The British rapper turned soul singer Benjamin Paul Ballance-Drew, born in October 1983 is better known as Ben Drew aka Plan B. He released his critically acclaimed debut Hip Hop album, Who Needs Actions When You Got Words in 2006. But it was his second album, The Defamation of Strickland Banks, a concept soul album, [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Rap'
Edwin Huxley - Monday 11.07.11, 08:53am
John Williams - Monday 07.03.11, 19:56pm
A successful 2010 for Stanley Odd saw the six piece Scottish hip hop band release their debut album Oddio, headline the 2009 to 2010 Edinburgh Hogmanay Street Party to 15,000 people and play the T Break Stage at the T Festival to a capacity audience.
To kick off 2011 Stanley Odd have released their wonderful brand [...]
Terry Lane - Wednesday 05.01.11, 21:25pm
The Beastie Boys burst onto the UK music scene with their 1986 hit single, (You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party). The single was a commercial hit on both sides of the Atlantic and their debut album Licensed To Ill was released later the same year to critical acclaim.
The album sat firmly in the [...]
John Williams - Wednesday 23.06.10, 16:48pm
Back in 2006 with the release of his Youth album the world discovered the sound of Matisyahu a Hasidic Jewish musician living in New York writing and singing his own reggae songs about his religious devotion.
This week sees the release of the latest album from Matisyahu, Light,his first full length for three years. Featuring the [...]
Robbie Spargo - Wednesday 26.05.10, 14:30pm
Dour Festival 15, 16, 17th, 18th July
Dour Festival in southern Belgium has released its full line-up! This excellent festival for fans of alternative music in whatever genre you can think of has 200 bands over 4 days on 6 stages and music from 12am to 5am.
Recently awarded the prize for the best medium-sized European festival, [...]