This Sound Nation Category: Hip Hop

Category: Hip Hop

USA Rapper Kanye West has reportedly been released from hospital

Rapper Kanye West has reportedly been released from hospital after suffering a mental breakdown. The Yeezus star was admitted to the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Medical Center for a mental evaluation on 21 November (16) after his allegedly erratic behaviour sparked concerns over his health, and following over a week of treatment, TMZ… Read more


This Sound Nation salute Rene Byrd with single Never Never Never featuring John Holt

Rene Byrd started her musical career as a singer songwriter by participating in numerous talent contests inter-college competition based in London, which nurtured stars including Daniel and Natasha Bedingfield. Then, aged 14, she joined a band as a backup vocalist. Rene is third generation West Indian and she comes from a religious and musical background…. Read more


This Sound Nation introduces Saika with upcoming single Chemical eX

Saika is a 24-year-old first generation Haitian-American female singer-songwriter, who conveys the humility of her Haitian roots with the street savvy from her childhood in Brooklyn, New York. Saika now lives in Atlanta, Georgia in the USA. In 2010, Saika says she wanted to learn how to, “express myself after having all these feelings bottled… Read more


This Sound Nation salutes Manchester’s 7-piece Family Ranks’ new EP and single

Family Ranks is a 7-piece soul, hip-hop, electronica and reggae collective creating lush expansive arrangements, deep grooves and euphoric festival anthems. To form Family Ranks in 2014, Manchester’s leading songwriters Ruby-Ann Patterson and James Gill joined session musicians in House of Lords, previously the house band for award winning live event All About Good Music,… Read more


This Sound Nation welcomes Vocaliz with latest release In Love With LIfe

An artist, poet, musician and international soul-traveller called Vocaliz releases his latest single In Love With Life. Born in Cameroon and based in Brooklyn, New York, Vocaliz uses Hip Hop to deliver his message about finding positives and revealing hidden truths. Vocaliz has been song-writing since his early teens and says: “My voice is the… Read more


This Sound Nation announces new video for SOS’s single New Chick

Dubai Hip Hop Group S.O.S Release The Hook Driven Single and Music Video For ‘New Chick’ S.O.S (Secrecy Over Supremacy) is a collective of four unique artists based in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. The group was originally founded by the late, Tyler Fray who died in 2013. Nigerian rapper Tyler Fray was educated… Read more