Winter Isn't Over Yet, There's More Black Snow • Word Is Bond

To celebrate the 5th anniversary of Snowgoons’ album “Black Snow”, they have blessed us with a new verse by Sicknature and a new video to go with it. The red sky filled with their logo is the perfect match to the hard hitting drums and sonic landscape we can always depend on from the production team.

A limited edition double-album is available now from wherever you cop your music.

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Krept & Konan deliver unlimited flavor on "Crepes And Cones (YA DUN KNOW)" • Word Is Bond

Krept & Konan are back in the forefront but for a whole different reason. The duo just established their own restaurant, Crepes & Cones based in the heart of Croydon. To celebrate the opening of Crepes & Cones, KREPT & KONAN will be releasing the track Crepes And Cones (YA DUN KNOW)” feat. Mostack. The music video, directed by award-winning Kaylum Dennis (WSTRN, Lady Leshurr, Stormzy, Section Boyz, Not3s), was shot in the Crepes & Cones restaurant and features an array of cameo appearances from the likes of Stefflon Don, Paigey Cakey, Neelam Gill, Mariah Idrissi, Fekky, Hardy Caprio, Abra Cadabra, J Hus, Dave, Big Narstie, and The Chicken Connoisseur. Get the audio on Spotify   iTunes   Apple

 

The restaurant will open to the public on Saturday 12th May. The opening will mark the coming-to-life of a dream the record-breaking duo first had in 2016.

Providing something for everyone, Crepes & Cones will offer a broad-ranging menu with a wide variety of both sweet and savoury dishes (featuring halal meat and vegan options). From revisited classics like burgers, hot dogs and chicken wings (e.g. “The Crepe and Cone Burger” and “The V Dog”), to signature dishes such as the “Honey Hennessy Prawns”, (King Tiger prawns cooked in home-made Honey Hennessy sauce, served with special house rice), the mouth-watering “Krept’s Crumble Crepe”(cinnamon apple crumble crepe with toffee sauce and a scoop of cinnamon ice cream), and the “Oreo waffle” (crushed Oreo waffle with milk and white chocolate sauce and a scoop of Oreo ice cream). Beverages will include slushies, tea, coffee and house cocktails such as hero serve, “Freak of The Week”. The restaurant will be wheelchair and child friendly, have a private dining room available for hire and provide access to a car park directly opposite.

 

CREPES & CONES (ADDRESS: 24-26 South End, Croydon, CR0 1DN) OPENS SATURDAY 12TH MAY

 

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N.ave rises above "Gravity" (ft. IDK) [Video] • Word Is Bond

Philadelphia based (New Jersey Born) Hip-Hop artist/producer N.ave (pronounced Nave) delivers the visuals for his song “Gravity”. The self-produced song sees the emcee teaming up with IDK (formerly Jay IDK) for a lyrical tandem. The visuals directed by Joe Staehly plays out like a mini adventure starring N.ave, Brad Gilliam & Lamar Bumbrey

“Gravity” is taken fromN.ave’s Black Magic EP . Get the audio on soundcloud

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N.B.S. enlist Tragedy Khadafi for some "Violent Wisdom" • Word Is Bond

The N.B.S crew have always been lacing us with hard-hitting rap cuts and this is no exception. The crew called up Queensbridge legend Tragedy Khadafi on their new street banger titled “Violent Wisdom”. Their in-house producer DJ Tray brings in the dusty samples and neck gripping drums for the emcees to kick that raw, uncut over. A homage to the seemingly forgotten intelligent street-focused approach to hip-hop, Violent Wisdom is another in the string of celebrated releases from the recently released SwissVets 2.

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The High Breed put their mission statement forward on "We Lead." [Video] • Word Is Bond

UK hip-hop group The High Breed bring their unique brand of thought-provoking rap unto out pages with their new record titled “We Lead” and it’s accompanying video. The concept behind the song is a testament to the power of words. Delivering vivid lyrics over a cinematic brooding backdrop lends some sort of mystic urgency into their song.

The visuals directed by Tanya Malekshahi bring the off-kilter soundscape to life in a very engaging manner. The video perfectly complements the otherworldly vibe of the song with black and white kaleidoscope mandalas seamlessly interweaving, changing form creating a fluid marriage of word and image coming together as an original work of art. “We Lead” is the first track taken from The Entrapment EP set to be released on May 24th

 

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TWIB Premiere: Vitamin Cea takes us into a "Crazy Dream" [Video] • Word Is Bond

Hard working Mississippi based emcee Vitamin Cea has always flooded our pages with nothing but solid material in the past. The young budding act is back for 2018 with this stunning visual for her song “Crazy Dreams” taken from her debut JoyFull Noise mixtape.  The soulful track gets ushered into a higher plateau with the picturesque visuals and ethereal aesthetics thanks to director Brandon McCoy. It shows the true organic elements Vitamin Cea exudes using vivid lyricism in relation to human feelings that certain aspects of nature hold from her perspective.

Vitamin Cea’s is currently preparing her “GRADUWAIT” EP which is set to arrive in the coming months.

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Damez shares some solid visuals on "Dopeboy" • Word Is Bond

Young emcee Damez delivers a laid back, poignant song on his new record titled “Dopeboy”. Unlike what you may think of the title, he is actually pushing his art like dope on wax. The visual directed by  Isaiah Jones in Atlanta, GA. shows the emcee in his backdrop as he dwells on his musical hustle.

. “Dopeboy” is the second official single from the new album Boy Meets World.

 

 

 

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Tieran takes hold of the "Glass Half Full" (Video) • Word Is Bond

Rapper/producer Tieran delivers a short but poignant track in the form of this new video titled “Glass Half Full”. He teams up with producer Bnchy who laces a laid back backdrop that fits Tieran’s fiery delivery and intense performance. A true school emcee he ends the track with something to think about; “…You say you love this shit, but it’s really a fling/ For me it’s really serene/ KRS taught me knowledge is really supreme/Fuck your glass half full I’m fuckin’ fillin’ the thing.

Tieran is set to release his debut album in September; The album will be entirely self-produced, self-recorded, self-mixed, and include no samples or features.

 

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BBXO walks gallantly through the "Firestorm" • Word Is Bond

BBXO is the moniker of innovative, genre-fusing duo made up of producer Krisz Kreuzer &  spoken word poet Musa Okwonga. The duo met in Berlin and after working on several projects decided to form BBXO with the aim of creating songs that explored urban socio-political issues of struggle, love, and friendship in a powerful and distinctive way. Their latest record titled “Firestorm” is raging and also a poignant piece about racial insensitivity. Musa further explains the inspiration “…reminded me of the burning torches carried by the white supremacists at Charlottesville, and of the burning crosses of the Ku Klux Klan. So – you can really see how I joined the dots here,…”The result is a rousing song about going against the far-right

 

Check it out here and get the audio on Spotify

 

 

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Stash Sounds & Tenchoo show us how "Street Compatible" they both are [Video] • Word Is Bond

Stash Sounds Project, led by talented rapper D.R.E.W. (Dope Rhymes Echo Worldwide) team up with famed battle emcee Tenchoo on their newest record titled  “Street Compatible”.  The time-tested emcees  bring nothing but the gulliest rhymes over this boombap banger. Hit the play button and get familiar

‘Street Compatible’ taken from the new Stash Sounds E.P. ‘Rhyme & Reason’ . D.R.E.W. is also the founder of One Shoe Records , an independent label that supports talented rap artists worldwide.

 

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