Old Pictures
Old Pictures
Release: 27th October 2017 Rating: 0

Melanin9 releases his 6th solo project Old Pictures. Features From: Milano, Mach Hommy & Bisk Production Credits: Anatomy, Wun Two, DRWN, Ohbliv, Melanin9 & more-

Psychosis
Psychosis
Release: 22nd October 2017 Rating: 0
Good Evening
Good Evening
Release: 6th October 2017 Rating: 0

A collaborative album between Verb T and Pitch 92.

Lettermorphosis
Lettermorphosis
Release: 28th September 2017 Rating: 0

Split Prophets proudly bring you Upfront’s second solo album ‘Lettermorposis’. 3 years after the release of his debut album ‘Upfront and Personal‘ he returns with an album that embraces the sound of his Bristol roots while maintaining his defined style of delivery.

Odd Beast
Odd Beast
Release: 4th September 2017 Rating: 1

The first release from The Menagerie since 2004!

Lego Scarface
Lego Scarface
Release: 19th July 2017 Rating: 0

Erudition and poetic intensity have earned Rick Fury the respect of all the right people: die-hard hip-hop fans, industry types and most importantly, his peers. ‘Get your shit together’ is planted at an intersection between the boom-bap of East Coast hip-hop, blues-inflected portraits of Newcastle, and soulful laid back pop. There’s a trademark torrent of … Continued

Hypnodic
Hypnodic
Release: 16th June 2017 Rating: 0

The infamous London lyricist Ramson Badbonez teams up with producer DJ Fingerfood to bring us ‘Hypnodic’ the follow up to the cult classic ‘A Year In The Life Of Oscar The Slouch’. A no holds barred showcase in dope rhymes and beats featuring Leaf Dog, Res One, Jokerstarr, Gadget, M.A.B, Deeflux and Jazz T.

Billy Green Is Dead
Billy Green Is Dead
Release: 16th June 2017 Rating: 0

Inspired by Gil Scott-Heron’s song of the same name, the ambitious ‘Billy Green is Dead’ album follows fictional everyman character Billy Green on his solitary journey through an uncaring, individualistic world. Lead track 44th Floor – produced by Zygote of Strange U aka The Maghreban – comes midway through the record’s narrative arc and finds … Continued

The Smoking Ace
The Smoking Ace
Release: 1st June 2017 Rating: 0

Album from Joe Blow of Welsh group Squid Ninjaz.

The Garden Of England
The Garden Of England
Release: 31st May 2017 Rating: 0

The debut album from Benaddict released on Yogocop Records.

Stemma
Stemma
Release: 19th May 2017 Rating: 0
The Passport E.P.
The Passport E.P.
Release: 28th April 2017 Rating: 1

From Mistafire and Res One comes The Passsport E.P. Productions comes from Illinformed and Badhabitz.

Who’s That Kid?
Who’s That Kid?
Release: 25th April 2017 Rating: 0

Single from Eric The Red on RLD Records.

Miverione: Vol 2
Miverione: Vol 2
Release: 16th April 2017 Rating: 0

Following on from Miverione: Vol 1 which was released in 2016, Kyza drops the second volume.

Ghost Diaries
Ghost Diaries
Release: 15th April 2017 Rating: 0

From Petrelli Brothers comes this 10 track release on BoomBapPro.

Dyslexic Disciple
Dyslexic Disciple
Release: 14th April 2017 Rating: 1

Leaf Dog’s second solo album on High Focus Records.

Wake Up Call
Wake Up Call
Release: 7th April 2017 Rating: 0

The second E.P. from Moreone on In The Balance Records. ‘Wake Up Call’ sees Moreone return with an alarm clock strapped to an atomic bomb. Detailing a very turbulent year faced since dropping the ‘Turn Back’ EP, reflecting on memories from childhood, family situations, friendship and good old fashioned acts of arson, it is clear … Continued

Thoughts In Words
Thoughts In Words
Release: 31st March 2017 Rating: 1

Solo effort from Jinxsta JX with an array of producers on the boards. Track 5 features Twizzy.

The Legacy
The Legacy
Release: 30th March 2017 Rating: 0

‘The Legacy’ – a single dropped ahead of Leaf Dog’s second album ‘Dyslexic Disciple‘. Possibly the biggest collection of UK rappers on a track that history has ever seen. Check the roster: Phi Life Cypher (Si Phili & Life MC), Smellington Piff, BVA, Cracker Jon, Jehst, Jack Jetson, Dirty Dike, Verb T, Sonnyjim, Mysdiggi, Klashnekoff, … Continued

Six Bricks E.P.
Six Bricks E.P.
Release: 25th March 2017 Rating: 0

‘Six Bricks’ EP is exclusive partnership between two of the UK’s leading Hip-Hop artists. Nottingham’s Juga-Naut & London’s Micall Parknsun. Named as such for its impeccably solid sound, style, content and delivery, ‘Six Bricks’ sets the foundation for a new era in Hip-Hop. Produced by Parky, co-production on ‘Gametime’ by Beat Butcha, lyrics by Jugz … Continued

Today
Today
Release: 14th March 2017 Rating: 0

The second single to be released from Leaf Dog’s second LP ‘Dyslexic Disciple’.

Mansion 38
Mansion 38
Release: 10th March 2017 Rating: 0

After over a year spent in a slight creative slump in a crumbling terraced house in Tottenham, Jam Baxter rang his label boss while heavily intoxicated to request they fly him to Bangkok forthwith, to rejoin forces with ‘…so we ate them whole’ producer and engineer, Chemo. After an initial period of understandable hesitancy, the … Continued

Chapsville
Chapsville
Release: 2nd March 2017 Rating: 0

A mixtape made in collaboration with London Zoo Affiliate DJ Frosty.

Mercury
Mercury
Release: 1st March 2017 Rating: 0

All vocals, instrumentals and mixing by dedWest.

Alarm Bells Ringing
Alarm Bells Ringing
Release: 24th February 2017 Rating: 1

Produced by Billy Whiz Artwork by SPZero76.

Arthur Lager
Arthur Lager
Release: 24th February 2017 Rating: 0

Although Rye doesn’t remember meeting any of the producers of this project, each one of them has played a major role in shaping the sonic landscape in which Rye’s journey is replayed for you – the listener. With blood sweat and mud smeared all over our faces we present to you ‘Arthur Lager’, a creation … Continued

Preservatives
Preservatives
Release: 20th February 2017 Rating: 0

Another gem from the Boom Bap Pro oven. Steady Rock & Oliver Sudden team up on this one.

#LP4080
#LP4080
Release: 10th February 2017 Rating: 0

We are truly living in strange times. Our reality is snowballing into a dystopian nightmare with all powerful pig headed political figures pulling the rest of the world towards oblivion. Headlines read like chapters from the darkest of Orwellian fantasies and our world is starting to resemble the bleakest of premonitions put forward by the … Continued

​Practicing Tag Team Moves
​Practicing Tag Team Moves
Release: 13th January 2017 Rating: 0

Micall Parknsun’s long awaited track “Practice” is now available on this limited edition E.P. on Boot Records featuring new joints “Tag Team” with the legendary Jehst and “Moves” with the don Durrty Goodz.

Paranoid City
Paranoid City
Release: 1st January 2017 Rating: 0

Paranoid City is the long awaited LP from Sonnyjim & Sleaze. These two previously collaborated on the Work In Mnemonics EP in 2011, and the result this time round is a rugged & raw unapologetic offering in a world where sugar coated candy rap reigns supreme. Last time around the release was marred by Sleaze’s … Continued

Test Subjects
Test Subjects
Release: 11th October 2016 Rating: 0

Lyrics by Eric the Red and Sean Peng, Produced by Illinformed. Featuring Leaf Dog, BVA, Verb T, Jack Jetson, Smellington Piff, OAB, Gee Bag & DJ Merk. Artwork hand-drawn by Wet Potato, Colour and Text by Mark Shields 187.

730
730
Release: 29th July 2016 Rating: 0

When Problem Child assemble in the studio there’s no telling what will come out. Sometimes it has a face, legs and bites! Dare to journey inside the PC headquarters and you will find them hanging upside down like bats communicating purely in sonar and agreeing and disagreeing on the size and shape of their next … Continued

Soul Searching
Soul Searching
Release: 10th June 2016 Rating: 0

Soul Searching’ is released on KBTZ Recordings and has been a full 2 years in the making. The album is undoubtedly Broken Poetz finest work to date, and once again they serve up the sort of deep, soulful, easy listening style of hiphop that makes them fairly unique in the scene. The album features an … Continued

Nature’s Greatest Instrumentals
Nature’s Greatest Instrumentals
Release: 6th June 2016 Rating: 0

The instrumental version of this monumental first outing by the Four Owls. Hand crafted by Leaf Dog.

The Eleventh Hour
The Eleventh Hour
Release: 11th March 2016 Rating: 0

The long awaited debut solo album by Si Phili arrives at the 11th hour. Having spent years in the game, now is the time to come correct on a solo tip. Some mighty manoeuvres are being made right here, 21 tracks deep The 11th Hour kicks hard! Some ill beats accompany equally ill verses, all … Continued

Chaos 93
Chaos 93
Release: 22nd February 2016 Rating: 1

High Focus Records is proud to present Ocean Wisdom’s full length 17 track debut album Chaos 93′. The album is fully produced by Dirty Dike and boasts an amazing array of features from Foreign Beggars, Klashnekoff, The Four Owls, Dirty Dike, Jam Baxter, Lunar C, Edward Scissortongue & Remus! This album is set to be … Continued

Pik ‘N’ Mix
Pik ‘N’ Mix
Release: 25th January 2016 Rating: 0

TRACK LIST: 1. Gashers ft Twizzy & Mr.Bigz 03:22 2. Here I Am ft Mr 13 03:28 3. Next Level ft Dotz 03:37 4. Lot Of Talk 03:37 5. Same Ol’ Road ft Amy True 03:04 6. Self Destructive ft Rawwz, Bamalam & Mr 13 03:49 7. Never Enough ft Mr 13 03:00 8. One … Continued

Born Lupers E.P.
Born Lupers E.P.
Release: 25th October 2015 Rating: 0

The Mouse Outfit team up with Mattic for this E.P.

The Mould Tape
The Mould Tape
Release: 9th September 2015 Rating: 1

14 Tracks entirely produced by Illinformed and featuring Q Unique, Life MC, Leaf Dog, BVA, Verb T, Fliptrix, Smellington Piff, Jack Jetson, Jam Baxter, Split Prophets, JMan, Tony Broke, Bill Shakes, Lee Scott, Bang On, Sonnyjim, OAB, Sean Peng, Eric the Red, Stinkin Slumrok, Physiks, Cheech, Index & Cracker Jon. Best of all? You can … Continued

The Man With The Foggy Eyes
The Man With The Foggy Eyes
Release: 24th August 2015 Rating: 0

‘The Man With The Foggy Eyes’, a brand new full length album from Verb T entirely produced by Illinformed. The album features Leaf Dog, Fliptrix, Moreone, Smellington Piff, Chillman, Madlean, BVA, Jokerstarr & Micall Parknsun.

No Snake
No Snake
Release: 14th August 2015 Rating: 0
Crabbies And Dabs
Crabbies And Dabs
Release: 26th July 2015 Rating: 0

New compilation mixtape from producer Pro P, the mixtape features some already released tracks, some unreleased tracks from the vaults and some tracks from future projects. Beyond Average tracks taken off their album “Great Minds Think Alike” Kingpin tracks taken off his album “Art Of Survival” Danny Diatribe tracks taken off his album “Elevation Illustrations” … Continued

Formwork
Formwork
Release: 20th July 2015 Rating: 0
Picture The Plot
Picture The Plot
Release: 13th July 2015 Rating: 0

Picture The Plot is a project that self manifested itself naturally & spontaneously in space & time, with two paths crossing in the matter of a month whilst Cutta Chase was travelling Australia. Creativity sparked immediately between these two kindred MCs, with the title track being recorded within an hour of their first meeting. A … Continued

The Obituary
The Obituary
Release: 2nd June 2015 Rating: 0

‘The Obituary of Sherlock Bones’ is a collection of new and unreleased tracks from a back catalogue of album, EP and mixtape projects. These tracks have come to form an album in their own right on which the eponymous Bones features many of his Rumbustious Records cohorts, as well as several noted talents from UK … Continued

Kubrick
Kubrick
Release: 1st June 2015 Rating: 0

Stanley Kubrick was a master of the hidden narrative, a virtuoso of subtext, composition & attention to detail & a perfectionist with obsessive vision. Executively produced & heavily scored by legendary UK veteran, Jehst. The #KubrickLP by Stig Of The Dump is a story rife with gritty comedy ​​& layered in ​honest tragedy. Starting as … Continued

Roll Up
Roll Up
Release: 12th May 2015 Rating: 0
Hunger Pains 2
Hunger Pains 2
Release: 23rd March 2015 Rating: 0

REWD ADAMS returns with a brand new mixtape – HUNGER PAINS 2, the fourth chapter in the Rewd Adams story, following a brief hiatus on from the previous chapters in the saga. It has been a while since REWD touched down on the previous instalment, but there’s no time like the present and that’s exactly … Continued

Evade & Seek: The EPilogue
Evade & Seek: The EPilogue
Release: 9th March 2015 Rating: 0

‘Evade & Seek: the EPilogue’ is the companion EP to Essa’s recent album ‘The Misadventures Of A Middle Man’. Featuring two all-new tracks plus alternate versions of some favourites from the album, it reminds us why Essa is one of the UK’s most versatile MCs. ‘LeLeLe’ is a club-ready, punchline-heavy beast produced by Flako. The … Continued

Angle One
Angle One
Release: 9th March 2015 Rating: 0
Deep In The Trenches
Deep In The Trenches
Release: 5th March 2015 Rating: 0

Collaboration between Life MC and Badhabitz (of Krate Krusaders). Features Fliptrix and Upfront MC.

Natural Order
Natural Order
Release: 12th February 2015 Rating: 1

The 16-track long-awaited follow-up album to the highly-acclaimed debut album “Nature’s Greatest Mystery” from UKHH’s favourite bird-based crew.

Voices From Planet Cattele
Voices From Planet Cattele
Release: 28th January 2015 Rating: 0

Album from High Focus’ new signing, Onoe Caponoe. The album is produced by Chemo and features Jehst.

How To Tame Lions (Remixes)
How To Tame Lions (Remixes)
Release: 1st January 2015 Rating: 0

A remix version of Sonny’s and Leaf Dog’s 2014 “How To Tame Lions“.

Farm Foodz
Farm Foodz
Release: 28th November 2014 Rating: 0

1. Fresh Cut 02:46 2. Here To Speak 04:12 3. Set The Table Feat. M.A.B. & Jinxsta JX 03:58 4. Thinking Back 04:04 5. Oh Well Feat. Farma G 03:36 6. One More Chance 04:26 7. Feeling The Same Feat. Genesis Elijah & Verb T 04:06 8. Cold N Lonely Feat. Farma G 03:10 9. … Continued

Medicated Dreams
Medicated Dreams
Release: 9th October 2014 Rating: 0

A self-produced affair from Verb T. Released on High Focus records.

The Clockwork LP
The Clockwork LP
Release: 15th September 2014 Rating: 1

Collaboration album between Edinburgh producer Daryl Donald and emcee Cutta Chase. Released on De Facto Entertainment.

Notice Of Eviction
Notice Of Eviction
Release: 12th August 2014 Rating: 0

The album is entirely produced by Leaf Dog and features Son Doobie (Funkdoobiest), Rag n Bone Man, Leaf Dog, BVA, Verb T, Fliptrix, Lee Scott, Bill Shakes, Jack Jetson, Eric the Red and Cracker Jon.

Hibernation
Hibernation
Release: 1st August 2014 Rating: 0

Kyza Smirnoff is back with this 11-track offering “Hibernation” which was announced on the main stage at Boombap festival. “This album is the first project that Kyza has undertaken all of the production duties, singing, and general direction to date. After having a very turbulent couple of years away from making music, Kyza has decided … Continued

Guest Verses & Granola Breakfasts Vol. 2
Guest Verses & Granola Breakfasts Vol. 2
Release: 25th July 2014 Rating: 0

Back with more of that crunchy goodness. EATGOOD Records proudly present Vol 2 of Sonnyjims Guest Verses & Granola Breakfasts series. Back in 2012 we dropped the first installment and this ones much of the same, a collection of Sonnyjim guest features, a few exclusives & some radio appearances all packaged up into this delicious … Continued

Delicious Heat
Delicious Heat
Release: 23rd June 2014 Rating: 0

Following up from the success of his ‘wood in the hood’ certified debut LP ‘Cold Lazarus’ (2011), Enlish is looking to go ‘coal in the cul-de-sac’ with his new mixtape offering, ‘Delicious Heat’. Spread over 15 tracks, Enlish covers a wide range of topics utilising his own unique blend of introspection, wit, wordplay, punch lines … Continued

Stay Sedated
Stay Sedated
Release: 22nd May 2014 Rating: 0

Lovely beat tape from Illinformed.

Adventures Of Johnny Strange
Adventures Of Johnny Strange
Release: 12th May 2014 Rating: 0

The debut album from RLD Records signing Jack Jetson. Produced entirely by Leaf Dog. Features Dirty Dike, Leaf Dog and BVA. Also available on Bandcamp.

The Misadventures Of A Middle Man
The Misadventures Of A Middle Man
Release: 5th May 2014 Rating: 0

A 12-track album from Essa (Yungun) featuring Brotherman, D.Ablo and the great Doc Brown. A veteran in the UK Hip Hop world, this is Essa’s first full-length material since his acclaimed 2006 “Grown Man Business” with Mr Thing. Essa says “I’ve always been a middle man – walking within widely different circles (racial, social, cultural, … Continued

Thorough Bred
Thorough Bred
Release: 1st May 2014 Rating: 1

This offering from Theme is a 6 track E.P. Available for 2 pounds, this release comes after the acclaimed Toys Get Smoked.

Don’t Move
Don’t Move
Release: 29th April 2014 Rating: -1

From Adam Kammerling and Sherlock Bones of Rum Committee comes this catchy 11-track album. “Don’t Move” is available for free/donation download.

How To Tame Lions E.P.
How To Tame Lions E.P.
Release: 28th April 2014 Rating: 0

8 track EP from Sonnyjim and High Focus heatmaker Leaf Dog, this release combines all the great elements of Sonnyjim’s lyricism, wordplay and flow sciences over Leafy’s cinematic soul chops, stripped down boombap and raw loops. Includes the singles Royal Flush and Diablo with an Apatight remix treatment thrown in to boot.

The Theremin E.P.
The Theremin E.P.
Release: 28th April 2014 Rating: 0

New release from Ed Scissortongue after his 2013 album “Better.Luck.Next.Life”. The E.P. will drop in April and is a 7-track affair boasting production from Lamplighter, Dirty Dike, Sumgii, Miles Courtney, Eon Ra & Konchis with cuts by DJ Sammy B-Side.

Lessons
Lessons
Release: 21st April 2014 Rating: 0

The debut album from producer HashFinger. Bradford-based HashFinger explores a wide range of vibes throughout the entire project – from bass laden boom-bap to intricate and ambient chill out. See the links on this page for digital download and limited edition 12″ vinyl.

Reverb
Reverb
Release: 21st April 2014 Rating: 0

A selection of remixes of various Verb T tracks from a host of producers including Leaf Dog, Jehst, Ghosttown, Konchis, Urban Click and BMRN.

Cali Ku​$​h
Cali Ku​$​h
Release: 20th April 2014 Rating: 1

The Bluntskins return after their self-titled first album. Straight up boom bap which is best accompanied by smoking along.

Verbal Swardz
Verbal Swardz
Release: 14th April 2014 Rating: 0

The new 10 track EP “Verbal sWARdz” has been a while in the making but is planned as the first of a series of releases taking place over the next year. Again largely self produced with further contributions from Ringz of Saturn, Agor and Daniel Taylor, Braydz’ rhyme skills throughout are of the highest caliber. … Continued

Out The Box
Out The Box
Release: 26th March 2014 Rating: 0

Special release from Fliptrix & High Focus. 6 new tracks and 6 remixes, with production from Rebs.

An Album Called The Sun
An Album Called The Sun
Release: 10th March 2014 Rating: 0

Album from GV Clik’s Sleaze and producer Reklews. CD & Vinyl available from Greasy Vinyl.

Self Driven
Self Driven
Release: 3rd March 2014 Rating: 1

8-track album from Messrs Jinxsta JX, MAB and Twizzy.

Killer Combo!
Killer Combo!
Release: 3rd March 2014 Rating: 1

Collaborative album from Synners and Pete Cannon dropping on 3rd March 2014. Features come from Jehst, Del Tha Funkee Homosapien, Dirty Dike, Dub Mafia’s Eva Lazarus, DJ Woody and Lunar C. Released on Tactical Thinking Entertainment.

The Memory Hole
The Memory Hole
Release: 26th February 2014 Rating: 0

Caxton Press’ Manage drops these unreleased tracks on Boom Bap Professionals. Pay if you’re feeling it.

Hot Water Music
Hot Water Music
Release: 21st February 2014 Rating: 1

With production from The Strange Neighbour, Jack Diggs and 184, and verses from Res, Datkid, Phoenix Da Icefire and Efeks, this is a 17-track album from Revorg Records and TPS Fam.

Live Evil
Live Evil
Release: 15th February 2014 Rating: 0

2014 album from Big Dutty Deeze.

Be Very Aware
Be Very Aware
Release: 14th February 2014 Rating: 1

The (long-awaited) debut solo album from BVA. Acronymously named, “Be Very Aware” features production from labelmate Leaf Dog, alongside Illinformed and Amdek. It also features the many talents of Fliptrix, Leaf Dog, Verb T, Dirty Dike, Rag N Bone Man, Kashmere, Cracker Jon, Smellington Piff & DJ Sammy B-Side.

The Route Of All Evil
The Route Of All Evil
Release: 31st January 2014 Rating: 0

“The Route Of All Evil” is the follow up release to 2nd Class Citizenz’ debut album “Not For The Faint Hearted”. All tracks written and performed by 2nd Class Citizens. Produced by 2nd Class Citizenz, Leeboi and Matty Skatt. Mixed and mastered by Matty Skatt.

Dunce Hats
Dunce Hats
Release: 9th January 2014 Rating: 0

Free E.P. from Oxford rapper Elliot Fresh.

Stumbling
Stumbling
Release: 8th January 2014 Rating: 0

Tom Caruana Presents… Longusto & Devise – Stumbling. Longusto says: “Me & Devise had the idea of this EP a year ago. Now its here. Endless love to all the artists involved, my buddies. Sunny Jim Mann, Emilly Farrah Joy, Steve Bradley and Stuart Ward, plus my goodbuddy Enlish and of course the man behind … Continued

Weedmasons E.P.
Weedmasons E.P.
Release: 1st January 2014 Rating: 1

From Paro & Bil Next. This 8-track E.P. features production from Badhabitz, Blanka, Baileys Brown and 2late. Featuring all the Split Prophets crew plus an appearance from Jman.

The Fifth Element LP
The Fifth Element LP
Release: 1st January 2014 Rating: 1

An 8-track LP from Cutta Chase, produced by Fredo.

On The House
On The House
Release: 25th December 2013 Rating: 0

A Christmas 5-track E.P. gift from the legend Dr Syntax.

Try And Stop Me
Try And Stop Me
Release: 25th December 2013 Rating: 0

2013 album from Black Budget Ent. founder Just P.

Instrumental Mental
Instrumental Mental
Release: 25th December 2013 Rating: 0

An instrumental album of Verb T self-produced tracks from over the years.

Dual Sides
Dual Sides
Release: 18th December 2013 Rating: 1

The debut LP from Ceiling Demons, which follows on from where the “Ceiling Demons E.P.” left off. It is a journey of escapism that takes you through the darkness in order to appreciate the light. The album was recorded in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales and features BBC Introducing’s songbird Pip Mountjoy.

Simple Days
Simple Days
Release: 16th December 2013 Rating: 0

Wonderful number from 184 a.k.a Button Eyes, featuring the vocals of Rag N Bone Man.

Bar Crawl E.P.
Bar Crawl E.P.
Release: 13th December 2013 Rating: 0

Collaborative album from E & Daniels members Mr 13, Tony D, Locksmyth, J.Matrix, Theme, Mystro, Gizmo, Ceezlin, Jae Moe, Theo, Flabz, Dr Psycho, RawWz, Micall Parknsun, Gemini, Last Resort, & Money Mitch.

A Year In The Life Of Oscar The Slouch
A Year In The Life Of Oscar The Slouch
Release: 9th December 2013 Rating: 0

Produced by Charlie Mac, Ramson Badbonez’ High Focus pressed album is expected with eager anticipation! Features verses from: Fliptrix, Rag N Bone Man, Jam Baxter, Mystro, Joker Starr, Genesis Elijah and more. The album is a progressive concept; taking the listener through gritty crime ridden streets of central London.

Moving In The Dark Remixed
Moving In The Dark Remixed
Release: 28th November 2013 Rating: 0

A luscious selection of remixes of the title track from Dizraeli & The Small Gods. Featuring a refix from GhostTown (Dead Players), a remix from Badhabitz (Krate Krusaders) and the original album version of “Moving In The Dark”.

The Untold Adventures Of Gary Guttersnypes
The Untold Adventures Of Gary Guttersnypes
Release: 22nd November 2013 Rating: 0

Great adventures need great music, on some Indiana Jones shit. Well remember those things called “beats”? Beats that went UHH, and THUNK, and WHUT, and KLACK, and got you in the solar plexus rather than nibbling your neck? These those beats right here. Raw beats, beats with too much cellulite in their arse, those Iron … Continued

Auranography
Auranography
Release: 18th November 2013 Rating: 0

The debut album from Jman on Greasy Vinyl. The album lands upbeat bangers, Boom Bap, soulful classics and everything in between. Featuring production from Pete Cannon, Badhabitz, 2Late and Illinformed. Featuring verses from Leaf Dog, BVA, Fliptrix, Dabbla, Res, Inja and Dr Syntax and more.

The Self Fulfilling Prophecies
The Self Fulfilling Prophecies
Release: 15th November 2013 Rating: 0

Their second E.P. after “The, The Pad & The Things We Had” earlier in 2013. “A self-fulfilling prophecy is a prediction that directly or indirectly causes itself to become true, by the very terms of the prophecy itself, due to positive feedback between belief and behaviour” – Robert K. Merton

FRMX3
FRMX3
Release: 15th November 2013 Rating: 0
O.T.S (Oscar The Slouch) – Single
O.T.S (Oscar The Slouch) – Single
Release: 12th November 2013 Rating: 0

The single of the title track from Badbonez’ 2013 High Focus album “A Year In The Life Of Oscar The Slouch“.

Contemporary Classic
Contemporary Classic
Release: 8th November 2013 Rating: 0

Solo album from Efeks on Boom Bap Professionals. Having put albums out for a decade as the rapper behind Prose, Efeks is an emcee who should need no introduction. A veteran of the UK rap scene, his solo debut certainly lives up to it’s title. Contemporary Classic takes a more personal direction than the Prose … Continued

Heavy Ear Play
Heavy Ear Play
Release: 6th November 2013 Rating: 0

4-track E.P. featuring roster of emcees.

Fat Glitches Need Love Too
Fat Glitches Need Love Too
Release: 31st October 2013 Rating: 0

In the words of Baileys Brown himself: “B-Movie Cult Classic Bidniz”. This joint is free to download and bangs like a nympho.

The Tapes Volume 1
The Tapes Volume 1
Release: 30th October 2013 Rating: 0

Free to download mixtape from Brotherman, lacing his favourite beats. A joint release between Free House Records and Brotherman’s King & Country Records.

Reality Provoking Liberation
Reality Provoking Liberation
Release: 28th October 2013 Rating: 0

Packed with socio-political and liberation-centred views, this album is for the serious listener. TRACK LIST: 1 Shackled By The Pound (prod by Apex Zero) 2 Absolute Zero (prod by Apex Zero) 3 Power Source (War at Night) (prod by OMeziah) 4 Our Times ft OMeza Omniscient & Kyra (prod by Apex Zero) 5 Walk on … Continued

Sorry We’re Late
Sorry We’re Late
Release: 28th October 2013 Rating: 0

Debut album from the Middlesborough duo, carefully crafted over 18 months.

I Remain
I Remain
Release: 23rd October 2013 Rating: 1

Verb T’s 7th studio album. “I Remain” is 15 tracks long and is entirely self-produced. It features Kashmere, Fliptrix and Genesis Elijah. It was released on High Focus Records. Read our review right here.

Expressions E.P.
Expressions E.P.
Release: 20th October 2013 Rating: 0

Fresh off the back of Black Athena comes this E.P. from Cyrus Malachi.

F.E.A.R
F.E.A.R
Release: 8th October 2013 Rating: 0

Cyclonious – The Natural Disaster has put together yet another masterminded mixtape F.E.A.R. Bringing the light over to the darkness, Cyclonious carrys a history of lyrical artistry and an intense style of beat production which makes this forthcoming mixtape a must for any true hip hop fan When asked about the concept of his upcoming … Continued

The Gift Of Life
The Gift Of Life
Release: 18th September 2013 Rating: 0

From Life MC and DJ Nappa (of Phi Life Cypher.

The Senses E.P.
The Senses E.P.
Release: 16th September 2013 Rating: 0

From Kilimanjaro: Lamplighter’s new EP ‘The Senses’ bristles with an ultra-minimalist, cinematic atmosphere that entrances and unsettles in equal amounts. The first single ‘Lux’ plays out like a distilled UK Garage soundtrack to Bladerunner. Not much is known of the man, however there is a tale told, that he spent many fruitless years pleading with … Continued

B.O.M.B
B.O.M.B
Release: 6th September 2013 Rating: 0

A new offering from Boom Bap Professionals. Luca Brazi and Oliver Sudden are B.O.M.B. This 10-track album features Tenchoo, Archetype, Mnsr Frites, Tony Skank, Al Mighty, Jester Jacobs, TPS Fam, Benny Diction & Fourni P.

Piff Rhys Jones
Piff Rhys Jones
Release: 5th September 2013 Rating: 0

Free birthday giveaway from Big Stig. Plenty of merch to be had from the Bandcamp link below.

Dead Players
Dead Players
Release: 12th August 2013 Rating: 1

Album by Dead Players (who are Jam Baxter, Dabbla and GhostTown on the boards).

The Bluntskins
The Bluntskins
Release: 30th July 2013 Rating: 1

1st album from Manchester-based The Bluntskins. The album brings you a classic boombap vibe and a little extra, weed smokers of the world unite and roll up a blunt.

Life Moves
Life Moves
Release: 22nd July 2013 Rating: 0

Album from Benny Diction, released on Boom Bap Professionals. The whole LP is produced by Able8, and features Cappo and other Punning Clan members.

Brothers Of The Stone
Brothers Of The Stone
Release: 15th July 2013 Rating: 0

A phenomenal piece of work from Illinformed on the beats, his older brother Leaf Dog and BVA on the mic. This album dropped on High Focus on 22nd July 2013, and immediately made itself a contender for album of the year. The album covers a variety of themes, the past, drugs, wisdom, mediation and features … Continued

Drugs, Booze & Dental Issues
Drugs, Booze & Dental Issues
Release: 1st July 2013 Rating: 0

Album from Split Prophets members Res and Datkid. The albums features the likes of Leafdog & BVA, Upfront, Paro, Bil Next, Flying-monk, Life, Lee Scott, Twotungs, Mistafire, DGreen, & Confusion. Production comes courtesy of Baileys Brown and Badhabitz of Krate Krusaders.

Caviar Crackle
Caviar Crackle
Release: 25th June 2013 Rating: 0

Sexy, sultry, high-class quality beats from the Associated Minds producer. Caviar Crackle is his sophomore album, and surely sees him cement his place as one of the UK’s top Hip Hop producers. This album features a whole host of respected international MCs.

Smellington Piff E.P.
Smellington Piff E.P.
Release: 24th June 2013 Rating: 1

The debut E.P. from this wordsmith from the southwest. The E.P. is released on RLD Records and production comes courtesy of Leaf Dog.

Not For The Faint Hearted
Not For The Faint Hearted
Release: 13th June 2013 Rating: 0

‘Not For The Faint Hearted’ is the debut album from 2nd Class Citizenz, The Southcoast UK hip hop trio take it back to the real rap of the golden era! With deep, dark and meaningful lyrics over heavy homemade beats, this is a must have for all hip hop heads! Produced by 2nd Class Citizenz, … Continued

Heavyweight
Heavyweight
Release: 7th June 2013 Rating: 0

Classic boom bap from El Tel The Dopeness, DJ Donnie Propa and Habitat.. Features Cappo and Verb T.

G3TOUT
G3TOUT
Release: 6th June 2013 Rating: 0
Pro P Presents – Blunts And Crumptons
Pro P Presents – Blunts And Crumptons
Release: 1st June 2013 Rating: 0

The Mixtape features a mixture of MC’s from Manchester to Liverpool to London and Dublin that include: Bill Sykes (TNC), Cheech (Mothership Connection), Fabz (Meeting Martin), Class A’z, Funzo, Wordsmiff Flip, Wordz Ov Wizdom (Mosh Team), Spider Jaroo (NSR), Goshin, Frisko, Beyond Average, K LoOse, Stoney, Innuendo, Tony D, Persia & Legion.

Eyes Speak Louder Than Words
Eyes Speak Louder Than Words
Release: 30th May 2013 Rating: 0

18-track album from Baileys Brown featuring a large range of artists from Bristol and all over the UK. Featuring: DGreen, Datkid, Paro, Flying monk, Kali Mist, Koast, Redskin, Dash Vilz, Ramson Badbonez, Mackie Skillz, Jay Wilcox, C-Strikez, Upront MC, Prime, Leafdog, Krazy, Hozay, Lowdose, Sonny Jim, Confusion. Sirplus, Dirty Dike.

Free E.P.
Free E.P.
Release: 27th May 2013 Rating: 0

A free E.P., aptly entitled “Free E.P.”, a celebration of Crystal Palace earning promotion to the Premier League, and to announce his 8 track E.P. coming soon to High Focus. He produced all the tracks himself, and the cover art is Verbs as an 8 or 9 year old when he used to go to … Continued

Escape Music
Escape Music
Release: 20th May 2013 Rating: 1

The 19 track debut album from north-England based The Mouse Outfit. This is likely to be one of the biggest releases of 2013, and is already receiving acclaim from all sides. Our review can be read here.

End Of Level Boss Music
End Of Level Boss Music
Release: 11th May 2013 Rating: 0

So…what is End Of Level Boss Music? Well, let’s set the scene, the jolly in-game music fades out, the scenery dulls into blackness, you’ve got a matter of seconds to check your power-ups/items and surroundings (there’s usually rumbling too) before a menacing soundtrack starts up and you’re presented with a monster of gigantic proportions. Think … Continued

King 9 Emancipated
King 9 Emancipated
Release: 5th May 2013 Rating: 0

E.P. from K9 to promote “The Re-Education Of King 9” album.

Dog ‘N’ Bone The E.P.
Dog ‘N’ Bone The E.P.
Release: 26th April 2013 Rating: 0

Offering a fresh take on Hip Hop, Rag N Bone Man sings blues into hip hop whilst Leaf Dog takes care of the beats. The E.P. is fully produced by Leaf Dog and features Leaf Dog & SonnyJim on guest verses.

Shame The Devil
Shame The Devil
Release: 8th April 2013 Rating: 0

Debut album from Caxton Press, and voted album of the year 2012 by readers of Wordplay Magazine. The album instrumentals are also available here and here.

The Pen, The Pad & The Things We Had
The Pen, The Pad & The Things We Had
Release: 29th March 2013 Rating: 0

Debut E.P. from Hampshire heads Mystero and D.Know. A soulful, heartfelt, honest-with-a-message release, and one to relax to, relate to and play back again. Broken Poetz tracks utilise elements of Funk, Soul, Reggae and Blues to form a melting pot of sounds. All tracks are rich in metaphors, hidden meanings, clever wordplay and have a … Continued

Audio Art
Audio Art
Release: 29th March 2013 Rating: 0

The latest studio album from The Breaks Collective, Audio Art is an eclectic mix of the many genres the band fuse together, an album that represents their outlook; a passion for original music and live performance. A melting pot of music and lyrics the album was written, recorded, produced and mastered in their own studio … Continued

Better.Luck.Next.Life – The Remixes
Better.Luck.Next.Life – The Remixes
Release: 23rd March 2013 Rating: 0

This is a 9-track remix album featuring remixes by Pete Cannon, Chemo, Sumgii, Illiterate, Eon Ra, Miles Courtney, Empire Of Sloth, Termite and Boomruin.

NMS
NMS
Release: 13th February 2013 Rating: 0
Wisdom Teeth
Wisdom Teeth
Release: 11th February 2013 Rating: 0

A 19-track album concluding the Tongue Strung Project.

The Diamond L.P
The Diamond L.P
Release: 29th January 2013 Rating: 0

The Diamond LP is the debut album from Ben Diamond (formerly known as Benaddict) and was released on 29th January 2013 with production credits going to Nicholas “Aqua” McCarrell.

BLNL Instrumentals
BLNL Instrumentals
Release: 26th January 2013 Rating: 0

Having produced in its entirety Edward Scissortongue’s debut album Better Luck Next Life, Lamplighter has released the instrumentals from this great piece of work.

Tonguestrung E.P.
Tonguestrung E.P.
Release: 22nd January 2013 Rating: 0

Fantastic FREE (pay if you like it) LP from the very underrated Cutta Chase.

The Tri-Spectrum Argument Phenomenon
The Tri-Spectrum Argument Phenomenon
Release: 20th January 2013 Rating: 0

TRACK-LIST: 1. Long Time Comin’ 02:13 2. Run 03:37 3. Way You Want It 03:42 4. Looking For Answers 02:56 5. Music 2020 Feat. Stig Of The Dump And Dr Syntax 04:24 6. Rhyme Enforcer 02:33 7. Here Come The British Feat. Deadline 03:55 8. Skit 01:03 9. Maximum Overdrive Feat. Nabo Rawk 02:45 10. … Continued

Semi-Skimmed
Semi-Skimmed
Release: 24th December 2012 Rating: 0

Debut album from the young rapper/producer from Plymouth. All tracks produced by Ross Sinclair except 3, 7, 10, 12.

The Cat Suit Tony E.P.
The Cat Suit Tony E.P.
Release: 23rd December 2012 Rating: 0

Produced, mixed and slapped together by Dirty Dike at the ManCave.

The Rearranged Features
The Rearranged Features
Release: 19th December 2012 Rating: 1

Refixes by various godlike people of tracks lifted from The Gruesome Features by Jam Baxter, which is available from www.High-Focus.com on CD and vinyl and digitally on iTunes and all other good download sites. My hugest thanks to everyone who supplied the relevant murkage. Includes a tune I left off The Gruesome Features but think … Continued

The Ceiling Demons E.P.
The Ceiling Demons E.P.
Release: 3rd December 2012 Rating: 0

The debut E.P. from Ceiling Demons. Production from Jesster, mastered at Junction 9 Studios.

The Hidden Truth E.P.
The Hidden Truth E.P.
Release: 30th November 2012 Rating: 0

This 8-track E.P. comes out of De Facto Entertainment. All tracks were produced by Stealf, and all verses provided by Silqe, with collaborative verses from Mista Flix and Macca.

Time For Something New E.P.
Time For Something New E.P.
Release: 5th November 2012 Rating: 0

“First Word are proud to present Time For Something New, the FW debut from Essa. He’s no newbie though – under his former name, Yungun, he rose through the UK Hip-Hop ranks to reach a worldwide audience winning praise from Nas, Mark Ronson and Cody ChesnuTT. Loyal fans have waited patiently for this, his first … Continued

Mont.alk
Mont.alk
Release: 25th October 2012 Rating: 0

Heroin is a moreish drug. If you take too much you will die. Language is equally moreish. It bathes in limitlessness. Unrestricted by purpose. Unless the shadow of letters combined make hyperdimensional voids in space time. Language is where ideas settle and civilisations dawn. Welcome to Mowgli’s world: Portals of literature, stories and soundscapes, theories … Continued

A Slice Of Fried Gold
A Slice Of Fried Gold
Release: 24th October 2012 Rating: 0

Vocals/lyrics by Dr Syntax Beats & mixed by Tom Caruana Artwork by Crespo Rebecca Stephens – additional vocals on Make Your Move, Masks & Heard This One Before Pete Cannon – cuts on Make Your Move, Another Classic & Heard This One Before Fidel Cutstro – cuts on Out Of My Mind Grab it here!

The Letters E.P.
The Letters E.P.
Release: 28th September 2012 Rating: 0

A super offering from the debuting duo of Adam & Cuth. At 2 British Pounds you’d be foolish not to.

Mystrogen
Mystrogen
Release: 10th September 2012 Rating: 0

Finally the highly anticipated debut LP ‘MYSTROGEN’ from one of UK’s most prolific entertainers amongst the Hip-Hop elite is ready for the world to digest. Many of us by now should know when it comes to originality this man is in a league of his own as a seasoned lyricist engulfed in undeniable charisma and … Continued

Cannon Fodder E.P.
Cannon Fodder E.P.
Release: 31st August 2012 Rating: 0

Produced and mixed by Pete Cannon

Bar So Hard (Single)
Bar So Hard (Single)
Release: 17th August 2012 Rating: 0

Free to D/L from Stig’s “Free Shit” pack.

Match In The Ocean
Match In The Ocean
Release: 13th August 2012 Rating: 0

“Match In The Ocean” from SE Fire, was put together between 2001 & 2009. During this period, the group, consisting of producer/rapper Sosé, rapper Mistafire, vocalist Jamileh Lee, engineer Ollie Weeks and the turntable wizadry of DJ Snafu, supported hip-hop luminaries like The Roots and De La Soul and caused carnage at festivals up and … Continued

FRMX2
FRMX2
Release: 26th July 2012 Rating: 0

All tracks written, recorded and arranged by Yungun (a.k.a. Essa) at Casa Nico.

The FRMX E.P.
The FRMX E.P.
Release: 16th May 2012 Rating: 0

“What’s a FRMX? Well it’s halfway between a freestyle and a remix. Have a listen and it’ll make sense … These are alternative versions of a few tracks from the Grown Man Business album and the Jack The World mixtape. Me and Mr Thing did them just for fun”.

Kill The Noise E.P.
Kill The Noise E.P.
Release: 1st May 2012 Rating: 0

Steady, Efeks, Crusada, Kingpin (Caxton Press), Oliver Sudden, DJ Jabbathakut and DMC Champ DJ Matman all appear on this E.P.

Stick Up
Stick Up
Release: 1st May 2012 Rating: 1

Single track from the Split Prophets crew.

Forever
Forever
Release: 30th April 2012 Rating: 0

Supar Novar’s 3rd album which dropped on 30th April 2012. The album was produced by Show ‘N Prove.

Guest Verses & Granola Breakfasts Vol. 1
Guest Verses & Granola Breakfasts Vol. 1
Release: 20th April 2012 Rating: 0

A free download compilation mix of Sonnyjim guest appearances, theres also few exclusives thrown into the mix along with a a couple gems that were released but went under the radar, all spanning from 2005-2011. Some of the collaborations on there are with DJ IQ, Jon Phonics, Lotek, Foreign Beggars, Metabeats, Jehst, Lee Scott, Chopper … Continued

Chapter 2
Chapter 2
Release: 29th February 2012 Rating: 0

Production from Nutty P / Skilaz / Sir Sleaze / Slic Vic / DDark.

Seven Shades E.P.
Seven Shades E.P.
Release: 20th February 2012 Rating: 0

In Reveal’s words: “This release is an experimental musical project, this is what happens when I don’t try to edit myself, this is really whats in the deep, dark depths of my mind. The concept of 7’s being a significant number was something that I came across while I was studying Religions and it kept … Continued

Home By 8
Home By 8
Release: 1st February 2012 Rating: 0

Produced by Baileys Brown.

Catfood L.P.
Catfood L.P.
Release: 25th December 2011 Rating: 0

A free offering from LDZ. 22 tracks with features from Jam Baxter, Stig Of The Dump, Dubbledge and Verbal

Everyday User
Everyday User
Release: 2nd December 2011 Rating: 0

Features Deadline, Jim Raygun, Jay Madden, Tenchoo, Lego, Leaf Dog, B.V.A and Foola. Produced by Naive and Pete Cannon.

The Dark Side Of The Boom
The Dark Side Of The Boom
Release: 14th November 2011 Rating: 0

20-track album from Prose. Produced and mixed by Steady. Vocals: Efeks/ Crusada/ Reain/ Jaz Kahina/ Oliver Sudden.

Scribbled Thoughts
Scribbled Thoughts
Release: 3rd October 2011 Rating: -1

In 2011, Brighton crew Split Prophets released their first album Scribbled Thoughts. It is 11 tracks long and features many members of Split Prophets, though the main emcees are Hi Res and Upfront. The album was produced and mastered by Badhabits (Krate Krusaders).

The Psychonaut L.P.
The Psychonaut L.P.
Release: 8th August 2011 Rating: 0

A joint venture between Eatgood records and Australian based label Obese records. The album is straight up premium quality Hip Hop, with production coming from the likes of M-Phazes, Dag Nabbit, Kelakovski, Jehst & DJ IQ.

Speaks Volumes
Speaks Volumes
Release: 5th August 2011 Rating: 0

The long over due 2nd LP ‘Speaks Volumes’ featuring production Ed Strong, Pete Cannon and Wizard and guest vocal spots From Rewd Adams and Stig Of The Dump.

Self Less E.P.
Self Less E.P.
Release: 18th June 2011 Rating: 0

E.P. from Verb T which was essentially the second part of a series of two E.P.s (the first being Self Ish E.P.). Here’s the release explained in Verb’s own words: “It’s here! the follow up to ‘Self Ish’ it’s bigger, it’s better, and I hope you all enjoy it. Many of these tracks were recorded … Continued

Work In Mnemonics
Work In Mnemonics
Release: 18th April 2011 Rating: 0

Work In Mnemonics is the fruit of West Bromwich ex-pat emcee Sleaze (now based in Plymouth) and Eatgood’s own Sonnyjim. The two came together via a mutual friend Ruffstylz (of Associated Minds) having an appreciation for each others catalog and their West Midlands roots a collab was born in the form of Working Mnemonics. A … Continued

Self Ish E.P.
Self Ish E.P.
Release: 31st March 2011 Rating: 0

Verb T’s E.P. which preceded its brother “Self Less E.P.”.

Constant Dikestar
Constant Dikestar
Release: 28th March 2011 Rating: 1

Dirty Dike’s second solo offering came in 2011. It was released on High Focus Records and like lots of his other work featured Contact Play members and also Skuff, Stig Of The Dump and 3 Amigos.

BVA MC – E.P.
BVA MC – E.P.
Release: 28th February 2011 Rating: 0

BVA’s first solo E.P. from 2011. Features Leaf Dog with production credit to Naive and Pete Cannon.

Deep Covers Project
Deep Covers Project
Release: 19th February 2011 Rating: 0

Skuff tells us that the album will never be finished! A combination of rip-offs and cover versions, this album is a mash-up of Skuff’s various adventures.

Serious Games
Serious Games
Release: 7th February 2011 Rating: 0

Released on YnR.

Rewd Awakening
Rewd Awakening
Release: 5th February 2011 Rating: 0

Features: P Money, Klashnekoff, Black The Ripper, Graziella And Neenah. Production from: Beat Butcha, Sivey, M-Phazes, Jetsun, Jon Phonics, Ed Strong and Loudmouth Melvin.

Give Badbonez A Break
Give Badbonez A Break
Release: 17th December 2010 Rating: 0

Chopped and Arranged by DJ IQ & DJ Gone. Featuring Jehst, Kyza, Kashmere, Verb T, Jokerstarr, T.B, Rewd Adams and Big Deal.

Force Of Habit
Force Of Habit
Release: 22nd October 2010 Rating: 0

18-track beast of an album from Prose. Produced and mixed by Steady. Vocals: Efeks/ Reef The Lost Cauze/ Ed Strong/ King Kaiow/ Haiku/ Crusada/ Killer Rellik/ Side Effect.

World War Three
World War Three
Release: 10th October 2010 Rating: 0

Released on October 10th 2010, World War Three weighs in at 16 tracks long. All the beats are produced by Naive, and the use of samples is stunning. Lyrics come fresh from Leaf Dog and BVA MC.

Publish Or Perish
Publish Or Perish
Release: 14th June 2010 Rating: 0

From rhymer Captain Bukioe and producer Sherlock Bones comes this nice 16-track joint.

Back To The Sagas
Back To The Sagas
Release: 24th May 2010 Rating: 0

Hackney-based rapper Klashnekoff has been on the UK hip hop scene for the best part of 10 years, yet this is only his third studio album. After 2007’s Lionheart showed distinct commercial leanings, this is a reconnect with his less-compromising 2004 debut, The Sagas of Klashnekoff. And that’s what causes the problems: since the first … Continued

The Purple Patch
The Purple Patch
Release: 21st April 2010 Rating: 0

The Purple Patch is an series created by Eatgood’s Sonnyjim with the tagline: “Taking it back to when MCs just used to rhyme, spazzing with the bars – fuck a hook, straight up Hip Hop”. Part 5 is the latest installment, dropping on May 20th 2013.

93
93
Release: 9th April 2010 Rating: 0

Emcee-poet-artist-social critic, Mowgli is one of this country’s most unique and talented lyricists, describing him as merely a rapper would be misleading to those who are all too familiar with the braggadocio and egotistical narcissism that has swamped the Hip-Hop genre. He has played around the UK and Europe to great success. After many years … Continued

Genghis
Genghis
Release: 6th April 2010 Rating: 0

Self-produced album from Cappo.

The Landing (Part I)
The Landing (Part I)
Release: 1st April 2010 Rating: 0

Mr Boss on production with a host of rappers on this tape. He was 18 years old when he put this out.

Shots Of Smirnoff
Shots Of Smirnoff
Release: 30th September 2009 Rating: 0

Kyza showcasing his trademark flow. Double time verses, staccato syllables, impeccable rhyme style. Mixed by DJ NoNames. Released on Dented Records.

All Is Vanity
All Is Vanity
Release: 1st August 2009 Rating: 0

Minimal electronica/hip hop, this is a 9-track instrumentals release from Glasgow producer Lamplighter.

Volume 1
Volume 1
Release: 12th June 2009 Rating: 0
Jehst Presents: The Mengi Bus Mixtape
Jehst Presents: The Mengi Bus Mixtape
Release: 18th May 2009 Rating: 0

Jehst is back with ‘The Mengi Bus Mixtape’ mixed by DJ IQ and hosted by Sir Smurf Lil’. Bursting at the seams with exclusives, rarities and remixes this cut-n-paste extravaganza is not to be slept on! Featuring The Drifter at his blunted best alongside the cream of the UK’s MC’s and producers, this has got … Continued

Scene Stealers
Scene Stealers
Release: 13th April 2009 Rating: 0

A real HHIE favourite from the combination of Skrein and Dr Syntax, with plenty of talented guests to par!

Spaz The World
Spaz The World
Release: 9th March 2009 Rating: 0

TRACK LIST. 01. Intro 1:55 02. Cirques Des Clowns 4:00 03. Speak 4:18 04. Grand Final 3:48 05. 15-10 2:46 06. Watership Down 3:28 07. Learn To Be Strong 3:29 08. Shakedown (Interlude) 0:36 09. Left / Right 2:57 10. Prevail 4:17 11. I.D.S.T. 3:37 12. Gloves Off 3:27 13. Outro 1:56

The Dark And The Light
The Dark And The Light
Release: 20th October 2008 Rating: 0

An astounding first release for Brotherman, with this double E.P. The Dark and The Light. The whole release is top notch; it’s honestly hard to find a fault or a weak track. Demonstrating versatility in terms of flow, material and style on different beats Brotherman made a name for himself. His series of mixtapes called … Continued

Trading Standards
Trading Standards
Release: 22nd September 2008 Rating: 0

A 22 Track mixtape, jam-packed with original material from numerous producers, and featuring a roster of talented MCs including Foreign Beggars, Soweto Kinch, Stig Of The Dump, Verbal Kent, Verb T, Kashmere and more. Such was the popularity of this release, a Remixes album was released, and then an Instrumental/Acapella version.

Tha 40 Minute Wonda
Tha 40 Minute Wonda
Release: 1st September 2008 Rating: 0

Featuring Sonnyjim, Percy Filth, English, Mikee Lazy, R2Thabeatz, Wizard and more.

Bogies & Alcohol
Bogies & Alcohol
Release: 5th July 2008 Rating: 0

Released on School Bully Records in 2008, this album propelled Dike’s name and skills into UK Hip Hop orbit. It features fellow Cambridge rapper Skuff, and other Contact Play members.

From The Ashes
From The Ashes
Release: 2nd April 2008 Rating: 0

One of HHIE’s favourite Chester P treats. This E.P. features Chester’s incredibly versatile style, his ability to be political, a story-teller, wordsmith, everything. Featuring upbeat tracks and mellow ones too, this E.P. carries something for everyone.

My Last And Best Album
My Last And Best Album
Release: 10th March 2008 Rating: 0

Released (like all his other material) on Low Life Records, this aptly named album was Braintax’s last work and incidentally the 50th CD pressed on the Low Life name.

Clouds E.P.
Clouds E.P.
Release: 1st January 2008 Rating: 0

An essential for the collection from Brighton duo Mole & Iris. Tight rhymes and nostalgic emotive beats. Note that any money from the sale of the E.P. will be donated to the Sussex Air Ambulance.

In The Hour Of Chaos
In The Hour Of Chaos
Release: 13th November 2007 Rating: 0

Re-release of Kashmere’s 2007 album. Review here.

Metaphysical
Metaphysical
Release: 29th October 2007 Rating: 0

Debut album from the Associated Minds producer.

Dialect
Dialect
Release: 1st October 2007 Rating: 0
Lionheart: Tussle With The Beast
Lionheart: Tussle With The Beast
Release: 26th July 2007 Rating: 0

Lionheart: Tussle with the Beast is the hotly anticipated collaboration between rising UK stars, rapper Klashnekoff, and producer Joe Buhdha. The duo mix up the styles to produce a startlingly good album where straight-up classic hip hop stands shoulder to shoulder with some potential crossover gems. For the hip hop faithful the all-synthed-up and sirens … Continued

The Eat Up
The Eat Up
Release: 27th June 2007 Rating: 0

Skrein’s debut LP from 2007 which features a whole load of heavyweights.

Self Taught
Self Taught
Release: 10th June 2007 Rating: 0

Dr Syntax’s classic debut album from 2007. Grab it here!

The World Is TheIRS
The World Is TheIRS
Release: 9th June 2007 Rating: 0

This album is also available in CD format. Follow the link on this page.

High Fidelity (E.P.)
High Fidelity (E.P.)
Release: 3rd January 2007 Rating: 0

M9’s 2007 album which is more recently being re-released as a special vinyl edition.

Panorama
Panorama
Release: 22nd October 2006 Rating: 0

Braintax’s second album from 2006. Extract from the BBC: ‘Panorama’ is very much an album of our troubled times. Al-Jazeera, the environment, refugees and Blair are all packed into its rhymes. Middle Eastern flavours weave and waft through the production, with political images cutting through; “Oil men, tugging on puppet strings, and the news is … Continued

The Experience
The Experience
Release: 25th September 2006 Rating: 0

Kyza Smirnoff’s album from 2006. There are some classic tracks on this album. There’s a little something for older heads and younger ones too. Fire.

Grown Man Business
Grown Man Business
Release: 18th September 2006 Rating: 0

Smashing album from Yungun and Mr Thing.

An Introduction
An Introduction
Release: 29th August 2006 Rating: 0

The first offering from Brighton duo Mole & Iris, with production from Ido, 184 and Evil Son.

Bring It Back To Basics
Bring It Back To Basics
Release: 21st August 2006 Rating: 0

Classic collab between Verb T and Harry Love. A stalwart of UK Hip Hop.

Best Name E.P.
Best Name E.P.
Release: 1st June 2006 Rating: 0

Straight up one of our favourite E.P.s of all time. On point, funny and top-notch production.

It’s Not A Rumour
It’s Not A Rumour
Release: 1st May 2006 Rating: 0

Akala’s first studio album released in 2006. Features the trance-sampling “Shakespeare”.

The Borrowed Ladder E.P.
The Borrowed Ladder E.P.
Release: 3rd April 2006 Rating: 0

Production from Evil Ed, Jehst, Ghost, Mr Thing and Apa Tight. Featuring Jehst, Braintax and Micall Parknsun.

From The Beginning
From The Beginning
Release: 1st January 2006 Rating: 0

Supar Novar’s debut album which dropped in 2006 on Kemet Entertainment.

Animal Rites The Mixtape
Animal Rites The Mixtape
Release: 11th December 2005 Rating: 0

Mixtape of familiarly astounding quality from the Baron.

The Working Class Dad
The Working Class Dad
Release: 14th November 2005 Rating: 0

Released on Low Life Records in 2005, Micall raps on the struggles of life and fatherhood. The album features Jehst, Kyza, Dubbledge, Skriblah and Wordsmith. Track 8 “Saltfish & Aggee” is a beast.

Nuke Proof Suit
Nuke Proof Suit
Release: 24th October 2005 Rating: 0

Produced entirely by Jehst.

Get The Picture Mixtape
Get The Picture Mixtape
Release: 11th June 2005 Rating: 0

Get The Picture Mixtape was a release by Illustrate a.k.a. Ollie Bates, with cuts by DJ Answer and hosted by Genesis Elijah. It was released on Escape Route Music.

Soul Trader E.P.
Soul Trader E.P.
Release: 1st June 2005 Rating: 0

Starting out as a battle rapper, Sonnyjim progressed to releasing music as a solo artist in 2005, when he put out Soul Trader E.P. As the title suggests, Sonnyjim had set out to cement his name in UKHH. The first track “Headlines” is a put-down track, a general statement to other rappers. With numerous bangers … Continued

The Calm Before The Storm Mixtape
The Calm Before The Storm Mixtape
Release: 3rd March 2005 Rating: 0

“This mixtape I released in 2005 at the ripe old age of 18. I had a few pressed on CD, we sold them through a couple independant retailers and mostly hand to hand. Now it is not available anywhere. If you do manage to get a CD of it anywhere or anyone copies you one. … Continued

Wild Kingdom
Wild Kingdom
Release: 1st January 2005 Rating: 0

Recorded between 2002 and 2005, Animal Magic introduced a new element into the UK hip-hop underground and established the Menagerie’s trademark eclectic and exuberant style.

Originate
Originate
Release: 5th November 2004 Rating: 0

The debut single from Prose (Steady & Efeks) released in 2004 on Boom Bap Professionals.

The Sewermouth Sessions
The Sewermouth Sessions
Release: 21st September 2004 Rating: 0

“A collection of happy sad love hate music for animals. Featuring production from Baron Samedi, Sofa King, and Twisted Roots, as well as additional vocals from Simien Fox and cuts from Dise Beats. All rappingses by Baron Samedi. Mixed, mastered, and spliffs rolled by Baron Samedi.” Name your price

Council Estate Of Mind
Council Estate Of Mind
Release: 9th August 2004 Rating: 0

One of the most stalwart, classic albums ever to grace the UK Hip Hop scene.

Suffering In Silence
Suffering In Silence
Release: 9th February 2004 Rating: 0

TRACK LIST: 1. Pictures 04:31 2. Fuck U 04:11 3. Truly Deep (Plus Skit 3) 05:19 4. Deep Breath 04:48 5. What’s The Point 03:21 6. Same Story 04:50 7. Oh Yeah 03:36 8. Baddness (Plus Skit 2) 05:12 9. Little Letter 04:43 10. Suffering 03:44 11. Troubles Go 03:27 12. Till It’s Done

Falling Down
Falling Down
Release: 27th October 2003 Rating: 0

Production from Jehst and Lewis Parker.

Biro Funk
Biro Funk
Release: 13th May 2002 Rating: 1

Released on Low Life Records in 2001 at Joseph Christie’s (Braintax’s real name) studio in Shepherd’s Bush, London. The bar for standard on this debut album was set ridiculously high with the creation of 40 tracks to be shortlisted. Naturally, cuts were made and the album was released at 14 tracks as of course it … Continued

Alcoholic Author
Alcoholic Author
Release: 1st January 2002 Rating: 0

2 tracks: Alcoholic Author produced by Harry Love, and Nightbreed featuring Klashnekoff and Kyza, produced by Jehst.

Voice Of The Great Outdoors
Voice Of The Great Outdoors
Release: 1st June 2000 Rating: 0

TRACK LIST: A1 Intro – Producer – Wileekyotis 3:19 A2 Butterfly Concerto – Producer – Farma G 5:00 A3 Six Names – Producer – Farma G 4:03 B1 The Cosmic Gypsies – Producer – Braintax Rap, Featuring – Braintax, Jehst 5:41 B2 Battlecats – Producer – Farma G 4:23 B3 The Last Tune – Producer … Continued