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Continuing the theme of strong link-ups, today also sees the release of the debut project from Gawd Status. A debut it may well be but this is not Gawd Status’s first musical journey, as in their individual forms, King Kashmere and Joker Starr have long been major presences on the UK rap landscape. Firmamentum is a psychedelic joy on the ears, boasting a heavy guestlist, including features from Big Cakes, Micall Parknsun and Anyway Tha God. You might also recognise the cover art as being a brainchild of the man behind Strange U’s album artwork, Matt Littler. Firmamentum is available now via Tru Thoughts and you can stream it in full below.

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Joker Starr and King Kashmere reform as Gawd Status once again to deliver their latest video. Messiah Hybrids is lifted from the duo’s upcoming Firmamentum LP and features some precision cuts from fellow UK legend, Jazz T. The album is set for release on 30 August on Tru Thoughts.

Heavy Metal and The Alchemist are the first tasters from a new collaboration between two UK stalwarts, as King Kashmere and Joker Starr combine their respective talents to form Gawd Status. For this project, the Strange U inhabitant has stepped away from the booth and is handling full production, while Joker Starr maintains his ever-solid grasp on the mic. The vocal feature comes from Fae Simon. The full LP, Firmamentum, is due for release on 30 August via Tru Thoughts.

Another blinding debut release right here, as Manchester-based producer, Pitch 92, drops his highly anticipated 3rd Culture album. It’s a debut for a producer who has long been a part of the UK scene, making a name for himself off the back of a string of solid collaborations alongside a number of artists including Verb T and more recently, DRS. He released his Lost in Space EP on High Focus last year to critical acclaim, but now he takes things up to new heights with this full-length project. Read the rest of this entry »

The Setting Standards LP from Tha 4orce really is the gift that keeps on giving. After a slew of formidable features last year, 2018 continues in the same vein as the production veteran releases the latest single, On The Run, featuring Strange U’s own King Kashmere. The single, as well as the full LP, are all available now over on Bandcamp – definitely a worth while investment, from an artist who has dedicated his whole life to his craft. The video was shot by Global Faction.

Fresh from the EatGood camp, comes a new track from Booda French. Masterpiece is produced by the donny, King Kashmere and was inspired by the Chelsea Hotel in NY. It is available for your streaming pleasure below. Read the rest of this entry »

Last year’s Attack the Monolith album from Mongrels was a highlight among listeners and critics alike. Kid Acne and Benjamin brought their unique styles together to form an album that harked back to years gone by, while looking directly towards the future. Now we have Attack the Megalith, which is a remix project featuring some of the most exciting producers from UK hip hop and beyond. Hashfinger, Morriarchi, Third Person Lurkin, Sam Zircon, Charlie Dark, Midfield General, Juga-Naut and King Kashmere, all step up to the plate, with a fresh polish for eight of the album’s original gems. The EP is out today and you can buy your copy here.

I had to write ‘everyone’ cos I literally cannot fit all the MCs names into the title. 20 rappers, eight bars a piece. Safe to say this is a monumental track from Leaf Dog, as he continues to build on the intrigue for his forthcoming album, Dyslexic Disciple. Phi Life Cypher, Smellington Piff, BVA, Cracker Jon, Jehst, Jack Jetson, Dirty Dike, Verb T, Sonnyjim, Mysdiggi, Klashnekoff, Fliptrix, Bill Shakes, Eric The Red, King Kashmere, Remus, Task Force and DJ Sammy B-Side providing the cuts. Pre-orders for the album are available here.