UK Rapper LATE has been releasing music independently now for over ten years. This talented emcee came into the game back in 1999 as the integral part of his group Villains, before putting together Wolftown Committee and eventually going solo in 2002. He has released a total of three mixtapes, three albums and two EP's and in his career has been played by various radio stations such as BBC Radio One (Tim Westwood, John Peel, Steve Lamacq), BBC 1Xtra (Raw Kwame), Galaxy FM, Choice FM as well as hundreds of international radio stations such as American stations Optimo Radio Houston, Damage Control Radio and Sirius Radio.
2010 was LATE's most prolific year as an artist seeing him release his second full length album 'UK Rapscallion' which featured Iron Braydz, Genesis Elijah, Supar Novar, Cyclonious, TBear and more as well as releasing a third album 'From The Vaults' which was a collection of LATE's underground tracks and previously unreleased material. More recently LATE released brand new digital EP entitled 'Street Product' which includes features from Gucci Mane, K-Rino & SPC, label mate Jai Boo, Triggamane and more.
LATE's grind continues as he is currently recording and putting the finishing touches to his fourth album 'Street Science'. This album will have some very special features and again is produced by his producer and right hand man Tricksta. LATE's is a rapper that is making noise all over the globe and has now featured on over 100 releases and mixtapes, as well as hosting numerous mixtapes. This year promises to be another big year for LATE, so get ready for the new single and video dropping in the Spring 2011.
Check out this FREE download track LATE Feat Rapper K, M.E.N.I.S & Caper 'Moving Forward' taken from LATE's 'Street Product EP'
Already blowing up the spot for a few weeks on the underground, this freestyle from this Barbados born, New York & Toronto raised talent that now resides in the UK, Fdot1 is not just your normal 'run-of-the-mill' rapper, he is so much more and this track displays that.
He has been supported by a string of leading UK DJ's such as Ras Kwame (BBC1Xtra) and DJ 279 (Choice FM) and has performed live alongside acts such as Ms Dynamite, De La Soul, Immortal Technique and more. Fdot1 has also collaborated and produced with a bunch of talented names like Durrty Goodz, Mike GLC, Blemish Blackstorm, Asher D (So Solid), Sizzla, Beenie Man, Bounty Killer and more.
Here Fdot1 fuses all styles of Hip-Hop, Grime and Reggae. Fdot1 flows like a river on Skepta's 'Mike Lowery' instrumental. There are a few rappers already that have gone in on this beat but none of them are quite like this! When asked about the track this is what Fdot1 said.
"The verses are freestyle & the hook came out of the freestyle, so I figured, daaaaamn dem barz need to be repeated, POW!!""
Watch out for the FDot1's 'Money MusicK' album dropping 4th May 2011 featuring Dray Delta, Stat-Us, 2-Amplified, Malarchi with production from Vivid Beatz, Strat Carter, Malarchi and Fdot1. A sampler of the 'Money MusicK' album can be heard here: * http://fdot1.com/moneymusick.html *