Reviews

  • Review: Riots Reframed @VoiceO… Feb­ru­ary 12, 2015 riots reframedni am hip hop magazine  On Sat­urday 16th March ‘Riots Reframed’ had its premi­er screen­ing at Beth­nal Green York Hall. As the hall filled up you got … Read more
  • @YOSHI_RIOT Gets Ready To Rele… Feb­ru­ary 11, 2015 yoti free palestineYoshi Riot is put­ting Manchester on the Hip-Hop map. Since releas­ing debut EP ‘Smoke Me I’m Dope’ two years ago he’s fea­tured … Read more
  • Review: The Funk­doobi­est (@Fun… Feb­ru­ary 10, 2015 doobiOn 28th Novem­ber 2013, 200 or so ded­ic­ated, under­ground Hip Hop heads were given a badly needed and unex­pec­ted treat. To cel­eb­rate … Read more
  • Review: Jean Grae (@JeanGrae) … Feb­ru­ary 7, 2015 a1309661635_10-450x450It is fit­ting that Jean Grae, the super-heroine fem­cee also known as Tsidi Ibrahim, takes her stage name from a Mar­vel ‘X-men’ … Read more
  • Review: Abstract Artists Prese… Feb­ru­ary 6, 2015 ru1 FamThe Jazz Café’s a ven­ue steeped in his­tory as deep as the best Blues and as illus­tri­ous as the most pro­found Hip … Read more
  • Crazy Haze THC (The Hard­ship C… Feb­ru­ary 4, 2015 Crazy_Haze_Thc_-_The_Hardship_Continues-front-largeCrazy Haze THC (The Hard­ship Con­tin­ues) EP Review The title of the open­ing track “Be Dif­fer­ent” sums up per­fectly Crazy Haze’s THC EP. … Read more
  • Review: @DJMissCBrown ‘s Infra… Feb­ru­ary 3, 2015 infrastructureThe event kicked off with Miss C Brown VJ–ing a num­ber of dif­fer­ent hip hop videos from a range of artists, from … Read more
  • Review: Speech Debelle (@speec… Janu­ary 25, 2015 bookabeat i am hip hopThursday 26th June saw the ‘pre-launch’ show­case of excit­ing new com­pany Booka­Beat.  Foun­ded by styl­ish sis­ters Make­da and Naomi Peter, Booka­Beat launches … Read more
  • Review: Oth­el­lo The Remix @Uni… Janu­ary 21, 2015 othe2The Q broth­ers’ adap­tion of Oth­el­lo breathes some fresh air into the tragedy, bril­liantly trans­lat­ing Wil­li­am Shakespeare’s script into a witty, mod­ern … Read more
  • Akala Know­ledge Is Power … Janu­ary 9, 2015 Knowledge Is Power“Hip hop nev­er star­ted in 1975. This is Afric­an tra­di­tion that has man­aged to sur­vive through, thou­sands of year” Akala track entitled … Read more