. INEXHALE is out now on High Focus.

A personal favourite from the forthcoming Dabbla album, as the Potent Funk MC unleashes his latest video. Long Gone features fellow Dead Player, Jam Baxter and a filthy beat from long-term collaborator, Sumgii. Just wait for that drop. The video was made by Spin City Visuals. Death Moves is due out on 5 October.

A new video from Black Josh just landed, as he continues to build the hype for his upcoming Yung Sweg Lawd album. Judge Judy features one of Blah’s leading ladies, Nah Eeto, with some typically on-point production from Jack Danz. The video was made by Slim Parisoo.

Pleased to see the arrival of the lead single from Zilla Rocca’s long-awaited Future Former Rapper album. For Favors Are Bad News, the Philly artist has drafted in Armand Hammer aka billy woods and ELUCID, who are riding high off their recently released and rightfully acclaimed Paraffin project. This is Zilla’s debut on POW Recordings, the label attached to Passion of the Weiss, where Zilla is a regular contributor. Favors Are Bad News is produced by Disco Vietnam and you can listen to it below. Stay tuned for more news on the album coming soon. Read the rest of this entry »

Roc Marciano has blessed us with another new album, following on from this year’s earlier effort, RR2: The Bitter Dose. The Horse’s Mouth is the first track to be lifted from the album and features production from Preservation. The album, Behold a Dark Horse, is available now exclusively from

Conway drops a gem from his recently released Everybody Is F.O.O.D. project. Land O’Lakes features Busta Rhymes, with production from Daringer. Everybody Is F.O.O.D. is available now, exclusively on CD.