CARPETFACE is a critically acclaimed artist originally from London with a uniquely refreshing twist on old-school classic-sounding conscious party hiphop.
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7" VINYL RELEASED WORLDWIDE 7/12/2015 ON BEATS HOUSE RECORDS
An upbeat funky bigot-bashing anti-xenophobia track all about the need for compassion in the current refugee crisis (Produced by Djar One).
DIGITAL RELEASE : 21/12/2015
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“Wembley's one-man answer to the Beastie Boys. No style or genre is too daring for this man!” – DJ FORMAT
“Prince Paul smoking Crack with Syd Barrett...” – JOCKEY SLUT MAGAZINE
“Move over Kool Keith!” – TIME OUT NEW YORk
“So sick it's ridiculous!” – BEARDYMAN
CARPETFACE is a critically-acclaimed international hiphop artist, producer and songwriter from London, who first hit the UK scene in 2002 with his debut 12” The Friday Night Sniper EP, receiving 6 months of MTV play resulting in fans, tours and collabs worldwide. 15 years, 16 record-releases and 1300+ international shows later, CARPETFACE is still going strong after some time out from solo releases and tours to have a child and complete his 2 nd solo album “Cognitive DISS” now scheduled for Digital Release 17 July 2017 on his own label NEWBIAS Records, alongside a staggeringly eclectic array of production / songwriting collabs, and guest-artist features on releases out on other labels over the coming year...
CARPETFACE's “SIMMER DOWN” track drops on 7-inch vinyl and as a digital single on Paris label NONSTOPHIPHOP autumn 2016 with a follow-up 12” EP also featuring US rappers Venemous, Slim P and Emskee.
The 2nd full-length CARPETFACE solo album “COGNITIVE DISS” is now in the final stages of completion for a 2017 release with talks with labels and publishers already underway, and several remixes in the pipeline from a host of dance producers.
A follow-up album of guest collabs is also now in production with DJAR ONE, DJ NICE, UGLY DUCKLING's YOUNG EINSTEIN, NATTY SPEAKS, PAX NINDI, DJ MONEYSHOT, FRESH KILS, PARALLAX, HOLLY FLOW LIGHTLY, MY BAD SISTER, TOO MANY T's, JOE DRISCOLL, PREMROCK. THE SCRIBES and SON OF A PITCH.
ON THE SIDE
Outside solo releases, CARPETFACE moonlights as a professional writer and producer, and has written and recorded for:
-Paris label LUHNA RECORDS, featuring as guest vocalist on the DJ SUSPECT / DOC TMK 7-inch single “E.V.E.R.Y.B.O.D.Y”
and their follow-up album “GIVING SPACE TO THE SUN” in 2011.
-UK dance label BOTCHIT & SCARPER Records, featuring on ATOMIC HOOLIGAN's award-winning 2006 “YOU ARE HERE” LP
-NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC & HISTORY CHANNEL, composing / producing orginal filmscore for documentary “Kids Who Preach”
-MTV, VERTIGO FILMS and BBC3, writing, producing and licensing soundtrack-music and theme-tunes for “WRECKED,
DIRTY SANCHEZ THE MOVIE, “DIRTY SANCHEZ Series 4” and “BIZARRE ER”
-MAD PROFESSOR's Ariwa label, producing and arranging LEE SCRATCH PERRY remixes
-NIKE / NITRO GROUP, licensing tracks for their “PUT IT WHERE YOU WANT IT” ad-campaign
-Independent David Kaplowitz feature-length environmental documentary “FOOD ON EARTH” soundtrack.