A pleasing return to centre stage from Jehst, with the release of his first solo album since 2017’s, Billy Green is Dead. Mork Calling Orson finds the UK rap linchpin on typically fine form, with his pen remaining as sharp as ever and his production choices setting the album’s mood without fault. Contributions from Sam Zircon, Beat Butcha, Sonnyjim, Mr Brown, Keor Meteor, Taharka and Jehst himself, provide a varied but unified sound, while Lee Scott, CW Jones, Sindysman, Eva Lazarus and Confucius MC, all prove to be the perfect co-stars. Previews of Mork Calling Orson can be heard below, with Bandcamp being the best spot to grab your downloads and physical copies.Continue reading “Jehst: Mork Calling Orson (Stream)”
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New music from Teeps, as he unites with Swamp Harbour resident and all-round production don, Sam Zircon, for Guandong. The video was made by Gugzay.
Confucius MC: Look Deeper
New music from Confucius MC, as he hits us with his first single since the arrival of last year’s Old Paradice project, alongside Morriarchi. This latest track finds the YNR MC teaming up with another Blah affiliate, courtesy of the on-point production efforts of Sam Zircon, as Confucius urges us all to take a deeper look. Look Deeper is available to stream now on all the usual platforms. You can catch Confucius on tour with Jehst next month, with tickets available now. Continue reading “Confucius MC: Look Deeper”
Lee Scott: ffsman ep (Stream)
Not content with giving us a surprise album at the end of 2019, Lee Scott then continued his gift giving with a brand new EP, which he released exclusively to Blah Cult Members on Christmas Day. The EP saw its full release on Friday, which means that us mere mortals can now savour the joys of what is another great project from arguably one of the most prolific artists of the moment. The ffsman EP is a features bonanza, with the Cult Mountain rapper teaming up with a cross-generational list of MCs, including YNR head honcho, Jehst, rising London star, CLBRKS, and new Potent Funk family member, Dream Mclean. The production credits are just as strong, with the likes of Morriarchi, dylantheinfamous, Sumgii and Sam Zircon, all bringing their respective sounds to the mix. The EP is available to stream/download now and you can also hear it in full below. Continue reading “Lee Scott: ffsman ep (Stream)”
Jam Baxter ft. Rag’n’Bone Man & OG Rootz: Mask (Video) + Album Stream
Today sees the release of the latest album from High Focus’s resident hallucinogenics advocate, Jam Baxter. Touching Scenes follows on from last year’s acclaimed Mansion 38 album, which saw Baxter reuniting with Chemo, having scored a previous success together back in 2014 with So We Ate Them Whole. For this album he has chosen to branch out into additional production territory, drafting in some strong names – Last Japan, Sumgii, Sam Zircon and GhostTown – giving the entire project a very different feel to his previous two offerings. It all works brilliantly though, with Baxter’s imagery as dark as ever. Continue reading “Jam Baxter ft. Rag’n’Bone Man & OG Rootz: Mask (Video) + Album Stream”
Salar: Demigod Complex
Like so many of his 90’s rap predecessors, Salar is one of those talented cats who despite appearing on a whole load of different releases over the years and amassing something of a cult-like status in the process, has yet to put out a solo release. That is until now.
I know from speaking with the Blah MC in the past, that he has been steadily working on perfecting his solo album and now we seem to be nearing the fateful date, as today saw the release of a new solo video. Continue reading “Salar: Demigod Complex”
Cult of The Damned: Salt Water
Here is the next instalment from the eagerly awaited Cult of the Damned album. Salt Water is produced by Sam Zircon and features some typically deft bars from Bisk, Lee Scott, Salar, Stinkin Slumrok and Black Josh. The COTD album is scheduled for release this Friday and I can tell you now, it is most definitely worth your attention. Pre-orders are available here.
Cult of the Damned: Civilised Tour 2018
With the wave of their recent comeback video still riding high and with the imminent arrival of their Part Deux: Brick Pelican Posse Crew Gang Syndicate album, Cult of the Damned have announced a UK tour. The crew will be passing through six cities in total, over three consecutive weekends in April and May. It is going to be a full gang experience, with Lee Scott, Milkavelli, Black Josh, Stinkin Slumrok, Sniff, Salar, Sly Moon, Barebase, King Grubb, Bill Shakes, Bisk and Tony Broke on the bill, as well as a special UK appearance from Canada’s own cult associate, Danny Lover. Plus Reklews, Sam Zircon, Jazz T and Sumgii holding down the decks.
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Cult of The Damned: Civilised
There had been rumours circulating that COTD were coming back with new material and then they were confirmed with the announcement that we would get a new video today. And sure enough, I woke up to find Civilised plastered over multiple timelines.
It is definitely full gang, as Barebase, King Grubb, Salar, Bill Shakes, Lee Scott, Black Josh, Milkavelli, Stinkin Slumrok and Sniff all drop verses, with Sam Zircon and Bisk handling production. Suitably grimy aesthetic, further cementing Blah and their various off-shoots as the no fucks given older brother of some of the other UK rap labels. The excellent single take video was made by aboveGround.
Lee Scott x Black Josh: Chicken Pill
Another day, another video from those B-Movie Millionaire Sweg Lawds, Lee Scott & Black Josh. Chicken Pill is the next video from their latest project, which saw its official release yesterday. Great production from Sam Zircon as per and the video was made by Ellisdawg. You can read more about Attack Of The 50,000ft SWEG LAWDS from Outerspace here.