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Irish rap roundup: Lethal Dialect, Ath Cliath Records, Loud Mouth Collective & more

, Irish rap roundup: Lethal Dialect, Ath Cliath Records,  Loud Mouth Collective & more

A fair bit of Irish rap stuff has appeared on my radar lately so I thought I’d put the best of it all in one place here and you can have a listen. Recommendations are welcome in the comments section.

Lethal Dialect

Lethal Dialect’s LD50 album from earlier this year is one of the best Irish rap albums I’d heard in a good while (slim pickings and I don’t listen to that much of it I’ll admit that) and here, ‘Keep It Real’ serves as the followup to LD50 II.

Metamorphose by Lethal Dialect

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More tunes on Soundcloud.

Ath Cliath Records – Dawn Till Dusk

, Irish rap roundup: Lethal Dialect, Ath Cliath Records,  Loud Mouth Collective & more
Shapey Fiend sent on this Ath Cliath Records compilation Dawn Till Dusk. The work of Jambo and Jonnyboy from Donaghmede, there’s a healthy switchup of styles here taking in dubstep and dance rhythms. There’s even a Damien Dempsey cameo on the last track. Here’s the opening tune:

01 The Sun feat.Hazy Jane by athcliathrecords

There’s some nice variation in styles here:

09 I Remember by athcliathrecords

04 Fallin’ Generation feat.Joey Mac & Garry O’Brien by athcliathrecords

Loud Mouth Collective

, Irish rap roundup: Lethal Dialect, Ath Cliath Records,  Loud Mouth Collective & more
Exxon Valdez and Redahan/C.F. Meister both operate in a more jazzy ’90s hip-hop style. First up is Exxon’s Sir. Renovich with these two tunes with production by Luke B and The Gruesome Twosome:

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, Irish rap roundup: Lethal Dialect, Ath Cliath Records,  Loud Mouth Collective & more

And also from Loud Mouth but more instrumental beat oriented is Redahan & C.F.Meister split EP:

Elsewhere


You might have seen this tune from The Animators knocking about recently. I know it was on Broadsheet.

Dougzy is a 17 year-old rapper based in Galway but his style is more Southern swag than Irish swag.

Links

If you’re looking for more Irish hip-hop go straight to the specialists.

http://craicmusic.wordpress.com
http://www.irishhiphop.com
http://www.rapireland.com

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