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    209 (Dec, 2004) An in-depth conversation on all sorts, including the mans immense interest in movies and their music, equipment, John Peel, the link between the music and memory and a Vernon Kay ...

    >aRRO (Jun, 2004) The beatboxer/rapper talks about how it all began, what he hopes to happen next, his current and fantastic EP and the hindrance of being of an independent nature. First off, can ...

    A-Alikes (Jan, 2006) Check out this chat with Dead Prez affiliates A-Alikes, talking about their past and forthcoming material, linking with the UK's Baby J, performing live, the state of the industry and ...

    A-Love (Nov, 2004) The Australian MC talks about the scene in her country, her style, what projects she's done and is working on, and how she came to feature on the new Evil ...

    Acarine (Jul, 2004) Alex of the promising new double act chats about performing at Glastonbury, the forthcoming album, the struggle of getting exposure and the powers that be misunderstanding it all The Glade Stage ...

    Access Immortal (Apr, 2005) The New York rapper drops by to talk about what he's released, what producers he works with, his label, current release and touring. Who is Access Immortal and what's the thinking ...

    Afrosaxon (Nov, 2004) Check out this short chat with Afrosaxon in which they talk on the vibe of their debut album, the views of the UK hip-hop scene and the interesting and educational ...

    Aftershock (May, 2007) Dane Bradshaw chats with Terror Danjah and Loudmouth about the Aftershock crew's new album 'Shock To The Sytem', the Grime scene in general and politics at 679! Tell us about ‘Shock ...

    Ahmos (Jul, 2005) Check out an extensive interview with the rapper and producer, about his forthcoming EP, touring, his influences and artist friends, his name and lots more. Please introduce yourself to our readers. Yes,yes. ...

    Akala (Jul, 2006) We caught some brief words with Akala, an artist with serious work ethic who's been grabbig lots of attention of late, to find out about his recent album and new ...

    Akira The Don (May, 2006) Remember when artists had character, stood out and entertained? This guy certainly does, so we talked to him about his 15 mixtapes, being signed to Interscope, the UK scene and ...

    Alex Blood (Mar, 2006) We caught up with the Derby artist to find out what he's been up to since first being featured on the site as part of the Deprogrammed Productions crew. What's your ...

    Anticon (Jan, 2005) A chat between Matt Grant and Anticon's Baillie about all sorts of stuff. There's questions answered about the label, creative control, aims, motivations and the future. The West Coast based ...

    Apa-Tight (Mar, 2006) The dope producer who's cooked beats for Jack Flash, Asaviour, Jehst and many more, chats to us about the Groundwurq crew and lots more. Don't sleep on this promising beatsmith. Please ...

    Apocraphe (Aug, 2004) The Main Rock Records owner and artists talks in great detail about his political concept album in the making, the scenes reaction to his debut EP release and industry politics ...

    Arabesque (Dec, 2005) Sin Nombre's new signing tells us what releases he's dropped, his music style, why he chose to sign with a UK label and his album 'The Frenzy Of Renown'. Could you ...

    Asaviour (Sep, 2005) Asaviour gives Rapnews the exclusive scoop on what we can expect from his forthcoming album 'The Borrowed Ladder' and talks about his inspirations, touring, labels and the scene. What part of ...

    Asher D (Nov, 2007) We grabbed a quick chat with Asher D to find out what projects he's been working on, including a film produced by The Matrix makers and a new mix CD ...

    Aspects (Jun, 2003) All the gossip on the forthcoming album from the group, including their line up change and moving record labels. What have the group been up to since the first album dropped ...

    Atypical (Jun, 2005) The New York rapper talks about his debut album, his project in the works, performing live and how his local hip-hop scene has changed post 9.11 Who are you and where ...

    Ay Cee (Nov, 2004) It was recently brought to my attention that most people don't no shit about the Irish hip-hop scene so I did some rummaging around and threw some questions this guys ...

    Baby J (Jul, 2004) Mark talks with the producer behind one of the singles of the year, I'll Be Suprised, and some unreleased Dead Prez gems about being white in the states and what's ...

    Baby J (Dec, 2005) The Derby based producer talks about the sucess of his work with Skinnyman, the other projects he's dropped and the new album by Blade. First up, could you tell us how ...

    Baby J (Jul, 2006) What's up J, how's life treating you? Well, I can't complain. Whatever I could moan about, life'S definitely been worse, ya feel me! How did you feel your FTP album was received? For ...

    Bare Records: Rob (Apr, 2005) The Bare Records shop and label owner talks us through what releases have dropped, what's coming up, what he makes of the promo's he's sent and what labels he rates. First ...

    Baron Samedi (Apr, 2006) We caught up with Main Rock Records artist Baron Samedi, to chat about his name, previous releases, forthcoming projects and what he makes about the UK scene at the moment. First ...

    Bashy (Feb, 2007) We had words with Bashy ahead of his long awaited mix CD 'Chupa Chups; Assorted Flavours'. Read his thoughts on labels, the UK scene, his influences, Akira The Don's hair ...

    Beat Butcha (May, 2006) He's produced for heavyweight artists such as Kyza, Braintax, Roots Manuva and Jehst, so we thought it right to chat with him, about equipment, past and future projects, and tons ...

    Ben Long (Jul, 2004) The exciting and original artist took time out to explain what it is he does, why he does it, its relation to graffiti and the art world as a whole ...

    Big Narstie (Dec, 2006) Here's a guy that's been impressing us with his mix CD's for quite a while now. Straight out of Brixton, Narstie's quickly becoming the one to watch in the world ...

    Blade (Apr, 2004) One of the most satisfying interviews I've done, in which the UK rap legend talks about Storms Are Brewing, producing a record by yourself, talking politics and European prostitutes. Blade ...

    Blade (Jan, 2006) Ahead of his new album and its very exciting launch party, we hooked up with UK hiphop legend Blade, to talk about the new material, the industry and more! What's up ...

    Blak Twang (Nov, 2005) Ben Spurr has a quick chat with a legend of UK hiphop to talk about past, present and future material, plus footy! In 1996 Blak Twang became the first UK artist ...

    Blaktrix (Nov, 2005) Ahead of dropping his 'Trust' EP, Blaktrix spoke to us extensively about where he's from, what he's doing, what the future holds and tons more, including inspirations, the scene and ...

    Blind Alphabetz (Jun, 2006) We caught some words with the latest signing to Silent Soundz to talk about how they hooked up, their forthcoming projects, artists they're feeling and the ins and outs of ...

    Blockhead (Mar, 2005) One half of Def Jux's Party Fun Action Committee, and Ninja Tunes artist Blockhead talks on the equipment he uses, what he's released, working with Aesop Rock and touring. First up, ...

    Blufoot (Jun, 2005) One of the UK’s finest producers and DJs, Blufoot was kind enough to stop by and answer a few questions for us on his new LP, beats from back in ...

    Braille (Aug, 2004) A talk with Poland born Braille about his thoughts on the UK scene, why he likes touring, what took so long for him to release his latest album and how ...

    Braintax (Jun, 2003) Blessing the site with its first ever interview, the Low Life Records artist talks about his influences, his plans for the future, what other labels he is feeling and the ...

    Braintax (Sep, 2006) Jeez, we treat you lot well. Here's another Rapnews exclusive. Come check out a fresh new chat with Braintax about his best work to date, his highly anticipated second album ...

    Braintax – The Final Chapter (Mar, 2008) In another exclusive interview and the last Rapnews update, Braintax talks about his final album, his decision to call it a day, the shutting down of Lowlife Recods and working ...

    Brian Coleman: Rakim Told Me (May, 2005) We spoke to Brian Coleman about his new book, the golden era of rap and hiphop media online. When did you first start out as a hip-hop scribe and what are ...

    Buck 65 (Aug, 2004) A quick Q&A's with the one they call Buck. His brief take on the Canadian hip-hop scene, some UK gig dates + hardware and how to fund it. Not to ...

    C-Mone (Oct, 2004) I'm only familiar with two female UK MC's. One's currently doing the Americanized thing and getting awards, chart positions and radio airplay. The other has just dropped a dope new ...

    Cafe Recordings (Jan, 2004) How it all began, who's a part of the team, what releases they have coming up, what they're playing in the office and the elements of hip-hop When, where and ...

    Cage (Aug, 2005) John Spiers talks with Cage about his hot new album out on Def Jux, developing as an artist, getting political and authority figures. If you have heard of Cage you probably ...

    Canteen Records (May, 2004) A short Q&A's profiling the UK label home to records from BIAS, YunGun, Lewis Parker and a fantastic logo When was Canteen Records formed and who by? Canteen Records was set up ...

    Cappo (Apr, 2006) Rapnews gave up trying to track down one of our favourite rappers, so we left it to the HHB Radio crew to do the work. Check out the audio of ...

    Cappo (Sep, 2007) By far our most favourite UK rap artist of all time took time out from recording his next LP to tell us what the new mixtape's like, what fans have ...

    Caramac (Oct, 2005) The UK producer of such artists as Sway, Kyza and Lowkey talks to Rapnews about getting into production, equipment, releases he's been a part of, projects in the pipeline and ...

    Caspa (Mar, 2007) The film crazy Dubstep producer tells us about his releases, material on it's way, the equipment he uses, the scene, playing live and more. Check 'For The Kids' now. It's ...

    Cassell (Nov, 2006) Strange for a genre all about beats, drummers in hiphop get ignored, unless their name's Questlove. Anna Nathanson caught up with Plan B and Akala drummer Cassell to see what's ...

    Chain Of Command (Mar, 2007) Here's a fresh interview with the opinionated crew from London, ahead of their EP release 'Rogue State'. The guys talk about forming, recording, thinking and a whole lot more. Introduce yourselves ...

    Chester Copperpot (Jul, 2004) The producer out of Chicago who's mates with Braintax and is eyeing the UK's top names for collaborations spared a minute to chat with Mark on a few things. How ...

    Chester P (Aug, 2007) We caught words with Task Force's Chester P to find out about his forthcoming debut album, what took so long, the Wordsmith situation and lots more. Check it out. What's up ...

    Chu (May, 2005) Keen to cover all aspects of hip-hop culture, we caught up with graffiti head Chu to talk about getting into graff and tons more Where are ya from and when did ...

    Clarity (Dec, 2005) Ahead of his dope new 12" release, the SFDB artist talks about all sorts including his influences, style of music, producers and forthcoming projects. Check it out. Introduce yourself and tell ...

    CLG (Feb, 2005) The rapper grants the site its 102nd interview to chat about a ton of stuff, including a track by track run through of his debut EP 'Streets, Demons and Fears', ...

    Conrad Watts (Apr, 2006) The SFDB artist chats to us about his group Ugly Heroes, linking with the label and producer Secondson, his forthcoming projects, the UK scene and lots more. Introduce yourself to the ...

    Conspicuous The Coroner (Jul, 2005) Ahead of his debut solo album, the Colony member talks about his EP, his forthcoming project, musical influences, production and more! For those living under rocks, could you introduce yourselve? Wassup people, ...

    Conspiracy Radio (Oct, 2004) Conspiracy Radio is a newly formed internet radio station giving a ton of time and energy to the UK scene. Check out what Mr. Montana had to say about what ...

    Coopz (Jan, 2005) An informative chat about roots, preferences and the debut album, including how he hooked up with Sam Fury, what topics the album talks about and which rappers and producers ...

    Dabrye (Jun, 2006) The dope Detroit based producer chats to us about past projects and his new album 'Two/Three' which features tight performances by Jay Dee, Doom, Wildchild and many more. Come read. Who ...

    Dap-C (Jun, 2005) Already a few dope releases into his career, the Newcastle born artist talks about his forthcoming projects, getting into hiphop, internet downloads, his NGU label and performing live. First up, who's ...

    Dark Daze (Mar, 2006) The graffiti photographer talks at length about many aspects of the graffiti world and tells us all about his work, show and forthcoming projects. Read this thoughts and check out ...

    Delegates Of Culture (Sep, 2004) Matt Grant hooked up with the crew to chat on their background, Cambridge, freestyling and future releases. Conducted in June. Having earned respect for their fine releases and energetic freestyle sessions, ...

    Delta (Aug, 2006) This Australian rapper has just released an album with Mark B, one of the UK's most successful hiphop producers. We asked him about the album, touring, his country's scene and ...

    Deprogrammed Productions (Jul, 2004) The crew spent a lot of time giving me some jam packed answers about releases past and present, being indy, the UK scene and production. First off, tell us a little ...

    Dez Matic (May, 2005) Rapnews interviews another artist from 518 (NY) to talk about influences, past releases, future releases and live shows. What's your name and where are you based? Hi. My name is Dezin8ed or ...

    Dirty Diggers (Mar, 2006) Pat Stash and Young Max spared some time to talk about how they met, their dope debut album 'Freakishly Strong', forthcoming projects and the UK's hiphop scene. First up, please introduce ...

    Dizzy Dustin of Ugly Duckling (Jun, 2005) The Ugly Duckling rapper talks about touring the UK, his clothing company, his record label and forthcoming releases. He also drops an exclusive about the new group album! Wassup Dizzy. How's ...

    DJ Excalibah (Jan, 2006) The Uk scene's dopest DJ talks about life after 1xtra, writing a hiphop flavoured play, his current and forthcoming releases and his tips for 2006. What have you been up to ...

    DJ Fase (Aug, 2004) The man who worked with the incredible MC Abdominal way before we ever heard of Format talks about the re-release of the top notch EP 'Flowtation Device' and more. How long ...

    DJ Glue (Jan, 2005) How to get your hands on his material, how the Indigenous crew got together, the Liverpool scene, working 9 to 5's, positive vibes and lots more, in a discussion with ...

    DJ IQ (Jun, 2005) IQ talks on playing alongside Qbert and Premier, his mix CD's, his forthcoming debut album 'Brain Food' and the ManCan Music label. What are some of the first records and artists ...

    DJ Maniphest (Jun, 2004) Sticking with the 'DJ who speaks with his hands', Maniphest gives us a short chat on amongst other things, his intentions for a certain someone to collaborate with Jehst! For ...

    DJ Moodie (May, 2005) I talked to the man about the importance of mix tapes, how he got into DJing, his current album Construction Skillz and lots more. Check it out. What got you into ...

    DJ Nu-Mark (May, 2006) Legendary crew Jurassic 5's producer / DJ Nu-Mark spared some time to tell us about their long awaited and anticipated new album, touring the UK, production and forthcoming solo projects. You ...

    DJ Qbert (May, 2005) DJ Qbert is one of the most highly regarded names in hip-hop, both in and outside of the world of turntabalism. With a huge discography jammed with several classics, and ...

    DJ Supreme (Jul, 2005) The legendery Hijack producer and DJ talks about getting into hiphop, his music releases, a forthcoming film, how the scene compares to back in the day, the state of the ...

    DJ Vadim (Dec, 2003) Animation, cyber theft, shows, record collections, books and everything else you could possibly want to know. How did the name DJ Vadim come about and how long have you been ...

    DJ Vlad (Mar, 2004) The American hip-hop mix ape king talks about his up and coming project, the blend between rock and rap music, online distribution, other DJ's he's feeling and hardware. You started ...

    DJ Wonder (Oct, 2006) He's been Dizzee Rascal's tour DJ and was a founding member of the Roll Deep crew. Now DJ Wonder is about to drop his debut solo album. We asked him ...

    DL Incognito (May, 2004) Curious to know more about the guy behind one of Channel U's best videos, I got hold of this Canadian rapper to find out what he was all about. For those ...

    Doc Brown (Dec, 2004) Check out this interview with one of the best rappers in the UK scene right now. He talks on how he got into rap music, why the current mix tape ...

    Doc Brown (Feb, 2006) Rapnews caught up with Doc Brown to find out what he's been up to since dropping the masterpiece 'The Document' and what's next for him and the Poisonous Poets crew. How ...

    Downsyde (Sep, 2005) MC Optamus of the Australian group talks with Marcia Czerniak about performing live, success, the Aussie scene, and future projects. If you look into Australia’s music history, there has never been ...

    Dr Syntax (Mar, 2006) The dope rapper from the Menagerie and Imagineers crews talks to us about all sorts including his views on the scene, his creative process and forthcoming releases. Check it out. Please ...

    Dubbledge (Nov, 2005) The man blowing up on the scene talks about the many projects he's working on, the UK scene, choosing his artist name, influences and much more. A couple of months back ...

    Durrty Goodz (Sep, 2007) We interview the most exciting rapper in the UK right now about his latest EP, his incredible flow, what artists he's feeling and his take on major labels and the ...

    Dynamite MC (May, 2006) Here's an artist that's been holding it down for time, practicing the real definition of an M.C. We caught up with him to find out about his new album and ...

    Eastborn (Feb, 2004) The past, the present and the future from the mind of the Sixth Swordsman of the Samuri's Apocalypse. When did you 1st start rapping seriously & which artists inspired this? A lot ...

    Eighteen18 (Mar, 2006) 'Body Armour' offers an array of impressive production and lyrical efforts which haven't been heard at album length for some time. Missing in action vocalist Lexis drops some heavily personal ...

    El-P (Aug, 2005) EL-P talks about past and future releases on Def Jux Records, his forthcoming album, backlash from the critics and lots more. El-P is eyeing my pack of Embassy's. "Can I bum ...

    Elite Team Entertainment (Feb, 2006) Check out what one of the dopest UK crew's had to say about their background, past and future releases, the US Jump Off tour and a load more, in this, ...

    Emmanuel aka C-Swing (Dec, 2005) C-Swing talks about his dope back catalogue and his forthcoming album, as well as his views on the music industry, linking with KRS One and tons more. For those that don't ...

    English (Dec, 2005) For our twelfth interview of the month, we caught up with the up and coming rapper from East London to talk amongst other things, about the Jump Off battles and ...

    Evil Ed (Feb, 2005) One of the scenes greatest beat makers talks on the release of his debut LP, what's in the works, who he'd like to work with, trying to organise live shows ...

    Evil Ed (Oct, 2005) One of the UK's greatest talks on Janomi Records, the tons of projects he has in the pipeline, the state of UK hip-hop and roast dinners with jaffa cakes? Wassup. The ...

    Example (Dec, 2005) One of the most exciting up and coming UK hiphop artists talks about the two releases under his belt, the forthcoming album, labels and tons more. Check it out! First off, ...

    Example (May, 2006) We caught up with one of the UK's most promising new artists to talk about his debut album and writing style, getting signed to a major label and tons more. ...

    Farma G (Feb, 2007) As half of Taskforce, Farma G has been responsible for some of the best UK rap music the country's ever heard. We caught up with him to find out what ...

    Fat Club (Aug, 2004) I got sent the promo to their latest album last week, and I was keen to speak with the chaps behind the entertaining collection of tracks. A couple of e-mails ...

    Final Element (Feb, 2006) We caught up with a guy who's been pushing his heavy CD's on the streets of London for years, to hear him talk on heroes, performing live, production and lots ...

    Focused Few (Mar, 2006) One of the most refreshing UK hiphop outfits sat down to field our questions on their background, influences, performing live and what forthcoming projects are in the works. There's quite a ...

    Foreign Beggars (Oct, 2005) John Spiers talks with the Foreign Beggars crew to get the scoop on what they've been up to and the forthcoming album. “We’re not going to do any wack shit. Everything ...

    Fozzy (Nov, 2005) The young beat boxer talks about how he got started, performing live, beat boxing notation, forthcoming projects and more! First up, please tell our readers who you are, whatcha do and ...

    Fugazi Rum (Sep, 2004) Group member Mosman took time out to answer Marks questions about the name of his group, a collaboration with Kope, Illegal Aid, new releases and what's next. What's the history ...

    Genesis Ellijah (Dec, 2004) A chat with the man about his forthcoming album, its concepts, producers and title + his influences, label, live shows, how much of a struggle it was to get the ...

    Ghost (Jun, 2005) The West London producer chats about his introduction to hiphop, releases so far, equipment, styles, artists and forthcoming material. Where in the UK are you from and what's the local hip-hop ...

    Ghost (Mar, 2006) The dope producer gives us an extensive insight into his new album 'Seldom Seen Often Heard' from the sounds to the guests and artwork. Read all about it and what ...

    Giant Panda (Feb, 2006) Group members Newman and Maanumental talk to Pidgeon to set us straight on a few important facts and give us their thoughts on the UK and our hiphop. Possibly the freshest ...

    GoldieLocks (Jun, 2007) We chatted to Croydon's GoldieLocks to find out what she thinks of herself and others, how she came to remix Example and what she thinks of inflatable fashion statements. Good afternoon. ...

    Gran Cassa (Sep, 2004) In June, Matt Grant talked to Gran Cassa about who they are and how they got started, their name, releases, instruments, touring and lots more. If you like the sound ...

    Hansel The Unicorn (May, 2006) Feeling a bit leftfield, we had words with Highbury artist and Evil Ed label mate Hansel, to talk about influences, equipment, Eastenders and forthcoming projects. What's ya name and what's it ...

    Hard Livin (Feb, 2005) Check out what the boys had to say on their 12" 'Oh Girl', the projects they've got coming out and their back story on where they're from and how they ...

    Headzache (Jul, 2005) JaiMez and Ennicee talk about how they met, the UK hip-hop scene, independant music, tramp piss, terrorism, forthcoming projects and lots more. Who are Headzache and where are you guys based? ...

    Hilltop Hoods (Sep, 2004) Matt Grant talks to Hilltop Hoods, who in most peoples opinion are the leading hip-hop act down under. Check out what they had to say about their country's scene, their ...

    Humarak D Gritty (Sep, 2006) We catch up with Cardiff's number one rapper to find out what's the deal with his name, what he's released so far and what records and dates are in the ...

    Huntkillbury Finn (Sep, 2005) HKB Finn talks extensively about sound, his current and forthcoming projects, touring, majors V indys, inspirations, artists he's feeling and more. For those that don't know, please introduce yourself? Greetings, my name ...

    Hype (Feb, 2005) I caught up for a chat with the Scottish geeza about the latest release he enjoyed, what he hopes to release in the future, the scene up his way and ...

    ICM Records (May, 2005) Get the lowdown on a cool record label from Canada and their new compilation, Facts Of War. When was ICM records formed and what do the three Letters stand for? ICM (the ...

    Ill Bill (Feb, 2005) Topical Tyrant threw some questions Ill Bill's way, on a ton of subjects including how his place of birth influences him, the latest album 'What's Wrong With Bill?', what projects ...

    Ill Seer (Jan, 2005) The Delegates of Culture member from Toronto has a chat with Matt Grant on how he would describe his hip-hop, what he's working on at the moment, what's going on ...

    Illus (Oct, 2003) The funky cartoonist and rapper drops some science about what he's released, what he's planning on releasing, production, influences, politics and touring. Illus is a name I've been hearing all over ...

    Immortal Technique (Aug, 2004) One of the most highly regarded underground acts takes time out to answer a few questions about what he's been up to so far, and what he's got planned. How ...

    Infallible (Sep, 2004) The australian rapper talks here about where us UK folk can get OZ rap, the sound of the country's hip-hop, what he's released so far and why he's called what ...

    Infinite Livez (Jun, 2004) The man behind the fantastic Bush Meat album lets us in on what Barry Convex is working on, what his best album art is, his attitude towards the UK scene ...

    Insane Macbeth (Jun, 2005) The producer reflects on the UK scene past and present, talks about his discography, tells us about forthcoming projects and lots more. First up, can you start by introducing yourself to ...

    Iron Bridge (May, 2004) Want to know about the line-up, origins, production, what's in the pipe line and a twisted fascination in freaks and midgets? Look inside. For the newbies, who is Iron Bridge? Iron ...

    J-Zone (Aug, 2004) Check out how J-Zone hooked up with the UK's finest, what he's done and what he's going to do and what calms him down after a sitting of MTV Cribs. ...

    J-Zone (Jan, 2005) In his second appearance for the sites interview section, J Zone talks with Matt Grant who fires questions his way about the difference between a rapper and an MC, how ...

    J. Period (Jan, 2006) We caught words with the only mixtape DJ you need be checking out at the moment, to talk about his critically accalimed 'Best Of' series and his field of hiphop ...

    Jabba The Kut (Oct, 2004) Check out this very informative Q&A's on current and future releases, catering to an artists request for a beat, the UK scene, what's going down in Bournemouth and more! Wassup, introduce ...

    Jaimez (Nov, 2004) I caught up with the producer of, amongst other things, the new Jibbarish 12" release. He talks on studio's, the scene, what he's done and what he's planning and ...

    Jalporte (Apr, 2006) It's been a while since we spoke. so we caught up with the Midlands artist to talk about his debut EP, the Deprogrammed Productions crew, performing, the net and lots ...

    Jehst (Sep, 2003) Okay, so this is hardly an interview. But being as talented and as in demand as this guy must put a limit to how much promo time is available. Still, ...

    Jehst (Jun, 2006) Ahead of his heavy new release, the much celebrated artist and producer talks to us about his recent album, juggling rapping and beat making, Sir Smurf Little and much more. What's ...

    Jehst (Aug, 2007) The high plains drifter sat down to answer our questions about new project 'The Mengi Bus', how the next LP is shaping up, his thoughts on the scene and whether ...

    Jibbarish (Nov, 2004) Jibbarish of the Iron Bridge crew talks about his current 12" release, the tons of projects in the pipeline, working as a solo artist and what producers he's been using ...

    Jme (Nov, 2006) Introducing one of the most exciting artists in Grime. His t-shirts, rapping and producing is sick, so we caught up with him to talk about the usual stuff and his ...

    Joey Beats (Jan, 2005) The man behind the production of Non-Prophets tells us how he came up with his name, the equipment he uses, creativity and what creates a great beat. Check it out. OK, ...

    Johnny ‘Juice’ Rosado (May, 2005) Check out this chat with the Public Enemy producer about how he hooked up with the group, what equipment he uses, forthcoming projects and inspirations. First up, could you give our ...

    Joker Starr (Feb, 2006) If you haven't heard of this guy yet, don't worry because you will by the end of the year. Check out his answers to questions on the Uk scene, his ...

    Justice For Jean (May, 2006) Jean Charles de Menezes was a Brazilian living in south London. On the 22nd of July 2005, he was shot by police eight times, seven in the head. A day ...

    Kam (Oct, 2005) DJ and producer Kam spared us some time to talk about some of the records he's dropped, his recent Lowlife mix CD, and forthcoming projects. First up, can ya introduce yourselves ...

    Kano (Nov, 2005) Ben Spurr has a quick chat with Kano about exposure, New York, planning for the future, touring, video's and more. And there's no 'Are you hiphop or grime?' Is Rapnews ...

    Kashmere The Iguana Man (Jul, 2006) We asked one of the most interesting artists we've ever featured on Rapnews, tons of questions about his past releases and forthcoming album. Check out the very entertaining answers. Please introduce ...

    Keith Lawrence (Jul, 2006) The much respected DJ and producer fields Rapnews questions about his musical background, the releases past and present, his residences, label and how he rates the scene. First of all, please ...

    Kero One (Feb, 2006) Read up on what the man behind the extremely dope 'The Windmills Of My Soul' LP had to say about his back catalogue, touring, producing and loads more. For those that ...

    Kid Acne (May, 2005) The musician and graffiti writer fielded questions about his relationship with hiphop, the records he's most fond of and what projects are in the works. When was your first taste of ...

    Kids In Tracksuits (Sep, 2006) We caught up with the Nottingham duo to talk about boy bands from the nineties and shellsuits. Oh, and we also chatted about their background, creative process and great new ...

    Kidz In The Hall (Nov, 2006) Here's a chat with a duo which look set to put Rawkus back on the hiphop map in a big way. Producer Double-O and MC Naledge talk about hooking up, ...

    Killa Kella (Feb, 2007) We had a chat with the UK's most creative and high profile beatboxing talent Killa Kella. He talks about his new single 'Reveal Your Inner Self' and where's left to ...

    Klashnekoff (Feb, 2007) One of the UK's most popular rappers spoke to us about where he's at, how the recording for his highly anticipated new album went, Terra Firma and the deal with ...

    Kool Keith (Jul, 2006) Of his recent album 'NOGATCO', Kool Keith says it's good and alienized, and that it's the result of research with Iz-Real. He thinks the press coverage has been different and ...

    Kung Fu (Mar, 2006) Check out what Leo of Kung Fu had to say about London's dopest jam and win tickets to the Kung Fu birthday bash with performances by The Boot Camp Click, ...

    Kyza (Sep, 2006) Hitting you with another exclusive, we chatted to one of the UK's greats, Kyza, to talk about his highly anticipated debut album 'The Experience. We've even got the world's first ...

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    The Planets (Jun, 2004) Background information, overseas collaborations, album covers, the new album, favourite CD's...It's all in here. The Planets, having recently released their new album 'The Epic' on Dyna-Mic-Records spared some time to ...

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    W.O.R.D (Jan, 2005) Check out this Q&A's with two up and coming gentleman from Bristol. They've just completed a demo and are currently tipping their toes into the deep waters that is independent ...

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