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Arguably the best Jay Z interviews ever released, conducted by Zane Lowe and Elliot Wilson.

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Popular duo remix fellow viper records producer Seven Lions dubstep track

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Fresh deep house from the up coming Anjuna Deep 05 album

Beat Culture Gold

Bass, dance music and hip-hop roundup. Fresh and current music audio and video for 2013. Featuring music from Chase & Status, Cyril Hahn, Rudimental,...

Magna Carta Holy Grail

Brand new Jay Z album for 2013....'Magna Carta Holy Grail'

Monday 14 November, 2011

Stevie Hyper D video footage (updated)

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Video footage from the legendary Stevie Hyper D!

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The concept for the UK week came about by the team and I talking earlier in the year about interviewing some big UK emcees.

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In part 1 (of 3) we discuss his introduction into jungle, first getting on radio, the influence of the early jungle MCs and reggae influence.

Wednesday 21 December, 2011

Skibadee interview – November 2011 (part 2)

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In part 2 (of 3) we discuss double time emceeing, pirate radio, the Knowledge Awards in ’99, what it takes to be a number 1 MC and his deal with...

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In part 3 (of 3) we discuss the end of the jungle era, artists he has worked with, Harry Shotta, the evolution of the UK MC, Chase & Status,...

Wednesday 28 March, 2012

Women In Hip-Hop

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...How far away are any of these images and lyrics from the objectification of women in the adult entertainment industry?

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I am one of the biggest fans of jungle and drum and bass emceeing. It is a very difficult skill to master...

shotta

....in part 1 (of 2) we talked on his background in music, UK hip-hop and the impact of grime.

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...in part 2 we discussed his introduction into the drum and bass scene, his 360 records deal and his favourite emcees of all time.

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Perhaps one of the most pivotal moments in hip-hop - Sylvia was a driving force behind the release of ‘Rapper’s Delight’ in 1979 on Sugar Hill...

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I have no doubt in my mind of how important this artist is and if you join up the dots, you will see the contribution and blueprints that have been...

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However, as we went into the editing process we realised what we could make out if it. Firstly from a film making point of view and secondly from a...

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.....really insightful look into jungle culture and arguably the greatest jungle and d&b label to ever exist.

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For those that know and those that don't, Stevie Hyper D is one of, if not the most influential UK MC of all time.

Astroid

With their recent tune 'BadA$$' making some serious waves.....

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.....how has hip-hop helped the Presidents Of the United States Of America?

Hot Natured & Ali Love - Benediction

...The conflict lies between artists remaining loyal to their fans and maintaining their essence, and wanting success and money...

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This encapsulates the entire conflict for artists, who have to compromise between staying true to their essence, and on the most basic level survive...

Photo by Joe Sanka - Notting Hill Carnival 2011

The origin does lie with the split in the scene. When jungle became drum & bass, the elite did make a decision to cut out the ragga vocal.

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One of the first artists to release on the now infamous independent label – Black Butter Records. RackNRuin is an artist to keep your eyes on.

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Erb N Dub is a talented producer from the South East of England, UK.

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Mystro is one of the most underrated MCs and rappers in the UK....

Wednesday 07 August, 2013

New music from Cyril Hahn

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Remix king releases a new track and a remix of one of his own

Beat Culture Gold

Beat Culture Update. July 26th 2013.

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Get your hands on a new mix that's literally hours old.....

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Regular news on the world of dance music, house, hip-hop, drum and bass and bass music on BeatCulture.net!

C&RLOOKBOOK 7

Interview with Josh Beech...