Hip Hop won't stop: The definitive UK/ Ireland Hip Hop Guide
Highlights include: Joey Badass, 50 Cent, Yelawolf, A$AP Rocky, D-12, B. Dolan, KRS-One, Krept & Konan, Blackalicious, KiD iNk, Hilltop Hoods, The Jungle Brothers, GZA, 50 Cent, Action Bronson, Grandmaster Flash, Jurassic 5, Run the Jewels and more
Check out our round-up of the best MCs, Beat-boxers and DJs heading your way. All prices exclusive of booking fees.
Joey Badass has announced a November UK/ Ireland tour, following his stint at Wireless with Drake, playing London, Liverpool, Birmingham, Glasgow, Bristol, Dublin, Norwich and more. Tickets on sale now, from £17.50 (Glasgow) to £22 (London) and more in-between.
50 Cent returns to UK arenas this November, having played his first UK gig in almost five years at the O2 Arena in July. He's playing Glasgow, Manchester and Newcastle in November, with ticket on sale now from £35.50 to £40.
Yelawolf has announced a short November UK tour - his first since 2012, playing London, Glasgow and Birmingham. Tickets on sale now, from £16.50.
A$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.
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 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.
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.