The Spotlight – KingUnderground Records

The Spotlight is a new series, started by Kramos of The Cooks for Brooklyn Radio, where we showcase the music of a specific record label. We start things off with KingUnderground, one of our favorite indie labels, who has been releasing hip hop gems for the last couple of years. We have Dan Englander, the co-founder of KU, to guide us through some of his favorite releases.

“KingUnderground was established in 2005 as an independent online-record outlet based in the UK. Today KU operates as a record label as the online store was closed down in late 2010. It was co-founded by friends Dan Englander and Peter McCaffrey. Now it is owned solely by Dan but it operates on the basis of a collective with a love for music, skateboarding, visual art, film and record collecting.”

Artists: Lewis Parker, Fredfades, Ivan Ave, Ernest Herb, Yogisoul, Magic in Threes, Planet Asia, Torb The Roach, Boora, Simiah, Mr Brown & more.

Tracklist:

  1. Fredfades ft. Ivan Ave, Koreatown Oddity & MED – Always
  2. Magic In Threes – At Jody’s
  3. Yogisoul ft. Ivan Ave & Moruf – Kodak Moments
  4. Lewis Parker – Release The Stress
  5. Torb The Roach & Floppy McSpace – Svart Kaffe Jam
  6. Simiah – Green Right
  7. Fredfades & Ivan Ave – Breathe (One)
  8. Boora – At The Park
  9. Fredfades & Sun Raw ft. Planet Asia – Mobbin For a Hobby
  10. Mr Brown – Weathered
  11. Shabaam Sahdeeq – Relax

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