On Wax? Help fund Chalk’s next release on vinyl

  Chalk’s debut album, One For Being Me, was one of the most fire┬áManchester hip hop releases of recent years. Deeply personal and deeply funky, together with his crew TNC

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Download: The Natural Curriculum – Creative Maladjustment

Moody-as-you-like new one from The Natural Curriculum, accompanied by a fairly epic visual narrative. This is the first single from forthcoming album The Best Fertilizer is the Gardener’s Shadow. Download

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Instrumentals from Chalk

Well-loved Manchester MC Chalk put out the instrumental version of his debut album last week (‘For those with an aversion to my voice…’), with beats produced by he himself, Woli

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Manchester’s Chalk dominates all of hip hop with ‘If You Must’

Keep your Eazy E holograms. Home grown hip hop for the win with this first video from the about-to-drop One For Being Me, the debut full length from Chalk of

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The Natural Curriculum preview Chalk’s forthcoming album ‘One For Being Me’

I had the pleasure of interviewing Aver and Chalk of TNC recently for the Manchester branch of Now Then magazine. A page’s worth is readable on the online version here

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Out Now: The Bluntskins release debut album

Buy on Bandcamp iTunes Amazon “It’s time to die, like the guy from the Green Mile” – Sykes You’ll feel pretty lightheaded after listening… rappers Bill Sykes (TNC), Cheech (Mothership

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Download: DAYSE & AVER of THE NATURAL CURRICULUM // EP 0001

Bursting out of THE NATURAL CURRICULUM (check their Flow Inspectors epic right here) come DAYSE & AVER, Manchester hip hop to put the world to rights. Eight tracks of lyrical

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Video: THE NATURAL CURRICULUM // Flow Inspectors Episodes 1 – 3

We’ve all seen our fair share of hard hitting, real life documentaries that foreshadow the destruction of our society. There’s hope, though, in the form of the FLOW INSPECTORS, who

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