After 12pm, Music, Hip hop

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Young Fathers

Bass and electro heavy hip hop from Edinburgh threesome who won both the 2014 SAY award and the Mercury Prize.

The Art School, Glasgow

Wed 20 May

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Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Fri 22 May

£11 / 0113 275 2411

Central Hall, Edinburgh

Tue 9 Jun

£18 (£15) / 0131 229 2921

Neu! Reekie! #UntitledLive night with a DJ set from Andrew Weatherall, Finitribe, short film showcase and two spoken word guests (tbc).

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Bipolar Sunshine

Genre-bending hip-hop, indie and drum & bass from Manchester musician Adio Marchant.

Cambridge Junction

Fri 10 Apr

£11 adv / 01223 511511

Digital, Newcastle upon Tyne

Tue 31 Mar

Think Tank

£11.20 / 0191 261 9755

Electric Circus, Edinburgh

Sat 28 Mar

£10 / 0131 226 4224

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Beardyman

The first person to retain the UK Beatbox Champion title for two years in a row embarks on his Beardytron Beta tour.

The Jazz Cafe, London NW1

Mon 20 Apr

£16 / 0844 847 2514

Tue 21 Apr

£16 / 0844 847 2514

Hoodie Allen

The rapper and singer from Long Island, Steven Adam Markowitz, performs his hip hop material.

Electric Brixton, London SW2

Mon 30 Mar

£16.50 / 020 7274 2290

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble

Eight brothers from Chicago, whose father Philip Cohran was best known as a trumpeter in Sun Ra's Arkestra and founder member of the AACM, playing psych-jazz and funk with a hip hop sensibility.

Band on the Wall, Manchester

Tue 14 Apr

£18.50 adv; £16.50 early bird / 01618 341786

The Cluny, Newcastle upon Tyne

Fri 17 Apr

£15 / 0191 230 4474

Òran Mór, Glasgow

Thu 16 Apr

£16.87 / 0141 357 6200

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Jam Piece

Dance battle featuring crews from far and wide. All styles of hip hop are on show in front of an international judging panel.

The Studio at the Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Sat 2 May

£5 / 0131 622 8086

  • 13:00 – 16:00 Jam Piece The Studio at the Edinburgh Festival Theatre

ParkLive

Mini-music festival headlined by Madchester legends The Happy Mondays with Brit rockers Ash and hip hop/indie/dance from Stereo MCs.

Bedford Park

Fri 31 Jul

£32.50 / 01234 221749

The Abstract Orchestra

The large Leeds-based ensemble performs its hip hop originals. With support from Kalyan Collective.

The Wardrobe, Leeds

Sat 25 Apr

£9 adv ( £7) / 0113 383 8800

Afrobeat Extravaganza

Afrobeat and hip hop courtesy of artists including Triple C, YungFree and DJ Freestyle.

Upstairs At The Ritzy, London SW2

Sat 4 Apr

£7 / 0871 704 2065

Afrofuturism

The band plays a mix of jazz, soul, hip hop, electronic and world music.

The Hope, Brighton

Sun 29 Mar

Free

Sun 5 Apr

Free

Sun 12 Apr

Free

Sun 19 Apr

Free

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Akala

Akala aka Kingslee Daley, brother to Ms Dynamite, steps up to the hip hop plate in his own right.

The Bodega, Nottingham

Tue 28 Apr

£11 / 0845 413 4444

Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff

Fri 24 Apr

£13.20 / 029 2023 2199

Electric Circus, Edinburgh

Fri 1 May

£11.50 / 0131 226 4224

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Akua Naru

The hip hop songstress performs tracks from her debut album The Journey Aflame.

The Garage, London N5

Thu 15 Oct

£14.50 / 0844 847 1678

Alex Wiley

Hip hop from the twenty-one-year-old Hyde Park native from Chicago.

Birthdays, London N16

Tue 14 Apr

£10 / 020 7923 1680

Ana Tijoux

A performance by the respected MC and hip hop artist.

Rich Mix, Bethnal Green

Thu 30 Apr

Main Space

£16.80 / 020 7613 7498

Antwon

Underground alt hip hop rapper from San Jose.

The Roadhouse, Manchester

Tue 7 Apr

£11 / 0161 237 9789

  • 19:30 Antwon The Roadhouse, Manchester
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Astroid Boys

Hip hop, rap and beatboxing crew.

The Barfly, London NW1

Tue 28 Apr

£8 / 0844 847 2424

Classic Grand, Glasgow

Thu 30 Apr

£7.95 / 0141 847 0820

Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff

Mon 27 Apr

£7.70 / 029 2023 2199

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Astronautalis

American alternative hip hop artist.

100 Club, London W1D

Wed 27 May

£9 adv / 020 7636 0933

The Green Door Store, Brighton

Thu 28 May

£9 / 07944 693214

The Beatnuts

The two artists from New York, JuJu and Psycho Les perform their hip hop material. With support from Jeru The Damaja.

The Jazz Cafe, London NW1

Tue 7 Apr

£15 / 0844 847 2514

The Beatnuts & Jeru The Damaja

Double bill with hip hop group Beatnuts and American rapper and hip hop artist Kendrick Jeru Davis, aka, Jeru the Damaja.

The Jazz Cafe, London NW1

Tue 7 Apr

£15 / 0844 847 2514

With DJ Mo Fingaz.

O2 ABC, Glasgow

Thu 9 Apr

£18 / 0141 332 2232

Big Sean

The rapper from Detroit performs in support of his album Dark Sky Paradise.

The Institute, Birmingham

Mon 29 Jun

£21.50 / 0844 844 0444

  • 19:00 Big Sean The Institute, Birmingham

Manchester Academy

Tue 30 Jun

£21.50 / 0161 275 2930

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Big Sean

Detroit rapper who got his break on Kanye West's GOOD Music label.

The Institute, Birmingham

Mon 29 Jun

£21.50 / 0844 844 0444

Manchester Academy

Tue 30 Jun

£21.50 / 0161 275 2930

O2 ABC, Glasgow

Wed 1 Jul

£23.50 / 0141 332 2232

Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde

Hip hop courtesy of Pharcyde members Slimkid3, Fatlip and J-Swift alongside Pharcyde producers L.A. Jay and K-Natural.

The Jazz Cafe, London NW1

Mon 6 Jul

£24.25 / 0844 847 2514

O2 Academy Leicester

Thu 9 Jul

£18 / 0844 477 2000

O2 Academy Oxford

Sun 5 Jul

£18 / 0844 477 2000

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Bombs

The outfit combines trip-hop rhythms with rock with support from The Greasy Slicks, Peyote, Chaz Thorogood and DJ Jimi Needles.

The Garage, London N5

Thu 21 May

£8 / 0844 847 1678

  • 19:00 Bombs The Garage, London

Bonobo

Downtempo, hip hop, funk and dub from this Brighton-based DJ/producer.

Shapes Warehouse Hackney, London E9

Sat 9 May

£15.50–£19.50

  • 22:00 – 04:30 Bonobo Shapes Warehouse Hackney, London

The Bug

Dancehall, grime, dubstep and drum & bass from English musician and record producer Kevin Martin, aka The Bug.

KOKO, London NW1

Sat 18 Apr

£19.68 / 0870 432 5527

With Dub Phizix & Strategy, Mala and Channel One Sound System.

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