The esteemed Peoples Army emcee and vocalist Amy True comes through with a brand new video for Change, one of the first tracks to be featured from her forthcoming debut solo album Eleven, which we now have available in the pre-orders section. Production here is handled by the man like Chemo.
Da Flyy Hooligan hits us up with another ice cold smash, here's Asantihini lifted off the forthcoming S.C.U.M (Supreme Cut Untouched Magnificence) album, produced entirely by Agor.
Fresh into the pre-orders section we now have the forthcoming High Focus Records album from Verb T & Pitch 92 up for grabs, it's entitled Good Evening and landing with us on CD (6th October), and double vinyl (17th October). A fully impressive set of tracks throughout, skillfully crafted by the Mouse Outfit producer and laid with the dopeness from veteran Verbs'. Guest spots also come from King Kashmere, Black Josh, Ocean Wisdom, Jehst, Sparkz, Moreone, DRS, Confucius MC, BVA, Fliptrix & Rye Shabby. Check out the latest video below and hit the links above for more. Quality produce.
This coming Friday, tune ya TV dial into BBC4 at 9pm for The Last Pirates - Britain's Rebel DJs, as Rodney P takes us on a journey exploring the UK's pirate radio history with those who kicked it all off, and looking at the influence it's had on todays artists, labels and culture. I personally grew up on pirate radio tapes, and my radio career started out on pirate stations when I was 17, Mix FM in Hinckley, Leicestershire, then on to Beat FM in Harlesden when I moved to London, and then Itch FM, all over numerous tower blocks and spots in North London, so I most certainly will be locked onto this. Check the trailer below.
Finally I can let off the new Children Of Zeus track Smoke With Me, check it out on The Story So Far... that's currently available in the pre-order section, on your doorstep 6th October. Don't miss out.
Coming into stock on the 6th of October, possibly sooner, ultra fresh Demon Boyz t-shirts, if you don't know, get to know. Foundation business. Nuff said.
Summer time dun? Nah man, not round here, check out the new Mouse Outfit.
Emcee PhybaOptikz crafts a superior and cinematic display of Hip Hop lyricism right here and now, whilst esteemed producer Giallo Point provides the backdrop with a crisp and well suited selection of beats throughout. The Voynich Manuscript album takes its name from an early 15th century book written by hand in an unknown writing system, and much like the mysteriousness of the book itself the album flows with some well concealed scriptures and realism, forcing the listener to catch more upon repeated listens. Showcasing the prominant, visual and impeccable lyric formation and crafted production oboard this masterpiece. Guests onboard also include Farma G, Recognize Ali, Sonnyjim, Daniel Son & SmooVth. A limited number of these cds are now in stock, don't miss out.
Children Of Zeus have just landed into the pre-order section, a six track vinyl EP via First Word Records, with select tracks from their The Story So Far... digital compilation, can't big up the talent enough right here, Tyler Daley & Konny Kon come fully correct. And if you missed out on the first 7" release of Still Standing, you're in luck as it's featured here. The vinyl is in our hands, landing on your doorstep 6th October. Don't miss a chance to be a part of something that's gonna blow the f up!
A brand new power pack from The Menagerie entitled Odd Beast has just walked through the door, available now on Tea Sea Records. A stormin' return for this crew comprising of core members Dr Syntax, Professor Elemental and producer Tom Caruana. A crafty slice of twelve expertly shot tracks and rolling drum nods, vocal dexterity of the highest order, a smidge of extra guest pressure and some extremely tight scratching.
We have a brand new boom banger of a release from legends in the game Life MC & DJ Nappa, the seven track Audio Bliss EP comes on CD format and features production from Nappa throughout, with one beat provided by Leaf Dog. To add to the verbal dexterity delivered by the wordsmith Life, you'll find fellow mic slayer Theme onboard one of the tracks too. Plus added guest crossfader action on another from DJ Fastcut. As you'd expect from these two established gents, the whole release is high grade boom bap business, no frontin' allowed.
Brand new label Rekognition Records drop a bomb on you sucker ducks, blowing up the spot right here we have the twelve track vinyl album Shadow Of The Lunatic from the Planet Of The Fakes crew. An action packed adventure of britcore beats and rhymes, backed with killer cuts and power packed punches. No half steppin' here, this crew have been down since day dot, taking no compromise and fully going in on the old skool production of their material, yet with the deliverance in the present day. A whole bunch of fellow hooligan emcees and deejays are also onboard for the battle scars, click the link and check it out, if you're brave enough.
Here it is, the all new SUSPECT PACKAGES RADIO SHOW for September, jam packed FULL of brand new, exclusive and forthcoming homegrown Hip Hop, the world's longest running 100% UK Hip Hop radio show, 16 years and broadcasting, none can test. Enjoy yo!
> Life MC & DJ Nappa – Here I Stand
> PhybaOptikz & Giallo Point ft. Recognize Ali – Loot Up
> The Mouse Outfit ft. Black Josh & TrueMendous - It’s Just Like That
> Savvy – The Only Way I Know
> Aver - Stahlearne Vagina
> The Menagerie – Make Good Art
> The Juice MCs – We Get Hype
> Def Defiance – Poetically Lyricin’
> Planet Of The Fakes – Rise Of The Lunatic
> DJ Supreme ft. Ice T & The Icepick – Arctic II
> Punishing Negative Minds ft. Daddy Luchi – Juvenile File
> Phoenix Da Icefire ft. IVerse, Jah Miracle & Black Prophet – Black Tragedy
> Pandamonium – 1979
> Ash The Author & Krang – Steal The Show
> Tha 4orce & Ray Vendetta – Golden Darts
> C.A.M – Cold Soul
> Heavy Links – You Know What The Deal Is
> PhybaOptikz & Giallo Point – Truffle Oil
> Benaddict – Ninety Three
> The Menagerie ft. Clev Cleverley – Come On
> Apex Zero – 21st Century Enslavement
> Chairman Maf – Juice
> Mark Ski ft. Mean Joe Scheme, El Gant & J57 – BK 2 UK (Funk By Funk Remix)
> Harvs & KLB ft. Vitamin G & Bill Green – Pence Well Spent
> Mr Inglorious – Cartel Shit
> Leaf Dog – Linguistics
> Kuartz – Rck
> Must Volkoff ft. Aslan – Earth Jewelz
> Wundrop ft. Ash The Author – The Potion
> Big Toast & Jack Diggs – Human Suit
> Tha 4orce & A.K.D – Mind That Gap!
> Specifik & Project Cee – This Is Not A Love Song
> Whirlwind D – Minutes And Hours
> Big Toast & Ill Move Sporadic – Cult Of The Individual
> Shoka Lab Rat ft. Gii Dhi – Feels Like A Loop
> Da Flyy Hooligan ft. Hus Kingpin – Distress Signals
> Upfront ft. Aisha’Mae – Ugaly
Northampton based DJ/Producer Mark Ski drops us some ultra fresh 10" picture discs of his Play-Dioh: The Remix EP, a limited pressing of 250 copies that houses two dope remixes of the BK 2 UK track from his 2015 Play-Dioh: Beat Compound mixtape, this time around featuring established stateside emcees Mean Joe Scheme, J57 & El Gant. And if that wasn't enough it's backed with four of the beats found on the original mixtape, here for the first time on a splendid Play-Doh inspired slice of rotating wax. Sick beats, sick emcees, sick k...k...kuts! Get busy, always nice to have some fresh UK/US collabs poppin' off!
Two cracking 7" releases from the German based Underground United / Naked Ape label have landed today, some unreleased nuggets from the early 90's from Ireland's Rí-Rá, the frontman from pioneering crew ScaryEire, and underground legends outta Swindon, PNM aka Punishing Negative Minds, I had a cd full of unreleased PNM material from this time and it used to get rinsed! Can I find it? No. Hit the links and check both of these out, we're currently the only spot in the UK with them and they won't hang around. Both come with full colour covers and require multiple reloads when played.
We've also re-stocked on the label's double gatefold Underground United Vol.3 compilation album, that also features these two artists and many more unreleased tracks from the UK's golden age.
A brand new B-Line Recordings 12" release from Whirlwind D has landed, or should we say dropped onto the SP Bunker. The three tracks onboard the impressive Falling EP come correct in every aspect, with beatmakers Mr Fantastic, Crease and Specifik each lending their skills to the words of wisdom delivered on the mic. Whilst DJ's Jabbathakut, Tones, Miracle and Sir Beans OBE also let loose on the crossfade. A solid vinyl release complete with instrumentals on the b-side, all freshly sealed and ready for impact.
Here's the kick off from brand new label Ah Sh!t, a heavy new release from legendary emcee Ty alongside Seanie T & horns player Miles Bonny, plus dope cuts from Big Ted too. Multiple legends onboard this release truss, a red vinyl 7" pressing of Baby Love that was recently featured on the Brotherhood soundtrack, and can also be found on Ty's forthcoming Tru Thoughts album Work of Heart. Each hand numbered copy also comes with two free stickers, a great release for this new label, watch out now.
Another jammie lifted off the forthcoming Lettermorphosis album, released on the 28th of September from Split Prophets emcee Upfront. Here's Ugaly featuring Evermoor Sound's Aisha'mae, production comes from Chris Lucas, cuts by Sir Beans OBE. Watch for the 7", LP and CD coming to Suspect Packages.
Illinformed & Jman are set to release their most anticipated Babylon Dead debut album, 2000BD via Real Life Drama Records on the 27th of October, here's a new video to get wild too till then, the monsterous ACAB. Picture disc, cd and tape formats coming soon yo. Hyped!
A new visual treat from the forthcoming Big Toast & Ill Move Sporadic album You Are Not Special, the album's been slightly delayed at the pressing plant, apologies to those who've pre-ordered already, as soon as a new date is secure we'll add it to the release. Until then, check the real talk from Toast below.
Landing with us in the next few weeks on 7" via the Backbone and Naked Ape labels, here's the follow up to DJ Supreme's monsterous Arctic 7" with The Icepick. Here's Arctic II with none other than the Rhyme Syndicate general Ice T!
Also watch for two new old skool banga's currently on their way to us on 7" from the Underground United / Naked Ape team from Ireland's Ri Ra, and Swindon's Punishing Negative Minds, big tings!
Recorded live at Kane FM on Monday night here's DUB CHRONICLES #86, two hours of brand new, forthcoming and exclusive releases, from Roots Reggae to Dubwise Bass pressure, back to back righteousness. Please leave any shouts or messages on the mixcloud for the next show, respek!
> Digitaldubs ft. Afromandinga & Cedric Myton - In The Beginning (Muzamba 12")
> Digitaldubs ft. Afromandinga & Ranking Joe - Nyahbhingi (Muzamba 12")
> Digitaldubs ft. Afromandinga - Zimba Dub (Muzamba 12")
> Talisman - Relijan (Sugar Shack Records LP)
> Lee 'Scratch' Perry & Subatomic Soundsystem - Zion's Blood (Echo Beach promo)
> New Kingston - Come From Far (Easy Star Records LP)
> Samory I - Rasta Nuh Gangsta (Lionvibes Records 7")
> Black Dub - Rasta Nuh Gangsta Dub (Lionvibes Records 7")
> Peppery & Kush Arora - Whole World (Sekkle & Cease promo)
> Stagga & Magugu - African Man (Fat Fridge Records promo)
> Mikey General - Chariots & Horses (Karnatone Records promo)
> Fullness - Chariots & Horses (Melodika Cut) (Karnatone Records promo)
> Coki Meets Trixx - Celestial Horns (Don't Get It Twisted 12")
> Dub Kulcha - Dawn Dub (DTR Remix) (Transient Audio 7")
> Talisman - She Look Like Reggae (Sugar Shack Records LP)
> Talisman - She Look Like Reggae (Dubkasm Vocal) (Sugar Shack Records 7")
> Dubkasm - Concrete & Steel (Carbon) (Peng! Sound Records 12")
> Dubkasm - Concrete & Steel (Re-sulfurized Mix) (Peng! Sound Records 12")
> Bob Marley - Exodus (2017 Hermit Dubz Remix) (promo)
> Hermit Dubz - Exodus Dub (promo)
> Von D - Peplum (Dub-Stuy Records promo)
> Another Channel - Crisis Dub (Transient Audio promo)
> Blind Prophet ft. Tenor Youthman - Marijuana Burns Capitalism (Dub-Stuy Records promo)
> Blind Prophet - Dub Burns Capitalism (Dub-Stuy Records promo)
> Dub Engine - Rude Boy (Dubatriation Records 7")
> Dub Engine - Rude Dub (Dubatriation Records 7")
> Muttley - Harpoon (Hold Tight Records promo)
> Blind Prophet - Golden Horns (Green King Cuts 7")
> Junior Dread - No War (Halcyonic & G Roots Dub) (promo)
> Radikal Guru - Empire Dub (WuduB!? Remix) (Moonshine Recordings promo)
> Ickle - Push Tings 4Ward (promo)
> Bukkha Vs. The Heptones - Dub Of Creation VIP (Dub-Stuy Records 7")
> Dubbing Sun & Digid ft. Pupa D General - Fight Against Evil (Archetype Records 10")
> C-Side - It Is I Dub (promo)
> Tenja In Dub ft.Dub Invasion - Fya (promo)
Brand new Whirlwind D lifted off his forthcoming Falling EP for B-Line Recordings. The track features Uncle Mic Nitro and shines a light on mental heath, and in particular male depression, take heed. Production comes from Mr Fantastic, cuts by the mighty Miracle.
Yes yes ya'll, back up in this with a monster of a release, exclusive to Suspect Packages we now have double vinyl edition of the massively dope Aquanaut album from Australian producer Must Volkoff on Pang Productions. For those who've heard the tracks i've played on the radio show, checked the snippits, the videos, or even bought the cd version already, you'll know this is a killah release and one that brings together the finest emcee's from Australia and the UK over some amazing beats. We're the only spot outside Australia with this release and each of these limited vinyl editions comes with a signed poster, sticker, and download card that also contains an instrumental version of the whole album, and the full vocal version too. Bonza! All pre-orders have left today, and we've also restocked on the CD version too, get to know yo.