Hip Hop won't stop: The definitive UK/ Ireland Hip Hop Guide
Highlights include: Juice Crew, Pete Rock, Bryson Tiller, DJ Format, Black Star, P.O.S., Akala, Jehst, Ghostface Killah, KRS-One, Run the Jewels, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, CunninLynguists, TEEBS, DJ Shadow, J. Cole and many more
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Juice Crew have announced a rare UK tour this November, featuring Big Daddy Kane, Kool G Rap, Masta Ace, Craig G, Roxanne Shante and MC Shan in London, Manchester and Bristol. Tickets on sale today at 10am, from £25 (£27.50 for London).
Soul Brother #1 has announced an October UK tour, playing Manchester, London and Brighton from 14th, priced from £18.50.
Bryson Tiller has added a third London gig to his "Set it Off" UK tour with SZA, playing the Eventim Apollo in Hammersmith on 27th, 28th November and now 3rd December. The pair also play Glasgow, Birmingham, Manchester and Dublin from 20th November. Tickets from £27.50 (£36.50 for London) and selling fast.
DJ Format and Abdominal pair-up once again for an autumn UK and Ireland tour, covering London, Birmingham, Lincoln, Brighton, Bristol, Cardiff, Liverpool, Dublin and more from 31st October. Tickets from £12.50 rising to £14/ £15 (£19.50 for London), with very limited early-bird tickets for Blackpool costing just £10! Tickets for Lincoln cost just £7.50, so expect those to fly. As a bonus DJ Format plays a special Manchester gig at the Albert Hall, "La Rolla-Discotheque", featuring Will Tramp!, Krysko and Sam Redmore.
Mos Def and Talib Kweli play a rare UK date, playing the Troxy on 20th October, with Homeboy Sandman and Children of Zeus. Tickets on sale Friday 20th October, from £29.50.
The Doomtree man has announced a short December UK tour, covering London, Manchester and Glasgow from 14th December. Expect to hear songs from recent album, "Chill, dummy". Tickets from £12 (£15 for London).
Akala has announced an autumn UK tour, playing London, Bristol, Birmingham, Nottingham, Brighton, Leeds, Cardiff and Manchester from 28th October.
Jehst has announced an October "Jehst + YNR Family" UK tour, playing London, Birmingham, Nottingham, Cardiff, Glasgow and Leeds from 7th October. Tickets available.
The Wu Tang man has added Birmingham to his UK schedule, playing the O2 Academy on 29th September, followed the next day by a date at Northampton's Roadmender on 30th. Tickets cost £15 for Birmingham, £25 for Northampton. Other UK dates expected.
KRS-One is back once again in the UK, playing London in September. Check out the Teacha at the Jazz Cafe on 23rd September, with tickets on sale now, from £25.
Logic has announced an autumn UK tour covering London, Birmingham and Manchester from 31st October. Tickets from £19.50.
Run the Jewels
Run the Jewels and Danny Brown have a November UK tour, covering London (two gigs), Manchester, Glasgow, Birmingham and Leeds from 9th November. Tickets start from £32.50 and are selling fast!
A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie
Catch the "Jungle" rapper as he makes his UK debut at the Brixton Academy on 17th December. Tickets cost £17.50.
CunninLynguists have announced an October UK tour, playing London, Bristol and Leeds from the 11th, priced from £12.50.
The American rapper and Brainfeeder alumni has announced a short UK tour in November, playing Leeds and Manchester (so far) from 15th November. Tickets start at £12.
DJ Shadow has announced a late summer/ autumn UK tour, playing London, Brighton, Birmingham, Glasgow, Manchester and Bristol from 15th August until 7th October. Expect to hear Endtroducing classics as well as more recent material. Tickets from £22.50 to £25.
J Hus has announced a spring UK tour, playing Manchester, Liverpool, Newcastle, Norwich, Glasgow, Nottingham, Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Hatfield and Oxford from 1st May.
J. Cole has announced a massive "4 Your Eyez Only" UK arena tour, showcasing songs from his latest album. He plays London, Birmingham, Cardiff, Leeds, Manchester and Nottingham from 12th October and tickets are selling fast, with a second O2 Arena gig announced on the on-sale day.