Souls of Mischief | Sat 17 Jun | Band On The Wall
Oakland crew Souls Of Mischief defined many a young hip hop fan’s tastes with their debut album 93 ‘til Infinity, weaving fantastical narratives among some of the warmest production of the genre’s golden age. Part of the Hieroglyphics family (founded in the early 1990s by Del the Funky Homosapien), they’ve more recently collaborated with Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheed Muhammad (A Tribe Called Quest) who then went on to produce the soundtrack for Marvel’s Luke Cage series together.

Kool G Rap (pictured)| Wed 21 Jun | Sound Control 
His first dates in 25 years therefore aptly named the Return Of The Don Tour, Kool G Rap has a new album on the way so expect tracks both classic and future classic. Originating his career in the 1980s as part of the Juice Crew, he’s been cited as a major influence for many of the best to ever do it, including Biggie, Jay-Z, Nas and Eminem.

Main Source |  Mon 21 Aug | Sound Control
East Coasters Main Source celebrate 25 years since the release of their perennial LP Breaking Atoms. It introduced us to legendary rapper and producer Large Professor (who went on to produce for Busta Rhymes, A Tribe Called Quest and many more) and saw Nas make his recorded debut. Large Pro, Sir Scratch and K-Cut haven’t toured for 20 years and are thirsty to return to the stage: expect fire.

Thanks to Groovement.

Sat 17 Jun - Mon 21 Aug
Agent J
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Sun 9 Jul 2017