Over the last few years rap fans of a certain age have felt a very clear disconnect with the hip hop of the current time. The recent evolution of hip … Continue reading New School Rappers for Old Heads.
On the 12th May Jazz Café hosted an event dedicated to this viral project, which saw an in-house band, led by Vels Trio’s Jack Stephenson-Oliver, perform their own variation on the ‘SadeVillian I and II’ projects for a sold-out crowd.
What is your criteria for a hip-hop legend? The longevity of their career? Sustaining a certain musical ability for a number of years? The amount of high quality projects they … Continue reading Legend: Common
DeeWain has been putting in the work over the last couple of years and after the release of ‘Sense of Entitlement (S.O.E.),’ it was clear to see that the … Continue reading DeeWain journeys down a darker path for new project, ‘Be Safe Tho’
Beast coast was in the building! When XOYO hosted experimental rap group The Underachievers on the 20th February. Consisting of rappers Issa Gold and AK, The Underachievers manage to bring … Continue reading The Underachievers @ XOYO