Posts Tagged december
Biarritz & TeenCreeps present:
REKS (First Uk Show)
+ Support TBA
@ Brixton Jamm
18th December 2012
REKS comes to London for his first UK show riding a wave of critical acclaim from all corners for his breathless flow over “golden age” style beats. His single ’25th Hour’ (produced by the legendary Dj Premier) is nearly at a million views on Youtube and has Hip Hop fans buzzing with anticipation for what is coming next. This is not a show to miss!
£8 Adv tickets available from GIGANTIC and WEGOTTICKETS:
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/510975258913212/
[London] Skyzoo & Torae Live! Wednesday 14th December @ The Half Moon Herne Hill
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=291448114211423
Buy Tickets: http://www.wegottickets.com/event/143791
ONE OFF UK DATE ON EUROPEAN TOUR
£7 Advance (£12 OTD)
DOORS 7PM, PERFORMANCES 8PM – 11PM
LOCATION: 10 Half Moon Lane, London. SE24 9HU
With his critically-acclaimed debut album “The Salvation,” Skyzoo was both Brooklyn’s narrator and curator. The album hit the Billboard Top 200 charts at No. 14, the fourth-highest position among new artists. Working with a cast of producers that included 9th Wonder, Just Blaze, Nottz, Black Milk, Best Kept Secret, and Illmind, he created a sonic successor to hip hop milestones “Reasonable Doubt,” “Ready to Die,” “Illmatic” and “Only Built 4 Cuban Linx.”
The lyrics are why Hot 97’s Peter Rosenberg felt confident enough to put a lord of the underground among Nas, Andre Benjamin, Lil’ Wayne, and Talib Kweli as the top lyricists alive.
Torae gained recognition by collaborating with DJ Premier and Marco Polo. He and Marco Polo went on to receive critical acclaim for their collaborative LP entitled „Double Barrel“.
With Cosigns from Hiphop Dx, 2DopeBoyz, Nah Right, Hot 97, XXL and a dope new album feat. production from DJ Premier and Pete Rock, if you are serious about Hiphop this is a man you need to catch up with.
Chima Anya is a name familiar to anyone with a serious interest in Hip-hop in the UK. His debut mixtape came to national attention with support from Kiss, Choice, 1xtra and Radio 1, all while practising full time as a medical doctor.
Having shared stages with legends such as Amp fiddler, KRS 1, Jay Electronica,Dead Prez and Pharaohe Monch it’s no surprise that when asked Chima states his greatest joy comes from performing. Always engaging, energetic and charismatic, Chima also fronts his own genre-leading 4 piece electronic / hip-hop outfit; a group that can only be described as a “must see”.
+ Special guests TBC
[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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
[London] SoulBrew NYE 2011 Party @ East Village with Jazzie B, Ashley Beedle, DJ Vadim & more – Friday December 31st
[London] SoulBrew NYE 2011 Party @ East Village with Jazzie B, Ashley Beedle, DJ Vadim & more – Friday December 31st
9pm – 5am Friday 31st December 2011
@ East Village, 89 Great Eastern Street, London EC2A 3HX (Old Street Tube)
£15.oo Early bird tickets (100 only)
£20.oo in advance from http://www.soulbrew.com
£25.oo on the door
SoulBrew All-Stars: Spin Doctor & Andy Bird
Jazzie B (Soul 2 Soul)
DJ Vadim (BBE / Ninja Tunes)
& Kyri R2
For the past eight years SoulBrew have been the go to parties for those looking for carefree, unpretentious parties with the very best guests playing great sounds. It is a formula that has worked well at every one of their previous 8 packed New Year’s Eve events making it one of the most established and popular parties in town so if it ain’t broke don’t fix it!
This year residents Spin Doctor & Andy Bird are joined by another incredible line up of guests all of whom have a proven SoulBrew track record as well as huge fan bases after years of producing great music & DJing in every country with a set of decks.
Between them they have worked with everyone from James Brown to Elton John and Lilley Allen to Alice Russell, sold millions of records worldwide, performed in front of huge crowds and in the case of two in particular boast an OBE, two Ivor Novello awards not to mention 2 Grammys between them.
Once again you can expect a fun packed mix of sounds old and new that will take in everything including Soul, Disco, Hip-Hop, House, Reggae and beyond at London’s best value New Year’s Eve party.
SoulBrew All-Stars: Spin Doctor & Andrew Bird
These fellas have been rocking parties collectively and individually throughout the capital, up and down the country and in far reaches of the world for well over 8 years now. As the starting place for any SoulBrew party they know what it takes to get a party bumping and will be doing just that as we see in the new year.
Jazzie B (Soul II Soul)
A long time friend of SoulBrew’s this man is an institution having won Grammys, an Ivor Novelo, received the keys to several American cities and this year been a teacher at Jamie’s Dream School. Despite having made his start in the industry over 30 years ago he is still as hungry and passionate as ever. Constantly in demand playing live shows and DJ gigs throughout the world to packed houses it’s no wonder even the Queen bigged him up with an OBE.
Has as many guises as Carlos The Jackal having been making music as X-Press 2 (with whom he bagged an Ivor), Ballistic Brothers, Disco Evangelists, Black Science Orchestra, Roots Revolution Jamayka Boys (credited by many for the first Dubstep production) & Mavis to name a few. Spinning tunes around the world since the early 80’s he is a DJ’s DJ, equally comfortable playing House, Hip Hop & Disco as he is Reggae and Techno. This open-minded versatility explains why he is such a favourite of the fun loving boys and girls that make up the SoulBrew regulars.
DJ Vadim (BBE / Ninja Tunes)
Has an impeccable reputation as a DJ, Producer, A&R and all round good guy. Having released an incredible eight full length albums for renowned labels such as Ninja Tunes and BBE his stock is incredibly still on the rise with international DJ and live shows keeping him in air miles. His funk fueled eclectic mix of the old and new takes in everything from Reggae and Dubstep to Hip-Hop and Disco so is sure to be whipping up a storm as we party into 2012.
Is one of the unsung heroes of London’s party scenes rocking every place he plays no matter the night of the week or size of the dance-floor. His impeccable choice of soul drenched floor fillers have seen him well served not only when DJing but with the choices he has made for his excellent R2 Records. With Kyri in charge you are certainly in safe hands.
Advance tickets from:
And the following shops:
3 Kings, Clerkenwell Close, London EC1 0207-253-0483
BM Soho, 25 D’Arblay St, London W1 0207-437-0478
Brill Music, 27 Exmouth Market, London EC1 0207-833-9757
Honest John’s, 278 Portobello Road, London W10 0208-969-9822
Phonica, 51 Poland St, London W1F 0207-025-6070
Sounds Of The Universe, 7 Broadwick St, London W1 0207-734-3341
[London] The Doctors Orders present On The Real with Jumping Jack Frost (exclusive Hip-Hop set) & Stalley Live – Friday 3rd Dec @ East Village
The Doctor’s Orders present
ON THE REAL
Jumping Jack Frost (exclusive Hip-Hop set)
& Stalley Live
10pm-3am Friday 9th December 2011
& second Friday of Every Month
@ East Village, 89 Great Eastern St, London EC2A 3HX
Tickets £5 in advance // Then £8 on the door.
Jumping Jack Frost (exclusive Hip-Hop set / V Recordings)
& Stalley Live
Chris P Cuts
& host MC Prankster
As ever The Doctor’s Orders like to keep you on your toes and we do that tonight not only by inviting a Drum & Bass legend to spin an exclusive Hip-Hop set but also by bringing you one of the hottest MCs to be coming out of the US right now.
Jumping Jack Frost is without a doubt one of the most influential names in D&B. Having started life as Reggae, Funk, Soul & Hip-Hop DJ back in the day before he got swept up in the Acid House movement of the mid 80’s following that into Hardcore and then Drum & Bass. Alongside his existing DJ partner Brain Gee he set up V Recordings which specialised in the Jazzier Soulful and dare we say it more Hip-Hop influenced side of D&B with releases from luminaries such as Roni Size, Krust, Dillinga and many more. Tonight the man joins us for our final On The Real party of the year to go back to his roots as he spins an exclusive Hip-Hop set for our fun loving crowd.
Performing live on the night we have one of the most exciting MC’s to emerge in the last couple of year Stalley. When someone has the likes of Rick Ross & Dame Dash in their corner you know they have to be paid attention. This Ohio native came to many people’s attention when his ‘Born To Win’ track was used in a Nike promo (http://tinyurl.com/cve272s) but with two mixtapes, including the brilliant ‘Lincoln Way Nights’ (http://tinyurl.com/44qos4p) and an now an album on its way with Rick Ross’ Maybach Music Group it is not long before Stalley is the name on everyone’s lips. With a sound drenched in the soulful breaks of the golden era and a style uniquely his own he is the perfect match for The Doctor’s Orders dedicated heads.
As ever our special guests will be welcomed by the best line up of residents of any Hip-Hop club. Spin Doctor, Mr Thing & Chris P Cuts will as ever be tearing up the dance-floor with classics new and old making sure you are left looking forward to more On The Real events in 2012.
[London / Brighton] Das Racist @ XOYO, London & The Haunt, Brighton – Thurs 1st & Sat 3rd December
One Inch Badge presents:
Das Racist is an Art Rap/Freak Folk/World Music duo based in Brooklyn, New York, comprised of Queens-born Himanshu Kumar and San Francisco-born Victor Vazquez. The two met at Bard Art College in Massachusetts, where Victor was Himanshu’s resident advisor in a “Students of Color for Social Justice” themed Freshman year dormitory.
After a couple of years of occasional drunken freestyles with each other, Himanshu and Victor decided to record a couple of raps together.
The first of which was called “We Made It” and immediately became a hit amongst stupid assholes who like rap from the 1990s and really want that shit to keep happening. The second track was called “Fever” and it was fucking terrible – really bad. Then they made some other songs and then they made “Combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell” which is the one that everyone likes and then they made some other songs.
THURSDAY 1st DECEMBER
at XOYO, London
32-37 Cowper Street, Islington, EC2A 4AP
£12.00 adv. // 7:30pm
+ support from:-
– Blood Orange
– Capital R
SATURDAY 3rd DECEMBER
at The Haunt, Brighton
10 Pool Valley Coach Station, BN1 1NJ
£8.50 adv. // 7:00pm // 14+
[London] Slaine (La Coka Nostra) / Reef The Lost Cauze / DJ Illegal / Stig of the Dump – Thursday 8th December @ Vibe Bar
Location: Vibe Bar, Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, London. E1
Slaine (of La Coka Nostra)
Reef The Lost Cauze
Stig of the Dump
Buy Tickets (£10 + booking fee): http://www.ticketweb.co.uk/user/?region=gb_london&query=detail&event=476452
On December 8th, Vibe Bar London will be host to underground Hip Hop’s brightest talents, showcasing the very best from the most recognisable hip hop collectives across the globe.
Representing Philadelphia supergroup Army of the Pharaohs, Reef the Lost Cauze will be joined live onstage by DJ Illegal- one half of Europe’s most talented production teams, Snowgoons. Having teamed up teamed up to produce one of the year’s most anticipated releases with Your Favourite MC, Reef and Illegal will be appearing in London to give London ‘heads the chance to see this masterpiece performed live alongside the biggest tracks from Reef, AOTP, and the Snowgoons’ back catalogues.
Also travelling across the Atlantic to join DJ Illegal onstage will be Boston native Slaine. After spending many years making a name for himself as part of Specialteamz, Slaine became gained most recognition with the La Coka Nostra collection. Having managed to hold his own alongside veterans Everlast and ILL Bill, Slaine earned himself a solid fan base and his talent grew exponentially under the limelight. After taking timeout to secure his position as the number one Boston tough guy for movies, starring in Gone Baby Gone and The Town, Slaine returned to music in 2011 releasing the long-awaited A World With No Skies 2.0 and the critically-acclaimed mixtape State Of Grace with Statik Selektah. Hitting his peak lyrically, Slaine will make his first stop in London as a solo artist.
To add to a night of collaborations, the support acts will also be representative of London’s diversity. The notorious Stig of the Dump will be gracing the stage as London’s best host, keeping the crowd entertained with his trademark brand of humour as well as dropping a selection of his most bruising tracks, which will be sure to get the crowd ready for the main event. In charge of the records for the night is DJ Snuff, a veteran of the scene, having toured with Hip Hop’s elite including DJ Premier and DJ Muggs. Snuff will also be unveiling his new collective Caxton Press which consists of Manage, Kingpin, eMCee Killa, Amy True, and the DJ himself.
Tickets for the night will be available at Ticketweb for £11, with a limited number of early-bird tickets going for £9. Doors at 7.30. See overratingtheunderrated.com for more details.
[London] We Love Hip-Hop – Thurs 30th December @ The Silver Bullet, Finsbury Park
Facebook event: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=161592500550257
5 Station Place, London. N4 2DH
HOSTED BY BIG BEN
BRASSFOOT & BENNY B SIDES
YAEO, SUPAR NOVAR, VENICIA, SPILLER, BIG BEN, JOE FIRE, CLERK 7, DANNY BONES, MENACE, EMSHEY LOUISE, DASH, WORDSMIFF, BASCO, FIX DOT ‘EM, BARRY KNIGHT
OPPOSITE THE ARSENAL SHOP & FINSBURY PARK STATION
[London] Ty’s ‘Something Big’ Xmas Special @ The Albany – Saturday 11 December
Facebook event: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=166461916718668
International Hip Hop artist Ty presents a special, one-off London date with his band, to promote his fourth studio album ‘Special Kind Of Fool’.
The event will be hosted by the inimitable Charlie Dark, and support comes from Conrad the Scoundral, Debris, AKS, and Obenew A.
Tickets are £10 and are available at http://thealbany.org.uk/ or by calling 020 8692 4446
Go get ’em!
[London] PETE ROCK & CL SMOOTH + GUESTS @ HMV FORUM SUNDAY 12th DECEMBER
9-17 Highgate Rd, Kentish Town
Jazz Cafe & Mean Fiddler present:-
“Exclusive London show for LEGENDARY 90’s hip-hop duo”
PETE ROCK & C. L. SMOOTH
+ JEHST – Live
+ DJ MATMAN
+ DJ SARAH LOVE
Hosted by BIG TED
HMV Forum London, Sunday 12th December 2010
at 7.00 pm – Tickets £18.50
Responsible for some of HIP-HOPs finest moments Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth re-unite for a rare and exclusive London show. Hailing from Mount Vernon, New York, they made their debut in the rap world in 1991
Pete Rocks production acumen was highly praised along side of his partner in rhyme [C.L. Smooth] who possessed a distinctive flow matched with a perfect delivery. Classical songs such as They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.), a tribute song packed with emotions that hasnt been duplicated up to this day and showed the conscientious of the lyrical rhyme slayer C.L. Smooth. After successfully releasing three albums the soul-tight brothers departed ways leaving die-hard fans in a frenzy for the signature horn loops of Pete and the verbal play of the smooth one.
[London] FROZEN GREENZ – Open Cypher 7-8pm @ East Village. Monday 20th December
Facebook event: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=134130113308021
89 Great Eastern Road,
Eat your Greenz presents Frozen Greens on 20th December 2010 at East Village, 89 Great Eastern Road, EC2A 3HX.
Doors open 7pm until 2:30am
Free Entry 7pm-7:30pm, £2 All Night after.
—> Cypher begins at 7pm.. so please arrive early!! <—
Open Cypher 7-8pm
Frozen greenz brings you a night of Drum and Bass, Dub and Jungle to skank out to. Along with a pre rave Hip Hop showcase, to warm up your ears.
The night kicks off with hip hop instrumentals spun by Joby Weston and Jda Kut (www.sensei.fm) and an open mic hosted by Ed greens, Jack Neil and Mad Man Jeff (Real Talent Movement).
This section of the night is then closed down by First and Last (www.myspace.com/firstandlastuk) who will be performing a live set at 8pm of social, political and spiritual Hip Hop.
First and Last are a group from West London who are part of the positive Hip Hop movement, The People’s Army (www.peoplesarmy.co.uk).
The show is headlined by We Are Dubist, the MC and DJ collective, who have been smashing raves up and down the country from London to Manchester with their mix of dubstep and jungle.
Also on the night:
Grem, a young seasoned Drum and Bass DJ who has been hosting Breakin Science’s Breakin Talent Room, as well as playing alongside Andy C and forming his own independant label, Impulse Beats.
He is accompanied by Resident MC the promoter of WRT in Brighton who has worked with the likes of DJ Luck and MC Neat, Kenny Ken and Nicky Blackmarket and has also performed at Breakin Science’s Breakin Talent Room.
Dr Gr1njo (www.myspace.com/gr1jo) representing the infamous Before Noon Club Night (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5gNEPGvJJTg) will be spinning a mix of Dubstep and Drum and Bass.
And finally support from Eat Your Greenz comes in the form of young prodigy DJ Bazia (www.youtube.com/user/djbazia) spinning strictly Jungle, a Drum and Bass set from Disarae (www.youtube.com/user/djdisarae) and Ed Greens (http://www.myspace.com/edmcrevolutionism) and a mixed Drum and Bass set from Sky B.
All the profits from the night will be going to funding a free cultural and political festival in Easter. (www.celebratepalestine.org.uk)
[London] DISORDA’S XMAS BASHING – Friday 10th December @ Vibe Bar
Facebook event: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=144325008952070
Vibe Live (upstairs @ Vibe Bar)
Brick Lane, E1 6QL
London, United Kingdom
Doors: 8pm – 1am
There’s no Suspect Packages Live happening this month, we’ll be back on the 14th of January with that steez… Thanx to all who’ve supported the jam this year yeah!
So on the 10th of December i’ll be hosting Disorda’s Xmas Bashing, a night of back to back goodness on the decks, all sorts will be dropped, expect some yuletide bangers too. If you need a spot to have some Christmas celebrations, come and join the fun…
All taking place @ Vibe Live (upstairs @ Vibe Bar), Brick Lane, London, E1. Kicking off at 8pm, £4 entry, however you can gain access to the bar below Vibe Live for free, before 8pm.
[London] Pinkie Ring presents The Illersapiens – Friday 10th December @ Bloomsbury Bowling Lanes
Event Name: Pinkie Ring presents The Illersapiens
Date: Friday 10th December 2010
Venue: Bloomsbury Bowling Lanes, Basement of Tavistock Hotel, Bedford Way, London, WC1H 9EU
Doors Open/Close: 20.00 – 03.00
Ticket Price: £5 (adv)
Buy Tickets Link: http://mjemridz.shoobs.com/events/2010-12-10-pinkie-ring
Pinkie Ring presents…
Special live performance from Hip hop band ‘The Illersapiens’ with vocals from Katy B (Rinse FM) Break dancers, ‘Stray Animalz’ celebrate their 2nd Anniversary.
Gotta fever for the flava? Look no further. From anthems to bangers, to classics & mash ups – this is Pinkie Ring.
Going down amidst the retro vibe at the awesome Bloomsbury bowling lanes, DJs MJEM-RIDZ drop only the finest hip hop cuts from the 90s, sneaking in a cheeky favourite or two from the neighbouring eras throughout the night. You can expect break dancing & beat boxing – sometimes scheduled, sometimes spontaneous! Add to that live performances & guest slots – previous acts include Dj Hotsteppa, Danny blaze & the Oi you! boys. All this with specials on gin & juice all night long. Think old skool hip hop. Think pinkie ring.
And just to tempt you that little bit more… You can download Pinkie Ring Vol’s I&II (2 exclusive mixes by MJEM-RIDZ) from here: http://www.mjemridz.com/downloads.html
Pinkie Ring Vol III will be available at the next Pinkie Ring.
This month we have very special guests – Hip Hop band ‘The Illersapiens’ performing a live set. “Returning to the backbone of the culture, through addictive horns, drums and base to uplifting and beautifully moving vocals from new soul talent Katy B (Rinse FM) the band hold the essence of a good party in their fingers. Instigator and rapper Mr Man completes this charismatic bunch with insightful, fun and velocity wordplay. Already famous for their live shows up and down the country, and gaining a colossal following of critics and fans a like, they have recently gained the deserved support and salute from certified talent finder Ras Kwame. Having recently been invited down to perform at the legendary BBC Maida Vale as part of his Homegrown show.” http://theillersapiens.com/
This Month is really set to be a party, with respected UK break dance group – Stray Animalz celebrating their 2nd anniversary at Pinkie Ring.
Pinkie Ring is sponsored by International urban clothing brand Dephect – and expect prize give-aways from them on the night. http://www.dephect.com
[London] Flava Of The Month Presents: DJ Premier & Royce Da 5’9” – Thursday 2nd December @ Fabric, London
All Hip Hop heads know that Premo needs no introduction, formally one half of the great
Gang Starr alongside the late Guru, as well as being one of the top Hip Hop producers in the game today. He has honored numerous classic cuts with his trademark scratches and production credits include, Big L, Das EFX, D.I.T.C, Group Home, Jay-Z, Jeru the Damaja, KRS-One, M.O.P, Nas, Notorious B.I.G, Rakim and many more.
Royce is former member of the rap duo Bad Meets Evil, together with Eminem and is the current member of the group Slaughterhouse (Joell Ortiz, Crooked I & Joe Budden). Having previously linked up with Premo and Statik Selektah on the 2007 mixtape ‘The Bar Exam’ he went on to later work with Premo once again on the studio release ‘Street Hop’ in 2009.
Featuring special guests, DJ Premier’s label signing Nick Javas and the UK’s Prose. The night is hosted by the mighty Mystro with DJ 279 blessing the decks.
Venue: Fabric, 77a Charterhouse Street, London, EC1M 6HJ
Tickets: Only £15 in advance
Doors: 8pm – 2am
Info Line: 07977 431 430 or 020 7336 8898
Check out: http://www.fabriclondon.com for tickets