On 4th July the Frisson gallery on Palace Street, Canterbury will hold its grand opening together with an exhibition of work by Bristol street artist Sickboy - the first official Frisson exhibition. This will be followed by a free performance from the acclaimed gypsy jazz quartet, Smile at the Orange Street Music Club, Orange St, Canterbury.
Mark Ronson is the sound of 2007. With his masterstroke LP ‘Version’ debuting at Number 2 and being hailed as ‘little short of a miracle’ by The Independent, he returns on July 16th with his dazzling new single ‘Oh My God’. Featuring the vocal talents of urban starlet Lily Allen, it’s a stunning interpolation of The Kaiser Chiefs’ anthem and brims with an irresistible new spin.
Reggae legend Ziggy Marley is set to play a one-off show at London's Shepherds Bush Empire on Monday, 25th June. Ziggy Marley returns to the UK to ignite the Reggae flame the only way he knows how, by playing an incredible London show off the back of his latest Grammy award-winning album Love is My Religion.
Nike Midnight Madness is back and Britishhiphop.co.uk will be covering the basketball extravaganza right through to the final, so get involved! Blazing back for 2007, Nike Midnight Madness is on a mission to find the UKs finest basketball players, whilst providing the ultimate spectator experience.
Talent Quest offers you the chance to join the line-up! Britishhiphop.co.uk is always one step ahead of the rest when it comes to bringing you exclusive music news and features, but this time around we have a big one! The count down to the Mediterraneans first ever International Music Festival: Medfest2007, has begun, and to celebrate the arrival of Multi-Platinum stars 50 Cent and Akon on the island.
Nike Midnight Madness the ultimate spectator experience for basketball is back and on a mission to find the UK’s finest basketball players. The winners will fly out to Los Angeles, California for a three game tour. The UK’s leading basketball event is also one of the hottest tickets in town, with NBA stars Luol Deng and Pops Mensah-Bonsu heading over from the US for the Midnight Madness finals.
Urban singer song writing sensation Ny (pronounced - nie) is set to establish herself in 2007 as one of the leading lights of UK music with her new street album, Split Endz Volume 2. Fusing grime, UK garage, R&B, hip hop and rock, Ny is blazing a trail on the traditionally male dominated urban underground, so much so that Mutya Buena has name checked her as one of the UKs current leading females alongside Joss Stone and Amy Winehouse.
Anyone who claims to have their ear firmly to the ground as far those hot prospects on the UK urban unsigned scene go should no doubt then have already heard of Nyomi Gray. Already at the tender age of 20 Nyomi who goes by the performer name NY and who was born and raised in Kentish Town North London, has made quite a profound impression and by all accounts is close to translating this success into the mainstream.