King Dem (Ty, Blak Twang & Rodney P) @ Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff

“On road doing shows/ And we picking up nice cheques”

“Fuckin’ hell, Cardiff’s alright you know,” states Rodney P as he enters the stage, the third and final member of this trinity of UK Hip Hop royalty.

Rodney P

The King Dem tour has brought together the supreme lyricist Ty, the energetic Tony Rotton aka Blak Twang, and the original UK Hip Hop Don Dada, the Riddim Killa, Rodney P. Continue reading

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Listing the 90s references on Blak Twang’s debut LP

“Orignal south London trooper/Blak Twang, live from the big smoke”

DETTWORK SouthEast is an undisputed classic of UK hip hop – but until last year few people had heard the 1996 long player in full.

The cover of the remastered version of Dettwork SouthEast released in September 2014

The cover of the remastered version of Dettwork SouthEast released in September 2014

Contractual disputes thwarted Tony Olabode, aka Blak Twang, from releasing his debut at the time he recorded it. A 12″ single release along with a few test pressings of the album and a handful of promo cassettes helped establish the legend of the ‘lost debut’.
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