Released on Friday June 7th, the “Natsukashii EP” by veteran hip hop crew Belles in Monica was the third in a series of specially commissioned recordings to mark this year’s relaunch of label New Dawn Records.

The follow up to April’s “Y’All In Meltdown EP”, the new EP includes re-worked and re-produced originals only previously available on vinyl, together with never before available instrumentals and exclusive new recordings, their first in 15 years.

There have already been a couple of reviews published of the new release, one by UK magazine “The Wee Review” and the other by US online “TripleOT” – click the links to read their appraisals.

News items covering the group’s single and EP releases over the past couple of months have also appeared in a number of other online published from both sides of the Atlantic

The fourth and final EP in this special series will be released a little later in the year and consist of a number of remixes legendary turntablist DJ Krash Slaughta produced with the group

The label meanwhile are expected to announce some new roster additions over the summer. Get the news first at their official website www.newdawnrecs.com and via their new official social media accounts on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook

Both Belles in Monica EPs are available to download and stream from all major platforms and stores, as is the “Sapientia EP” by Underground Cartel, an international hip hop project spearheaded by producer Kruze featuring rappers from the USA, UK, Europe and Africa

These include Meswy from Madrid, now based in NYC, the late great Primo Brown from legendary Italian crew Cor Veleno, Zimbabwean Dumi Right, UK Rapstation host & MC Mr CRF, Beni Blanco from French group Originaire du Sud, Swiss Precise from Long Beach’s KBH crew, Boston’s Yukonn MC, Virginia’s Black Market and many more.

All are for the hip hop connoisseur : dope rhymes, bangin beats & superior turntablism. Check them out on Spotify

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Released today by New Dawn Records, Underground Cartel’s “Sapientia EP” is the definition of international hip hop.

Produced by Kruze as a showcase for independent male and female artists from the USA, UK, Europe and Africa, the concept is represented in its truest form as all perform in their native tongues. 

Stateside there’s coast to coast representation courtesy of Swiss Precise (KBH crew Long Beach), Sacramento’s Crazy Ballhead, Midwest rapper Brandon J Atlas, Boston’s Yukonn MC, Black Market from Virginia, Tone Rome of Baltimore’s Raw Dialect crew and Brooklyn’s female MC Lockness. 

London’s Creamo and UK Rapstation host Mr CRF are joined by Zimbabwean Dumi Right, with a heavy European contingent in the form of Madrid’s El Meswy, Beni Blanco from French crew “Originaire du Sud”, German rapper Grizu, Croatia’s Magellano and Dutchman Bleek Wonder.  The Italian scene has double representation in the shape of female lyricist Marya and the late, great Primo Brown from legendary crew Cor Veleno.   

All stand shoulder to shoulder trading bars which move seamlessly through each track and territory.  The result is a fresh, eclectic and extremely rare mix of rhymes, beats and turntablism, essential listening for the global hip hop connoisseur.

Available to stream and download from Apple, Amazon, Beatport, Deezer, & Soundcloud Also streaming on Spotify

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In addition to our “Hip Hop Bangerz” playlists on Soundcloud & Spotify, we have now created a video version on Youtube.

These are all artists we’ve worked with and tracks, or in this case videos, we’ve promoted over many years up to the present day

Included in the 18 videos are Souls of Mischief, Verbal Kent, Horseshoe Gang, Constant Deviants, Deeprooted (Mr Brady, Brea, DJ Artistic and Johaz of Dag Savage), Melanin 9, Iron Braydz, Vast Aire, Matt Maddox, 050 Boyz, Gangalee, ethemadassassin and a couple by Copywrite featuring Royce da 5’9″, Genesis Elijah, Sean Price & S.A.S.

There are also the video trailers for the new Belles in Monica EP’s “Y’All in Meltdown” and “Natsukashii” as well as the Underground Cartel EP “Sapientia” featuring artists from the USA, UK, Europe & Africa including Swiss Precise, Yukonn MC & Black Market from the States, Madrid’s El Meswy, Beni Blanco from French crew “Originaire du Sud”, Croatian rapper Magellano, Zimbabwe’s Dumi Right, the UK’s Rapstation host & MC Mr CRF and the late great Primo from legendary Italian crew Cor Veleno.

A quality mix of flows, styles and productions for all those who appreciate dope rhymes, beats and turntablism. Check it out

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Hip hop crew Belles in Monica just released their single “Y’All Under Surveillance” b/w “Meltdown” through the newly relaunched label New Dawn Records.

Remixes are courtesy of G-Sharp, legendary turntablist & DMC finalist DJ Krash Slaughta and Phi Life Cypher producer DJ Nappa featuring cuts by DJ Mr Thing

Now available on Spotify, Apple, Tidal, Deezer, Amazon & iTunes – choose your preferred streaming option HERE

Also streaming on Soundcloud as part of the Hip Hop Bangerz playlist which includes joints featuring Bumpy Knuckles, Skyzoo, Talib Kweli, Ultramagnetic MCs, Vast Aire, Cappadonna, Verbal Kent, Apollo Brown, Tragedy Khadafi, Planet Asia, Constant Deviants & more

Next up from the crew is the release of their “Y’All in Meltdown – Lazarus Volume 1 EP” on April 26th, then another new single “Smoke Filled Rooms” on May 24th.

Keep up to date with all of New Dawn Records’ developments and news at their Official Website and via their social media platforms Twitter, Instagram and Facebook

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North west London rapper Da Flyy Hooligan released his new album “S.C.U.M.” yesterday, October 27th.

In an extremely rare step for a British hip hop artist, he signed with a US label for the release, Miami’s 22 Entertainment. Produced entirely by Agor, featured artists are current US luminaries Westside Gunn and Hus Kingpin, and availability is on multiple formats from stores worldwide including Amazon, Bandcamp, iTunes and Spotify.

Two early reviews have just been published, both from the States. One is by Youtube channel “The Report Card Podcast” and the other by “Balcony Life Blog”. Check out what they had to say :

Watch the video of The Report Card Podcast review

Read Balcony Life Blog’s review HERE

Listen to the full album stream on Bandcamp where it’s available to buy on CD and digital formats

Look out for more reviews of the album in the coming weeks and a new official video due to launch on November 6th. Meanwhile, connect with DFH on social media via Twitter, IG and Facebook

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It’s been a remarkable year for NY State producer Frost Gamble, currently resident in Winnipeg, Canada.

Since signing with Miami label 22 Entertainment early in 2016, he has seen his star rise rapidly through a series of releases, and with 2018 looking set to be yet another major step forward in his career, he took time out recently to speak with DJ Lady Su, editor of French magazine “Hip Hop Breath”

Having just returned from NYC where he was with Tone Chop promoting their new album “Respect Is Earned Not Given”, including a guest appearance on DJ Eclipse’s Sirius XM ‘Rap Is Outta Control Show’, he reflects on the past 12 months which included the release of the pair’s “Veteran” EP, the album “Black Beach” with Detroit’s ZotheJerk and the EP “Rare Fabric” with Tragedy Khadafi out this Friday, October 20th.

He discusses his current work with Royce da 5’9″ and Horseshoe Gang and his new album “I Missed My Bus” due out next year which includes luminaries such as Crooked I, Rah Digga, Conway, Skyzoo, Ras Kass, Sadat X, Ruste Juxx, Guilty Simpson and many more.

His deal with 22 Ent has been the catalyst for his upward trajectory, and he outlines the nature of their working relationship and benefits this has brought. The one time b-boy and rap battler also gives his views on contemporary hip hop culture and the political situation in the USA seen from the standpoint of an American native now based north of the border.

READ THE ARTICLE IN FULL HERE

All of his releases are available from 22 Ent’s BANDCAMP store and as the label are districuted worldwide by The Orchard, you will also find them from Amazon, iTunes, Spotify and many more

As examples of Frost’s prowess on the boards, check out these bangers

LEAVE IT ALONE (Tribute to Sean P) ft Ruste Juxx & Nobi (from Veteran EP with Tone Chop)

RISK VS REWARD ft Sadat X (from Black Beach album with ZotheJerk)

WALK THE WALK ft Kool G Rap (from Respect Is Earned Not Given album with Tone Chop)

THAT’S STREET (from Rare Fabric EP with Tragedy Khadafi)

Look out for more press coverage on Frost Gamble shortly and connect with him on social media – he’s very sociable on there – via Twitter, IG and Facebook

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Harlesden’s Da Flyy Hooligan has been at the forefront of the burgeoning UK rap scene for a number of years and has been long regarded as one of England’s most gifted and creative lyricists.

He also spent some time based in NYC and has worked with the calibre of Sav Killz, Hasan Salaam, Prince Po, DV Alias Khryst, Dead Prez, the late Sean Price.

In a rare step for a British rap artist, he has signed with a US label for the release of his new album “S.C.U.M.” in the shape of Miami’s 22 Entertainment. Out on Friday 27th October, guest featured artists include current Stateside luminaries Westside Gunn and Hus Kigpin.

French online magazine “In The Mood TV” has just published a preview of the album which you can read HERE

The album is available to pre-order in physical and digital formats from various online stores including Amazon, iTunes and Bandcamp

From the album he has released the singles “Savile Row” & “Distress Signals” plus an official video for the track “Asantihini”. Earlier this week he also released the video “Velvet Cake” lifted off his EP “F.Y.L.P.M.” released earlier in the summer.

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