Washington DC hip-hop artist Wale has emerged as a major new talent with the release of his second album Ambition. Having debuted at #2 on the Billboard album chart and topped the iTunes album chart ahead of new albums from Justin Bieber and Florence and the Machine, Wale can now confirm details of three rare UK shows.
Wretch 32 is going on tour in May. After his sold out tour in October, Gold album 'Black and White', two top five singles and his number one hit single 'Don't Go' he is back on the road with new locations. Please see a list of towns below.
I have some really exciting news for you all! I recently got the word that MTV have selected Kinetik's Sol Brova produced track, Flying High, as part of their Brand New For 2012 competition! This is a really big opportunity for Kinetik and all the other artists involved, as the winner will see a video commissioned and aired on MTV!
We'd also like to give props to Sakina Beats, an exciting producer who has joined the Hypomanic Productions family. We love her passion and her beats, her ambient bass driven melodies providing the perfect canvas for any talented vocal artist. She has been described as "a female version of early Pete Rock" in meetings with various music industry experts.
After smashing the Rich Mix back in July with the launch night; DONG, the night where Hip Hop and comedy collide, returns for Round Two. Expect dope comedians, exclusive Hip-Hop videos, DJs, dancers and Hip-Hop Karaoke. Guests include Angelos Epithemiou, Doc Brown, Pat Cahill, Doctor Brown and Jarred Christmas as host.
The Game has announced two UK tour dates for November following the release of his fourth album The R.E.D Album in August through Interscope Records. The album follows the multi-million sellers The Documentary (2005), Doctor's Advocate (2006) and LAX (2008). Game has been working on the R.E.D project since 2009 allowing for much speculation as to who Game has been working with.
Due to overwhelming popular demand the Doctor's Orders have added a second date to the screening of Beats, Rhymes & Life followed by Phife Dawg playing Live! The KOKO show on November 21st is now SOLD OUT. The second screening will take place at Cargo on November 22nd 2011.
UK rapper Devlin will be performing LIVE in Edinburgh on 2nd December 6.30pm - 10pm @ The Liquid Rooms. Over 14's welcome but must be accompanied by an adult. Big supporting line up from MCFR artist Madhat Mcgore, Silvertongue, Riddlah, Villain, Nity Gritz and Kayce1, Toni Smoke, Werd (SOS) and DJ's Prospect, Fusion and Scuba Steve.
Speakers Corner returns to Jamm for an all star line up of Hip-Hop pioneers. [Part1] delivers you the artists who gave us our voice accent and sound, from Hip-Hop to Jungle and all roots / routes in between. Be amazed at the line up that has been put together for this night and make sure you just don’t miss out.
Its been a while since we last had one of Farma G's sponsored freestyle battles and this latest installment looks like it could be fire. There is a £150 prize for the winning MC and the artist line up is stellar in the extreme. Reading like one of the best nights line ups that Kung Fu put on this night is set to continue in that vein. Make sure you get down to the Villain Bar on the 13th October to see it all go down.
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Wretch 32 and Chipmunk will headline a special gig on October the 25th at London's IndigO2. The gig will feature live performances from the British hip-hop stars as well as a special DJ set from Wretch 32.
After a historic Glastonbury performance, the Man of Iron Ghostface Killah of The Wu Tang Clan is back like that in the UK with the Theodore Unit and J-Love for a series of KILLAH LIVE SPECTACLES. He will be kicking down doors in the spots with hip hop classics spanning over almost two decades worth of the purest form of Fishscale in existence and with anticipation high for upcoming projects Wu-Block (Wu Tang x D-Block), Swift & Changeable (DOOMSTARKS) and Supreme Clientele 2: Blue & Cream: The Wally Era this is not a tour to be missed!