BBC Radio 1Xtra

As part of 1Xtra‘s ‘Homegrown Hits The Road‘, Ace & Invisible of 1Xtra and Channel U fame are coming to your town very soon for a live broadcast! You can’t miss them as they’ll be breezing through in the 1Xtra Homegrown tourbus, they will be visiting 5 cites: Edinburgh, Newcastle, Leeds, Liverpool and Cardiff to throw a spotlight on the local black music scene.

Ace & Vis will also be inviting some of the local talent to spit or sing on 1Xtra’s ‘United Kingdom‘ tune which will be produced by Baby J.

On Monday 22nd – Friday 26th May, 1Xtra’s afternoon troublemakers Ace & Invisible will be embarking on a 5 city tour as part of ‘Homegrown Hits The Road’.
1Xtra's Rodney P at Homegrown '05Homegrown Hits The Road’ is derived from Ras Kwame‘s ‘100% Homegrown‘ show and is a celebration of the UK’s vibrant black music scene. Ras Kwame kicks off the ‘Homegrown Hits The Road’ broadcasts from South Birmingham College on Sunday 21st May with a special Midlands edition of his ‘100% Homegrown’ show featuring some of the best local black and asian music talent.
Ras Kwame will then hand over the baton to Ace & Invisible who will take the Homegrown concept to broadcast live from 5 cities across the week and highlight the local black music scene at every stop, collecting tunes along the way
Ace & Vis will broadcast live from 1Xtra’s radio studio on the Homegrown tourbus which will be stationed outside the city’s key community spots. The boys will be recording 2 versions of a specially commissioned track (produced by Baby J), one featuring established MCs from around the UK and the other featuring hot newcomers. These tunes will be premiered on Bank Holiday Monday Monday 29th May as part of 1Xtra’s ‘Homegrown Holiday’ 24 hour broadcast.

  • Schedule:

Monday 22nd May – Edinburgh   
Live on air with Ace & Invisible + guests         4pm-7pm
Tues 23rd May – Newcastle
Live on air with Ace & Invisible + guests         4pm-7pm
Weds 24th May – Leeds
Live on air with Ace & Invisible + guests         4pm-7pm
Thurs 25th May – Liverpool
Live on air with Ace & Invisible + guests         4pm-7pm
Fri 26th May
– Cardiff
Live on air with Ace & Invisible + guests         4pm-7pm

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