Friday Finds: Foreign Beggars / Brother Ali / Constrobuz
The end of another week! So, what do I have for you within this inaugural edition of Friday Finds? Well, check this exclusive studio footage from Foreign Beggars, arguably the best UK hip-hop group around today. What you’re seeing is a sneak peak, via their Dented Records Studios in London, from their upcoming album, United Colours of Beggattron – due out in October. By the sounds of things it should be a pretty heavy record indeed, and I wouldn’t expect anything less from Foreign Beggars, to be honest.
You’ll remember the other day that I posted up a video and track from Brother Ali‘s upcoming new album, Us. Just so happens that I’ve got another sneaky track to share with you today. This track is called Fresh Air, and naturally it features that distinctive Brother Ali flow – it’s a catchy number with a real groove to it. Us is out via Rhymesayers Entertainment on 21st September and, like I mentioned the other week, if you’re in London you can catch him live on 15th September at Barfly in Camden.
Finally, I want to leave you with a track that has haunted me, for all the right reasons, this past week or so. It’s simply beautiful. The track has, what I can only describe as, an ‘ironic’ title – but please don’t let that put you off! I’m talking about Fecal Vomiting by Constrobuz, an unsigned hip-hop producer from North Carolina in the USA. I don’t really know much about Constrobuz, except that he continually spits out fantastic tracks on his BEATS series of albums, all of which are available as free downloads – check his MySpace page for links. Fecal Vomiting is lifted straight off the latest volume; BEATS Vol. 3, which contains 30 tracks. Anyway, I urge you all to go grab all three volumes, you wont regret it!
Have a good weekend and maybe I’ll catch some of you tomorrow night in London for the DMC World DJ Championship!