Following on from their massive club smash 'Wine de Best' ft. Busy Signal, Fatman Scoop & Kano still currently a hot fave with DJ's, Orange Hill Productions return with their new single, this time collaborating with dancehall supremo extraordinaire, Vybz Kartel. Continuing to push boundaries with their unique artistic vocal pairings, the dancehall influenced UK rap maestro Sneakbo provides that homegrown flavour on the remix.
Revolution' , Northwest London emcee AC is back with another release called 'My Perspective' . This new four track EP is the fourth prelude to his brand new album 'Keep It Together' which is currently just getting the finishing touches and is due out soon. It is also released in celebration of AC rapping in the modern opera 'Pop'pea', at the Theatre du Chatelet in Paris, with Libertines star Carl Barat and Marc Almond of Soft Cell 'Tainted Love' fame. AC is currently rehearsing for this in Paris and the production will be showing from the 31st May until the 7th of June. This EP sees AC team up with producer Otee the Scoundral who gives up three brilliantly soulful beats, while AC handles the production on the title track. AC has also enlisted the help of legendary New York hustler D-21 of Blackmobb, who now lives in London, on the track 'Better Days'. It can be downloaded from acthemc.bandcamp.com for free or for a donation!
AC has been putting it down for years and is well known for selling 45,000 copies of his critically acclaimed CD's 'Human trash', 'Youthanasia', and the 'Prophecy for Profit' Street Album on the streets, with no major backing, promotion or distribution. He recently impressed the Hip-Hop fraternity with his 'New Day EP', 'Prophecy for Profit EP' and 'Music ain't the Revolution EP', collaborating with Hip-hop legend & producer Jabbathakut, Deadman Walkn, Ill thought Process, Hip-Hop veterans Genesis Elijah and D21 of Blackmobb.
AC has also shared stages with US acts such as Common, Wu Tang, The Outlawz, Capone'n'Noreaga, UK acts such as Skinnyman & Klashnekoff, Grime acts such as Sway & Chipmunk and R'n'B acts such as Estelle, Jay Sean and Marques Houston, as well Asian music stars Panjabi MC & Rishi Rich Project and drum'n'bass DJs such as BBC Radio One's Grooverider & Fabio, Andy C and many more. In the Drum n Bass scene he is a resident MC for Random Concept, one of the biggest rave promoters in the UK, and mceed at the Global Energy Weekender in Newquay, Cornwall this March 16th to 19th. He is mcing at their next massive event, a 12 hour rave marathon called 'The Summer Gathering', on 28th July 2012.
Support for AC is in abundance too, with his previous music videos getting play of MTV Base, Channel U/AKA, Passion TV, Brit Asia TV and many more, as well as getting radio spins from the likes of Tim Westwood, Zane Lowe, Shortee Blitz, Ras Kwame, Bobby Friction, Nihal, Semtex and features and reviews in the likes of Hip-Hop Connection, One Week To Live, DJ Magazine, Mixmag and many more.
AC has also worked with BBC Blast, teaching children and teenagers stage performance & rapping, as well as appearing rapping on the movie extras of the Noel Clarke's acclaimed UK film 'Kidulthood'. AC's music combines humour, social commentary and robust beats delivered with a message of positivity to the youth. AC has now expanded his brand with the 'Achilles Charrington Range', an exclusive clothing line that includes jackets and T-Shirts, as well as starting an acting career, starring in the online horror show 'The S State' and his own current affairs talk-show, AC & T, the 'Pop'pea' opera in Paris will be his debut on the French stage.
Pittsburgh's own Roscoe Wiki released the visual for his single "Fuck Valentine's Day" which will be featured on his forthcoming mixtape "90's Baby Music". The Video was shot and edited by Roscoe who also produced the record. Please Enjoy.
After receiving a great response from blogs, sites and fans for their most recent installment of the Two Turntables and a Mic series, Scheme and DJ Scend are at it again. Today Ruby Hornet premiered the video for this series, which pays homage to the legendary Pete Rock. The video was shot in their hometown of Chicago and with the help of Sense Hernandez of Beast Factory Films, who directed, shot and edited the video, it's nothing less than the great quality work the duo continuously puts out.