Ah Sh!t

Hip Hop Gigs & Hip Hop Nights in London

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.

SATURDAY
30
MAY
Hip Hop N Bowl May 2015

HIP HOP N BOWL

Bloomsbury Bowl, Saturday 30th May 2015

With Dj Emily Rawson (Supa Dupa Fly)Dj Fearney & Ellie Prohan.

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.

THURSDAY
4
JUNE
Throwback Thursdays April 2015 Jazz Cafe London

THROWBACK THURSDAYS

Jazz Cafe, Thursday 4th June 2015

Weekly club night dedicated to the best party sounds of the past and present and all for FREE!

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.

FRIDAY
5
JUNE
State of Play London 2015

STATE OF PLAY

Hoxton Bar & Kitchen, Fri 5th June 2015

MAMA Presents State Of Play + Suffice.

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.

SATURDAY
6
JUNE
Supa Dupa Fly Plan B June 2015

SUPA DUPA FLY

Plan B, Saturday 6th June 2015

With Shortee Blitz, Matchstick, T.P & Fearney. Hosted by Big Ted.

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.

MONDAY
8
JUNE
Ty Hackney Picturehouse London

TY

Ritzy Brixton, Monday 8th June 2015

Following a special screening of SECOND COMING + Q&A downstairs, head Upstairs for a live set from British rapper Ty.

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.

WEDNESDAY
10
JUNE
Ty Ritzy Brixton London

TY

Hackney Picturehouse, Wed 10th June 2015

Following a special screening of SECOND COMING + Q&A and a live set from British rapper Ty.

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
All Vinyl Special London June 2015

ALL VINYL SPECIAL

Basement, Friday 12th June 2015

DJs Mr Thing, Spin Doctor, Mo Fingaz, Russ Ryan spinning all vinyl sets of all genres.

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
Supa Dupa Fly Jazz Cafe London June 2015

SUPA DUPA FLY

Jazz Cafe, Friday 12th June 2015

With Emily Rawson, Matchstick & Ellie Prohan. Hosted by Big Ted.

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
Esko London June 2015

ESKO

STAGE 3, Saturday 13th June 2015

Floor Rippers HIP HOP Session with ESKO with support from Hey!Zeus.I and Peaky.

SATURDAY
13
JUNE
Reverb Festival June 2015

REVERB FESTIVAL

Kensington Roof Gardens, Sat 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.

THURSDAY
18
JUNE
Breakin Convention Freestyle Funk Forum London June 2015

FREESTYLE FUNK FORUM

Rich Mix, Thursday 18th June 2015

Breakin’ Convention’s Artistic Director, Jonzi D, hosts an evening of improvised theatre in hip hop’s answer to "Whose Line Is It Anyway."

FRIDAY
19
JUNE
Hip Hop vs R&B Jazz Cafe London June 2015

HIP HOP vs R&B

Jazz Cafe, Friday 19th June 2015

Hip Hop vs R&B with Resident DJs Shortee Blitz (Kiss FM) Mr Thing (The Doctor’s Orders) & Russ Ryan (The Doctor’s Orders).

FRIDAY
19
JUNE
Livin Proof London June 2015

LIVIN' PROOF

Village Underground, Friday 19th June 2015

Livin Proof Djs + Guests Hosted by Iron Braydz.

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).

SATURDAY
20
JUNE
Supa Dupa Fly Ace Hotel Flyer June 2015

SUPA DUPA FLY

Ace Hotel, Saturday 20th June 2015

Djs Emily Rawson, Matchstick. T.P. Host Big Ted.

SUNDAY
21
JUNE
Kon Prince of Wales Bricxton Cafe June 2015

DJ KON

Prince of Wales, Sunday 21st June 2015

DJ Kon (Future Classic, USA) 3 hour sunset celebration set + DJ M3 (San Francisco) + Linden C. Richie Cox.

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
AZ doe or die London June 2015

AZ

Jamm, Thursday 25th June 2015

AZ w/ DJ Doo Wop, Micall Parknsun, + Support TBA 'Doe or Die' 20th Anniversary Tour.

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.

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.

MONDAY
29
JUNE
Chance The Rapper Electric Brixton London June 2015

CHANCE THE RAPPER

Electric Brixton, Monday 29th June 2015

SJM Concerts present Chance The Rapper Plus Special guests.

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!

FRIDAY
3
JULY
Hip Hop vs Dancehall Flyer 2015

HIP HOP vs DANCEHALL

Trapeze, Friday 3rd July 2015

With DJs SHORTEE BLITZ (Kiss FM / Extended Players), CHARLIE DARK (Run Dem Crew / Attica Blues) & DJ MO FINGAZ.

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 (Fatlip & Slimkid Tre).

WEDNESDAY
8
JULY
Dave Chappelle London July 2015

DAVE CHAPPELLE

Hammersmith Apollo, Wed 8th July 2015

Dave Chappelle plays the first of 2 nights at London's Hammersmith Apollo.

THURSDAY
9
JULY
The Pharcyde London July 2015

THE PHARCYDE

Brooklyn Bowl, Thursday 9th July 2015

Imani & Bootie Brown play London's Brooklyn Bowl.

THURSDAY
9
JULY
Dave Chappelle London July 2015

DAVE CHAPPELLE

Hammersmith Apollo, Thur 9th July 2015

Dave Chappelle plays the second of 2 nights at London's Hammersmith Apollo.

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.

SATURDAY
11
JULY
Excursions Al Dobson Jr July 2015

EXCURSIONS

Bussey Building, Saturday 11th July 2015

First Word Records & Dimensions Festival present: EXCURSIONS Loft Party with Al Dobson Jr, Dimensions Sound System & Gilla.

SUNDAY
12
JULY
Black Milk Jazz Cafe London July 2015

BLACK MILK

Jazz Cafe, Sunday 12th July 2015

MAMA Presents & The Doctors Orders presents Black Milk Plus Special Guests.

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
19
JULY
The Last Poets Jazz Cafe London July 2015

THE LAST POETS

Jazz Cafe, Sunday 19th July 2015

MAMA & The Doctor's Orders presents The Last Poets - Speak Up Newcomer at London's Jazz Cafe.

MONDAY
20
JULY
D'Angelo Apollo London July 2015

D'ANGELO

Hammersmith Apollo, Monday 20th July 2015

Second London date added due to popular demand!

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.

FRIDAY
7
AUGUST
George Clinton London August 2015

GEORGE CLINTON

Electric Ballroom, Friday 7th August 2015

Soundcrash proudly presents... George Clinton Return to the Mothership 40th Anniversary Special.

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.

FRIDAY
4
SEPTEMBER
Jungle Brothers Jazz Cafe London September 2015

JUNGLE BROTHERS

Jazz Cafe, Friday 4th September 2015

Jungle Brothers + Special Guests at the Jazz Cafe, London.

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.

THURSDAY
10
SEPTEMBER
Oddisee Jazz Cafe London September 2015

ODDISEE

Jazz Cafe, Thursday 10th September 2015

Oddisee & Compny + Special Guests at the Jazz Cafe, London.

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.

THURSDAY
24
SEPTEMBER
Nightmares on Wax London September 2015

NIGHTMARES ON WAX

Uniuon Chapel, Thursday 24th September 2015

Nightmares on Wax brings his hypnotising full live show to the Union Chapel, for an exclusive performance at an incredible venue.

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.

WEDNESDAY
21
OCTOBER
Kid Ink Brixton Academy London October 2015

KID INK

Brixton Academy, Wednesday 21st October 2015

SJM Concerts Present Kid Ink 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.

THURSDAY
5
NOVEMBER
Blackalicious London November 2015

BLACKALICIOUS

Electric Ballroom, Thursday 5th Nov 2015

Blackalicious play Camden's Electric Ballroom.

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 Nov 2015

Soundcrash present The Cinematic Orchestra.

FRIDAY
4
DECEMBER
Videocrash DJ Food London Dec 2015

VIDEOCRASH

Rich Mix, Friday 4th December 2015

Soundcrash’s Audio-Visual project returns to bring together audio-visual pioneers all performing specials A/v live sets.

SATURDAY
5
DECEMBER
Blak Twang Chester P Water Rats London Dec 2015

BLAK TWANG & CHESTER P

Water Rats, Saturday 5th December 2015

BLAK TWANG, CHESTER P (TASKFORCE), PHILI 'N' DOTZ, Novar FLIP, CW Jones, Nephilim + more.