Hip Hop won't stop: The definitive UK/ Ireland Hip Hop Guide
Check out our round-up of the best MCs, Beat-boxers and DJs heading your way. All prices exclusive of booking fees.
It's the Return of the Boom Bap with the former Boogie Down Productions man playing Birmingham and Newcastle in July - more dates expected. Tickets on sale now.
Celebrates ten years since the release of "It's Not a Rumour" with an October UK tour, covering London, Edinburgh, Sheffield, Norwich, Milton Keynes, Bristol, Brighton, Manchester, Liverpool and more from 3rd to 28th October. Tickets on sale now, from £14 (just £9 for Milton Keynes, £18.50 for the KOKO Camden gig).
Plays a London gig at Electric in Brixton on 27th July, following his appearance at the new Bluedot festival at the Jodrell Bank Observatory on 23rd (along with Jean Michel Jarre and more). Tickets cost £25 for the London gig.
Playing two London shows in May, the rapper heads to KOKO in Camden on 3rd and a sold-out gig at Brixton's Electric on 4th. Tickets cost £18.50 for the Camden gig.
Cypress Hill play the Bixton O2 Academy on 19th June, possibly showcasing songs from new album, "Elephants on Acid". Tickets cost £27.50 and you'd be Insane in the Mebrane not to go.
The Wu-Tang man plays the Royal Festival Hall on 14th May with tickets ranging from £20 to £30. Available.
DMC World DJ Championships
It's the annual final of the World DJ championships, back for its 31st year with the international heats taking place across the year culminating in the final at the O2 Forum in Kentish Town on 2th September. Tickets cost £20.
The Juice Crew man plays a London gig in May promoting forthcoming album, "The Falling Season" at Camden's Jazz Cafe. Tickets cost £15.
Grandmaster Flash has announced a few sporadic dates for 2016, with a set at London's Brooklyn Bowl in March as well as Milton Keynes in the summer. Tickets cost £20 for London, £15 for Milton Keynes.
Plays London, Glasgow, Birmingham, Dublin and Manchester, showcasing new album, "When It's Dark Out" in May. From £16.50 to £18.50 (€21 for Dublin).
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis have announced a UK/ Ireland tour, promoting their second (as yet untitled) album in London, Birmingham, Leeds, Nottingham, Manchester, Glasgow, Newcastle, Dublin and Belfast from 12th to 27th April. Tickets on sale now.
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.