RATKING – 700-FILL

  Teaming up with BitTorrent, NYC trio Ratking release a free album entitled ‘700-Fill’.  Although the artwork was teased a little while back, the album comes unannounced and with a premium bundle which includes the ‘700-Fill’ instrumentals, a short film by Ari Marcopoulos and merchandise discount codes.  Musically, the album sees Hak, Wiki and Sporting Life edge even…

RATKING – SNOW BEACH [VIDEO]

Ratking release another superb visual from last year’s album ‘So It Goes’ [rated number two in our Top 10 of 2014].  Ratking are so skilled at painting an exact picture of everyday life that director Ari Marcopoulos’s video must have almost been a no-brainer: Wiki, Hak & Sporting Life doing what they do in the freezing cold, on…

RATKING – COCOA 88 [VIDEO]

After already releasing videos for ‘Canal‘, and ‘So It Goes‘, Ratking release a third visual from their ‘So It Goes’ album.  As per usual from the Harlem trio, the video depicts the same inner city grittiness as the album itself.  Stream the Alon Sicherman-produced video below via YouTube.

SKEPTA X WIKI – THAT’S NOT ME

UK music fans are often puzzled as to why the best of our urban music very rarely makes it across the pond, but it turns out Ratking MC Wiki loves Grime as much as the rest of us. Having already evidenced his love of the genre with his downright gritty style on the mic, one third…

RATKING – SO IT GOES [VIDEO]

Harlem’s Ratking release a visual accompaniment to the ‘So It Goes’, taken from their recently released debut album of the same name.  The video sees Wiki and co go at it in front of a stack of televisions, and comes just before they go on tour with Run The Jewels.  Stream below via SoundCloud.

RATKING – CANAL [AD-ROCK REMIX]

Ratking’s ‘So It Goes‘ album has undoubtedly been one of our favourites this year, and ‘Canal‘ was one of its many highlights.  In what might be the ultimate co-sign for the Harlemites, Beastie Boy Ad-Rock drops a remix of the ‘So It Goes’ Standout, leaving Wiki’s vocals largely untouched, but completely flipping the beat.  Stream…

RATKING – CANAL

Ratking’s debut album, ‘So It Goes’ has only just hit the shops, and the Harlem trio have already released a set of visuals for stand-out track ‘Canal’. Support for the album has been building ever since the release of their ‘Wiki93‘ EP back in 2012, and they really have stepped up to the plate.  In…