First Word Records is extremely proud to welcome aboard Takuya Kuroda.A highly-respected trumpeter born in Kobe, Japan, Takuya is a forward-thinking musician that has developed a unique hybrid sound, blending soulful jazz, funk, post-bop, fusion and hip hop music.
From his earlier work with pioneering London production outfits like Bugz In The Attic, DKD, Silhouette Brown, Blakai, Likwid Biskit, Neon Phusion and Agent K, to his recent releases and collaborations with Dego and the extended 2000black family, Kaidi Tatham is one of the most quietly influential British artists of his time.
Multi-Instrumentalist, and immensely experienced electronic producer Kaidi Tatham will be best known for his work as part of the London based DJ collective "Bugz in the Attic" from the early 2000s who were pivotal for broken beat evolution throughout London.
-> "Good Love" releases... 23rd April 2021 (Digital)14th May 2021 (Physical)-> Announcement on 21st Jan 2021-> Previous support from Gilles Peterson, Toddla T, Mary Anne Hobbs, Bonobo, Laurent Garnier, Ben UFO, Jamz Supernova (BBC 1Xtra) and much more!-> Album features founder of Bugz in the Attic - Afronaut.-> 17,000 monthly listeners on Spotify
Mm..Food is the fifth studio album by British-American rapper/producer MF Doom. MF Doom described Mm..Food as a concept album "about the things you find on a picnic, or at a picnic table". The album's titles and lyrics contain references to different foods, some with common metaphors and double entendres in the "street world" and the "nutritional realm".
S.O.S.A. (Save Our Streets AZ) is a companion album made to promote AZ's then-upcoming album 9 Lives. It features ten tracks, and has songs that are not found on AZ's other. It was distributed in the streets, as AZ was a free agent atthe time and was in the process of finding a new label after his deal with Noo Trybe Records ended.
Mantronix - King Of The Beats: Anthology 1985-1988 / Traffic Entertainment Group, 2019 PRESSED ON LIMITED EDITION RED & WHITE VINYL!
Trophies is a collaborative studio album by Detroit, Michigan producer Apollo Brown and D.I.T.C. member O.C. It was released by Mello Music Group in 2012. 9 years later MMG reissues a Special Edition - Metallic Gold Vinyl + Metalic Gold Foil Cover.
New York Hip Hop revolutionaries Ced-Gee, Kool Keith, Moe Luv and T.R. Love, known as Ultramagnetic Mc’s dropped their seminal debut album Critical Beatdown in 1988. Immediately grabbing the attention and pushing the boundaries of hip hop into new horizons, it was hailed as a masterpiece by the underground.
Diamond D & Talib Kweli are Gotham - the collab album is dedicated to the City of Dreams, the Capital of the World, the Big Apple. The city so nice they named it twice - GOTHAM. Features include Busta Rhymes, Skyzoo, John Forte, Niko Is & Nire Alldai.