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[London] AGMP presents The Pharcyde @ Koko, Camden – Wednesday 25th September
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/137673239755642/
Venue: Koko, 1a Camden High St London NW1 7JE
(£20 + Booking fee)
Famed for the classic album Bizarre Ride II, which has been dubbed ‘one of the freshest, most creative rap albums ever made’. Alternative hip hop group The Pharcyde, bring their heavy and humourous beats to KOKO after a series of much hyped and rammed gigs back in the US and across Europe. The group have earned themselves a place amongst the godfathers of hip-hop alongside the likes of A Tribe Called Quest and De La Soul and are sure to bring some of their smart South-Central sensibility to Camden.
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[London] The Doctors Orders.. SOULS OF MISCHIEF – Sunday 11th March @ Jazz Cafe
SOULS OF MISCHIEF
Time: 7pm – 11pm
Location: The Jazz Cafe, Parkway, Camden London NW1
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/318391401530941/
Hailing from Oakland, California, The Souls of Mischief formed in 1991 and is composed of emcees A-Plus, Opio, Phesto, and Tajai. Part of the Hip-Hop collective Hieroglyphics and considered by many as part of the native tongues collective due to their appearance of the cover of A Tribe Called Quest’s ‘Midnight Marauders’.
The roots of the group sprouted early when Tajai began rhyming with future band mate A-Plus at age 8, while both were in elementary school. Tajai and Phesto met later in junior high school and after meeting Opio the group informally formed in high school before making their major-label debut on Jive Records with their well-received album ’93 ’til Infinity’, which in January, 1998, was named one of the Top 100 Rap albums by The Source magazine.
The group stayed with Jive for one more album, 1995’s No Man’s Land. That same year the group officially formed the alternative hip-hop collective Hieroglyphics, with emcees Del tha Funkee Homosapien, Casual, Pep Love, Jaybiz, and producer Domino. The group participated as full members in both Hieroglyphics’ studio albums: 1998’s 3rd Eye Vision, and 2003’s Full Circle.
The group has released two albums on the Hiero’s self-owned independent label, Hieroglyphics Imperium Recordings, 1999’s ‘Focus’, and 2000’s ‘Trilogy: Conflict, Climax, Resolution’ before a long hiatus before most recently releasing 2009’s Montezuma’s Revenge.|
There is little doubt that Souls of Mischief are still one of the best loved groups from the golden age of 90’s Hip-Hop and this is a rare opportunity to see them tear up a London stage so make the most of it.
The Doctor’s Orders & The Jazz Cafe presents..
[London] GANGRENE: THE ALCHEMIST & OHNO – Sunday 19th February @ Jazz Cafe
Time: 7pm – 11pm
Location: The Jazz Cafe, Parkway, Camden London NW1
Tickets: £15 in advance
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/272576969475135/
After a first album Gutter Water acclaimed by critics and a huge tour all over the world, ALC & OHNO alias GANGRENE are back with the second episode of their psychedelic trip Vodka & Ayahuasca. They hit the Jazz Cafe stage for this exclusive London show courtesy of The Doctor’s Orders.
THE ALCHEMIST : After rising to prominence in the late 1990s as a close associate of Cypress Hill, Dilated Peoples and Mobb Deep, he went on to produce for many of hip hop’s leading artists in the 2000s, and has been hailed as one of Hip-Hop’s leading producers. Well known to The Doctor’s Orders faithful through his soundclash shows alongside Just Blaze it is a pleasure to welcome him back.
OHNO : The youngest brother of Madlib is an underground hip hop legend who has released several albums through Stones Throw and has produced for manu including De La Soul, MURS and label mate MED. He is one of the few real underground Hip-Hop talents that we have been trying to book since we launched so we are glad to finally have our man,
Vodka & Ayahuasca is a follow-up to their gritty Decon debut Gutter Water. Al & Oh again split their time between helming psychedelic beats and spitting tripped-out rhymes. While Ayahuasca (a natural hallucinogenic brew, containing DMT) may not be a term familiar to the palette of the average rap consumer, Gangrene is about to change all that. Vodka & Ayahuacsa boasts choice collabs from Kool G Rap, Prodigy (of Mobb Deep), dilated ally Evidence, Roc Marciano, who laces the suggestive “Drink Up”, a welcome addition to the kaleidoscopic head-trip.
[London] Scratch Present NICE & SMOOTH, Sunday 4th March @ Jazz Cafe, Camden
Scratch Present NICE & SMOOTH
Date: Sunday 4th march 2012
Location: Jazz Cafe, 5 Parkway, Camden Town, London, NW1 7PG
Doors: 7pm – 11pm
Tickets: £16 advance
SEE TICKETS: http://www.seetickets.com/Event/NICE-SMOOTH/Jazz-Cafe/617908
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/187027881404740/
Scratch are super proud to present one of hip hop’s greatest duo’s performing their first London show since ’91.
Nice & Smooth are classic hip hop, hailing from the golden era of East Coast hip hop during the late 80’s and early 90’s. Timeless hits include ‘Sometimes I Rhyme Slow’, ‘Hip Hop Junkies’, ‘Funky For You’ amongst countless others. They have collaborated with the likes of Big Daddy Kane, The Beatnuts & Mantronix but of all their collaborations it was with the legendary Gang Starr on ‘DWYCK’ which stands out as an everlasting hip hop anthem. Their unique up tempo funky party style has assured Greg Nice and Smooth B a place on the hip hop wall of fame.
This is a rare opportunity to see one of the finest golden era hip hop acts live on a London stage and you know Nice & Smooth gonna make it REAL FUNKY FOR YOU!
Nice & Smooth Live
Host: Billy Biznizz
Residents: Matt Smooth, DJ Lyley, Richy Pitch and Tomski
Established in 1996 by original team members Matt Smooth, Rob Mac and DJ Lyley, Scratch quickly became a leading player in UK hip hop culture from rapping & DJing to breakdancing & street art and even notched up the first UK release by legendary NY label Rawkus with 2001 Scratch Vol. 1!
Over the years Scratch has played host to many of the most influential mainstream underground DJs and artists (performing in their prime) from around the world including:
The Pharcyde, The Roots, De La Soul, Doug E Fresh, Grand Master Flash, Biz Markie, Roots Manuva, Plus One, Macy Gray, Roxanne Shante, Jurassic 5, Pete Rock, Madlib, Breakestra, Mos Def, Q-Bert, Souls Of Mischief, Mix Master Mike, Dj Premier, Slum Village, Public Enemy, Eminem…and a zillion others!!
[London] DON’T FLOP: First Quarter 2012 – London Tryouts! – Saturday 14th January @ Fiddlers Elbow
The huge 2012 campaign begins in the same way it did in 2011… The First Quarter London Tryouts, this time giving 24 new MCs a chance to make an impression and enter the league properly!
CEE MAJOR Vs YOUNG MACE
IMPACT Vs CALLUMBOOM!
ENIGMA Vs MR TONGUE TWISTER
LEFTY Vs AUKES
ARGENTO LOCO Vs ROGUE
BARN-B Vs GRIM SICKERS
BAMALAM Vs PHEST
MASTA KRISP Vs ADAMZY
HEAVY DUTY Vs OGMIOS
TWO-CAN Vs RO.P.ROW
EEK Vs SHAKESPLIFF
SEANIE-BOI Vs BIG J
DJ Mr Cosmo on the decks
DATE: Sat 14th Jan
VENUE: Fiddler’s Elbow, 1 Malden Road, Camden NW5 3HS
ENTRY: £5 on the door
Doors 12PM, Battles start 1:30PM sharp!
This is our first event of 2012 and we are expecting a big turnout, arrive early to avoid disappointment!
[London] Urban Beatfare with Open Mic – Sunday 4th December @ The Enterprise, Camden
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=275737215798973
The last Urban Beatfare of 2011 before it breaks free from shackles of sharing gigs at The Enterprise with it’s partner Eclectic Anarchy and moves by stealth and triumphant to a monthly slot!
MR HUXTABLE: Mr C.HuxtΔble is an Independent Recoding Artist from London, England…He’s a New Skool Rapper, with an Old Skool Flava!
Talking Sense, NOT Nonsense!
OPEN MIC: 1 track to impress the crowd and win a 25 min opening slot at the next gig and a Camden Calling t-shirt thrown in for fun. There are 6 slots available 3 have already gone for this gig so email firstname.lastname@example.org
DEKAY & THE D’MANS: Camden Calling home grown talent. ” 1) If I had a record label I would sign her tomorrow 2) If I was a booking agent – I would book her for some serious tour action 3) If I was a producer – I would want to work with her.This is how highly I rate Dekay at this moment. A serious UK talent.” Dom choosemymusic
LEWI LONDON: A man with some real life experiences to share. On a long term mission to use his talents to help kids direct their talents and stay away from the streets and all the bullshit that goes with it. Performed earlier in the year in the Open Mic and we just had to have him back.
ASHANANAY: Creating tracks and beats live on stage with an acoustic guitar and little box of tricks. Bringing something unique yet traditional to the urban scene.
BENNY DICTION: Another open mic contender that we just had to see back before the end of the year, part of the PUNNING CLAN and one of the guys running the FAT GOLD CHAIN night.
KROME: The last gigs run away open mic winner, some serious stage energy going on https://www.facebook.com/pages/Krome/158455864248493
£5 ON THE DOOR
£3 WITH THE FLYER
£2 GUEST LIST BY DIRECT EMAIL ONLY TO email@example.com