March 1st saw the release of arguably one of the best rap albums of the year – Little Simz, GREY Area writes Robbie Beale
Alan reviews Earl Sweatshirt’s latest EP, Feet of Clay, where he continues to pen reflective, intricate verses over the abstract sound he crafted on last year’s Some Rap Songs
Despite missing first place overall by Blackpool, Manchester has been recognised as a music capital for three music genres
Alan takes a look at Danny Brown’s fifth studio album uknowhatimsayin¿, which follows up 2016’s wild Atrocity Exhibition with a more mature, humorous record, cementing Danny’s place as one of the decade’s best rappers.
Contributor Owen Trimming covers one of the UK’s most exciting festival’s of the year, Boomtown which takes place this August in Winchester
Aaron Georgious reviews the legendary hip hop group Slum Village as they take to the stage of a sold-out Gorilla for a night of old school bangers.
The O2 Ritz will host renowned rapper Yasiin Bey to perform, in full, his acclaimed album ‘The Ecstatic’ writes Ashwin Tharoor
Theo Bennett reviews Sounds of the Near Future at The Warehouse Project, as their time at Store Street comes to a close
Jasmine Bennett previews Kojaque’s arrival in Manchester at YES which is set to bless our ears with smooth Irish-accented hip-hop.
Georgina reviews a stunningly soulful and energertic set from Sampha The Great at YES
Alan provides his opinion on slowthai’s sold-out show at Manchester Academy on his “Bet Ya A £5er” as the audience were given a night to remember
Cara Conte reviews Zoonation’s Olivier Award-nominated Some Like it Hip Hop
Chapter 11 of Boomtown Festival did not disappoint Owen Trimming, who reflects on the highlights of the weekend.
Contributor Dylan James reviews Little Simz’s third studio album GREY area which was released earlier this March
Popular hip-hop is being shaken up, and Barny Fletcher is at the forefront of it
Oakland-born rapper Daveed Diggs of Hamilton fame joined forces with poet-come-rapper Rafael Casal to write and star in Blindspotting.
Kevin Smith AKA Kojaque is a self-proclaimed soft-boy who brings tales of the Irish working-class underbelly to the YES basement