Music, Rap

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Goldie Lookin' Chain

Hip hop crew who have made a career out of satirising the US hip-hop scene. 'Guns Don't Kill People, Rappers Do' gave the Welsh misfits a number 3 hit single back in 2004.

Canolfan y Clefyddydau Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Sat 26 Oct

£16.50 / 01970 623232

Newport Centre

Sat 21 Dec

£18.50

Queens Hall, Narberth

Fri 15 Nov

£16.50 / 01834 861212

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Ghetts

East London rap and grime artist.

Concorde 2, Brighton

Wed 11 Dec

£19 / 01273 673311

Manchester Academy

Thu 19 Dec

Academy 2

£19 / 0161 275 2930

O2 Academy Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne

Fri 20 Dec

2

£19 / 0844 477 2000

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 477 2000

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Loud in London Festival

A festival with over 300 live bands at 15 of London’s coolest underground venues over ten fun filled weekends in August.

O2 Academy Islington, London N1

Sat 6 Jul

£8 / 020 3325 9739

Thu 11 Jul

£8 / 020 3325 9739

Fri 19 Jul

£8 / 020 3325 9739

…and 10 more dates until 9 Nov

Ezra Collective

The award-winning ensemble born out of Tomorrows Warriors UK organisation for jazz music, play a mix of reggae, hip hop, jazz and Afrobeats.

Belgrave Music Hall & Canteen, Leeds

Tue 19 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0113 224 2066

Button Factory, Dublin

Mon 25 Nov

Prices to be confirmed

Concorde 2, Brighton

Wed 27 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 01273 673311

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The Sugarhill Gang

Hip hop pioneers behind 1979 hit 'Rapper's Delight', the first commercial rap record ever made. Sugarhill Gang’s Hen Dog, Master Gee and Wonder Mike combine forces with Furious Five’s Melle Mel and Scorpio to deliver a double billing of classic hip hop.

La Belle Angèle, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Jul

£22 / 0131 220 1161

The Classic Grand, Glasgow

Fri 19 Jul

£22 / 0141 847 0820

Cheese And Bread Presents Jay0117 Plus Special Guests

CHEESE AND BREAD SHOWCASE Bristol's grime collective Cheese and Bread will be coming to London to present an incredible line up of Bristol best MCs plus some very special guests.. This is an 18+ event.

Off The Cuff, London SE24

Sat 20 Jul

Tech N9ne

Academy Events, Spreadlove & This is Hip Hop presents one of the biggest names in hip hop - TECH N9NE as part of his debut UK tour.

O2 Institute, Birmingham

Wed 21 Aug

£22.20 / 0844 844 0444

SWG3, Glasgow

Mon 19 Aug

£21.95 / 0141 337 1731

The Wardrobe, Leeds

Tue 20 Aug

£21.45 / 0113 383 8800

The Underdog Jam

Open mic/jam session night.

The Dog House, Edinburgh

Tue 25 Jun

Free / 0131 629 0275

  • 21:00 – 01:00

Tue 2 Jul

Free / 0131 629 0275

  • 21:00 – 01:00

Tue 9 Jul

Free / 0131 629 0275

  • 21:00 – 01:00
…and 3 more dates until 30 Jul

Action Bronson

Big beardy alternative rapper from New York, whose vocal style has been compared to Ghostface Killah (Wu-Tang Clan).

Academy, Dublin

Tue 23 Jul

Prices to be confirmed

O2 Ritz, Manchester

Wed 24 Jul

£31 / 0161 236 3234

The Butterfly Effect Festival

Music festival showcasing some of the best garage, house and urban beats.

Lloyd Park, Croydon

Sat 27 Jul

£22–£35 / 020 8760 5672

Children of Zeus

Soul project from Manchester's Konny Kon and Tyler Daley.

The Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh

Fri 5 Jul

£21.37–£27.24 / 0131 556 7060

With support from Sound Signals (DJ set) and Olivia

Dblock Europe BEDFORD

Dblock are bck in Bedford live performance Supported by local talent Dj’s on the night playin the best of house and rnb n uk rap

Empire, Bedford

Fri 28 Jun

£14–£15.10 (£12.35) / 01234 365544

Estate Of Mind: Sam Wise / Karimthapeasant / Vels

An evening that will showcase multiple art forms that apply to Hip Hop culture. In addition to the line up, a ticket grants entree to the CYPHER, which offers the chance to win a rap related prize. Come down for community, culture and connection. This is an 18+ event.

Off The Cuff, London SE24

Fri 5 Jul

Ezhel - Live in Concert

Ezhel is a prominent representative of hip-hop/trap culture in Turkey with a surprisingly fresh lyrical style that is fusing counter-culture and Anatolian –especially focused on Ankara- city life. In May 2017, he released his first album Muptezhel in which he experimentally blends trap, hip-hop and reggae sounds. Even…

Indigo, London SE10

Fri 11 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0871 220 0260

FDE EVENTS PRESENTS > FOREIGN BEGGARS

FDE EVENTS PRESENTS > FOREIGN BEGGARS + ORACY + SLIPPY SKILLS + 1SUN & SI PHILI

Esquires, Bedford

Fri 25 Oct

£16.75 / 01234 340120

GLITC*H & 8SM Present: Infusion

We are combining the genres, starting the night off with hip hop, grime and new wave hip hop we will then blend into drum and bass.

Cove Caribbean Coffee & Rum Shack, Bangor

Sat 6 Jul

The Hot 8 Brass Band

New Orleans trad jazz shot through with hip hop and rap, signed to Tru Thoughts.

The Assembly, Leamington Spa

Sun 21 Jul

£20.05 / 0845 888 7581

Button Factory, Dublin

Wed 17 Jul

€23.85

Engine Rooms, Southampton

Fri 26 Jul

£20.05

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hustle da money

Dblock are bck in Bedford live performance Supported by local talent Dj’s on the night playin the best of house and rnb n uk rap

Empire, Bedford

Fri 28 Jun

£14 (£12.35) / 01234 365544

Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Sat 6 Jul

Sold out / 0113 275 2411

Killy

Canadian hip-hop artist and rapper Killy from Toronto, Ontario comes to XOYO, London for a Live set in July

XOYO, London EC2A

Sat 13 Jul

£16.50–£22 / 020 7608 2878

Yes, Manchester

Mon 15 Jul

£12 / 0161 720 4090

Kojo Funds, Jaykae, Ms Banks, Russ Splash + more

J Bone Collective in association with GRM Daily present Kojo Funds, Jaykae, Ms Banks, Russ Splash, LD, Big Zuu, Jay1, Ransom FA and K4CIE

O2 Academy Glasgow

Fri 15 Nov

£30 / 0844 477 2000

Leeds Festival

Evergreen music showcase headlined by Muse, Kasabian and Eminem. Also on the bill Major Lazer, Bastille, Architects, Tory Lanez, Glass Animals, Against the Current, Andy C, Danny Brown and While She Sleeps.

Bramham Park, Wetherby

Wed 21 Aug

prices vary / 01937 846000

Fri 23 Aug

£205 / 01937 846000

Sat 24 Aug

£205 / 01937 846000

Sun 25 Aug

£205 / 01937 846000

Bramley Park, Leeds

Fri 23 Aug

£20–£221.40

Sat 24 Aug

£20–£221.40

Sun 25 Aug

£20–£221.40

Lil Baby

Atlanta rapper and Drake collaborator Lil Baby is coming to London following the release of his 2018 debut album

O2 Academy Brixton, London SW9

Wed 21 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 477 2000

O2 Forum, London NW5

Wed 21 Aug

£37.25 / 0203 362 4110

Electric Brixton, London SW2

Thu 4 Jul

£25 / 020 7274 2290

London AAA Live

Rock music events.

93 Feet East, London E1

Fri 28 Jun

£8.80 / 020 7770 6006

Fri 5 Jul

£8.80 / 020 7770 6006

Fri 12 Jul

£8.80 / 020 7770 6006

Fri 26 Jul

£8.80 / 020 7770 6006

Cafe 1001, London E1

Fri 12 Jul

£8.80 / 020 7247 9679

Fri 26 Jul

£8.80 / 020 7247 9679

The Lighthouse Bar and Club, London EC2A

Fri 5 Jul

£8.80

Sat 27 Jul

£8.80