Scrufizzer & Maxsta – Reason
My favourite part of this is the contrast between the two parts of the hook. The first guy (Scrufizzer?) does the ‘stop, wait, think…’ lines sounding somewhere between Dizzee (obviously) … Continue reading
Wiley – You Know The Words
I first spotted this at The Grime Report and I’m guessing their reaction is fairly typical of hardcore grime fans: it’s ‘bubblegum‘, a ‘chart attempt‘ and ‘hopefully this track won’t … Continue reading
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
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
It’s all been about one verse this week, right?
Who cares about any other music getting released? Not this week. This week is one of those weeks. One of those weeks when nothing else matters. When one emcee jumps … Continue reading
Tim Westwood: is the Big Dog Pitbull doomed to a life on workfare?
Even though I had a few rap records as far back as ’89 it wasn’t until ’99 that I started going hard on hip-hop culture as a whole, buying the … Continue reading