UPDATE: New BDL Apparel added to store!

BOUT DAT LIFE APPAREL is an expanding business with a Global fanbase that has over the past 2 years expanded from New Orleans, USA, Holland, Germany, Greeze, Jamaica and Caribbean as well as Birmingham and multiple cities across the UK. Established in 2016 as an off shoot of music brand; BOUT DAT LIFE APPAREL is a commercial urban wear brand currently made up of 3 … Continue reading UPDATE: New BDL Apparel added to store!

A Writers Guide To Decluttering​!

We’ve all been there. Friend of Friend: What do you do? Writer: I’m a writer. Friend of Friend: Hey, I have a great idea for a book! Why don’t you write it and when it gets published we split the money? Writer: [weak smile] Ideas are the easy part. Sure, “high-concept” pitching is a thing—It’s […] via Throw It Away! A Writer’s Guide To Decluttering — … Continue reading A Writers Guide To Decluttering​!

Tape Deck King’s #ThursdayNightThrowback #3 feat. Slick Rick, Wyclef Jean and Twista!!!

T.D.K back in effect with the third instalment of my weekly throwback selections on Bout Dat Online!!! To kick things off we travel back to 1988 as Slick Rick the Ruler try’s to mack a lady called ‘Mona Lisa’ before his mates drag him away to “meet some real mature women and some more of they friends”! Classic stuff!!! Slick Rick – Mona Lisa Next … Continue reading Tape Deck King’s #ThursdayNightThrowback #3 feat. Slick Rick, Wyclef Jean and Twista!!!

DJ Filthy Rich – Craig Mack: A Mixtape Tribute (Stream)

Toronto native DJ Filthy Rich pays tribute to the late Craig Mack with this epic mixtape covering pretty much his whole career from the Bad Boy era to the Mack World sessions! Also features a host of exclusive Filthy Rich blends and unreleased material which is extremely dope too! R.I.P Craig Mack!!! Stream the tape here – DJ Filthy Rich – Craig Mack: A Mixtape Tribute … Continue reading DJ Filthy Rich – Craig Mack: A Mixtape Tribute (Stream)

Westside Gunn (feat. Benny) – LOTTO (Official Video)

Griselda Records founder, and Shady Records artist, Westside Gunn has FINALLY dropped the lead single from his forthcoming album, ‘Chris Benoit’, called ‘LOTTO’!!! He teams up with fellow Griselda Records artist Benny The Butcher and producer DJ Green Lantern for some straight up murda music!!! Add the fact that the official video contains highlights from a mid 90’s match between Chris Benoit and Chris Jericho … Continue reading Westside Gunn (feat. Benny) – LOTTO (Official Video)

Artist Spotlight (Interview) – Wave

 

Featured Artist: Wave

A 20 year old Hip-Hop artist from Birmingham, UK

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Where do you hail from?

I’m from Birmingham, UK born and bred.

How did your artist name come about?
In school I used to have 360 waves and thats what I was known for so it kinda just caught on

 

How long have you been making music?

In total, about 5 years, but I’ve only taken it seriously for a year. 

How would you describe the sound around your music, the background/inspirations behind it?

I would describe it as a more urban form of old school hip hop. I used to constantly be listening to Big L, Tupac, Kendrick, Wu-Tang… I loved the rhyme patterns and flow they had/have, and that definitely inspired my music today.

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Benny The Butcher (feat. El Camino) – India (Official Video)

Griselda Records continue their reign as one of the hottest brands in Hip-Hop right now with the release of Benny The Butcher’s brand new video for ‘India’ featuring El Camino!!! Westside Gunn and Conway have definitely gotten their faces out there with amazing content (and a big co-sign from Shady Records!) however Benny has been dropping jewels left, right and center, and certainly proving himself … Continue reading Benny The Butcher (feat. El Camino) – India (Official Video)

Royce Da 5’9″ – Book Of Ryan (iTunes Stream + Purchase)

Royce returns with the follow up to 2016’s ‘Layers’ album with a more personal approach on ‘Book Of Ryan’! Already supported by some phenomenal singles (‘Boblo Boat’ with J. Cole, ‘Dumb’ with Boogie, and more recently, the Eminem assisted ‘Caterpillar’) that got the album off to a great start for the fans but with such big single choices how does the rest of the album … Continue reading Royce Da 5’9″ – Book Of Ryan (iTunes Stream + Purchase)