JP's Underground Tracks of The Month
Joseph JP Patterson was back on BBC Introducing in Scotland with Ally McCrae on Sunday, giving the lowdown on his favourite underground tracks this month...
3. Scrufizzer - Boom
My third track of the month comes from an MC who has featured in my top tracks a few times now, his name is Scrufizzer. The young spitter jumped on an instrumental made by Birmingham's producer of the moment, Preditah, and absolutely smashed it! Scrufizzer's rapid flow compliments the bouncy grime production. Preditah is getting a lot of love from the London grime scene right now, and you can see why after hearing Boom.
2. Young Kye Feat. Manga - I Kill It
My second track of the month comes from Young Kye. Now, I've known Young Kye for a couple of few years now, and it's been really good to see him musically grow. He jumped on a ZDOT and 4th Side production - alongside Roll Deep's Manga - for this dark, grimey hip-hop number. I was highly impressed with both MCs' deliveries on this track - the wordplay is also next level.
1. TRACK OF THE MONTH: Deadeye Feat. Nat Powers - One Life
My number one track of the month actually comes from a good friend of mine from Leicester, and he goes by the name of Deadeye. Back in the day, myself and Deadeye would drive up and down the country to bassline raves and he would always freestyle - he was good. I remember always telling him to seriously consider jumping on the music thing properly and focus - he clearly took the advice. On One Life, the rapper teamed up with Nat Powers - who produced the track and sung the hook - for this very emotional, and quite inspirational, track about the ups and downs of life. In other news, watch out for the rest of the his crew, Gwop Sqwad, because they're about to put Leicester on the map.
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