Big Daddy Kane - Intimate Basement Performance, Leeds, MaySince opening their doors late last year Beat Bar have brought Leeds some of the greatest names in hip-hop including Grandmaster Melle Melle, Jeru The Damaja, DJ Premier and they continue this form with a rare intimate performance from an MC who undisputedly defined the term “lyricist” in the world of hip-hop - BIG DADDY KANE!

UK Kings - Saturday 23rd March 2013The Doctor's Orders have always done their part for the home team and tonight they go all out with an incredible line up of UK talent performing both live and DJ sets. From the high plains drifter himself Jehst to bonafied legend Rodney P and Skitz through seasoned performers Stig of The Dump, Micall Parknsun and Cappo to the new school of hungry acts like Iron Braydz, Skillit and Rewd Adams this line up will have all fans of the UK's burgeoning talent excited like a kid on Christmas Eve.

Jurassic 5 UK Headline Dates AnnouncedJurassic 5 have announced three exclusive headline UK dates with the full original line up this June including a show at London's O2 Academy Brixton. The American alternative hip hop group featuring by rappers Chali 2na, Akil, Zaakir, Mark 7even and disc jockeys DJ Nu-Mark and Cut Chemist first formed in 1993 and debuted nationally in 1995 with their first single, "Unified Rebelution".

Rap In Da Box - Fri 05/04/13 LondonSyndicate Promotions and Park Street PR present Rap In Da Box #5. Its going to be a heavy night with a plethora of stellar artists on the bill. With the likes of English Frank, Kyza, B-iLLA, Big Dutty Deeze, Emerge MC and more live on the night you can't go wrong. As well as more live acts than can be mentioned there will also be DJ support from Tricksta, Ricksta, Systematik and Sgt.Dubz. The event will be filmed and photographed on the night by B-iLLA TV.

Ghostpoet Announces New Album Some Say I So I Say LightTwo years on from the release of his Mercury nominated debut, 'Peanut Butter Blues and Melancholy Jam', Ghostpoet announces his sophomore album 'Some Say I So I Say Light' which will be released on the 6th May 2013 through Play It Again Sam.

Obaro Ejimiwe, aka Ghostpoet, laughs when he remembers how Gilles Peterson "took a risk on a random maverick" back in 2010 by signing him to the Radio 1 DJ's Brownswood imprint. Within a year, that risk paid off: Ghostpoet's debut album, Peanut Butter Blues & Melancholy Jam, marked him out as one of the most distinct, uncategorisable and forward-thinking voices to emerge in British music this decade, and it was rewarded with a surprise Mercury Prize nomination in 2011.

Rap Mayhem Friday 30th November At The Forum, LondonWhat happens when you have two underground kings, a rapper from the upper echelons of rap elite and a name synonymous with the foundations of Hip Hop in one building, all for one show... Rap Mayhem! Rap Mayhem is a unique opportunity to catch the founding members of Jedi Mind Tricks, La Coka Nostra, Organized Konfusion and D.I.T.C performing live in London for an exclusive, first of its kind, festival tour at The HMV Forum in London on 30th November, 2012.

DMC World DJ Final And Battle For World Supremacy 2012 ResultsJust when you think the art of turntablism can't get more innovative, exciting and challenging, the DMC DJ Championships spring back in to their annual season of action and surprise the world. Packing out two days at the massive, stalwart London venue the HMV Forum, DMC has yet again proven to revitalize, boost and replenish this rich DJ culture.

Foreign Beggars - The Uprising Album UK Tour October 2012The Foreign Beggars have a new LP 'The Uprising' out right now and are promoting it with live shows. As you will be well aware the Beggars put on a special show, so it is reccomened you get yourself out to join the party. They have gigs across the country in the month of October, so they should be hitting a town near you.

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