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SHEFFIELD’S Kid Acne is up in your (Ford Orion) grille with a fantastic new mixtape, featuring seven remixes from last year’s excellent Have A Word album for Lex. Fresh To Death is out digitally, sho’; but why settle for that when you can have the full dayglo pink TDK mixtape experience? He brings the fantastic …

Producer and creator of instrumental hip hop, Spectacular Diagnostics, just dropped his latest instrumental LP, thebeautifulmusic. Backseat Mafia is fortunate to host him for this week’s episode of Behind the Boards. The Chicago-based artist mixes and mashes a variety of sounds for the new record, to create a jazzy and dusty collection of songs that …

Last year for the first time we put together our favourite hip-hop tracks of 2015. With 2016 being an equally strong year for the genre, it only seemed right that we do another year end round-up. It seemed clear from the offset that we couldn’t possibly pick one favourite, so in no particular order, these are …

It almost feels wrong listening to music by Kid Acne’s musical project Mongrels digitally. As I opened up my Spotify app (other music streaming services are available) and hit the new album ‘Attack The Monolith’, I felt like I should be opening up a limited edition vinyl, individually numbered, with artwork pressed by the artist …

2015 has been a great year for hip-hop music. With the so many legends returning to the game, it was inevitable this was going to be a strong list. But it’s not just the older players that make things up. New and emerging acts have also come along to put their own twist on things. …

You only have to turn the corner in Kid Acne’s hometown of Sheffield to come across another of his street art masterpieces. His unique style has taken him from his northern home, to displaying his work all around the world. But whilst his steel as an artist in indisputable,  have you ever stopped to consider …