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Check out the official video for 'Im On Dat' from 'Inspekta'. The video was directed by 'Charlotte Regan' and 'John Layton'. This is a trap mix of a London inspired track which is emulated in the video with its simple and engaging shots of street dancing.
'Jay, Ryo and Lili' are 'Grand Wa Zoo' from NW London, creating smooth American Influenced Hip Hop with a British front - joining peers 'Hawk House' and 'Loyle Carner' at the forefront of the scene. This debut track is produced and named after eclectic french songsmith 'Von D'.
New York City music imprint 'Cocoon Movements' presents 'Dark', the first leak off the 'Caterpillar Steps' compilation album (slated to drop in 2015). The single features the 'Cocoons caterpillars - Syntax, Liggy (L.I.F.E. Long) and Elohemstar' on the vocals, along with French producer 'Fatra Beats' on the boards.
Following the release of his first mixtape 'Cozmik' in 2013, Brooklyn lyricist 'Dillon Cooper' unveils his second instalment of mixtapes, 'X•XX', premiered yesterday on 'DatPiff'. The mixtape, which has been named in Roman numerals, was released at 10:20am EST, in conjunction with yesterdays date, which was also Coopers birthday.
Fresh out of Bristol, the 'Ambush Family Tree' are back. Always staying fiercely independent, 'AFT' have been smashing it with the D&B recently & has found some of the hottest underground music to surface in recent months gaining a steady reputation for quality output ‘The Moment’ showcases another Branch of the tree, Hip Hop, as they go back to their roots with some sharp vocally driven boom bap that drops us straight back in the 90s.
South African producer 'The Militia' links up with Bronx newcomers 'Oswin Benjamin & Leffway' over a soulful record where the MCs share their anxieties over the dangers of the world.
Following the release of her HUGE record ‘STOP’ 'SHYSTIE' slaps brand new record ‘Let Me Go’ on to the table. Premiered by 'DJ Target on BBC 1Xtra', 'Shysties' new sound has 'Deanyboy' on production and once again features sweet vocals from 'Jalissa'.
Weekly worldwide live radioshow hosted by 'Cool FD', supporting nothing but real and independent Hip Hop music.
Urban Vault caught up with U.S. based Millennium Jazz Music beatmaker/producer Garcia's Grooves to ask him some questions about his music, Collaborations & inspirations...
'Urban Vault International' Presents 'Unseen & Hellblazer - Astral Projection - Deluxe Edition', this is the fourth installment from Paris/France based producer 'Hellblazer' to grace the Vaults exclusive Bandcamp page. This time he is joined by New York based emcee 'Unseen'. 'Astral Projection' is often described as an out of body experience or journey of the soul outside the boundaries of the physical world we live in.