Wednesday, 27 August 2014

The Catch Up: Ugly Heroes / Pyramid Vritra / Your Old Droog (Video)


Just in case you missed them, here are a few videos that caught my attention over the last couple of weeks and failed to get put up on here.

First up is Stones Throw emcee/producer Pyramid Vritra with the track "224" featuring Huey Bliss. This is taken from his "Palace" EP which is only £2.49 on iTunes. Worth a little of your money.

Ugly Heroes

Next, Ugly Heroes dropped another video from their self titled EP which was released a week back. "Michael, Scottie & Horace" sees Verbal Kent and Red Pill doing what they do best over Apollo Brown's banging production with an M.O.P. sample on the chorus for good measure.

Your Old Droog

And finally, putting all doubts to rest, we actually SEE Your Old Droog as he features on the first episode of "Just Rhymin With Skizz". A few people may be disappointed that it isn't Nas, especially if they bought a ticket for his debut performance at Webster Hall in NY next week. I think he's a promising artist and being compared to Nasir Jones can only be a good thing.

Tuesday, 26 August 2014

Murkage Live at Cabaret Vert (Video)


Recently, Murkage performed at Cabaret Vert in France in front of a packed out crowd and it was all captured on film by ARTE. Check their full high energy set below and also visit the ARTE official page here.

Their album "Of Mystics & Misfits" is available now.

Children Of Zeus - Push Push On (Audio)


More new music from Manchester's Children Of Zeus with the track "Push Push On". Look for brand new music to arrive from Tyler Daley and Konny Kon in the near future.

Stream and download available below.

Thursday, 21 August 2014

Statik Selektah - Carry On feat. Joey Bada$$ and Freddie Gibbs (Video)

Carry On

Statik Selektah lets go of the video for his single "Carry On" featuring Joey Bada$$ and Freddie Gibbs. The track features on the new album "What Goes Around" which I expect will be another excellent addition to Statik's catalogue.

Incidentally, both Joey and Freddie will be appearing separately in Manchester over the coming months. Check SeeTickets for more info.

Magnum Opus: The Making of Mike Jones' Still Tippin' with Slim Thug & Paul Wall (Video)

Mike Jones

Almost a decade after the initial release, Complex take a look at the making of the seminal Texan record "Still Tippin'" by Mike Jones, Slim Thug and Paul Wall.

We hear from all involved in the record including the producer Silah who made the classic beat, the co-founder of Swishahouse Records Michael "5000" Watts as well as other Houston representatives. 

I wasn't aware that there was an original version of this without Mike Jones on it or the subsequent rift it left between Paul Wall and Chamillionaire. A great watch.

Check the doc below and also the video for the song by Dr. Teeth after that.

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Action Bronson - Easy Rider (Video)


As with anything put out by Action Bronson, I thought it mandatory to add his new video for "Easy Rider". Premiered earlier today via Noisey, this serves as the first single from Bam Bam's upcoming album "Mr. Wonderful" due in the last quarter.

"Easy Rider" is already available on iTunes.

Tuesday, 12 August 2014

Joey Bada$$ - Big Dusty (Video)

Big Dusty

Joey Bada$$ drops off the first video from his upcoming debut album "B4DA$$" with the single "Big Dusty". Fellow Pro Era crew Kirk Knight supplies production. The fact this kid continues to deliver heat is undeniable. That goes for the rest of Pro Era too.

Check the video below and cop the single on iTunes. We can expect the album around Autumn.