Tag : rap

Brockhampton: Redefining the ‘Boyband’

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The multifaceted hip-hop collective which charted at Number 1 on billboard’s top 200 – whilst being in the midst of a #MeToo scandal. Brockhampton are best described as an alternative hip-hop group compiled of six vocalists and eight assisting members such as producers and managers. The main members consist of … Read More

Preview: De La Soul @ O2 Academy, 28/2/17

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The legendary hip hop trio De La Soul are coming to Leeds o2 Academy on the 28th February. This UK tour follows the release of Grammy nominated And The Anonymous Nobody, featuring collaborations with Damon Albarn, 2 Chainz, Snoop Dogg, David Byrne, Usher and many more. Since their critically acclaimed … Read More

Preview: Aristophanes @ Headrow House, 2/3/17

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Aristophanes’ unique style and foreign-language rap is pushing the boundaries of how we think of western electronic and rap music. Best known for her rattling feature on Grimes’ ‘Scream’, a track off her latest release Art Angels, Aristophanes is bringing her own repertoire to Headrow House on 2nd March. Having … Read More

The Irish Invasion

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British representation has always been an issue in hip hop. It’s a genre that, over the past thirty years, has become synonymous with the streets of urban America, whether it be the neighbourhoods of Brooklyn, Chicago or California. If you were to ask me for the five most important figures … Read More

Theatre | Brand New Ancients – fierce and electric spoken word

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Image: Kate Tempest Kate Tempest’s spoken word epic takes its audience on an intense journey, exploring the influence that love, hatred and regret play in creating modern day heroes, villains and victims. Intricately designed lighting and music (composed by Nell Catchpole and consisting of percussion, tuba, cello, violin and electronics) … Read More

Music | In pictures – dan le sac Vs Scroobius Pip @ LUU

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On Friday 24th January, hip-hop duo dan le sac Vs Scroobius Pip performed at Stylus, Leeds University Union. Here, LS Head of Photography Leo Garbutt brings you the event in pictures. The pair’s style is unique, mixing chaotic synths and electronically generated beats – courtesy of Dan le Sac (Daniel Stephens) … Read More