Monthly Archives: June 2008

New Joint – Ise Lyfe

Ise Lyfe – “Bad Word Bounce” ( 789 Music / 2008 )

Irony-fuelled cut from the Bay Area artist’s forthcoming album “Prince Cometh” – I wonder how many people will miss the message in the music here?

Black Out – Kidz In The Hall / DJ MK

Underground favourites Kidz In The Hall freestyling on DJ MK’s Kiss FM Rap Show in London last week.

Bear Witness – Roots Manuva

UK heavyweight Roots Manuva talks about his upcoming album “Slime & Reason” and goes behind the scenes of the video to his quirky current single “Buff Nuff”.

Man Of The People – Killer Mike

Former Outkast protege Killer Mike talks to XXLMag.Com about really keeping it real and his upcoming mix-CD “I Pledge Allegiance To The Grind Pt. 2”.

Funk Lord – Erick Sermon

1993 footage of EPMD’s Erick Sermon getting busy on the turntables and in interview on the West Coast courtesy of HipHopSlam.Com

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New Joint – The East Flatbush Project

The East Flatbush Project – “A Day In A Life” ( 10/30 Uproar Music / 2008 )

A welcome return from The EFP ( “Tried By 12″anyone? ) featuring New Jersey emcee Stress – I’m definitely feeling this one.

Hovbury 2008 – Jay-Z

I was going to do a standard weekend wrap-up to cover anything of interest that’s popped up online while I’ve been away from the keyboard for the past couple of days, but really there’s only been one news story this weekend – Jay-Z performing at Glastonbury 2008 here in the UK.

So for those who might not have been paying attention (and for the sake of history), here’s a selection of clips to commemorate Hov’s ‘controversial’ headlining appearance at the longstanding rock festival.

Jay-Z On BBC1’s Friday Night With Jonathon Ross.

Tim Westwood Interviews Jigga Before His Glastonbury Performance.

Footage Of Jay-Z Performing His Cover Of The Oasis Anthem “Wonderwall” Plus “99 Problems” And “Encore”.

Tim Westwood Talks To Glastonbury Organiser Michael Eavis To Find Out How Hov Was Chosen To Fill The Festival’s Headline Slot.