Multi-syllabic voyage passed heavy jazz licks and hazy landscapes.
Floating from 1960’s Brazilian jazz to spaced out electronic beats from Florida, kaleidoscopic R&B via Chicago and some Classical x Hip-Hop hybrid vibes.
It was great to see the UK Hip-Hop movement continuing to stir with such ebullience…
East Anglian rapper Booda French (a.k.a. Don’t Flop battle rapper Truth) has recently released this video to accompany the audio for his track ’61 Grace’, off his upcoming E.P. ‘Ventolin’. Set on his home turf of Ipswich, the video follows Mr French round as he raps (and sings) about his rainy hometown. The beat is spilling over with pure soul, courtesy of producer J57 (part of The Brown Bag Allstars collective), whilst visuals come from the Don’t Flop/Be Established camp. Big up this new fresh talent.
Although in the last 5 years UK Hip-Hop has been commercially superseded…
Today Manchester MC Skittles releases his debut album, Poor In £100 Trainers. Expect politically-conscious lyrics, fast delivery and production from all spectrums of the musical world. A top effort.
…including tracks from Frank Ocean, Submotion Orchestra, Jhené Aiko and many more!