Apples and Snakes is England's leading performance poetry organisation and at their next event on 27th April Kate Tempest will be performing. Kate Tempest is a William Blake-quoting, hip-hop MC from South East London.
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Strongroom Studios Presents Banana Klan And Warrior Charge. Banana Klan and the legendary rhythm section Warrior Charge are joining forces for a one off gig at the Strongroom Bar in Shoreditch on the 16th March. Banana Klan is the touring party collective featuring Roots Manuva, Ricky Ranking, Gibbs King, DJ MK, Ellie Mae, Big Daddy Kope, Hash Basey, Amaziree and the Dub College Selectors.
Big Dada are very pleased to confirm that they'll be releasing another album by the brilliant, mercurial Wiley. The title, 100% Publishing, was chosen to reflect the fact that for the first time ever, the album is produced and vocalled entirely by Wiley himself. The result is his masterpiece; the freewheeling, uncompromising body of work he's always strived to create.
London rapper Baby Blue has announced her plans for the third installment of 'Paper Haters', her current single, taken from her forthcoming debut album. The rapper is hoping to find three new talents by offering up Davinche’s energetic beat to her fans.
Pharoahe Monch W.A.R. (We Are Renegades) is a 13-track album with an eclectic mix of feature artists such as Jill Scott, Styles P, Immortal Technique, Vernon Reid, Citizen Cope, Phonte, Jean Grae, Mr. Porter, Idris Elba, Royce Da 5'9" and more. The album has production from Marco Polo, M-Phazes, Diamond D, Exile, Pharoahe Monch himself and more...
The Big Chill Presents returns for its first event of 2011 launching a brand new monthly residency from our favorite on-demand radio platform Mixcloud who kick things off with a very special Big Chill Presents event titled History Of Hip-Hop. Headed up by a very special guest DJ from Ninja Tune, Mixcloud have assembled a task-force of killer DJs to deliver past, present and future sets from one of the most important musical genres of the 20th Century!
DMC, originator of the legendary World DJ Champsionships, presents the Online DJ Competition open to any and all DJs in the world! This is a milestone in technology and music, and will kick-start a revolution in DJ culture.
Holdin' Court returns this week with their Second Birthday Anniversary Celebration. It's been a progressive past couple of years in which the Holdin’ Court show has seen some of the best rap acts the UK has to offer gracing the stage.
A rare London appearance by this group, a real breath of fresh air in the hip-hop scene when they launched in the 1990s, now touring a new album. Arrested Development was founded by Speech and Headliner as a positive, politically-conscious alternative to gangsta rap. Their first album 3 Years, 5 Months & 2 Days In The Life Of (named after the time it took to get their first record deal) produced a series of hit tracks, including Tennessee and People Everyday.
Hosted by UK hip hop lynchpin DJ MK (KISS FM, Roots Manuva, Dizzee Rascal), Lyrical Alliance is a ground-breaking, international urban music event that transcends language and cultural barriers to celebrate the common pillars of hip hop all over the world: the beat and the word. Lyrical Alliance is collaboration between leading hip hop artists from the Arab world alongside the cream of European hip hop with featured artists from the UK and US headline act Talib Kweli.
From Bronx to Brixton, the journey to become World Champions ends here! UK B-Boy Champs celebrate 15 years of rockin the b-boy planet. The globe's dopest dancers go 'all-out' for floor supremacy! 8 crews, 16 solo b-boys, 16 poppers and 8 locking pairs will do battle on the ultimate stage!
Rising Styles is the longest running UK Hip Hop festival and 2010 being their seventh year they have teamed up with two of London’s heavyweight Hip Hop party planners to bring this exciting event to you. Hoochinoo and The Rapscallion Society present...