The second part of our look back at the best hip hop albums of the decade. This time, 2001 and Cannibal Ox, Roots Manuva and Aesop Rock.
There’s a few nice new releases out well worth a peep. Firstly the free EP from Reps and a heap of beats from Robot Koch, TheQ4, Mr. Cooper and DDay One.
A superb quick graffiti video from Ironlak Paints featuring Mr. Wany dropping an ill number on a rooftop somewhere in Milano, Italy.
The first of series looking back at great hip hop albums from the decade, starting with 2000, featuring Ghostface Killa, Dilated Peoples, Del and Outkast.
Capsule is the new project from the same mind behind Multilink Magazine, featuring some amazing artwork from the likes of Meggs, Duster, PandaYoghurt and Alex Young to name a few.
‘A Boom Bap Continuum’ is a huge mix of the best hip hop beats from 1999-2009, brought to you by 2Tall, Kper and DJ Clockwork.
We have a new set of exclusive tshirts out entitled ‘Styles Upon Styles’, with an exclusive design and super dope look.
A look at the new mixtape from South East London rapper Phoenix Da Icefire ‘Baptism Under Fire’ with some free mp3s to download.
The end of October saw the all-star graffiti crew Heavy Artillery with special guest Insa, host a show at the Prescription Art gallery here in Brighton. We have a photo gallery of shots from the opening night.
We’ve got a desktop wallpaper in from the crew at King Underground record shop, go there to bag up your beats and come here to dope up your desktop.
Videos from the tribute to Roc Raida in New York, including live sets from the Beat Junkies and DJ Craze.
We take a look at the new Tame One and Del album – Parallel Uni-verses including video and mp3 download as well as the new MF Doom compliation, Unexpected Guests.
Best of the beats
Our pick of the best podcasts:
- The Beat Magistral (Con Anima) (mp3) »
- D-Styles and The Glitch Mob (mp3) »
- Glitch Mob mix for XLR8R (mp3) »
We're listening to:
- Louis and Bebe Barron – Love At the Swimming Hole
- Cocteau Twins – Why Do You Love Me?
- Prurient – Many Jewels Surround The Crown
- Real Estate – Motorbikes
- Type O Negative – Red Water
- Trash Talk – Destroy
- Cid Rim – Snaredrum Therapy
- Kraftwerk – Aero Dynamik - live
- Long Arm – The Roots
- Invisibl Skratch Piklz – At the Circus With Mommie
- LoDeck & Omega One – Other Worlds (Interlude)
- LoDeck & Omega One – A Day In The Triangle
- LoDeck & Omega One – On A Path
- LoDeck & Omega One – NO RIMS
- LoDeck & Omega One – Postcards From The Third Rock