Released: 2nd Sep, 2016
Label: Tru Thoughts
"Got the whole packet, lyrics and good beats" – DADDY G (MASSIVE ATTACK)
“He's the best. Hands down.” – KATE TEMPEST
“One of the biggest talents to emerge from Grime’s first flush of youth.” – FACT MAGAZINE
“The spirit of the grassroots, vocal street culture.” - PITCHFORK
“Watching Durrty Goodz freestyle is a hypnotic experience… even after three minutes of perfectly on-beat fire rhymes, he’s still fixing the camera with a hypnotic, Hulk Hogan crazy-eye stare that is pure focus.” - XLR8R
Out 2nd September on Tru Thoughts, ‘Hungry Belly’ is the new 10 track Grime release from the talented emcee Durrty Goodz. This package showcases some gigantic tracks with production from Maschine Man Tim & Mystry, and the recently highlighted “BMP” that debuted on the double A-sided single, “Organise” / “BMP” (out 24th June) which received early airplay from Tom Ravenscroft (BBC 6Music). Following on from the enigmatic Hip Hop release ‘Not Been Televised’ EP, this is the third offering from the talented MC’s string of new projects to be unleashed this year.
Channelling a champion and winning sound, ‘Hungry Belly’ is a refreshing and unspoilt mix of tracks that exhibit Goodz’s clever lyrical spurs and wordplay revealing that he’s never lost for words. More than just an album, ‘Hungry Belly’ is the latest instalment in a new series of projects devised by Goodz. “I wanted to do something different…so that people are interested an’ have a reason to listen” he explains. Production on this release is handled by Mystry (who produced Pulse 8 for JME) and Maschine Man Tim (who produced Singalong for Crazy Titch).
Durrty Goodz has earned himself a reputation as a first-class wordsmith, with his undisputed flow and lyrical versatility in the Grime and Hip Hop scenes. London-born Dwayne Mahorn possesses a natural ability to flitter seamlessly between many styles - from Grime, Dancehall and Reggae to Hip Hop and Jungle - and hook you with his magnetic verse. Over the years Goodz has procured a loyal following from the likes of Kate Tempest to Pitchfork, XLR8R, Fact and more. His on-point freestyles have led him to perform on Westwood’s show and make multiple appearances on Charlie Sloth’s ‘Fire In The Booth’.