Fri 8th February

Homeboy Sandman & Edan   7pm Friday 8th February    @ The Jazz Cafe, Parkway, Camden London NW1      Having put their deft minds together on their recent collab album Humble Pi on Stones Throw, we are delighted to bring two cult alt rap figures in Homeboy Sandman and Edan from New York to The Jazz Cafe. As two artists that profess to come from the same pseudo-traditionalist school of style and execution, Homeboy Sandman and Edan are somewhat mavericks of modern hip-hop. However, while Homeboy Sandman’s release record has been fairly busy in recent years, it took producer Edan has remained somewhat of an enigma since the late noughties. In fact, it took an approach from the rapper to spark the DC producer back into life, which led to the two putting their minds together for Humble Pi. With the deft and quizzical rhymes of Sandman melding comfortably with Edan’s old-school, psychedelic soundscapes, we’re left with one the most intriguing collaborations to come out in recent years. Opening the show are London based quintet Third Estate. Combining high-grade MCs with live musicianship, they delivers slick grooves and serious lyricism. No two shows are the same for this exciting new collective, blurring the boundaries between hip-hop, jazz and...

Havoc (Mobb Deep)

Havoc (Mobb Deep) & Big Noyd (Infamous Mobb) tore London up with a combination of their solo bangers and Mobb Deep classics.  The energy on stage and off was electric so thanks to all that came out and thanks to Nico for the pics!    [Show as...

Flyers

We thought it was about time we had a gallery of a bunch of our flyers old and not so old. They give a pretty thorough overview of the parties and shows we have put on since 2005. Feel free to share your faves! [Show as slideshow]...

Masta Ace @ XOYO

The incredible Masta Ace delivered another incredible show at XOYO and these are the pics to show and prove. [Show as...

Apollo Brown

The Mello Music Group producer keeping Boom Bap alive tore London up. Check the pics courtesy of Danny Seaton. [Show as...