Archives for posts with tag: grime

Bars everywhere in the new video from Drapes and Christian King. Both of them tear through the Fuza produced beat, setting the levels for the forthcoming EP from Drapes, Fuza and Danny Le Loup. No release date set yet, but stay tuned for more news on that coming soon.

El-P mentioned on Twitter a few weeks ago that there was an RTJ remix on the way, featuring a British MC. I’ve been speculating ever since and the general consensus between me and everyone who put their twopence in was that it would be a grime MC, a) cos we know El is a big fan of the genre and b) cos if it was anyone from UK hip hop, its likely something would have come on to my radar already. Read the rest of this entry »

Drapes is fast becoming one of the more prolific rappers in Bristol right now and with another project looming, it looks set to continue in the same vein for a while. Let Them Talk is the next track to be lifted from 1s & 0s and features production from ENAM, who does a tight remix of a Snow Tha Product remix. The video was shot by JMB Media.

Multifaceted Newcastle-based MC ZICO has a new mixtape coming in September and the leaks have already started circulating, including this new video for No, Never. More news on the Where’s Zico project when I have it.

Since the events in Manchester a few weeks ago, the outpourings of love and charity for the city have been inspiring to say the least. Especially with division and hate seeming to be at an all-time high in the UK right now. Up there with the best of them is this new compilation, Manchester With Love.
Featuring over 220 tracks, from Manchester’s musical community, this album does two things – it shows the rich diversity and unity within the various Manchester scenes, plus it also shows that the great city and it’s residents will not be brought down or divided by these horrendous acts. Read the rest of this entry »

Brum to Bristol collab on this filthy remix from Sox & Drapes. The track is lifted from Drapes’ recent Zen Mode EP, which is available to download here. The track was produced by Dullah Beatz and the video was shot by JucasArtz.

More heat from my locale, as Drapes drops his new track, Oh Dear. Featuring his usual brand of frenetic wordplay, over a solid beat from Audioslugs, Oh Dear is the first featured video on Drape’s new YouTube channel. Check back for more bangers and an EP coming soon.

Big tune here, lifted from Gardna and Kreed’s new EP. The Boom Sound representatives reeled in an impressive list of guests for My Show – Inja, Eva, Jman and Parly B all sounding wicked together. The video was made by Arun Productions aka the multi-talented Chris Lucas. The EP is available to download now here.

This Friday the legendary Malcolm X Centre in Bristol plays host to a soon to be legendary line-up of acts. Top billing goes to the elusive cult figure, CASisDEAD, who is making an ultra rare appearance at the infamous Wordlife showcase. Read the rest of this entry »

Bars everywhere in the latest Brapp HD video, with Problem Child bringing their trademark madness to the screen. Dabbla, Dubbeldge and Illaman go back to back over a strong, stripped back beat from Sumgii.