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SON OF SAM feat. LIFFORD & BLAISE B: Fighting Talk EP + video

SON OF SAM feat. LIFFORD & BLAISE B:  Fighting Talk EP + videoRating: ★★★★★ Last year’s debut album from Son Of Sam, Cinder Hill, ended up being MB’s album of the year and deservedly so pairing, as it did, dope all-original (and mostly live-played) beats with an array of legendary emcees. One of the absolute highlights of this LP of highlights though was self-affirmation anthem, Fighting Talk, featuring bars from Blaise B and underpinned by a dubby-
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HOLLIE COOK: ‘Angel Fire’ Sofar London Live video (2017)

HOLLIE COOK:  'Angel Fire' Sofar London Live videoIf you’re not a Daily Mail reader, it’s quite possible you give a shit about other people ā€“ particularly those less fortunate than you. Hollie Cook does. It’s why she and her band agreed to play a special Sofar Sounds gig for Amnesty International back in September in aid of refugees – a performance that can be viewed on the video below. Check it and you’ll catch Hollie delivering a sweetly
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CUT LA VIS feat. TIPPA IRIE: Love My Music (2017) + CUT LA VIS feat. MYSDIGGI ‘Hit Me One Time’ Live video

Looks like there’s still time for another single culled from the excellent December ’15 LP One Step Forward from Brighton reggae-hip-hop bandit Cut La Vis, for here one is. This time around it’s the rude uptempo Tippa Irie-featuring skank of Love My Music which also comes in Sekkle Sound old school UK garage and Numa Crew dubstep flavas. No video then? Never mind –
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EPHEMERALS: Live @ Queen of Hoxton 27 May (2015)

Ephemerals live May 2015Here’s another post in what has turned into ‘heads-up about one-off soul and hip-hop gigs in London town’-week at MB Towers. This time it’s Jalapeno Records‘ rising soul stars Ephemerals a.k.a. the UK’s answer to Charles Bradley and Lee Fields, who pay a fleeting one-stop visit (but are sure to leave a lasting impression) to Queen of Hoxton in East Lahndahn. If you’re in the vicinity
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PETE ROCK: Live @ Proud Camden 27 May (2015)

Live Proud Camden Pete RockIt must be live hip-hop gig week in London or something – first Edan and Paten Locke and now the mighty Pete Rock a.k.a the man who Dilla looked up to and the man to whom Kanye reckons he’s the successor – er, yeah whatever mate. This show at Proud Camden on the 27th is (like the Edan/ Locke gig) a one-off only. Could Mr Rock have
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EDAN & PATEN LOCKE: Live in London Friday May 22nd (2015)

Live Edan Paten LockeThe always humble but unfailingly magnificent Edan makes a trip to the UK very soon appearing in two days’ time at the All Tomorrow’s Parties Pop-Up venue at Farleigh Place N16. He’ll be in the company of fellow live performing partner in crime Paten Locke. The pair of them are adept emcees and djs (as well as producers) and a quality live show is a foregone conclusion should
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NICOLE WILLIS & THE SOUL INVESTIGATORS: Live @ Rich Mix 25 October (2015)

Nicole Willis live 2015 Rich MixNicole Willis & The Soul Investigators’ new LP arrives in the autumn and Soundcrash have not only got the band to play at Rich Mix on 25 October but are already advertising the gig – presumably for the sort of people who get up at 5 a.m. to put a towel down on that holiday sun lounger or camp out for three nights rather than miss the new Apple watch or something. Though
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UGLY DUCKLING: ‘Turn It Up’ live video (2012)

Shortly to embark on a multiple-date November UK tour, the best and hardest-working true-school party hip-hop band, Ugly Duckling, show how they did it like that when they were here last autumn by dropping a brand new live video for Taste The Secret album cut Turn It Up. Splicing together footage from shows in London, Bristol, Liverpool, Southampton, Exeter, Plymouth
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