Delta Pyramid Schemes Album Sampler feat. DJ Staen 1

Delta is a living hip hop legend. Known globally for his razor-sharp rhymes, allegiance to hip hop culture and perfectionism, Delta has been honing his craft for over 20 years. On the 14th of February 2014 Delta will be releasing his third album Pyramid Schemes, five years after sophomore album The Second Story was released. Demonstrative of his formidable creative flair, Pyramid Schemes is an opus to behold for any hip hop enthusiast. For listeners less familiar with the genre, Delta epitomises what hip hop is about; intelligent lyricism, selection and structure of quality beats, and honouring the genre in its … Continue reading Delta Pyramid Schemes Album Sampler feat. DJ Staen 1

Mark B & Dialect – Fresh Wild Fly & Bold (Theory 77 Turntable Death-Mix)

Theory 77 remixes Mark B & Dialect’s recent single Fresh, Wild, Fly & Bold; a tribute to old-skool Hip-Hop pioneers The Cold Crush Brothers.  We caught up with Mark B earlier today to get the lowdown on the new Fresh Wild Fly & Bold remix, check that out below. aahh: What was the reasoning behind your choice of producer on the new Fresh Wild Fly & Bold remix? Mark B: I’ve never been a fan of remixes so when I first looked at the idea of remixing the song I knew we had to come with something totally different to the original version we made. … Continue reading Mark B & Dialect – Fresh Wild Fly & Bold (Theory 77 Turntable Death-Mix)

Mark B & Dialect – Fresh Wild Fly & Bold

Yes yes y’all! October 10th 2011 saw the return of the UK’s all-star producer Mark B (Mark B & Blade – The Unknown, Delta – The Lostralian LP) back on his own K-Boro Records imprint with his new brand new single Fresh, Wild, Fly & Bold; a tribute to old-skool Hip-Hop pioneers The Cold Crush Brothers. Trying to steer away from the over saturated ‘pop-rap’ market of recent times, Mark teams up with Dialect to bring it back to absolute basics with gritty-funky samples, hard crunching Emu SP1200 drum machine beats, menacing flutes, & most importantly three of Hip-Hop’s key … Continue reading Mark B & Dialect – Fresh Wild Fly & Bold

D. E. L. T. A. – The Second Story

The Second Story, Delta tells with help from old friends and new: Mark B, Mojo, The Dap-Kings, Psycho Les, Milano, Prowla and M-Phazes and more. The art apparent on The Lostralian is elevated and polished to perfection. The record excels: darker and more insightful, but at the same time more playful, with verses that have the listener reaching for rewind. In addition, it boasts a production aesthetic that evokes, but never attempts to emulate, the records that originally made hip hop such a powerful force in popular culture. It’s a sound unheard from the southern hemisphere. With The Second Story … Continue reading D. E. L. T. A. – The Second Story