Saturday, 29 January 2011

Sonnyjim 'The Psychonaut' album sampler + free download

Birmingham's Sonnyjim has his debut album 'The Psychonaut' dropping soon via Eat Good Records and Australia's Obese Records. Here we have an album sampler you can download. Plus an exclusive joint 'The Ceaser Code' produced by Melbourne's Sammy Scissors, lifted off the free 'Psychonaut EP' coming before the album, which features bonus cuts from the sessions that formed the forthcoming LP.

Sonnyjim 'The Ceaser Code'

Also watch for an exclusive freestyle session he's just recorded here in the Suspect Packages bunker for next months radio show, plus a bunch of unheard joints, available next week...

Friday, 28 January 2011

Tuesday, 25 January 2011

Suspect Packages Live with Kashmere, Verb T & Fliptrix

Friday the 11th of February we're back at Vibe Live on Brick Lane, SUSPECT PACKAGES takes it LIVE with another stormin' showcase of the finest emcees the UK's Hip Hop scene has to offer...

These three names shouldn't need much introduction if you're in the know, basically Kashmere and Verb T have been on the grind since the late 90's releasing product. And both have just dropped brand new albums, Kashmere's 'Galaktus : Power Cosmic' on Boot Records, and Verb T's 'Serious Games' on YNR Productions. Come and witness both mic veterans performing live on one stage...

Not only that, but they'll be joined by Fliptrix, himself no stranger to releasing dope product, his second album 'Theory Of Rhyme' has consistently sold well since its release last year, get to know. His High Focus Records label is killing it right now!

All this plus residents Disorda & DJ LoK who'll be dropping Hip Hop & Reggae pressure...

Taking place @ Vibe Live (upstairs @ Vibe Bar), Brick Lane, London, E1. Kicking off at 8pm, and ending at 1am. It's free entry if you reach the downstairs bar at Vibe before 8pm, and £4 thereafter...


Monday, 24 January 2011

The Big Chill Presents... Mixcloud: The History of Hip Hop

Date for ya diary... Saturday 26th Feb @ The Big Chill Bar, Kings Cross. Catch me in amongst this killer line up, dropping a special history of UK Hip Hop set for Mixclouds new monthly night. Facebook event page.

Sonny Jim 'Dunbars Number' video

New vid from the Birmingham high grade emcee Sonny Jim, 'Dunbars Number' is produced by Brighton's 184, the bonus track lifted off the Eat Good Records 'Trading Standards Remixes' release... How sick is SJ's flow in this!

Wednesday, 19 January 2011

The Illersapiens 'Soul Jam Slaughter Vol.1'

Fresh from South London's Illersapiens crew, checka check, 'Soul Jam Slaughter Vol.1' mixtape... get to know.

Skandal/Rewd Adams 'Spaceship' video

Here's a new video lifted off Skandal's 'Hunger Pains' that dropped last year...

Now reporting under the name Rewd Adams, watch for the forthcoming long player 'Rewd Awakening' dropping next month. Featuring Klashnekoff, P-Money, Black The Ripper, Graziella & Neenah. Plus production from Beat Butcha, M-Phazes, Sivey, Jetsun, Ed Strong, Jon Phonics & LoudMouth Melvin... pow!

Tuesday, 18 January 2011

Mystro '2010 Rap Up' video

Big big shout to Mystro for not only coming up trumps with yet another year rap up, but also this dope video to make it that much better. You can cop the hard copy of his killer 'Digmund Freud EP' at, well, you know where... And be on the look out for his album 'Mystrogen' coming later this year.

Suspect Packages Live flix & footage...

Big upz to all who reached this months SP LIVE with Kal Sereousz, Melanin 9 and Cyrus Malachi reppin' fully!

Apologies to anyone who reached expecting it to be free entry, as we advertised, and then had to pay! Blame the management of the venue who decided to switch things up at 10pm without telling us, nice.

Here's a few pics taken by one of the regulars, big up Ria! Our normal photographer James forgot his camera charger, long story. There's also some live footage courtesy of DJ LoK, big up bro! Till' next month, Friday 11th of February.

...oh yeah, don't watch that balloon business, they were left over from NYE and I for one wasn't taking them all down.

Al Fingers 'Greensleeves, The First 10 Years' mixtape

My man Al Fingers has let loose his high grade mixtape for the mighty force that is Greensleeves Records, one of the UK's longest standing Reggae labels, first established in 1975.

Recently Al joined forces with Stüssy Deluxe to release a book showcasing tunes from the first decade (1977–87) of the label, “Greensleeves The First 100 Covers“. The accompanying mixtape was a killer selection, and you can now download it for free.

Watch for a new night with myself and Al Fingers starting up real soon, details to follow... Check his site for some more niceness, remix style and fashion.

Mixtape tracklist:

3.In The Area (Dubplate) — JOHNNY OSBOURNE
5.Jah Give Us Life To Live — WAILING SOULS
6.I Love King Selassie — BLACK UHURU
7.No Lollipop No Sweet So — JOHNNY OSBOURNE
8.Sister Carol — BARRINGTON LEVY
9.Ice Cream Love — JOHNNY OSBOURNE
10.Fattie Boom Boom — RANKING DREAD
11.How The West Was Won — TOYAN
13.Duppy Or Gunman — YELLOWMAN
14.Wa-Do-Dem — EEK-A-MOUSE
15.Wild Inna Eighty One Style — ERROL SCORCHER
16.Entertainment — TRISTON PALMA
18.Another One Bites The Dust — GENERAL SAINT & CLINT EASTWOOD
19.Jacqueline – HUGH MUNDELL
20.African Ting — TOYAN
21.Fire House Rock — WAILING SOULS
22.Wa Dem A Do (Al Fingers Fire House Rock Remix) — MAVADO
23.I’m Not Crazy — DON CARLOS
24.Look How Me Sexy — LINVAL THOMPSON
25.Yellowman Getting Married — YELLOWMAN
26.War Is In The Dance — FRANKIE PAUL
27.Anarexol (Live At Aces) — EEK-A-MOUSE
29.Prison Oval Rock — BARRINGTON LEVY
30.Janet Sinclair — LITTLE JOHN & BILLY BOYO
31.Ganja Smuggling — EEK-A-MOUSE
32.100 Weight Of Collie Weed — CARLTON LIVINGSTON
33.Police In Helicopter — JOHN HOLT
34.Youths Pon The Corner — JOHN HOLT
35.Love Feelings — CULTURAL ROOTS
37.Boneman Connection — NICODEMUS
38.Zungguzungguzuzungguzeng — YELLOWMAN
39.Here I Come (Al Fingers Diseases Remix) — BARRINGTON LEVY
40.All I Want (Al Fingers Diseases Remix) — SIZZLA & MORGAN HERITAGE
41.The Going Is Rough (Al Fingers Diseases Remix) — HOME T, COCOA TEA & CUTTY RANKS
42.Crazy Girl — HALF PINT
43.Mister Chin — YELLOWMAN
44.Mister Wong — YELLOWMAN & FATHEAD
45.Nobody Move Nobody Get Hurt — YELLOWMAN
46.Under Mi Sensi — BARRINGTON LEVY
47.Pass The Tu-Sheng-Peng — FRANKIE PAUL
48.It A Fi Burn — JOSEY WALES
49.Joker Smoker — TRISTON PALMA
50.Boom-Shack-A-Lack — JUNIOR REID
51.Old Time Something — JUNIOR REID
52.Mr Landlord — HALF PINT
53.Hog In A Minty — NITTY GRITTY
54.No Sound Like We — JOHNNY OSBOURNE
55.Under Mi Sleng Teng — WAYNE SMITH
56.Blueberry Hill — YELLOWMAN

Cyrus Malachi 'Ancient Future' artwork

Dropping early April via No Cure Records, featuring Ruste Juxx, Bronze Nazareth, Kevlaar 7, Killa Sha, Darkim Be Allah, The Wisemen, M9, Kyza, Iron Braydz & Cypher Jewels. The debut album 'Ancient Future' from Triple Darkness & Orphans Of Cush affiliate, Cyrus Malachi.

The full tracklist and a leak from the album will drop next month, until then, school yaself and cop the 'Isis Papers' mixtape as a free download or a limited run hard copy...

Monday, 17 January 2011

Phi-Life Cypher '2, 3, Break' video

Killer new jammie from Life, Si Phili & DJ Nappa aka Luton town's finest Phi-Life Cypher, '2, 3, Break' lifted off their forthcoming album entitled 'The Professionals'.

Sunday, 16 January 2011

Killa Instinct 'Inhuman Monster' video

Lifted off the Naked Ape Records 12" release, here's a new vid for 'Inhuman Monster' from uk veterans Killa Instinct, also featuring the one like Krash Slaughta on the cut... An interesting visual experience that involves a lady spinning round in a bed, always good.

Friday, 14 January 2011

Joker Starr - 'Hip Hop Transition' video

Really feeling this new joint from Joker Starr, 'Hip Hop Transition', produced by Jehst. Watch for the debut album 'Blood-Ren' dropping some time this year...

Wednesday, 12 January 2011

Dub Chronicles

Kicking off my all new Dub Chronicles radio show, a monthly affair taking you on a journey through the foundation of Dub music, its relations, and its future... Expect allsorts, hope you like it, give me feedback please, good or bad.

Download or stream from or listen from the Mixcloud player below.

Dub Chronicles - January 2011 playlist:

01> lloyd charmers – ready talk
02> lloyd charmers – there is something about you
03> delroy wilson – I’m not a king
04> carlton & the shoes – me and you
05> jacob miller – westbound train
06> errol dunkley – you’re gonna need me
07> alton ellis – why birds follow spring
08> the paragons – only a smile
09> luciano – moving on
10> professor levy – deliverance
11> da grynch – police in dub
12> million stylez – police in helicopter
13> mr williamz – babylon in helicopter
14> yt – heat seeking camera
15> blackout ja – rastaman
16> john holt – police in helicopter
17> anthony que – ease up the pressure
18> jah jah yute – rough life
19> queen omega – travelling
20> ras didi – give I strength
21> raszo s k zion – give thanks
22> datta riddim – sax version
23> natural black – dog nyammings
24> subatomic sound system & nomadic wax feat.anthony b, bajah, jahdan blakkamoore – nyc-2-africa
25> deadly hunta – give thanks
26> capital 1212 feat.tenor fly – don man sound (1212’s big toes station mix)
27> spragga benz feat nas – this is my way
28> tippa irie – all this music (soulforce remix)
29> top cat – gal a look nice (soulforce remix)
30> shabba ranks – dancehall ram (soulforce remix)
31> evergreen, landlord & ruckspin feat.danman – righteous
32> conroy smith – dangerous (dubstep mix)
33> bukkh – drift
34> footsie – highgrade no bush dub
35> gadman dubs – chocolate foundation (fused forces remix)
36> sly & the revolutionaries – cocaine
37> scientist – steppers
38> the new establishment – addis a wa wa
39> king jammy – far east riddim
40> red dragon – jam down posse
41> cocoa tea – tune in
42> home t – are you going my way
43> anthony Johnson – gun shot
44> bobby melody – sensie man
45> barrington Spence – rockers time
46> mafia & fluxy – party time riddim version
47> natty king & spectacular – sweet Jamaica
48> leroy sibbles – party time
49> ilements – free up the herbs
50> glen washington – jah love holding firm
51> the heptones – party time

Monday, 10 January 2011

Rewd Adams 'Rewd Awakening' coming soon

Watch for the launch party at Suspect Packages Live...

DJ Slademan 'Endangered Species' promo video

Fresh from Suspect Packages as a free download, and hopefully a limited CD run, on the 24th of January will be DJ Slademan's 'Endangered Species'. Featuring a sick tracklist and exclusive heat from this Peterborough based producer/DJ, check the line up...

Friday, 7 January 2011

M9 & Kal Sereousz 'Suspect Packages Live' promo mix

Nuff said, be there, next Friday, experience two of the UK's finest live on stage...

M9 and Kal Sereousz Suspect Packages Promo by Kalsereousz

Wednesday, 5 January 2011

'Suspect Packages Radio Show' with Jam Baxter & Dirty Dike live

The first radio show of Twenty 11 finds the usual newness up in the mix, including Mystro's '2010 Rap Up', and the second half of the show getting handed over to Jam Baxter & Dirty Dike outta Contact Play. Rocking it back an forth on the mic, talking on their forthcoming projects, and playing some exclusive material due for release later this year... nice.

Download this months 2 hour show by hittin' up Sensei.FM (having a few issues with it playing from the Sensei site right now), or play the show from the Mixcloud player below >

January 2011 playlist:

01> Mystro – 2010 Rap Up / promo
02> Styly Cee feat.Midnyte & Cappo – In Ya Area / Son Records promo
03> Spida Lee – Back In The Game / Don't Talk To Strangers
04> Baron Samedi – Hip-Hop / promo
05> Lotek feat.Jimmy Screech – Dreader Than Dread / Counter Clockwise Records
06> Styly Cee feat.Midnyte – Hustle / Son Records promo
07> M9 – Tug The Rope (Jon Phonics Remix) / Triple Darkness
08> Kal Sereousz feat.Ramson Badbonez & Mystro – Tired / no label
09> Kal Sereousz – Gadgets / no label
10> Disciple, Evileyz & J Toker – Ode To The Realist / Northern Structure Records
11> Stagga feat.Skamma & Joe Blow – The Squidge / promo
12> Styly Cee feat.Scorzayzee – Not From Round Here / Son Records promo
---------------- Jam Baxter & Dirty Dike live --------------
13> Jam Baxter & Dirty Dike – Interview part 1
14> Jam Baxter feat.Dirty Dike – Banana Shaped Armour Plates / High Focus Records
15> Jam Baxter & Dirty Dike – Interview part 2
16> Jam Baxter & Dirty Dike – Judged Like An Idiot / High Focus Records promo
17> Jam Baxter & Dirty Dike – Interview part 3
18> Dirty Dike – Levitate / High Focus Records promo
19> Jam Baxter & Dirty Dike – Interview part 4
20> Jam Baxter & Dirty Dike feat.Ronnie Bosh – One Drink / High Focus Records promo
21> Jam Baxter & Dirty Dike – Live Freestyle

Extra shout to Fliptrix for this footage too, blaps!

Interview Part One >

Interview Part Two >

Live Freestyle Part One >

Live Freestyle Part Two >

Epic Freestyle bonus >

Monday, 3 January 2011

Blaktrix feat.Ralph Rip Shit 'No Drama'

Blaktrix is gearing up for the release of his album 'Some People Never Go Crazy', due to drop on Associated Minds 'before April'. Here we have a video for the Rola produced joint 'No Drama' featuring fellow Cardiff homeboy and all round good bloke Ralph Rip Shit.

Joker Starr - Shame Dub

Joker Starr passes on a gift for the new year, while Iron Braydz provides the beat... Nuff said. Cop it. Watch for Joker Starr's album dropping this year, and Braydz' come to think of it, big.

Shame DUB by flukebeatpress