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Hip Hop Gigs & Hip Hop Nights in London

THURSDAY
21
MAY
Kingpin Album Launch Birthdays May 2015

KINGPIN ALBUM LAUNCH

Birthdays, Thursday 21st May 2015

Underworld Konnect presents: Kingpin 'Art of Survival' ALBUM LAUNCH.

THURSDAY
21
MAY
Newham Generals EP Launch May 2015

NEWHAM GENERALS EP LAUNCH

Visions, Thursday 21st May 2015

Newham Generals performing tracks from the brand new EP "N to the G's" which is released Sunday 17th May.

THURSDAY
21
MAY
A Little Louder May 2015

A LITTLE LOUDER

The Alibi, Thursday 21st May 2015

Playing the finest in Deep House/Tech House, Garage, Hip-Hop Dancehall & Club Classics.

FRIDAY
22
MAY
Phife Dawg Plan B London May 2015

PHIFE DAWG

Plan B, Friday 22nd May 2015

Performing both classic A Tribe Called Quest and solo material the 5 Foot Assasin Phife Dawg will be hitting the London stage.

FRIDAY
22
MAY
Party and Bullshit London May 2015

PARTY & BULLSHIT

Plan B, Friday 22nd May 2015

Party and Bullshit Celebrating The Notorious B.I.G.’s Birthday. Follows the Phife Dawg gig.

FRIDAY
22
MAY
Book Thieves London May 2015

THE BOOK THIEVES

Juno Bar, Friday 22nd May 2015

Holdin' Court presents The Book Thieves + more.

FRIDAY
22
MAY
Seven Davis Jr London May 2015

SEVEN DAVIS JR

The Nest, Friday 22nd May 2015

Seven Davis Jr with support from Andrew Ashong and Alexander Nut.

FRIDAY
22
MAY
Shaun Escoffery Jazz Cafe London May 2015

SHAUN ESCOFFERY

Jazz Cafe, Friday 22nd May 2015

Shaun Escoffery plays London's Jazz Cafe.

SATURDAY
23
MAY
Excursions May 2015

EXCURSIONS

Bussey Building, Saturday 23rd May 2015

First Word Records EXCURSIONS with DJs Marc Mac (4hero / Visioneers), Gilla (First Word) and Bopperson (Wah Wah 45s / Le Mellotron)

SATURDAY
23
MAY
Livin Proof Flyer May 2015

LIVIN' PROOF

Village Underground, Sat 23rd May 2015

Khalil / Rags / Snips + Guests. Hosted by Iron Braydz.

SATURDAY
23
MAY
Rated R Book Club May 2015

RATED R

Book Club, Saturday 23rd May 2015

RATED R - May 23rd at The Book Club - Rob Pursey with special guest Martin 2 Smoove.

SATURDAY
23
MAY
Cinematic Orchestra Roundhouse May 2015

CINEMATIC ORCHESTRA

Roundhose, Saturday 23rd May 2015

The mighty Cinematic Orchestra play The Roundhouse on the 23rd May 2015.

SUNDAY
24
MAY
Talib Kweli Brooklyn Bowl May 2015

TALIB KWELI

Brooklyn Bowl, Sunday 24th May 2015

Talib Kweli plays the Brooklyn Bowl, London.

SUNDAY
24
MAY
FUN DMC May 2015

FUN DMC

The Blueberry, Sunday 24th May 2015

The Doctor’s Orders Presents FUN DMC - The Daytime Hip-Hop Party for Kids & Parents. Camp Bestival Warm Up.

SUNDAY
24
MAY
Hip Hop Karaoke Bank Holiday May 2015

HIP HOP KARAOKE

Jazz Cafe, Sunday 24th May 2015

Hip Hop Karaoke Bank Holiday Special + Southern Hospitality DJs After-Party!

SUNDAY
24
MAY
Faded Bank Holiday May 2015

REFRESH BANK HOLIDAY SPECIAL

Mode, Sunday 24th May 2015

This May Bank Holiday, London's home of Hip Hop & RnB are hosting an extra special instalment of their Old Skool brand Refresh.

WEDNESDAY
27
MAY
Homeboy Sandman Jazz Cafe London May 2015

HOMEBOY SANDMAN

Jazz Cafe, Wednesday 27th May 2015

Homeboy Sandman plays the Jazz Cafe London.

WEDNESDAY
27
MAY
Pete Rock Proud Camden London May 2015

PETE ROCK

Proud Camden, Wednesday 27th May 2015

Legendary producer Pete Rock DJing the classics from three decades of music for a unique London date.

WEDNESDAY
27
MAY
Ephemerals Queen of Hoxton London May 2015

EPHEMERALS

Queen of Hoxton, Wed 27th May 2015

Ephemerals exceptional blend of Jazz, Soul and funk on the 27th of May. Don’t miss this.

FRIDAY
29
MAY
Lewis Parker rich Mix London May 2015

LEWIS PARKER

Rich Mix, Friday 29th May 2015

official BOOM BAP FESTIVAL WARM UP (LONDON) with Lewis Parker + more.

FRIDAY
29
MAY
Players Ball London May 2015

PLAYERS BALL

Trapeze, Friday 29th May 2015

London's hypest rap and R&B party with Rob Pursey, Davey Boy Smith and J-Squared.

FRIDAY
29
MAY
Diamond D London May 2015

DIAMOND D

Lockside Lounge, Friday 29th May 2015

Size Doesn't Matter presents the Legendary DIAMOND D in London to play an exclusive 7" set.

FRIDAY
29
MAY
Lewis Grandmaster Flash London May 2015

GRANDMASTER FLASH

The Nest, Friday 29th May 2015

Grandmaster Flash with support from Khalil (Livin' Proof).

SATURDAY
30
MAY
DJ Kayper Plan B Brixton May 2015

BEAT MARKET w/ DJ KAYPER

Plan B, Saturday 30th May 2015

DJ Kayper headlining with Jim Sharp (Dusty Donuts), D Boogie and Herse also on the bill!

SATURDAY
30
MAY
Faded presents REFRESH May 2015

FADED presents REFRESH

Ace hotel, Saturday 30th May 2015

London's home of Hip Hop & RnB return to Ace Hotel after a sold out launch with their old skool brand Refresh.

SATURDAY
30
MAY
MNDSGN Birthdays Dalston May 2015

MNDSGN

Birthdays, Saturday 30th May 2015

MNDSGN, One of Stone Throw’s most exciting artists returns to the UK with an exclusive live performance at Birthdays, London 30th May 2015.

WEDNESDAY
3
JUNE
Earl Sweatshirt London June 2015

EARL SWEATSHIRT

Shepherd's Bush Empire, Wed 3rd June 2015

Metropolis Music and Live Nation presents Earl Sweatshirt.

THURSDAY
4
JUNE
Wu Tang Clan London 2015

WU TANG CLAN

Brixton academy, Thursday 4th June 2015

The mighty Wu Tang Clan play Brixton Academy, London.

FRIDAY
5
JUNE
Hip Hop vs Dancehall June 2015

HIP HOP vs DANCEHALL

Trapeze, Friday 5th June 2015

Hip-Hop vs Dancehall with DJs SHORTEE BLITZ (Kiss FM / Extended Players), CHARLIE DARK (Run Dem Crew / Attica Blues) & MO FINGAZ.

FRIDAY
5
JUNE
Nas Roundhouse London 2015

NAS

Roundhouse, Friday 5th June 2015

Nas performing Illmatic live at the Roundhouse, Camden.

SATURDAY
6
JUNE
Field Day

FIELD DAY w/ RTJ & MADLIB

Victoria Park, Saturday 6th June 2015

Run the Jewels (Killer Mike + El-P), Madlib, Floating Points + many more.

SATURDAY
6
JUNE
45 x 45 Book Club June 2015

45 x 45

Book Club, Saturday 6th June 2015

With Birthday Boys OLLIE TEEBA (The Herbaliser) & TUFKUT (Breakin’ Bread) plus SPIN DOCTOR & MO FINGAZ.

SATURDAY
6
JUNE
Bring the Noise

BRING THE NOISE

Loose Cannon, Saturday 6th June 2015

A PARTY TO RE-CONNECT/CONNECT/CHAT/DANCE/DRINK/LISTEN TO DAM GOOD MUSIC.

SUNDAY
7
JUNE
Run the Jewels Forum London

RUN THE JEWELS

The Forum, Sunday 7th June 2015

Run the Jewels (Killer Mike + El-P) return to London.

MONDAY
8
JUNE
Your Old Droog Jazz Cafe London

YOUR OLD DROOG

Jazz Cafe, Monday 8th June 2015

Your Old Droog plays London's Jazz Cafe. Special Guest Bergundy Blood.

WEDNESDAY
10
JUNE
Black Sheep Jazz Cafe London

BLACK SHEEP

Jazz Cafe, Wednesday 10th June 2015

Witness the debut Jazz Cafe appearance of this gold album selling group.

THURSDAY
11
JUNE
Yasiin Bey Plays Dilla London June 2015

YASIIN BEY PLAYS DILLA

Idigo2, Thursday 11th June 2015

Yasiin Bey(Mos Def) take to London’s Indigo2 to perform classic tracks from the back catalogue of the legendary producer J Dilla.

FRIDAY
12
JUNE
Refresh London June 2015

FADED PRESENTS REFRESH

Mode, Friday 12th June 2015

Dedicated to the Old Skool, playing nothing but noughties and nineties R&B, Hip Hop and Garage.

FRIDAY
12
JUNE
Scratch Perverts Paul White London June 2015

SCRATCH PERVERTS

Hoxton Bar & Kitchen, Fri 12th June 2015

MAMA Presents Scratch Perverts Plus Paul White (live) & Frau DJs.

FRIDAY
12
JUNE
Goldie Lookin Chain London June 2015

GOLDIE LOOKIN' CHAIN

Brooklyn Bowl, Fri 12th June 2015

Goldie Lookin Chain play the Brooklyn Bowl, London.

FRIDAY
12
JUNE
Go Go Penguin Eric Lau London June 2015

GO GO PENGUIN

Koko, Friday 12th June 2015

Soundcrash presents Go Go Penguin with Support from Eric Lau & Werkha with Full Live Band.

SATURDAY
13
JUNE
Reverb Festival June 2015

REVERB FESTIVAL

Kensington Roof Gardens, Fri 13th June 2015

London’s only rooftop festival at the luxurious Kensington Roof Gardens with 3 stages of music and comedy.

WEDNESDAY
17
JUNE
EPMD Lords of The Underground London June 2015

EPMD & L.O.T.U.G

Scala, Wednesday 17th June 2015

The Doctor’s Orders present EPMD & Lords of the Underground and special guests.

SATURDAY
20
JUNE
DJ Vadim Boat Party

DJ VADIM BOAT PARTY

Temple Pier, Saturday 20th June 2015

Step on board on the 20th of June for the funkiest party of summer 2015! with Dj Vadim & Dj BobaFatt.

SATURDAY
20
JUNE
Egyptian Lover Flyer June 2015

EGYPTIAN LOVER

Cafe 1001, Saturday 20th June 2015

Egyptian Lover (History of Electro + Live + 808 set).

WEDNESDAY
24
JUNE
Snak the Ripper Jazz Cafe June 2015

SNAK THE RIPPER

Jazz Cafe, Thursday 25th June 2015

TH2C Entertainment present Snak The Ripper featuring Jaclyn Gee with DJ Illegal (Snowgoons).

SATURDAY
25
JUNE
Gaslamp Killer London June 2015

GASLAMP KILLER EXPERIENCE

Koko, Thursday 25th June 2015

The indefinable musical madman that is The Gaslamp Killer brings his unique Gaslamp Killer Experience to KOKO.

THURSDAY
25
JUNE
John Legend o2

JOHN LEGEND

The o2, Thursday 25th June 2015

John Legend plays The o2, London.

FRIDAY
26
JUNE
Doomtree Garage London June 2015

DOOMTREE

The Garage, Friday 26th June 2015

SJM Concerts present Doomtree.

SATURDAY
27
JUNE
Public Enemy Roundhouse London June 2015

PUBLIC ENEMY

Roundhouse, Saturday 27th June 2015

Public Enemy plus very special guests (TBA).

SUNDAY
28
JUNE
Beats and Bars London 2015

BEATS & BARS

White Lion Streatham, Sunday 28th June 2015

With MICALL PARKNSUN / REWD ADAMS / IRON BRAYDZ + More TBA

SUNDAY
28
JUNE
GZA Roundhouse London June 2015

GZA

Roundhouse, Sunday 28th June 2015

GZA + TORTOISE + LIGHTNING BOLT + LOOP.

SUNDAY
28
JUNE
Wireless 10 Drake London 2015

WIRELESS 10

Finsbury Park, Sunday 28th June 2015

with DRAKE (headliner), Chance The Rapper, Public Enemy, Black Star, Raekwon & Ghostface Killah, De La Soul + more.

THURSDAY
2
JULY
Four Pillars Four Owls London July 2015

4OUR PILLARS w/ FOUR OWLS

Bussey Building, Thursday 2nd July 2015

With The Four Owls, Bakery Boys, Union Blak + More. Hosted by Big Ted.

FRIDAY
3
JULY
Wireless Festival 2015

WIRELESS FESTIVAL FRIDAY

Finsbury Park, Friday 3rd July 2015

With Drake, A$AP Rocky, Partynextdoor, Joey Bada$$ and more!

SATURDAY
4
JULY
Wireless Festival 2015

WIRELESS FESTIVAL SATURDAY

Finsbury Park, Saturday 4th July 2015

With Kendrick Lamar, Mary J Blige, Childish Gambino and more!

SUNDAY
5
JULY
Wireless Festival 2015

WIRELESS FESTIVAL SUNDAY

Finsbury Park, Sunday 5th July 2015

With Nicki Minaj, Grandmaster Flash, Pusha T and more!

MONDAY
6
JULY
Pharcyde Jazz Cafe London July 2015

BIZARRE RIDE II THE PHARCYDE

Jazz Cafe, Monday 6th July 2015

MAMA & The Doctor's Orders presents Bizarre Ride II The Pharycde.

FRIDAY
10
JULY
The Roots London July 2015

THE ROOTS

Brixton Academy, Friday 10th July 2015

Home Grown Presents The Roots With Late Club Nite.

MONDAY
13
JULY
DAngelo Roundhouse London July 2015

D'ANGELO

Roundhouse, Monday 13th July 2015

A special one off opportunity to experience D'Angelo in an ‘up close and personal’ setting at the Roundhouse this July.

THURSDAY
16
JULY
Kool Keith London July 2015

KOOL KEITH

Under the Bridge, Thursday 16th July 2015

AGMP.co.uk presents KOOL KEITH + Kutmaster Kurt.

FRIDAY
17
JULY
50 Cent G Unit London July 2015

50 CENT & G-UNIT

o2, Friday 17th July 2015

50 Cent & G-Unit play London's o2 arena.

SATURDAY
18
JULY
The Lox London July 2015

THE LOX

Indigo2, Saturday 18th July 2015

The Lox/D-Block Jadakiss, Styles P & Sheek Louch Trinity Tour.

SUNDAY
26
JULY
Horace Brown Jazz Cafe London July 2015

HORACE BROWN

Jazz Cafe, Thursday 16th July 2015

Horace Brown plays London's Jazz Cafe.

THURSDAY
6
AUGUST
Sugarhill Gang vs Melle Mel Jazz Cafe London

SUGARHILL GANG vs MELLE MEL

Jazz Cafe, Thursday 6th August 2015

Hip Hop pioneers Sugarhill Gang for two nights this summer, complete with special guests Melle Mel & The Furious Five.

FRIDAY
7
AUGUST
Sugarhill Gang vs Melle Mel Jazz Cafe London

SUGARHILL GANG vs MELLE MEL

Jazz Cafe, Friday 7th August 2015

Hip Hop pioneers Sugarhill Gang for two nights this summer, complete with special guests Melle Mel & The Furious Five.

MONDAY
10
AUGUST
Slum Village Jazz Cafe London

SLUM VILLAGE

Jazz Cafe, Monday 10th August 2015

MAMA & The Doctor's Orders presents Slum Village with support from Mr Thing.

THURSDAY
20
AUGUST
Eric Roberson Jazz Cafe London August 2015

ERIC ROBERSON

Jazz Cafe, Thursday 20th August 2015

25 Years of The Jazz Cafe presents the first of two nights with Eric Roberson.

FRIDAY
21
AUGUST
Youngblood Brass Band Electric Brixton London

YOUNGBLOOD BRASS BAND

Electric Brixton, Friday 21st August 2015

Returning to the UK for the first time in 2015, Youngblood Brass Band bring their rip-roaring, sweat-inducing performance to the Brixton Electric!

FRIDAY
21
AUGUST
Eric Roberson Jazz Cafe London August 2015

ERIC ROBERSON

Jazz Cafe, Friday 21st August 2015

25 Years of The Jazz Cafe presents the second of two nights with Eric Roberson.

SUNDAY
6
SEPTEMBER
Alice Russell London September 2015

ALICE RUSSELL

Brooklyn Bowl, Sunday 6th September 2015

Alice Russell plays Brooklyn Bowl, London.

THURSDAY
10
SEPTEMBER
Jurassic 5 Forum London September 2015

JURASSIC 5

Forum, Thursday 10th September 2015

Jurassic 5 return to the UK to play London's Forum.

SATURDAY
12
SEPTEMBER
DJ Premier London September 2015

DOCTORS ORDERS 10th BIRTHDAY

The Forum, Saturday 12th September 2015

Celebrate 10 years of the Doctor's Orders with DJ Premier, The Four Owls, Fatima, DJ Mr Thing & More.

SUNDAY
13
SEPTEMBER
Action Bronson Roundhouse London September 2015

ACTION BRONSON

Roundhouse, Sunday 13th September 2015

Celebrating the release of major label debut ‘Mr. Wonderful’, heavyweight rap artist Action Bronson will return to Europe.

SUNDAY
4
OCTOBER
DMC World Championships London October 2015

DMC WORLD DJ FINALS

Roundhouse, Sunday 4th October 2015

DMC World DJ Finals 2015.

MONDAY
12
OCTOBER
Keith Sweat Blackstreet London October 2015

KEITH SWEAT & BLACKSTREET

Apollo, Sunday 4th October 2015

KINGS OF RNB is back with 2 of the greatest RNB acts to ever do it on one stage.

FRIDAY
16
OCTOBER
George The Poet London October 2015

GEORGE THE POET

Shepherd's Bush Empire, Fri 16th Oct 2015

Live Nation presents George The Poet Plus special guests.

THURSDAY
22
OCTOBER
Andrew Ashong Rich Mix London

ANDREW ASHONG

Rich Mix, Thursday 22nd October 2015

Soundcrash present Andrew Ashong at Rich Mix.

SUNDAY
25
OCTOBER
Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators Rich Mix London

NICOLE WILLIS

Rich Mix, Sunday 25th October 2015

Soundcrash present Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators at Rich Mix.

FRIDAY
13
NOVEMBER
Hidden Orchestra London November 2015

HIDDEN ORCHESTRA

St Johns Church, Friday 13th November 2015

Soundcrash presents Hidden Orchestra with live site-specific projection-mapped visuals.

TUESDAY
17
NOVEMBER
Andreya Triana Koko London November 2015

ANDREYA TRIANA

Rich Mix, Tuesday 17th November 2015

Andreya Triana’s soulful fireworks back again for her BIGGEST gig yet, at one of London’s favourite venues - KOKO.

WEDNESDAY
18
NOVEMBER
Beardyman London

BEARDYMAN

Shepherd's Bush Empire, Wed 18th Nov 2015

Beardyman - One Album Per Hour Shepherd's Bush Empire.

SATURDAY
21
NOVEMBER
Ghostpoet London

GHOSTPOET

Shepherd's Bush Empire, Sat 21st November 2015

Eat Your Own Ears presents Ghostpoet + Special Guests.

SATURDAY
28
NOVEMBER
Cinematic Orchestra Hammersmith Apollo London

CINEMATIC ORCHESTRA

Hammersmith Apollo, Saturday 28th November 2015

Soundcrash present The Cinematic Orchestra