"Some of us stay kids, some of us will grow, while some remain brainless."
Accusations of Treachery
Configaration Records invites you to experience the unique sound and unapologetic honesty of ‘Accusations of Treachery’, a new release from Ravage (produced by Tone Jonez), dropping on September 18.
The album sees the UK wordsmith dig deep into social, personal and political issues - transcending the boundary between ‘Golden Era’ and contemporary hip-hop for a distinct and introspective sound.
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READ REVIEWS OF ACCUSATIONS OF TREACHERY
September 26, 2017
ACCUSATIONS OF TREACHERY ALBUM REVIEW
By Patrick Taylor
"The motto of Ravage's label Configaration is "True School Music." That describes Ravage to a T. He is firmly rooted in Golden Era boom-bap, when rappers were rappers and Eric B. was president."
September 18, 2017
ACCUSATIONS OF TREACHERY ALBUM REVIEW
"All cards on the table, MC Ravage kills these 10 tracks softly in his own distinct way, his controversial colors blending perfectly with Tone Jonez's idiosyncratic production."
September 17, 2017
RAVAGE BRINGS REAL HIP HOP BACK, BIGGER, BETTER, AND SMARTER #REALTALK
By That Cicero Guy
"The lyrics are smart, intelligent and personal. I miss this in Hip Hop. I always say this in social media; remember when rap and Hip Hop used to tell stories and have a message? That’s been lost these days, but Ravage brings this back, bigger and better than it’s ever been, and I’m not exaggerating."
September 14, 2017
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By Big Boy Dogg
"Ravage, repping Birmingham, England, is a beast on this album with a contemporary POLITICAL compilation of hard hitting beats and lyrical masterpieces that will turn that background noise behind you into silence!"
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Hailing from a poverty-stricken upbringing in the industrial city of Birmingham, England, Ravage draws on his own background and life experiences to influence his lyrics and make music that reflects his perceptive take on the world. His words resonate with others on a meaningful level, representing the thoughts and feelings of many in society.
Ravage has been publicly engaged in hip-hop culture since 1988, where an impromptu 32-bar verse about racial injustice gained him respect from his local peers. Rap battles soon followed, and he continued to distinguish himself, building a strong career in the UK underground scene. In 1995, Ravage connected with HMD, the leader of local rap group MSI & Asylum. This alliance with MSI saw Ravage signed to Sony records where he continued to make a name for himself – appearing on major radio stations in the UK, and performing with international luminaries such as Busta Rhymes and Redman.
Eventually, Ravage embarked on his own path, collaborating with other UK artists on the underground ‘Black Samurai’ projects along with appearing on a widely circulated De La Soul mixtape. In the last few years Ravage has been inspired by the fall of the corporate rap structure and subsequent rise of the independent artist/label. He released his first official solo album ‘Laughing at the King’ in 2015; an album focused on social and personal observations that earned ‘Second Best album of the Year’ on DJ Wreck’s Itch FM radio show, along with steady praise from other radio shows such as Ty on PYRO radio.
With a distinct musical style that doesn’t fit the current “norm”, Ravage is a much-needed injection of color into a greying musical canvas and he intends to leave his mark as a widely respected emcee on the world stage.