High Focus Summer Block Party: Review

It was already in the mid-20’s when I rolled down to this year’s High Focus Block Party in Bristol and it was only going to get hotter, given the days running up to the event. Last year’s party had been a smash and this year looked set to at least rival it, if not surpass it. Doors opened at 2pm so I got down there at about 3pm and already had to deal with the huge queue that had formed; a teeming mass of the new generation of UK hip hop fans all fully loyal to the HF brand (and all of whom I’m pretty sure I was old enough to be their dad). Continue reading “High Focus Summer Block Party: Review”

Ramson Badbonez & DJ Fingerfood: Hypnodic

This is the new video for the title track from Ramson Badbonez & DJ Fingerfood’s upcoming Hypnodic album. The album marks a welcome return for Badbonez, following on from his successful 2013 album, A Year In The Life Of Oscar The Slouch. The album is due out on High Focus on 16 June, with a launch party at Birthdays in Dalston that night. You can pre-order the LP here.

Ramson Badbonez & DJ Fingerfood: Verses Eye Spit

Pleased to see the arrival of the first single from the upcoming Hypnodic collaboration between Ramson Badbonez and DJ Fingerfood. Verses Eye Spit sets the bar high for what is to follow, with Badbonez’s inimitable flow fitting Fingerfood’s hard drums and cuts like the proverbial glove. The full album is due out on 16 June on High Focus, with pre-orders available here.

Ramson Badbonez & Jazz T: The Pick & Mix Experience

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Another great mix from Jazz T and this time it’s one of the most unique voices in UKHH who gets the special treatment. Ramson Badbonez has put out some quality releases over the years and Jazz T had picked and mixed some of our favourites into this 30 minute jam. It’s at ‘name your price’ now over on Bandcamp and you can stream it below. Continue reading “Ramson Badbonez & Jazz T: The Pick & Mix Experience”

Ramson Badbonez “A Year in the Life of Oscar the Slouch”

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The end of last year saw a flurry of new releases from various heads on the UK scene and one of the stand out albums for me, was the latest from Ramson Badbonez. Continue reading “Ramson Badbonez “A Year in the Life of Oscar the Slouch””