The hip-hop debates. -
Next Tuesday (27th) at the Barbican in East London Intelligence Squared will be holding a debate: does hip hop help or degrade society? With guest speakers like KRS One and Benjamin Zephaniah on stage and others like Q Tip, Estella and Royce Da 5’9 joining via web link this isn’t to be missed. Tickets range from £15-£40.
Elro VS Logan Sama
I couldn’t be bothered to take a screenshot but I swear, it’s true.
J. Dilla’s Mum Gets Hundreds Of Unreleased Tapes, Artifacts, Manuscripts -
A record store owner has discovered hundreds of lost tapes and other works by the late J Dilla. Click on the title to read the article on AllHipHop.
Although J Dilla sadly passed away in 2006 his influence still lives on in modern hip hop through the likes of MF Doom, Dangermouse, Samiyam and Flying Lotus. The J Dilla foundation also works in poor inner city areas to provide kids a chance to gain a musical education.
Find out more here: http://jdillafoundation.org/
Lineup for the next Swamp 81 night, one of the best places to go to find UK house.
Catch Loefah on Rinse Fm with the Swamp 81 show.