Monday, 31 May 2010

éS Shoes - Postcard From London

Postcard from London from éS Europe on Vimeo.

Shouts to my LDN mandem.


Hip Hop Hamsters

It pains me to post this, simply because you know in some stuffy boardroom somewhere big wigs "brainstormed" about how to make a Kia advert go viral.
Well, hats off Kia [you fucks] for making a dope advert. Putting Black Sheep as the sound track to any advert would get my attention but then add some choice shots of NY and some admittedly pretty smooth CGI Hip Hop hamsters and I'm sold. Still wouldn't buy one though.


Thursday, 27 May 2010

Big Boi - Shutterbugg

I can't front - I didn't think I was going to feel this at all... But lone behold - I dig it.
A funky concept the ATLien is doing something different - and I like it.


Stevie Williams - DGK

Stevie is sick. Definitely one of my favorite skaters off all time. He's just got such a smooth style and plenty of pop.

I even had his signature deck, from Chocolate skateboards. That too was a fave until it got run over by a car. Gutted.

Shouts to Jefe for this one.

Slim & Shady

Fiddy's gone all Christian Bale on us for some wack ass film he's going to be attempting to act in.

In the words of RorKid - "See ya!"

Did some one say "Crack"?

Mike Giant

Mike Giant @ Mediamatic Timelapse from CFYE .com on Vimeo.

Has got a steady hand and a sick style.


Tuesday, 25 May 2010

Pro' - Wolf Among Sheeps

Keeping with the sheep theme [purely coincidental] my man Prozak hit me up with some new tracks of his.
Repping Moss Side, Manchester, UK - Pro comes with some slick delivery over some Vengeance Crew productions along with some freestyles. Merging Grime and Hip Hop with some Manny swag.

Bump it...

Big up the Vengeance Fam!



Skitz ft Taskforce - Rainy Day Science

It's been a long time since Skitz dropped the UK classic Countryman which got some major spins from me and crew. Here are Taskforce lacing a sick beat with some deep lyrics.

I know my man Jefe is going to dig this...


RorK!D - Shepherd In Sheep's Clothing

My man RorKid has just released the street video for Shepherd in Sheep's Clothing featuring the production skills of the homie J. Lawson.

It's MT - 1 For The Heads family business!

Big up.

Keep your eyes peeled for more vids coming soon.

Thursday, 20 May 2010

Doo Wop & TONY - We Got Guns [Solar Diss]

It was only a matter of time before this kind of thing came out. Solar has upset a lot of people with his shady affairs in the whole Guru story.
Doo Wop and TONY go hard on him on this one...

"As Guru’s once former publicist [Dennis Paredes], I send this email with pleasure and a deeper sentiment that can only be explained by the grinding of my teeth every time I think of the entire situation. Doo Wop is accompanied by T.O.N.Y. from Minneapolis on this very personal song, allowing Doo Wop to express another side of him that is rarely shown. I attest to the first few bars Doo Wop rhymes (shown after the jump)."

Rass... Listen/Download it HERE.

Also be sure to check out "Documenting Solar's downfall. For Guru"

Bambu - The Queen Is Dead

Real talk...



Tuesday, 18 May 2010

Cancerous got some coverage on All City Blog and in turn so did the MT handstyler - Cancer.

Big ups...

Bus Tings

This one is for my London massive [Shouts to 1FTH crew and the rest of the MT Fam]. Looks like LDN will be getting a new double decker in 2012 [given the earth doesn't come to a cataclysmic end that year].

Looks pretty fly.

I'm liking to old skool hop-on hop-off doors at the back.

Guilty Pleasure

Say whut?! Chris "Slappaho" Brown and Tyga "Young Money Tattoo-Doodle Wasteman" on That's Exage. I know, I know...

I am top "hater" of both of these cats... and that's why it pains me so much to rinse this tune. May be it's the sun outside or may be I've just lost my mind, but this kind of fly...

The track's called G-Shit - but let's face it's more Baby G than OG.


[Hangs head in shame... then Diddy-bops]

P. Rod

Hooked up on that Nike Air.

Sunday, 16 May 2010

Wu-Tang Pizza

Straight Biting

Tinie Tempah - Pass Out on
The bite...

Jacking beats is one thing but actually ripping next mans verses and trying to pass them off as your own - get the fuck outta here!
This is straight biting. Chiddy Bang?! C'mon man... You know that's not how people get down in Hip Hop. Piggybacking off next mans hit single [and making it worse]. So wack.

This vexes me so much...

Phil Ade

Phil Ade "Always There" from Okayplayer on Vimeo.

<a href="">Try Out by 368 Music Group</a>
I'm still not sure about this cat. The video and track is good but the mixtape is a bit hit and miss.
To be honest, a lot of these new school cats all sound very similar. I think most people would be hard pushed to tell the difference between Phil Ade, Theophilus London, Wale, Charles Hamilton... the list goes on. That's not to say they're not good - but it's all just a bit samey.

Friday, 14 May 2010

Oddisee - Odd Spring

<a href="">The Blooming by oddisee</a>

Odd Spring is the fourth & final installment in Oddisee's season themed series. Just as Odd Summer, Autumn &, Winter, Odd Spring will be the theme music to it's season.

The one called Oddisee does it again. The Washington native can do no wrong when it comes to crafting beats in my opinion - and his rhymes are tight to.
It's free to download and blast on your system too.


Guru Tribute - Video Mix

Guru Video Tribute from Nate Flagrant on Vimeo.

Nothing but bangers.


Thursday, 13 May 2010

Boyment - Thai style vs Belge style

AZ - The Format

Statik Selektah [who was on production duties - and did a bloody good job] has just released the "original" version of Animals off The Format [2006] by AZ.

Listen/Downloa it HERE!

I'm feeling this...

CNN ft. Raekwon - The Reserves

Some ill visuals for a new track from Capone n Noreaga, with some back up from the Wu don Rae.

Keeping it on some tug ish...

CurT@!n$ – Letter to the People pt.2

Curt@!n$- Letter to the People Pt.2 from itscalmatic on Vimeo.

Here's the follow up to part one... Fire!

Throwback Thursday

Os Gemeos - back in the days

Friday, 7 May 2010

Nike Air Max 90 INFRARED

THE all time classic AM90 colour way will be dropping again in '010. Oh yes.
Should be out around August time, if reports are true.

In the immortal words of NaS - "I'm a Nike head" and these creps get me hype.


Quality > Quantity

&amp;amp;amp;lt;a href=""&amp;amp;amp;gt;No More by Blind I For The Kids&amp;amp;amp;lt;/a&amp;amp;amp;gt;

A pretty sick [freely downloadable] compilation album. I can't say I'm a fan of every track but it's certainly a bit different and makes for a nice listen.

Marco Polo & Ruste Juxx - Nobody

We all know Marco Polo [as well as looking like my man Vix] can cook up a sick beat. Here's some visuals to a track taken MP and Juxx's latest album The Execution.

Sick as you like...

and if that wasn't enough you can download Ruste Juxx & MP ft Sean Price - Fuckin' With A Gangster - HERE. Fo' free.

[Via 2DopBoyz]

Adidas Skateboarding Hits LDN


Don't see why they felt they had to include Chelsea in the whole affair but fuck it...

Wednesday, 5 May 2010

Gourmet - Quadici

Gourmet keep their footwear game on point. If there's one thing that gets to me it's not being able to rock my flyest sneaks due to wack weather conditions. However these seem to be a nice solution - perfect for the wet streets of northern Europe. Having lived in Brussels and Manchester, these would have been a useful pair of kicks to have. It's like an airmaxed timbo.
They've been out a while but now Gourmet has just release these Napa Leather bad boys.
Must say the air bubble does spoil it for me... combined with the price tag - I couldn't bring my self to cop a pair.
Worth a post though.


Tuesday, 4 May 2010

Homeboy Sandman ft. PackFM - Bonkers

I'm a fan of Homeboy. His ish is different, fresh and his flow in bananas.

Listen/Download a track that didn't make the cut for his album The Good Sun [out 1st June] HERE!


Little Lil' Wayne

DJ K.O. - Living Out A State Of Mind vol. VI

<a href="">Living Out A State of Mind Pt. 6 (ft. Silent Knight) by DJ K.O.</a>

A very nice FreeP... Some slick beats and dope lyrics. Plus you can download this ish for free.

Monday, 3 May 2010

Kanye vs Cleveland Jr

Shyheim ft. Castro - The Dust Juice

Shyheim "The Man Child" seems to be all grown up and doing things his ma-dukes probably wouldn't be too proud of.
Things sure have changed since '94! His rhymes used to be pretty conscious, seems like now that's something his mind slips in and out of.
Still it's kind of dope. Dark vibes...

I'm sure I've seen that chick lurking around Manchester...

My hand's Abu Hamza...

... it writes off the hook!

Meany is just too sick. Still relatively unknown even in his hometown of Manchester [UK] the illest member of the Urban Knights should be dropping his first solo mixtape sometime soon.