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Timbaland offers a production masterclass in London

Timbaland offers a production masterclass in London

Georgina November 17, 2013 0

Superstar producer Timbaland has announced that he will be hosting four music production masterclasses at London’s Metropolis Studios on January 25 and 26, in partnership with The Guardian. Timbaland is one of the most

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[DEBATE] ARE MUSIC VIDEOS TRASH NOWADAYS?

[DEBATE] ARE MUSIC VIDEOS TRASH NOWADAYS?

Georgina October 16, 2013 0

Music videos are a conventional tool for marketing and promotion used amongst artists all over the globe. The first ever music ‘video’ (then known as ‘illustrated song’) was made in 1894 for Marks &

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SAMPLING CONTROVERSIES IN HIP-HOP

SAMPLING CONTROVERSIES IN HIP-HOP

Georgina June 18, 2013 0

Hip-hop was the first major musical genre to base itself on the art of sampling, and the technique is still heavily used today by both established and underground artists – often without us realising. Take

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MIXTAPE REVIEW: J SPADES – MMMP II

MIXTAPE REVIEW: J SPADES – MMMP II

Georgina June 11, 2013 0

The second instalment in the More Money More Pagans series from Hackney-based rapper J Spades hit the mixtape scene this weekend, and we did not anticipate such a huge reaction from fans. Within its first

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EVENT REVIEW: Don’t F**** Up The Base Launch Party

EVENT REVIEW: Don’t F**** Up The Base Launch Party

Georgina June 10, 2013 0

An evening of uncompromising, clear-cut grime from some of the UK’s most revered MCs and DJs was just what was needed after a relatively quiet weekend predominantly consisting of intense Grand Theft Auto sessions

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Mic Righteous Open Mic album

Mic Righteous Open Mic album

Mixtape Madness Team March 8, 2013 1

BY DANIEL SAVAGE I’m back ladies and gentlemen; like herpes, only more infectious. Today I want to talk to you about a rapper that I refer to as the ‘Aggy One’- the sort of

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Mixtape Review: Confz- Morals Over Everything

Mixtape Review: Confz- Morals Over Everything

BiBi November 17, 2012 0

“Not just rhyming, I’m educating your mind so you can relate to mine”. This line sums up Morals Over Everything – the new mixtape from Confz.  It’s a collection of seventeen songs in which

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A quickie with Mordan Words

A quickie with Mordan Words

Georgina October 28, 2012 0

The UK scene’s been a bit dry lately when it comes to finding any hip-hop that actually sounds like hip-hop, i.e no silly hooks, no talk of popping rosé in the club and minimal beats to let

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Mixtape review: Razor – Progression

Mixtape review: Razor – Progression

Georgina October 27, 2012 2

Titled Progression, Razor’s newest mixtape is an ode to evolvement, development and growth, both in his person and as an artist. I can’t help but automatically start comparing the latest instalment from Razor, aka

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Poet Ivy Presents: Chronicles of a Griot

Poet Ivy Presents: Chronicles of a Griot

Georgina May 8, 2012 0

DATE: Friday 25th May 2012 TIME: 7pm – 11pm ENTRY: £8 on the door VENUE: Yum Cha @ Silk & Spice, 27-28 North Farm Road, London, NW1 8AG An event with a difference, Chronicles

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