Hip Hop won't stop: The definitive UK/ Ireland Hip Hop Guide

Posted: 2 weeks ago

Check out our round-up of the best MCs, Beat-boxers and DJs heading your way. All prices exclusive of booking fees.

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Travis Scott brings his Utopia - Circus Maximus tour to Europe, including London and Manchester dates from 11th July. Tickets on sale now.
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Russ It Was You All Along is the name of the American rapper's European tour, covering London, Manchester and Dublin in November. Tickets on sale now
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Nas As well as his All Points East summer gig, the American rapper will celebrate the 30th anniversary of his debut, multi-platinum-selling album, "Illmatic", widely regarded as one of the best hip hop albums. He'll play the London's Royal Albert Hall, plus Manchester, Wolverhampton, and Edinburgh from November. Tickets on sale now
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The Jungle Brothers Mike Gee and co will summer dates in London (with Huey Morgan, Don Letts, and Reggae Roast), plus Leeds' Belgrave Hall. Tickets available, from £23.40.
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DJ Shadow plays "Take 2" of his Action Adventure tour, playing Gateshead, Liverpool, Norwich, Edinburgh, Nottingham, Belfast, Cork, and Dublin from July.
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Homeboy Sandman The Queens-based Stones Throw rapper plays a solitary (so far) Brixton date on 28th May, with tickets costing just £10.
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Moneybagg Yo The Tennessee rapper returns to Wembley Arena on 7th June along with DaBaby. Tickets from £55 + fees.
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The Roots Questlove and co. will play Crystal Palace's South Facing festival this August, as well as a Margate Dreamland date, both featuring De La Soul, and The Pharcyde. Tickets on sale now
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Cypress Hill The band will play a special Royal Albert Hall gig with the London Symphony Orchestra on 10th July, playing "Black Sunday" and more. Tickets on sale now
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Kid Cudi The rapper celebrates the release of this year's "Insano" and "Insano (Nitro Mega)" albums with a World tour including UK and Ireland dates with Pusha T, playing London, Birmingham, Manchester, and Dublin from March 2025. Tickets on sale now
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Killer Mike The American rapper has announced a UK and Ireland tour from 22nd August. Expect to hear tracks from the recent Grammy-winning album, "Michael", plus more. The tour covers London, , Glasgow, Manchester, and Dublin.
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D-Block Europe The duo return with new album, "Rolling Stone" in January with four O2 Arena gigs (tickets selling fast), plus a Manchester AO arena show to promote it, from 4th February. Tickets on sale now
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DJ Yoda The turntablist has UK dates taking him into the spring, covering London, Brighton, Bimringham, and more.
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Loyle Carner The South London rapper and singer has announced new album, "Hugo", plus an accompanying UK tour, covering Brighton, Nottingham, Birmingham, Bournemouth, Liverpool, Manchester, a massive Wembley Arena gig and more from February until 25th March. Tickets on sale now
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The Scribes The Bristolian trio have a sprinkling of dates until spring 2024. Tickets start from just £8.
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Hip Hop Karaoke [London] Rob Pursey brings his inimitable Hip Hop karaoke night back to The Queen of Hoxton in Hackney, from October. Tickets cost just £5.
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Hip Hop Night We have a number of Hip Hop club nights (mainly based in London) over the coming weeks and months, including: Faded in Hackney, Camden and Marylebone, Pour It Up in Islington, Emily Rawson's Supa Dupa Fly in Brixton and Camden, The Get Down in Shoreditch, Astroworld across England and DJ Spin Doctor's The Doctor's Orders across London. More info here: Hip Hop Night.
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Glasgow Residency Announced
James Murphy and co will play a three-night stint at Glasgow's Barrowland Ballroom in July, ahead of their All Points East and Forwards Bristol slots. Tickets on sale now #DFARecords
New World Tour announced
The American star has announced a "The New World" tour, covering the UK and Ireland from November, with Amaarae supporting. Tickets on sale now #AlternativeRnB
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UK dates announced
The American rapper brings his "Utopia - Circus Maximus" tour to Europe, with summer London and Manchester dates announced. Tickets on sale now #HipHop
19 days ago
It Was You All Along!
The American rapper has announced November UK/ Ireland dates for his "It Was You All Along" European tour. Tickets on sale now #Rappers
26 days ago
Back in Control
The American singer has not toured the UK in 13 years! She puts that right with her "Together Again" UK tour starting in September, featuring Wyclef Jean (except the O2 Arena gig). Tickets on sale now
27 days ago
Illmatic 30th
The American rapper will celebrate the 30th anniversary of his acclaimed debut album, "Illmatic" with an autumn UK/ Ireland tour. Tickets on sale now #EastCoastHipHop
34 days ago
Take 2 of his Action Adventure tour
More tour-dates have been announced by Mr Josh Davis, including towns he hasn't played before - Tickets available #Turntablists #HipHop
37 days ago
Mitski added to APE series
A summer date has been confirmed with headliner Mitski, plus beabadoobee, Arlo Parks, TV Girl and more as guests - Tickets on sale now
46 days ago
Dizzee Rascal date added
Dizzee Rascal (along with JME, Shy FX, and Ms Dynamite) have been added to the summer line-up in Hitchin. Tickets on sale now #Soundcrash
55 days ago
Going back to the Roots
You can catch Questlove and co at Crystal Palace's South Facing, and Margate's Dreamland this August, along with De La Soul, and The Pharcyde. Tickets on sale now #AlternativeHipHop
58 days ago