Vancity Still Loves Hip Hop Festival
Between the years 2004 and 2010 I was involved in setting up and promoting over 300 Hip Hop shows throughout Vancouver, New Westminster, Surrey, Langley, Pitt Meadows, Maple Ridge, Burnaby, Abbotsford, Mission, Chilliwack, Vernon, Kelowna, Penticton, and various other...
Why I Re-released my old albums after 12 years (Lenny Diko)
The truth is, I was Lenny Diko from the age of 19 to about 26 or 27. I starting making music in the latter days of high school (around 1999/2000) and continued until about 2008 or so before I officially hung up the microphone. I then went through some major shifts in...
Aria Silenced Feat. The Phonograff & Luckyiam.PSC of Living Legends
When Luckyiam.PSC from the Living Legends crew came up to perform at a couple UIYB shows in Vancouver in 2005, he recorded a track with Aria Silenced alongside Vancouver's The Phonograff who also produced the record.
Digga Mindz – Mad Pattern Creationz, Vol. 2
While touring in Austria in 2007, Lex and Lenny Diko (Violative Cause) recorded a track with Digga Mindz and Def Ill called "Elephantz". listen here:
Re-release of Lenny Diko’s 2008 album “I Hate Sunday Mornings”
We are excited to announce the re-release of several UIYB Records albums from the years 2005 to 2010! First we are starting with Lenny Diko's "I Hate Sunday Mornings". It was Lenny's last official album that was recorded between 2007 and 2009, and then released in...
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UP IN YOUR BASEMENT RECORDS Former underground Hip Hop Record Label (Circa 2003 – 2009) now an everything Hip Hop Online Mag
Up In Your Basement Records (UIYB) has been promoting and advocating for hip hop in Canada for nearly 20 years. Pausing between 2010 and 2020, it is now back to continue promoting local and independent artists in North America and Europe.