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

  Chalk’s debut album, One For Being Me, was one of the most fire Manchester 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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Download: Fish – Broken Magic (Antisocial Music)

Antisocial Music have got their act together to release Broken Magic, a compilation of beats and raps which have been stroked by the fingers of label boss Fish. You can

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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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The Bluntskins roll out Roll Up – Manchester hip hop

The Bluntskins are a hip hop supergroup out of Manny, making their live debut earlier this year. Comprising Bill Sykes (TNC), Cheech (Mothership Connection) and Pro P (Manchester’s go-to beatmaker),

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Video: BILL SYKES // Where Are You

Watch YouTube Manchester reppin’… BILL SYKES of TNC – The Natural Curriculum. Video by the man Scott Hallows. The album is out now iTunes Amazon CDBaby Produced by Chalk of TNC… https://soundcloud.com/billsykes

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Reach: GZA x Manchester All Stars // Will Not Be Televised 27JAN12

MANCHESTER GZA (20 minute performance) + Skittles (full live band) / D’Lyfa Reilly / more + In The Loop & Headgone Hosted by TNC Facebook event Advance tickets are available

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Reach: JEDI MIND TRICKS x DON’T FLOP x TNC x RED IQ // Manchester

Buy tickets Wednesday 15th February Club Academy, Oxford Road, Manchester Doors 7.30pm ThisIsHipHop bring Jedi Mind Tricks to Manchester for a phenomenal night of hip hop, including an 8-MC Don’t

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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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