CARPETFACE is a critically acclaimed artist originally from London with a uniquely refreshing twist on old-school classic-sounding conscious party hiphop.
humbly presenting CARPETFACE's 2nd solo album:
"Cognitive Diss" OUT FRI JULY 21st
digital release on all download/streaming platforms via NEWBIAS Records
12" Vinyl available on B-LINE RECORDINGS (ships to UK/EU mid Sept)
MERCH / DOWNLOAD BUNDLES TO FOLLOW SHORTLY !!!
A collection of heartfelt sentiments centered around themes of paradigm shift, entering maturity, compassion in the face of corporate corruption and channelling angry energy into constructive solutions, from the point of view of a single dad sick of raging against the machine.
Guest rap vocals, production collabs and turntable contributions come from:
US heavyweights DONALD D (RHYME SYNDICATE) and UGLY DUCKLING's YOUNG EINSTEIN, DJAR ONE (Beats House Records) and NONSTOP over in France,
UK producer DJ MONEYSHOT (THE ALLERGIES / Jalapeno Records) and Amsterdam-based beatmaker YUNIQ with several remixes and reworkings now in the pipeline for release later in the year from a host of producers including DJ SUPREME.
NEXT LIVE SHOWS
London Tues 20 June “OFF THE CUFF “ Herne Hill London –
Solo rap attack supporting Aurora Dawn & The Screaming Skulls
Sat July 1 HOOTANANNY BRIXTON London-
Solo rap attack + guesting with “the moonmen” + dj set
1-2-3-4-5 WAKE UP!
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
100% OF THE PROCEEDS FROM MP3 SALES OF THIS TRACK WILL GO DIRECTLY TO FUND THE "REFUGEE COMMUNITY KITCHEN" ORGANISATION FEEDING HUNGRY FAMILIES IN CALAIS!
PLEASE GIVE GENEROUSLY WHEN YOU NAME YOUR PRICE!
HUMAN IS A BEATBOX:
DJ Nice mix:
Toulouse Beatbox mix:
Listen to entire EP:
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HUMAN IS A BEATBOX / TAKE IT BACK live in London with The BEATBOX COLLECTIVE
“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...