Voodoo Black: Gettin Dum

Great track from Manchester crew, Voodoo Black, as they kick off the year with Gettin Dum. Dubbul O, Ellis Meade and Sparkz take the tempo up to 140, demonstrating their shared dexterity in the booth, with Cutterz production hitting the right notes as standard. Lots more to come from Voodoo Black this year, so keep those eyes peeled.

LEVELZ: Rainy Day (LVL 50)

I took a break over the festive/festering season so I’ve got a hell of a lot to catch up on. Let’s start with the latest release from one of Manchester’s more boisterous collectives, LEVELZ, as they return with Rainy Day (LVL 50). The track features vocal work from Chimpo, Fox, Skittles and Sparkz, plus production from Metrodome and Bricks. Rainy Day is available to download now via Bandcamp.

LEVELZ: Respect Respect (LVL 44)

The Manchester collective return with their latest single, accompanied by a great illustrated and animated video. The MCs on board this time round are comprised of Chunky, Fox, Skittles, Truthos, Sparkz, T-Man and Chimpo, with production being handled by Metrodome, Chunky, Bricks and Skittles. There are also downloads available via Bandcamp. The animation comes courtesy of Stemfour Visual.

Premiere – Children of Zeus ft. LayFullStop: Fear of a Flat Planet

Honoured to be able to bring you the world premiere of the latest video from Children of Zeus. Still riding high on the wave of the release of their triumphant debut album, Travel Light, the Manchester duo now return with some new visuals for one of the album’s many high points, Fear of a Flat Planet. The track also features the distinctive talent of fellow Manny family member, LayFullStop, along with another striking video from Tarnish Vision. Travel Light is out now on First Word Records.

SonnyJim & Sparkz ft. DJ Cutterz: Virgoism

Brum and MCR unite on the new track from EatGood head honcho, SonnyJim and LEVELZ favourite, Sparkz. The two MCs share the same star sign, which gave rise to the name of the track, with the duo going verse for verse over a dusty looped beat from Sonny. The cuts come courtesy of Voodoo Black’s own DJ Cutterz. You can stream Virgoism below. Continue reading “SonnyJim & Sparkz ft. DJ Cutterz: Virgoism”

Roots Raddix ft. LayFullStop, Zz, The Slept On & Woddy Green: Raise Up

An ensemble of talent in the latest video from Roots Raddix. The Manchester collective have cooked up a treat on Raise Up, with LayFullStop, Woddy Green and Zz, The Slept On all delivering solid verses. The track is produced by Clayton and was made as part of the crew’s five day residency at Red Bull Studios in London. The video was made by Nessaro Films. Raise Up is available to download now via iTunes.