Blitz MaviMarx Ft. Phoenix Da Icefire & GS Advance

Brand new inferno endangering the airwaves. This time epic link up with UK super team Triple Darkness from London and Wu Affiliate MaviMarx from the Wisemen crew outta Detroit. MaviMarx comes with GS Advance NYC Vet, and London mic serial killer, Solar Black on some real fire. Yo family trust this new ‘Blitz‘ joint is a banger and may cause major neck pain. Phoenix Da IceFire aka Solar Black weighs heavy alongside some of Detroits finest in this sick collabo.

Hope to see more of the same as Triple Darkness family spreads its grip across the globe. Get to know. Watch this space for more dope UK Hip Hop and info on Triple Darkness.

Brand New Video ‘Democide’ from the Fremen (ft Black Chronical)

New Video by The Freeman group called 'Democide'

New Video by The Freeman group called ‘Democide’

Sup music lovers? Check it out I got some new underground flames straight out the furnace also known as aka the London scene.  Its a new video called ‘Democide‘ from the group the Fremen. Its a heavy fusion of Rock and Hip Hop blended to perfection. With sick emcee Black Chronical at the helm. Grimey power chords and heavy drums in this tune, generating mad energy to pump you up. Defo check that out and please share it and or this post if ya feeling the music. The underground exists by our own support people. So build it up with support.

Watch ‘Democide‘ video

Democide‘ was shot on location at the now endangered South Bank skatepark in London. With footage provided by famous British skate cinematographer Henry Edwards-Wood. Also keep ya eyes peeled on the London Underground pages for more dope UK hip hop and projects landing from the Fremen and Black Chronical in the future. Also make sure you check out the article about ‘The Silver Casket mixtape’ ft Black Chronical and Solar Black here.

Silver Casket Mixtape article click here

Spotlight on Notts emcee Can-B (New album ‘Don’t Sleep’ review)

can b don't sleep art

Yo underground hip hop lovers I’ve got a sick emcee/ radio host to tell you about. From the city that brought you such skilled hip hop greats as ‘The P Brothers, Cappo, Endemic, Joe Buhdha, Stylee Cee, Scorzayzee, and C-mone’.  Straight out of this talented backdrop that is Nottingham, enters dope emcee  Can B. If your new to Can B let me tell you hes no slouch and has been spitting since his school days. The 28 year old up and comer was one third of the group Ill Citizen which released some limited edition joints and also a notably phat digital album release called ‘Pandemic. Ill Citizen played many gigs from 2004 till now but the members have begun to go their own path working on solo projects.

Cop Ill Citizen album ‘Pandemic’

 

 

Repping Nottingham City

Repping Nottingham City

Can B has just dropped his new album called Don’t Sleep‘. Flows are heavy and wordplay high level on this release. Notts is well represented here trust people. Check out Can B’s new tune ‘Home Truth’ off of ‘Don’t Sleep‘ featuring Bru-C. Make sure you get to know Can B and cop yourself the free download of Don’t Sleep‘. After you peep the fresh new track ‘Home Truth’ below.

Listen to ‘Home Truth’ tune

 

 

Album Review ‘Don’t Sleep

Ok here we go into the new album ‘Don’t Sleep‘ This record just released and London Underground was fortunate to get to review this. First off this album has heavy production and an eclectic aura to the feel of it. Beats consist of everything off of the sonic spectrum. The listener can expect to hear many different production styles. From electronic Lo Fi, symphonic loops over crispy drums, reggae esque samples, creepy piano over eerie vocals and buzzing, upbeat uplifting pulsating sounds , Jazzy dance riddims, sick beat boxing(from Motormouf), Heavy bass with whining horns over heavy drums, grimy organs, a birdsong chopped and served nice, Spacey keyboards ect… These beats are all over the place. All having their own sound, yet seemingly blending effortlessly together. Meant to be played very loudly in your residential area. Check the production credits, features, and track list on this:

track list dont sleep

 

Can B comes out rhyming with fierceness and tenacity on ‘Don’t Sleep‘. He seems right at home rhyming over a diverse collection of of beats and differing tempos. He reps Notts nicely on ‘Bed of Nails‘ alongside the Grand Imperial Cappo. He excels dropping a introspective verses on ‘Rough‘ with TomG. ‘Don’t Sleep‘ comes in banging, unapologetic to fans of the same old same carbon copy kind of rap going about a lot these days.  No cookie cutter verses or Kinko copied styles. His verses work well over the sonic varying styles of production. Very entertaining to the brain and ears alike.  Even over beat box with Motormouf, Can B is right at home.  ‘Don’t Sleep‘ is a nice grab for any head looking for some new heat. With new fire beats. In the years to come we can expect Can B to continue to improve on his musical journey as an artist. Plus continue to drop bangers. Nottingham is always big in the UK scene and Can B still finds a way to distinguish himself properly from amidst of this skilled pantheon of artists. Overall a nice release full of banging eclectic beats and a solid group of verses to take you on your journey. London Underground would recommends you pick up the free download to ‘Don’t Sleep‘ and enjoy the album.

Download the new album ‘Don’t Sleep‘ right here for free

 

Watch video Cold introductions with dope beat by Beat by Zetia

 

 

 Spotlight on Can B and NG64 connection

 Make sure you lock into Can B’s and K-Deuce’s as they host NG64‘s show 11 till 1 every third Thursday of the month.

Make sure you lock into Can B’s and K-Deuce’s as they host NG64‘s show 11 till 1 every third Thursday of the month.

Two years back Can B went on to join NG64. NG64 is a group of artists and producers that promote loads of Nottingham emcees. Filming 64 bar segments on camera on their Youtube channel. NG64 has morphed into its current incarnation which is managed by Robert Freeman consisting of two emcees and three producers. Things are beginning to blow up for NG64. So watch that Youtube channel and keep posted. Since 2013 when Can B joined NG64 hes been on his solo grind. Together they dropped Can B’s first solo ep ‘Octopus’

 

CopOctopushere

 

Octopus‘ was NG64′s first release as a platform for artists. Since then Can B has built up quite of resume supporting such dope UK talented act as Rodney P, Homeboy Sandman, Jon Wayne and Chester P. Trust Can B is not just a dope spitter.

Can B is also one half of the NG64′s monthly takeover on Rogue Fm Radio show with K-Deuce. With a Early Bird doing a segment  on MPC for 15 to 20 minutes for almost a year now.

Watch Radio show highlights video

Each month NG64 showcases a new theme. Such as New New York special, Dirty South Special,UK special and more to come. Last April was Thug Life.  in May NG64 dropped a Lyricist special There’s a mix of tracks from different artists that Can B and K-Deuce consider lyricists. With special guests stopping by to talk about their new releases. Plus spit some fire over exclusive beats from ill producer Anex. Its the only radio show that does streams live video with multiple cameras handled by Robert Freeman. Make sure you lock into Can B’s and K-Deuce’s as they host NG64‘s show 11 till 1 every third Thursday of the month.

Can B is also one halve or the NG64′s monthly takeover on Rogue Fm Radio show with K-Deuce

Can B is also one halve or the NG64′s monthly takeover on Rogue Fm Radio show with K-Deuce

Thanks for checking this post and keep yours eyes set and locked to this London Underground for more dope underground UK hip hop.

 

New ‘Effortless’ from Ray Vendetta and Greater Good (ALBUM REVIEW)

Ray Vendetta &  Greater Good drop their highly anticipated album 'Effortless'

Ray Vendetta & Greater Good drop their highly anticipated album ‘Effortless’

Yo my peoples Ray Vendetta and Greater Goods new album ‘Effortless‘ has just landed. That’s right undergrounders we’ve been hyping this album since London Underground first heard about it. This jont is a first of a trilogy of albums set to release from Ray Vendetta this year. Trust Ray Vendetta always brings the goods when it come to bars and wordplay. While a sick wordsmith from the Triple Darkness camp and also sick contributor to ill UK group OBBA SUPA. Ray is no slouch when it comes to dropping tight music. Check his previous projects: Who is Daddy Long Love, Guess whose coming to Dinner, Dirty Drama & Ray Vendetta- Dramatic Vendettas, Seven Swordz of Light. Plus countless features with groups around the UK. Dude is a serious veteran of the game and should not be slept on by anyone into hip hop and emcees who can run a mic effortlessly (pardon the pun).

Now even though this isn’t a Triple Darkness release I can tell you its mad quality and defo a must grab for ya collection. Those familiar to Ray Vendettas work ethic and prolific writing know that this is set to be another jewel dropped from the lab. Bumping this I would say Greater Goods beats are on a chill kick back vibe with matching lyrical diversions to set you free from ya troubles of the day. One to kick back and smoke one too or throw a drink back. If that’s your sort of thing. Even those on a sober tip just ready for some deep tunes… here your key to your escape from the mundane. Honestly I’m feeling this joint and I am glad to bring the news straight from the underground to you. ‘Effortless‘ has a sort of rainy day vibe to it. For example you ever listen to dope music in a car and it raining?  Ever have a time where  it seemed the rain fall, window wipers, and scattering pedestrians are moving in synchronicity with the tune your rocking. Thats is the atmosphere I get from this album.  A straight organic feel with no unnatural flavors. If ya get me. Truly ‘Effortless‘ is the proper title for this. Seriously effortless rhyming over soulful beats.

Effortless track list.

Effortless track list.

Make sure you check the guest list on this ‘Effortless‘ as well. Featuring the talents of : Allstar Stackz, Saab, K-Zorro, Tesla’s Ghost, Stinkin Slumrock, Joey Menza, Black Chronical, Kalel, Flowteks, Proper Lyrics,Venomspitter, Bad FX & Vague. Truly an all star line up on this. So make sure you go and pick up this joint ‘Effortless‘ from Ray Vendetta & Greater Good. Truly another quality album and an essential for any head trying to expand the collection with dope tunes. Get to know and go and support that.

Watch Broken Ladders New video from Ray VendettaGreater Good featuring Saab off of ‘Effortless

Cop this fire for a mere £5 GBP.

 

Here is the official press release off of Bandcamp for the ‘Effortless‘ album

“The Effortless EP was written in 5 days and is a collection of songs expertly crafted by Ray Vendetta that gives an insight into his thoughts on his past present and future, as well as displaying his immaculate rhyme skills and technique. With songs reflecting on adolescence, relationships, trials, tribulations, and coming of age, the Effortless EP is the first of 3 projects from Ray that will be released before the end of 2014.
Stay tuned for more fire.”

effortless

‘Effortless’ is the first of a trilogy of albums set to release this year from Ray Vendetta.

Defo keep ya ears and eye sockets locked onto London Underground for more dope hip hop!!!

 

‘For My Enjoyment Only’ New album by Reckless

reckless for my enjoyment

New album by Reckless out now!! Free download below

From the city of Nottingham comes upcoming emcee Reckless’s new release ‘For My Enjoyment Only‘. Trust me people this album is nice. Reckless has been out for a minute and his new release ‘For My Enjoyment Only‘ is coming off the heels of his album ‘Elevate‘ with fellow emcee Casacas. Yea Reckless ain’t just some boring new jack. Dudes been grinding for a bit and already has spit with some of the dopest around to touch a mic. On hs last album ‘Elevate‘ He spit with the likes of Bizarre of D12, Klashnekoff, Copywrite and Blaq Poet just to name a few.

Trust with his new album ‘For My Enjoyment Only‘ you can expect more of the same.  This time hes got Chino Xl, Gutta, Verses, Verb T, Deps, Genesis Elijah, Cappo, Marvin Brown, Dotz, and C- Mone. Yea people thats right thats just the features on this album and they don’t disappoint. Reckless holds his own among these titans of UK hip hop and brings forth more ill bars over soulfull beats.  This is a well crafted album that doesn’t fail to get heads ringing and feet tapping. Make sure you don’t sleep on this release and let it pass you by. Plus the production on here is also lock step with the quality of the emcees on the album.  Productions credits include: Vherbal, Oskar Mike, Gene Serpent, Caskade Dirtywordsmith, First Blood, Pete Cannon, Inspecta Morze, and Lantz. With sick cuts by DJ Jabbathakut!! Yea just check this epic track list people

for my enjoyment only

I defo enjoyed stumbling onto this little gem of hip hop from Reckless. London Underground recommends you snatch up ‘For My Enjoyment Only‘ as a free download in the link below. This is an album full of bangas plus watch this space for more info on UK underground hip hop!!!

Dowload the new album ‘For my Enjoyment Only

Watch the new Video

Green Eyed Monster (Produced by Inspecta Morze) – Reckless feat Cappo, 1st Blood and Dotz.

 

Contact Reckless here https://www.facebook.com/recklessnottzfinest

‘The Beatles’ video drops. Valiant ft Phoenix Da IceFire & Ray Vendetta

Beetles video just landed

Beetles video just landed

Sup people.  As promised ‘The Beatles‘ video by Valiant ft Phoenix Da IceFire and Ray Vendetta just landed. You know London Underground had to post this. Standard! Filmed by Abbey Road you can see how this whole shoot came together in the following link.

New Beatles Video shoot

Yea make sure to grab yall neck braces for this head nodder family. Visuals by dope team Global Faction. Mixed down by musical mad scientist Chemo. So sit back and enjoy the new fire!!!

Watch ‘The Beatles‘ video here

Flowtecs debut album ‘The Iron Chancellor’ Out Now+Album review

The Iron Chancellor out now!!

The Iron Chancellor out now!! Artwork by Rings of Saturn

Yo peoples dope underground news from the basement. Today the new debut album ‘The Iron Chancellor‘ was sent over to me for review. It is a joint project from Flowtecs and ill beatsmith, Bad company. Trust it is an honor to bring good news of sick upcoming artists. Flowtecs and Bad Company are two you need to watch. Be on the look out for ‘The Iron Chancellor‘ by Flowtecs which is available for free download here

  The Iron Chancellor‘ free download available here

Flowtec and Ray Vendetta. Make sure you check all their tunes.

Flowtec and Ray Vendetta. Make sure you check all their tunes.

Here is a bit of background on Flowtecs if ya now just checking him. While Flowtecs new joint, ‘The Iron Chancellor ‘ is his debut. I’ve been following him for time now. Hailing from North London hes featured with many dope artists in the UK and is heavily featured on the dope album ‘#TeamGuavara: An Ensemble’ by K Zorro (Also a sick album yall should pick up) Available for free download here.

Cop  ‘#TeamGuavara: An Ensemble ‘ by K Zorro (Heavily featuring Flowtecs)

Flowtecs started out his music career as a producer. Though he hung around a lot of emcees. He was withdrawn and introverted type personality. Two years back when some of his production equipment broke. He gave the mic a shot for his first time. Attacking the music differently. This time from the emcee angle. Being around his friends who were also emcees gave him the basic idea of spitting. Now with this knowledge he was inspired by what he could do on a mic. Plus he could break out of his shell and realize the goals he wanted. Leading him on his musical quest ever since.

Check Flowtecs video landslide

 

  Flowtecs has worked with many notable emcees from UK. Notably: Solar Black aka Phoenix Da IceFire, Cyrus Malachi, Ray Vendetta, K Zorro, Strive, Venom Spitter. Just to name a few. Flowtecs is not the type to rest on his laurels. He writes bars everyday and is constantly creating music. I would say Flowtec as an emcee has many strengths. Not only is he prolific as a writer and always grinding. As Guru of Gangstar once said  in reference to what you need in this game to succeed “You got to have voice. Flowtec defo is on point with his. “Hes got a nasally, grimy vocal tone. Somewhere along the lines of a cross between a raspy B-Real of Cypress Hill and or a gravelly voiced version of Leaf Dog. Not in imitation of style but in some similarity in tone. Flowtecs still stands out vocally from the aforementioned artists. With the exception of some minor similarities, Flowtecs has his own style. His bars are tightly woven with breath control. Perfect timing with his delivery. Hes not locked into one way of rhyming and is comfortable with punchlines as well as serious topics. Flowtecs is the type of emcee that continues to grow in leaps and bounds as an artist. As is evident in his work I think we’ll see a lot more of Flowtecs in the future.

Bad Company solo comin soon. Bad Company is chillin on the Triple Darkness Reanimation set.

Bad Company solo comin soon. Bad Company is chillin on the Triple Darkness Reanimation set.

Bad Company is also a name you need to know. Right from Islington, in North London. Bad Company brings the fire with his beats. Hes been on his beat grind for six years. Working with many artists and is the now apart of UK super crew Triple Darkness. He met Flowtec through his friendship with fellow artist K Zorro.  Listened to Flowtecs work on Soundcloud and the rest was history. Be ready people cause Bad Company is in the final stages of his first solo ep. Bad Company says it will be different from what people are use too. So watch this space for more info on that!!

Album Review

Okay so first off the ‘The Iron Chancellor‘ is Flowtecs 8 track album debut. It features all production by Bad Company. Its mixed down by one of the best to ever do it ‘Chemo‘.  With cuts by Sam Zircon (Get to know Sam as well). From the start of  ‘The Iron Chancellor‘ you can tell off the bat this is a nicely mixed and well put together album. No vocals drowning out the beat. Or no vocals lost in the beat. The quality of the mix down is apparent instantly and stays consistent through out the release.  Flowtecs sounds right at home flowing over Bad Company production effortlessly from tune to tune. Bad Company sends the listener on a head nodding journey. With a nice mix of production that seamlessly is interwoven into a powerful offering of hip hop for any beat nut. Old timey samples give this album a life of its own with or without vocals. Luckily for us Flowtecs blesses the listeners ears with bars that paint picture in you mind. Bringing the ingredients needed to make up a  solid album. The feel of the music on this is realistic tales of life and struggle and coping with these struggles as we are living within it. In the track ‘Dust Cold‘  It emphasizes us trying to navigate through a city thats attempting to drag us down into it.  Racing against time to achieve our success while we still can. Fighting both the clock and our fears at once. Its a struggle but we must traverse it regardless. The beat on ‘Dust Cold‘ is an understated soothing piano/keyboard sample over  boom bap drums.The Track ‘False allegations‘ calls out over hyped artists pulling stunts and other various fakers of life we must deal with in our day to day path.The beat is horns keyboards and tinny piano on ‘False allegations‘ matches the punchlines perfect Flowtecs put his emotions lyrically on his sleeve in the ‘The Iron Chancellor‘. Blending his verses perfectly into Bad Company symphonic compositions to cause the audience to visualize his lines as if a paint brush painted them. If your looking for fun party music with grab a beer and smoke a spliff. Then stay away from ‘The Iron Chancellor The subject matter here is much darker and deeper and mature then that. While having its moments it not a depressing album. Quite introspective in many parts. Reflecting on the pain and everyday struggle while also warning of the snakes and hazards of our tenuous lives. Overall though its a nice debut from Flowtecs and Bad Company. A solid 8 track release for any fan of hip hop who like it raw and straight to the point bars. Beats are defo sick and you will not be disappointed with any of them. ‘The Iron Chancellor‘ is a must cop if you fall into the categories mentioned above.

Check the Track list of  ‘The Iron Chancellor

Back Cover of Iron Chancellor ft Flowtec and Badcompany

Back Cover of Iron Chancellor ft Flowtec and Badcompany

1.intro

2.shoot 2 kill

3.false allegations

4.humble beginnings

5.dust cloud

6.death paints a picture

7.Raw94

8.outro

 

 

Download the new  ‘The Iron Chancellor‘ here

If you wanna contact Flowtec

realtecs@live.co.uk

Soundcloud page https://soundcloud.com/flowtecs

If you wanna contact Bad Company

https://www.facebook.com/XBadCompany

Soundcloud page https://soundcloud.com/x-bad-company

 

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