Tag Archives: Hip Hop

Throwback: A Tribe Called Quest – Midnight Marauders

‘Midnight Marauders’, released in 1993, was the highly anticipated third album from New-York formed hip-hop group, A Tribe Called Quest (ATCQ). The group consisted of four members; Ali Shaheed Muhammed, Phife Dawg, Q-tip and sometimes, the elusive Jerobi. Following on from the success of their second album,The Low End Theory, the pressure was on… and they […]

Events worth leaving the house for: 22nd – 31st January (end of exams special)

January can be a bit dry with the holiday season hangover keeping people locked inside, and you may also have exams to be worrying about. Exams however, mean end of exam parties and that means their are some amazing nights to get yourself down to across the city. The end of this month is absolutely […]

Events worth leaving the house for: November

With Winter setting in as the nights grow longer and Summer seems like a distant memory, a good night out provides comfort like a mug of mulled wine from the Christmas Markets (beginning 14th November). And boy, there’s a lot of them. Festivals are over so night clubs are reigning supreme. Check out the best […]

Nextup: Skepta Ft. Young Lord- It Ain’t Safe

Skepta linking up with Young Lord (AKA A$AP Bari) here on the Grime-infused throwback Hip-Hop track ‘It Ain’t Safe’. From the relaxed tempo to the new flow and collaborator, it’s obvious that Skepta’s looking across the atlantic for inspiration (maybe even an audience?). However with his recent production and direction work this feels more like […]

Throwback event: Coded Rhythm present Nightmares on Wax

Coded Rhythm always turn up tops for their bookings, spanning a wide variety of genres from bass with Night Slugs boss L-Vis 1990, techno in the form of Lone and Happa, house and more. This time, for their 2nd Birthday event they brought genre-defying musician, Nightmares on Wax and feel-good beat maker Onra to Gorilla in […]

Throwback: Madvillain – All Caps

It’s difficult to pick a favourite from ‘Madvillainy’, one of the defining albums of hip-hop and the debut masterpiece of Madlib and Doom. It’s been over a decade since its release and remains as the untrumpable standard for beatmakers and MCs alike. ‘All Caps’ has an irresistible cartoon caper vibe brought about by the crackly […]

Nextup: Future Brown- Wanna Party ft. Tink and 3D Na’Tee (Remix)

Head to toe in HBA and boasting a membership rota of grimey, ethereal futurists Fatima Al Qadiri, Nguzunguzu and J-cush, Future Brown has to be the one of the most exiting (and coolest) groups around. Luckily they add up to the sum of their parts with icy trap banger ‘Wanna Party’, the extended remix of […]