Hip Hop

ONE TO WATCH: Tay Devenny

Meet Tay Devenny: an emcee out of the UK with a laid-back and smooth flow reminiscent of Guru from his Jazzmatazz projects. Backed by jazzy and downtempo beats, Devenny showcases how hip-hop isn’t just about aggression and braggadocio.  Take his recent collaboration with your boy Languid, for example.  From the cold smooth production to the poetic imagery laced …

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12 Days of Early 90's Hip Hop - Day 4

Day 4 of 12 Days of Early 90’s Hip Hop and we’re onto 1993. Menace II Society Soundtrack – Various Artists (1993) Produced by Various Producers I start with the first of the albums released in hip hop’s most golden of years: 1993. I was 14 and knocking about with inappropriate boys. I was too young …

12 Days of Early 90's Hip Hop
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12 Days of Early 90's Hip Hop - Day 3

Day 3 of our 12 Days of Early 90’s Hip Hop and we’re journeying back to 1992. The Chronic – Dr Dre Released December 1992 Produced by Dr Dre and Suge Knight Whichever way you slice the pie, this is an important record. I’m from Manchester and I barely give a fuck about the geographical …

12 Days of Early 90's Hip Hop