INTRODUCING CONFUCIUS MC
South London’s Confucius MC is a unique voice, rising above the noise and cutting through the clichéd conversations. The son of a Irish/British teacher and a Grenadian musician, the young Con fell upon the teachings of his namesake - the Chinese philosopher Confucius - after becoming enamoured with the movies of Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan and the like.
After buying Wu Tang Clan’s iconic ’36 Chambers’ album with his high school work experience money the seed was planted. But it wasn’t until he heard A Tribe Called Quest’s Dilla-produced ‘Beats, Rhymes & Life’that his own unique brand of lyricism began to blossom.
As one half of live duo =CoN+KwAkE= Con has opened up for the likes of Mos Def and Slum Village; the MC/drummer tag-team’s unique stage show spawning a formula that Kwake has since masterfully translated to his backing of MC’s like Jehst, Dels and the mighty DOOM.
A low-key presence within musical circles, Con has performed and worked with the likes of Eric Lau,Speakers Corner Quartet, Hejira and Micachu & The Shapes over the course of his musical development.
In his day job Con puts his philosophical outlook to good use, running creative writing workshops for young people in his community. He has also been developing his own play ‘The Panopticon’, leading a one-off scratch performance at the prestigious Battersea Arts Centre in Spring 2013.
His debut release ‘The Highest Order’ - produced entirely by Parisian beat-smith Keor Meteor - looks set to firmly establish Confucius MC as one of London’s emerging new talents.
Twitter: @confuciusmc / Instagram: @confuciusmc / Facebook: Confucius MC
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Fliptrix - 'Duppying The Style' taken from the brand new Fliptrix project 'Out The Box', produced by Rebs. The CD contains 6 brand new exclusive tracks and 6 exclusive remixes from the critically acclaimed 'Third Eye Of The Storm' LP. The project features Farma G (Task Force), Buggsy and Verb T and is out now on High Focus Records.
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ACTUAL FACTS is proud to present his first Various Artist release dedicated to the sounds of the 90's. The Golden Era…where beatmakin and rappin took the lead and elevate themselves to Art. There was a sparkle and that sparkle is still alive. We've put together some of the most gifted underground beatmakers and mcs from Europe and USA for bringin this old good feeling back. Enjoy!
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Sunday, April 13, 2014
When your product is "That Dope," you're bound to know "the dopes, the pushers, the addicts, everybody," a tag that is also appropriate for the title ofShabaam Sahdeeq's leadoff single to his forthcoming album, 'Keepers of the Lost Art.' The DJ Skizz produced street anthem, which barrows from Nas's classic "Street Dreams," creates the perfect backdrop for the Five Star General S-Dub to 'navigate the foolery' that'll have you watching your back after every turn. "That Dope" includes guest features from Brooklyn's premier pandererWais P and the always lyrically sharp Sha Stimuli. Keepers of the Lost art is set to drop on April 22nd, via Below System.. watch out!
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Thursday, April 10, 2014
Brooklyn rhymer One Dae speaks on non believers and is here to prove that there is no excuse for not getting down. While the potent, grimy bars from Dae enter your ears as the hard hitting Marco Polo beat accompanies his message, the surreal video from director Steven Tapia is a true spectacle. Vibrant and off the wall with its use of everything from CNN parodies to Port-A-Potties and motion graphics, it's a video that showcases Dae's critical and humorous tone throughout the track. "Bang This" is the first single from One Dae's latest project, Daes & Times, which is available on CD and digital download.. bang this today.
Vocals: One Dae
Produced by: Marco Polo
Directed by: Steven Tapia
Label: Coalmine Records
• iTunes: http://bit.ly/1dPLmlk
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