By Akira The Don on Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Sittin Here 2014 trap version KLAXOOOOON

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— By Akira The Don on Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

By Akira The Don on Monday, July 14th, 2014

So The Jam covered the Batman theme on 1977’s In The City LP. Just in case you missed that. And you collect punk superhero theme covers. Like I do.

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— By Akira The Don on Monday, July 14th, 2014

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

I first came across Alabama legend G-Mane in 2010, which seems like another era already. I connected with the sound instantly. Somewhere between Nate Dogg and Pimp C, it had style, soul, substance, swag, swang and superior storytelling in abundance. I made me want to learn to drive again so I could cruise around in some great boat of  a vehicle banging it. It was his Sex, Drugs And Money tape, on which he hit a beat that sampled Tom Petty, same song I sampled on Show The Joint.

So, despite coming from entirely different places, we were already united by music. That is the power of recorded sound, brothers and sisters. And a few years later, he hit me up on twitter for some beats, and I sent him some, and he liked the one that sampled Mercury Rev, and asked me to rap on it with him, and lo, there it was, Anglesey to Alabama, united in sound for eternity.


And now its been released, as part of his brand new album In God We Trust, which you can stream above, and purchase here. Its G Mane, so you already know its another beautiful collection of timeless rap music. Dude is as consistent as consistent comes. I’m working on some new shit for him right now, so you can look forward to more cross cultural country classics. Amen.


I have been continuing to run on my beach, go for walks every morning, and spend happy, happy times with my girl and my son. I’ve also been drawing more one off albums sleeves for people, so get yours while you still can. Oh, and I do believe MIDNITEMEN just got their first official remix commission from a legendary artist. Can’t wait for you to hear it.

Speaking of which, I do believe there’ll be a new transmission today…



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— Thursday, July 10th, 2014

By Akira The Don on Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

WOOOOOOP my homie Envy’s new group just dropped their first single and it is WAVY.

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— By Akira The Don on Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

By Akira The Don on Friday, May 23rd, 2014

“Each time you vote, you support the process.”
Morrissey, 2014

My old man got some leaflet about voting for “hope” through the letterbox while I was staying with him. It had Billy Bragg and that chick who won the Mercury and bitched about it begging people to vote for anyone but Ukip, to vote not for “hate”, but for “hope”. Cos the most important thing to do right now is stuff some trolls to bursting whilst supporting the criminals actually in power who are actually looting the country, the system that keeps them there decade on decade, and the slippery scum who pretend to oppose them. What happened last time we voted for “hope” and those charlatan swine got in? OH YEAH WE INVADED SOME COUNTRIES FOR NO GOOD REASON AND THEY ABOLISHED GRANTS AND THE GAP BETWEEN RICH AND POOR GREW EVER VASTER LIKE SOME FUCKING OTOMO TUMOUR, WOO THAT’S SOME HOPE I CAN REALLY GET BEHIND! MORE OF THAT PLEASE! LET’S KEEP EVERYBODY BUSY TWEETING CRAPPY JUVENILE MEMES AND BICKERING AMONGST THEMSELVES ALONG THE ANCENT PARTY POLITICAL LINES OF THE PRESCRIBED AGENDA SO THE POSHO SCUM WHO HAVE ALWAYS LORDED IT ABOVE US MAY CONTINUE TO DO JUST THAT! HIGH FIVES ALL ROUND GENIUSES!

So no, I will not be leaving the house today, it is raining, and I have coffee already.

If you’re going out though, do remember to Put A Jumper On.

PS, Narstie says:


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— By Akira The Don on Friday, May 23rd, 2014

By Akira The Don on Thursday, May 8th, 2014



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— By Akira The Don on Thursday, May 8th, 2014