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EDITOR/PRODUCER SERENA HUSSAIN (AKA HUSS) TALKS TO LONDON RAPPER/ARTIST 'KASEY' ABOUT STORMZY - LONDON'S OWN GRIME SENSATION - DROPPING "4PM IN LONDON" LATE LAST NIGHT.
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Ruste Juxx is the newest sensation coming out of Crown Heights, Brooklyn. After several years of collaborating on Boot Camp Clik projects, such as Sean Price’s, 'Monkey Barz', 'Master P', and 'Jesus Price Supastar' albums, along with being featured on Boot Camp Clik's 'Casualties of War' album and touring with the likes of Sean Price, Ghostface Killah and Jedi Mind Tricks. Juxx released his first solo project, entitled “Indestructible," October 2008 on Duck Down Music Inc.
NEW ALBUM: INTERNATIONAL JUXX
LIFE VOCABULARY Editor/Producer of "Culture Content" Serena Hussain (aka HUSS) had the opportunity to speak to JUXX on the day he released this new project (22 SEP 2017). The album is his 8th and includes 13 tracks with collaborations from international Artists in Lebanon, France, Nigeria, UK, Australia and more. It's a truly seamless and captivating album for old and new hip hop lovers.
More about Ruste:
Ruste Juxx blazed the hip hop scene with his single "Vic Flair," which received heavy support from New York’s HOT 97, and the accompanying video became an underground favorite online. 'Indestructible' is Executive-Produced by Sean Price and is spearheaded by the lead tracks "Wipe Off Ya Smile," and "Get Up." The production on the album is from PF Cuttin, Dan the Man, and Black Milk. After years of grinding,
In 2010 Ruste Juxx teamed up with producer and labelmate Marco Polo to release 'The eXXecution.' Marco Polo handles the entire production on the album and it also features guest appearances DJ Revolution, Black Moon, Rock of Heltah Skeltah, Freddie Foxx and Smif N Wessun.
We spoke to HAM the Illustrator at the Tupac Changes Exhibition - Croydon - produced by Highlight Nation. As ever, this conversation was full of insights that came about spontaneously through conversation.
HAM the Illustrator is an emerging London based British-Namibian multimedia hiphop artist and storyteller focused primarily on the marriage between his conscious lyricism and graphic illustration. Along with over 20 overall international and local performances, HAM the Illustrator lays claim to supporting well known international artists such as Rudimental, Coolio, Grandmaster Flash, D Double E & Footsie (Newham Generals), Big Narstie, P Money, Logan Sama, Flava D, General Levy, Izzie Gibbs, Congo Natty, Killa P, HVDES, Avok, AceDa Bass, Cameron Hart, Niskerone and many others. Influenced largely by his upbringing in Namibia, Ethiopia, South Africa and the United Kingdom, HAM's mission remains to promote education, empowerment and compassion in today's society through his art.
"First you make them more aware, then you make them believe they have the power to make a change, then you make them think about what they should do with that power."- HAM”
To learn more about HAM the Illustrator visit: www.HAMtheIllustrator.com
Capturing insight through conversations with Artists - in and around London.