Music Gear News
MC Chipmunk challenges critics
MC Chipmunk has challenged his critics to take him on in a rap battle.
The UK artist - whose song 'Oopsy Daisy' was a UK number one single last year - said he doesn't listen to other rappers claims he has 'sold out' for gaining commercial success, because he gets respect from his peers.
He said: "The people that criticise me are most probably not even music buyers. I couldn't care less what those people say, because really, come and stand next to me if you're an MC and you have something to say.
"Let's press play on a beat, bars and we will see. Why do I need to even care? I managed to put myself in a situation where I am respected in the world of selling music, you know? It's not easy. Making music is one thing, being able to sell units is another."
Chipmunk also reminded he is one of the people that has paved the way for other young artists in the UK's presently burgeoning scene.
He added to MTV UK: "I don't know if people are complacent with being broke and famous, but that's not a nice combination.
"You know when me and Ice Kid went on Westwood, that is what opened the doors for people to go on there and get Westwood to even want to hear people."
It is not clear which rappers Chipmunk was referring to in his statements, although he has previously had an argument with grime artist Wiley on twitter.Posted on 18 Mar 2010 07:00 to category : Music News
Related Music News
Featuring a whole host of professional grade components, Antelope Audio's Zen Studio is available now at an incredibly discounted price.
Chief executive of UK Music expects difficulties in the near future for UK artists wishing to work in the USA
Ticket touters have been routinely slammed by artists and promoters for quite some time. Now, the government are to host an evidence session in which ticket touters and secondary tickets websites will be investigated.
Shure announce their 'Call for Legends- Live Contest' in which the company search high and low for the next living music legends.
In August controversy was in the air as the Dirty Dancing stage show fired its live musicians in favour of a backing track. Now the Musicians' Union urge its members to join in the protest.
In recent times, the theft of musical instruments and gear seems to be more prevalent than ever. With this GPS guitar pedal, users can track their stolen equipment simply by logging in online on their phone or tablet.
Recent Music News
With new windows drivers installed and great savings to be made on selected models, Focusrite are giving you more and more reasons to be merry this Christmas
Straight from the 90's, the legendary synth has been given a modern makeover to make it more versatile than ever
Those who purchase a Zen Tour, Zen Studio, Orion Studio, Orion 32, Orion 32 or Goliath interface will be eligible to receive a free copy of PreSonus' Studio One
With thousands of new presets and a vast array of functions, the Predator 2 brings next level sound quality and user defined audio manipulation to the players immediate disposal
With a new arpeggiator and synthesizer at the users disposal, several user requested updates provide the player with more versatility than ever before
A limited time edition of the Akai MPK Mini MK 2, the white equivalent operates as an eye catching alternative that looks as good as it sounds.