Biog


LATE is a UK Rapper that has featured on over two hundred releases and is considered by most as the emcee that put Wolverhampton City on the map when he was the first Hip-Hop artist from the city to drop an album. As the front man of the four man crew Villains he released the album ‘Welcome To Wolftown’ on CD and Double Vinyl in 2000 and was internationally distributed by Pinnacle. LATE then went on to form the Wolftown Committee, a ten man Hip-Hop crew all from Wolverhampton who released the album ‘Legendary Status’ in 2002.

LATE decided to go solo in 2002 and started recording his debut release ‘International Rhyme Spittin’ a nine track EP that featured the classic ‘Open Mic Session’ that was over twenty minutes long and featured 50 MC’s from all over the world. LATE’s other releases include underground projects ‘The Villainous One’, ‘An English Man In New York’, ‘2 Thousand & LATE’ and a collaboration project with New Rapper Geolani called ‘Extended Family – The CEO’s Edition’. LATE’s debut full length album ‘Below Street Level’ was released in 2009 and is a collection of fourteen Tricksta produced tracks that feature the likes of Willie D from The Geto Boys, JT The Bigga Figga, SPC founder K-Rino, Dope-E, KB Da Kidnappa from Street Military and more.

In 2010 LATE had his most prolific year that kicked off with his second album ‘UK Rapscallion’ which featured UK acts like Genesis Elijah, Iron Braydz, Supar Novar and more. The well received ‘UK Rapscallion’ album was followed with the digital only release entitled ‘From The Vaults’, a collection of fourteen re-mastered hard to obtain and previously unreleased tracks. LATE ended 2010 with a bang and released his second official EP entitled ‘Street Product’. This concept EP saw LATE collaborate with a string of rappers from various places such as Atlanta, Houston, Louisiana, Washington DC, Cincinnati and more.

After receiving airplay from radio stations as varied as BBC Radio One in London to Optimo Radio in Houston, as well as support from mixtape DJ’s all over the UK, France, Belgium, Germany, Canada and various states in America, there is no doubting that LATE has achieved a lot in his musical career. As a well respected solo artist and member of K-Rino’s South Park Coalition out of Houston, LATE has earned the respect of Hip-Hop fans from all corners of the globe. In 2011 LATE released a full length free download release with UK Runnings entitled officiallate.net. In 2012 as LATE was recording his third studio album ‘Street Science’ and released another free download mixtape produced by Tricksta called "LATE Is The Future" and a 4 track EP called REAL HIP HOP REPRESENTER EP and has released Aa new album called STREET SCIENCE featuring K-Rino, KB DA Kidnappa, IITone, Big Prodeje, Fat B, Gonja and Jai Boo .

Also released the Underground Rhyming EP featuring Thugstar, Wash-Off, Rapper K and Hoodizm produced by Tricksta and in 2014 released the "Innovator Ep" produced by Tricksta, Juttla and Slap Up Mill featuring Fes Taylor and Lil B The Big Dawg