Lee Hawthorn

The 7 Best North East Hip-Hop Songs of 2014

The 7 Best North East Hip-Hop Songs of 2014

In 2014, the North East of England’s Hip Hop representatives are embarrassingly evaded by some of the UK’s top urban music outlets. With the likes of SB.TV, GRM Daily and Link Up TV showing an unbelievable lack of interest in the budding up-and-comers of the region, favouring Southern counterparts instead, despite Young Fathers’ Mercury Prize […]

 Lee Hawthorn

REVIEW: RG and Paull – LunaTiks

REVIEW: RG and Paull – LunaTiks

The inaugural Hek-Tik Records release, LunaTiks, pairs up Geordie rappers Paull and RG for three minutes of horrorcore lyricism, articulated with their ambivalent accent and a raw aggression that typifies the controversial Hip Hop sub-genre. Fittingly posted on Halloween, the Hek-Tik music video isn’t quite as artistically astute as Dizzee Rascal’s hammer-horror inspired Couple of […]