Hip Hop won't stop: The definitive UK/ Ireland Hip Hop Guide
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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, Manchester, Glasgow and Birmingham from 9th November. Tickets start from £32.50 and are selling fast! You can also catch both Run The Jewels and Danny Brown in Glasgow at Bellahouston Park in the summer with Eminem. See below. Update: second London Brixton Academy gig added (12th November) plus brand new dates in Leeds. Tickets on sale now.
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.
The Sugarhill Gang
The Sugarhill Gang to tour the UK in August, following their June UK tour with Melle Mel. They play Bury St. Edmunds and Tunbridge Wells, with festival dates in Cardiff and Manchester. Tickets (from £30) are starting to sell out for Bury and Tunbridge Wells.