Jay-Z has added a series of new dates to the European leg of his tour. The hip-hop mogul recently announced that he will also play a series of high-profile festivals in the UK in June.
Read more: Jay-Z Adds More UK Tour Dates
Glade Festival today announces its initial headliners with Orbital, Simian Mobile Disco and Tricky being the first out of the bag. Nick Ladd, Glade Festival Creative Director says, “there are lots more big guns to come especially as the Glade Festival line-up has been evolving in the past couple of years to embrace more crossover styles and different flavours. This year, we will definitely taking that a step further with lots of surprises in store”.
The Vauxhall UK Beatbox Championships is back for its biggest year yet in 2010. With performers throughout the UK keen to show off their vocal skills, everyone’s in with a chance to win a brand spanking new Vauxhall Corsa SXi worth £14,500!
In celebration of the long awaited release of Montezuma’s Revenge, Souls of Mischief have teamed up with Carhartt, official sponsors of their first extensive tour in the UK & Europe for many years, to produce an exclusive box set available on a highly limited basis.
The mixtape don Statik Selektah is the new king of the boom-bap. He will be playing a set of just some of his incredible productions for the like of Nas, KRS One, Q-Tip, Mobb Deep, MOP & Foxy Brown that have seen him become a favorite with all time legends like DJ Premier and Marley Marl.
As being reported by the BBC the trend of the police shutting down Hip Hop events seems to be continuing. This time Peckham MC Giggs is the victim of this worrying trend. Now whilst it is true that Giggs is all about being strapped and is rather rude should the police following this tactic?
Read more: Giggs Shows Cancelled By Police
The Doctor's Orders have been doing a tremendous job raising a great deal of cash for charity and the last J-Dilla Changed My Life event on Sunday was no different. The night mannaged to get over 1000 people through the doors and raised over £6000 which will rise further through the sale of the T-Shirts through http://www.rapandsoulmailorder.com and through other planned events listed below.
Straight out of London, Dom G aka Dominant G is not a new name in the Hip Hop world. His lyrical skills have been applauded by some of the biggest names in the industry including DJ 279 Choice FM, DJ Jenny Frances Choice FM, DJ Shortie Blitz & DJ MK Kiss FM, DJ Rass Kwame Radio One, DJ Green Peace and Tim Westwood Radio One, publications including Touch, Trace and DJ Magazine to name a few.
Justice, aka “Wonder Woman”, writer, artist, producer, actress, sound engineer and the socially conscious CEO of Hotep Productions and S.O.S (supporting our sisters) supporting women in the community using music as a therapy to work with sisters affected by domestic violence, presently featured on BBC 1Xtra, New style radio, BBC WM, the Observer newspaper and Dazed and Confused Magazine, as well as showcases with MTV Base and 1Xtra.
Revered MC Donny Goines in conjunction with apparel company, Rocksmith Tokyo, is proud to announce the release of a six track EP. 20X, which will become available in February, features production from Apple Juice Kid, DJ Static, 6th Sense, Nastee, Versatile and M-Phazes is a testament to the parallels shared within the Hip-Hop and fashion spectrums.
Soundcrash are still putting in the shifts putting together some tasty nights for you to enjoy - from big venues to big names there is something in their winter / spring line up that should appeal to everyone. Look out for live events featuring Mos Def and DJ Krush in April.
Fans both old and new of legendary sportswear brand Russell Athletic have been enjoying the cult phenomenon that is the ‘80s-izer’, a fun viral experience which has quickly been gaining a legion of fans and has been spreading across the internet over the last month.
Read more: 80's Makeover From Russell Athletic
I am delighted to announce the launch of the all new Yeti Festival taking place in the Austrian Alps on April 5 - 10th 2010. The stunning setting for this 5 day carve-up is Nassfeld-Hermagor nestled deep in the Carinthia region of Austria.