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Category Archives: Ringo P

Big Toast – The Wedding Fund (Rejected Review)

Big Toast got in touch with me this morning to ask if I write reviews. He’s trying to get coverage for the new album by his compadre Jack Diggs (Blue … Continue reading

October 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Syntax Error: In Defence of the Doctor

So, by now you’ve probably read Ringo P’s opinion piece from Sunday where my colleague spent a bit of time soul searching for the reason why Dr Syntax isn’t his … Continue reading

January 14, 2014 · 1 Comment

Ringo P’s Sunday Service: please tell me why I hate Dr Syntax?

I sometimes wonder if I’m doomed to write an epic tome about how much I hate Dr Syntax and exactly why. Cos I still haven’t figured it out, still collecting … Continue reading

January 12, 2014 · 11 Comments

Da Mafia 6 ft/ Yelawolf – Go Hard

I don’t regret being cyncical about new material from a partially reformed Three6Mafia, all of the group minus Juicy J now trading as Da Mafia 6, it’s a pleasure to … Continue reading

October 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

ABSORB ft/ No Lay & Sarah T – Take Me Or Leave Me

  No offence intended to ABSORB, but when you’ve got Sarah T in your video people are going to ask ‘who’s that ugly old bloke standing next to the goddess?‘ … Continue reading

October 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Chief Keef, Rap Rehab, Lauren Carter and ‘The Problem With Hip-Hop Journalism’

Interesting piece by Lauren Carter on a site called Rap Rehab called ‘The Problem With Hip-Hop Journalism‘. She nails a couple of points: first dividing modern hip-hop journalism into aggregators/industry … Continue reading

September 27, 2013 · 1 Comment

Ceezlin EP launch party at Shmooze, Thurs 26 Sept

From a distance, for a few exceedingly wavy moments it seemed from a distance that Ceezlin was, in a sense, a dick-head. Not an actual prick, just someone who wore … Continue reading

September 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Positive Progression, Fri 20 Sept, with Genesis Elijah, Terra Slim, A.C., Supar Novar, Spliff Richard (and many more)

I’m not going to lie, before this week I hadn’t heard two-thirds of the twelve artists performing tonight for Positive Progression at The Latest Music Bar in Brighton. Not that … Continue reading

September 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Run The Mic UK, Sat 14th Sept, with Jehst, Skinnyman, English Frank, Ceezlin, Frankie Stew + Harvey Gunn

I’d imagine that everyone reading this will have a fair idea of recent UK hip-hop history and will need no introduction to at least two of the four headliners at … Continue reading

September 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Big H, Flirta D, Meridian Dan and Footsie have ‘Been Doing This’ for a while. Really.

Big H, Flirta D, Meridian Dan and Footsie of thar Newham Generals have ‘Been Doing This‘ for a long time now. I know that cos him and his mates say … Continue reading

September 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Gucci Mane releases anti (self-)censorship anthem ‘Say Dat Den’

It’s always engaging to hear an artist in the grip of psychic breakdown. That’s why major label music is always better, ain’t nothing like a life in the music industry … Continue reading

September 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Iggy Azalea will ‘Change Your Life’ by absorbing you into a state of perpetual orgasm.

First thing this morning I was torn over whether I should write about the new Iggy Azalea single ‘Change Your Life‘. On the negative side it’s shit. I can’t imagine … Continue reading

September 9, 2013 · 1 Comment

Slipjam:B, Fri 6th Sept ft/Gizmo, Frankie Stew + Harvey Gunn, Billy Cypher

Perhaps the biggest problem I’ve had with Brighton rap over the years was the impression — prejudice — that the scene was, in the main, smug party rap. Y’know, tracks … Continue reading

September 6, 2013 · 1 Comment

Eminem. Old white GOAT coasting on geriatric diapers.

You heard the new Eminem single ‘Berzerk’? No? Go listen, it’s a decent enough diversion. Not bad. Obviously not the lead item this bulletin through merit, but you can’t begrudge … Continue reading

September 3, 2013 · Leave a comment
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