Hamda
Hamda

Music writer, aspiring marketing expert, Grime observer and wasteman swerver who loves Air Max 90s, cats and Drake.

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c-biz
Hamda  •  10 Jan, 2017
North West London-based rapper C Biz is now a free man after being cleared with murder earlier today at the Old Bailey. The 30 year old artist had been in custody for months after...
asap rocky money man
Hamda  •  22 Oct, 2016
A$AP Rocky’s creative collective AWGE and Red Bull just premiered a brand new project entitled ‘Money Man’ staring Skepta, Shorty, Frisco and Maximum plus Section Boyz’ Sleeks and Littlez. The 12 minute film was shot over three days in...
Hamda  •  9 Dec, 2016
Most London food critics choose to review the cities most famed five star establishments like Nobu or The Ivy, but one man going by the name of ‘The Chicken Connoisseur’ decided to switch up the...
tuggzy
Hamda  •  8 Oct, 2016
A murder investigation has been launched by police after rapper Tuggzy was shot dead last night on Eastney Road , Croydon. Firearms officers and ambulance services responded to reports of a man suffering from gunshot wounds and...
Hamda  •  10 Dec, 2016
DJ Vlad of Vlad TV sat down with Birmingham’s very own Mist for an interview where he talked about Bloods, Crips and not getting involved in gangs. The American DJ also recently interviewed Giggs about...
Hamda  •  3 Sep, 2016
This week Channel 5’s ‘Gangland’ documentary hit our screens, in the film BAFTA nominated director Paul Blake attempts to lift the lid on road life, organised crime and London’s drug trade. Using GoPro cameras the...
european-artists
Hamda  •  22 Oct, 2016
With our country on the brink of Brexit, we might be waving our European neighbors goodbye sooner than we hoped, but that shouldn’t stop us from enjoying some of the very best tracks that...
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Hamda  •  8 Aug, 2016
A GoFundMe page has been set up to raise funds for the funeral of 16 year old aspiring rapper Showkey who was sadly stabbed to death in South London earlier this week. The promising...
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Hamda  •  2 Oct, 2016
Sports Direct and Christian Louboutin – two brands that you wouldn’t typically expect to cross paths… Until now of course. Sports Direct seem to have stepped up their game from discount Umbro and Slazanger in a...
Hamda  •  17 Dec, 2016
Elijah Quashie AKA The Chicken Connoisseur joined BBC 1Xtra’s Charlie Sloth for an interview where the two discuss his REAL age, creps and put some Christmas turkey sandwiches to the test. Catch up on...
Hamda  •  2 Sep, 2016
Earlier this week Cadet dropped an open letter to his cousin and fellow artist Krept in the form of a frank and powerful 5 minute track, since then Krept put pen to paper and responded with...
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Hamda  •  3 Dec, 2016
This week three men have been jailed for a total of 50 years after starring in Channel 5’s controversial ‘Gangland: Turf Wars’ documentary which was aired back in September. The documentary by BAFTA nominated...
Hamda  •  23 Jan, 2017
Link Up TV caught up with Ghetts for an exclusive interview in the lead up to his huge headline show at London’s Roundhouse to celebrate the anniversary of his landmark mixtape ‘Ghetto Gospel’. 2017 mark 10 years...
jb scofield
Hamda  •  22 Jan, 2017
JB Scofield – AKA the Fresh Prince of LC – is one of the acts tipped for big things in 2017, and he’s set his year off brilliantly with the release of his brand...
President T
Hamda  •  20 Jan, 2017
Cool and collected with an air of confidence, President T makes himself at home as we share a table at intimate Caribbean restaurant and local favourite Guanabana in Kentish Town – just minutes away...
nines
Hamda  •  16 Jan, 2017
Church Road rapper Nines has confirmed the track list for his well anticipated debut album ‘One Foot Out’ which will be dropping sometime this year. Fans have been awaiting the release of his forthcoming project which will serve...
c-biz
Hamda  •  10 Jan, 2017
North West London-based rapper C Biz is now a free man after being cleared with murder earlier today at the Old Bailey. The 30 year old artist had been in custody for months after...
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Hamda  •  3 Jan, 2017
Are you a sick MC aged 11 to 21? Well, Flipz (AKA Mr Don’t Even Tark Too Much) has announced on Twitter that Team #Merky are looking for ten cold young artist to appear...
link up picks 3
Hamda  •  1 Jan, 2017
All good things must come to an end, so here is our third and final list to wrap up #LinkUpPicks where the Link Up Family are listing our favourite events of 2016. So far we’ve shared our...
link up picks 2
Hamda  •  1 Jan, 2017
If you don’t know already, we’ve decided to wrap up the year by putting together #LinkUpPicks for all our readers out there with three lists with some of our favourite events, EPs/albums and tracks from the...
link up picks
Hamda  •  31 Dec, 2016
So, we’ve come to the end of 2016 and this year we’ve seen a ton of madness – Britain voted to leave the EU, Trump won the presidential election over in the States and we’ve...
Hamda  •  26 Dec, 2016
6 Figure Music’s TE dness came through with some real heat for his BL@CKBOX freestyle. For more gold from the rapper, revisit his exclusive Behind Barz session for Link Up TV right here.
Hamda  •  26 Dec, 2016
Watch Sticks, Muni and Lil Sykes of South London’s 150 go back to back in their #MuhhSeason Cypher for BL@CKBOX.
Hamda  •  26 Dec, 2016
Have no fear, Big Narstie’s here to solve all your dilemmas with the XMAS edition of Uncle Pain for Grime Report. Also, their latest episode opens with a special mini montage sharing Phil Mitchell...