Hip Hop won't stop: The definitive UK/ Ireland Hip Hop Guide
Highlights include: Yelawolf, A$AP Rocky, D-12, B. Dolan, KRS-One, Krept & Konan, Blackalicious, KiD iNk, Hilltop Hoods, The Pharcyde, The Jungle Brothers, GZA, 50 Cent, Action Bronson, Grandmaster Flash, Jurassic 5, Wu-Tang Clan, Run the Jewels and more
Check out our round-up of the best MCs, Beat-boxers and DJs heading your way. All prices exclusive of booking fees.
Yelawolf has announced a short November UK tour - his first since 2012, playing London, Glasgow and Birmingham. Tickets on sale now, from £16.50.
A$AP Rocky and Wiz Khalifa share the bill during their October UK arena tour, playing London, Liverpool, Nottingham, Manchester and Birmingham from 13th October. Tickets start from £36.
Shady's crew play a rare UK set at the Islington Academy on 3rd August - their first UK gig in four years. Tickets cost £17.50
B. Dolan has announced a September UK tour, playing London, Manchester, Glasgow, Preston, Bristol, Cardiff, Birmingham, Brighton and Edinburgh in support of recent album "Kill the Wolf". Tickets cost around £12.50.
With a sold-out "40 Years of Hip Hop" May tour behind him, the former BDP man returns with a couple of summer gigs in London and Liverpool. Tickets available, priced from £16 to £20.
Krept & Konan
Krept & Konan celebrate the release of their debut album "The Long Way Home" with an autumn UK tour, covering London, Bristol, Sheffield, Brighton, Nottingham, Manchester and Birmingham. Tickets from £13 to £17.
Blackalicious return with their second UK tour for 2015, playing London, Nottingham, Edinburgh, Manchester, Cardiff, Glasgow, Bristol, Reading and more this autumn. Tickets from £15.
KiD iNk celebrates new album "Full Speed" with an October UK/ Ireland tour including dates in Southampton, Bristol, Manchester, Dublin and more expected. Tickets on sale now, starting from £22.50.
Hilltop Hoods play a summer London gig on the back of the success of 2014 album "Walking Under Stars". Catch them at Camden's Electric Ballroom on 20th August. Tickets on sale now, costing £17.
It's a tale of two Pharcydes this July, with The Pharcyde featuring Imani and Bootie Brown playing London's Brooklyn Bowl at the O2 on 9th July. Tickets on sale now, costing £20 ... and...
Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde - Live!
Featuring a complete a live rendition of the band's 1992 album "Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde", featuring, Fatlip, Slimkid3 and more. They play London, Bristol, Sheffield, Leicester, Glasgow, Dublin and more from 4th to 10th July. Tickets priced £15 - £21 (€20.90 for Dublin) are now on sale.
The Jungle Brothers
The Jungle Brothers return to the UK in August and September, playing gigs in London and Ramsgate (so far), with other gigs expected to be added. Tickets start at £16.50 for Ramsgate, £19.50 for London.
GZA from Wu-Tang Clan (themselves touring - see below) has announced a September UK tour, with gigs in Manchester, Brighton, Sheffield, Oxford and more - joining his summer gig at All Tomorrow's Parties at Camden's Roundhouse in June. Tickets range from £15 to £20 for September, £27.50 for the summer Camden gig.
Wu-Tang Clan have announced summer UK gigs, playing Newcastle, Bristol, London, Glasgow and now Bournemouth in the summer, playing their first UK dates in almost two years. Tickets start from £33.
50 Cent has announced his first UK gig in almost five years, playing a 50 Cent and G-Unit gig at the O2 Arena on 17th July. Tickets on sale now, ranging from £42.50 - £64.50.
Action Bronson celebrates new album 'Mr Wonderful' with a September UK and Ireland tour, playing gigs in London, Manchester, Bristol, Glasgow, Dublin and more, priced around £22.
Grandmaster Flash must be on track to becoming an honorary Brit, with the number of UK dates he's played over the last few years. The latest batch include a summer UK tour, with festival stints at Wireless Festival and V Festival.
Jurassic 5 return to the UK again for 2015 this September, playing London, Manchester, Bristol and Birmingham. Tickets range from £25 to £32.50.
Fuse ODG follows his short sold out October UK tour with a spring tour covering London, Glasgow, Liverpool, Bristol, Birmingham and Manchester. Tickets are priced around the £10 mark.
DJ Jazzy Jeff
DJ Jazzy Jeff will play London this May, with other UK dates expected to be announced (fingers crossed). Catch the turntable supremo at Camden's Jazz Cafe on 3rd May. Tickets cost £25.
Run the Jewels
Beardyman brings his beat-box-of-tricks on tour this winter, playing London, Norwich, Brighton, Liverpool, Leeds, Bristol, Oxford, Birmingham, Gloucester, Leicester and Nottingham in November and December. Tickets cost £15 for London, £12.50 elsewhere.