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Not long ago I warned you of the imminent arrival of potent hybrid rap shit from LDZ favourites, Dabbla and Sumgii. Well now the track is here and it’s as tight as you’d expect. Remember these two have been making music together for years and so the chemistry is there before they even set foot in the lab. Sumgii has been pushing his own levels upwards ever since I first heard him about 10 years ago and Self Made is a good example of what can be achieved if you take that approach.
There is new LDZ music on the way too, but for now make the most of this tasty little banger. The video was made by SpinCity Visuals and you can buy the single here.

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For the past few years Illaman has been making waves in UK hip hop and beyond, largely thanks to his hype fuelled live shows and his involvement with Problem Child, alongside Dubbledge, Dabbla and Sumgii. I got the chance to speak with him at the UK Beatbox Championships last month and we chatted about his journey from metal to rap, his most memorable moments and the plans for his solo album, among many other things. Read the rest of this entry »

Arguably one of the most positive MCs in the UK, has dropped a video for the equally positive energy anthem, Super Happy, produced by Tom Caruana. This is the latest offering from Dabbla’s forthcoming Year of the Monkey LP and is the perfect antidote for this damp weekend. Year of the Monkey is out on 9 September on High Focus and you can pre-order here.

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Dabbla is an MC who has been on the rap radar for a long time now, thanks to his work with various musical dons and crews over the years. He has recently signed to High Focus and is due to release his debut solo album, Year of the Monkey, in September. I got to have a quick catch up with him recently and here’s what went down. Read the rest of this entry »

The freshest cypher from those rap loonies, Problem Child, which literally dropped about an hour ago. Dabbla, Illaman and Dubbledge get suitably rowdy over a dirty mix from Sumgii. Rap hands everywhere. Watch out for more madness coming soon.