Dented Records record label was established in 2003 by Foreign Beggars as a vehicle to release their own material. The label saw the release of their first single "Where did the Sun Go" ft. Dark Circle (Jazz Fudge) and Tommy Evans establish the name and the brand. Foreign Beggars soon released their 2nd single "Seasons Beatings" featuring Task Force and their debut album "Asylum Speakers" featured prominent UK rappers and several international artists, and was quoted by DJ Magazine as the Best Unsung UK Hip Hop album of all time.
Signed to Coda Agency Artists, they tour extensively both nationally and internationally to promote their releases. Tours included UK, USA, Canada, Germany, Sweden, Norway, France, Austria, Italy, South Africa, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Spain, Arab and Asian States, and Promote regular hip hop and related events in and around the UK.
Dented Artists have collaborated with Björk, Cuts for Gorillaz remix, Scratch Perverts, Plan B, Dudley Perkins, Wildchild (lootpack) OhNo, Roc C, R. A. The Rugged Man, Dabrye, Canibuss, K-Solo, Vex'd, Skinnyman, Jehst, DJ Vadim, Natalie Williams, Rodney P, Skitz, Euphrates, Niraj Chaag, Dum Dum Project, Taskforce, Doujah Raze, Puto Largo, SFDK (Spain), Micky Finn, Baby J, and others. Additionally, their artists have supported other live acts including Public Enemy, Wu-Tang Clan, DJ Premier, Mobb Deep, Ja Rule, Herbalizer, DJ Shadow, Prodigy, Ian Brown, De LA Soul, Biz Markee, Asian Dub Foundation, Talib Kweli, Roots Manuva, Roni Size, Platinum Pied pipers, Royksopp, Adam Freeland, AdamF, Mitchell Brothers etc.
Dented records has representation in UK, Spain and Canada for North America.
- http://www.bbc.co.uk/asiannetwork/miccheck/ask_foreignbeggars.shtml BBC Asian Network
- http://www.ukhh.com/features/interviews/foreign_beggars/index1.html UKHH Interview
- http://www.ents24.com/web/artist/84219/Foreign_Beggars.html Tour Information and group description
- http://www.ukhh.com/features/interviews/foreign_beggars/index.html UKHH Interview
- http://www.discogs.com/artist/Foreign+Beggars Releases for Foreign Beggars
- http://www.dentedrecords.com/ Full Release List for Dented Records