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Issue 1086

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Yasiin Bey (formally Mos Def) + Robert Glasper: Troxy, London 8/3/18 @bluesandsoul.com Yasiin Bey (formally Mos Def) + Robert Glasper: Troxy, London 8/3/18 @bluesandsoul.com Robert Glasper + Yasiin Bey (formally Mos Def): Troxy, London 8/3/18 @bluesandsoul.com Robert Glasper + Yasiin Bey (formally Mos Def): Troxy, London 8/3/18 @bluesandsoul.com

Yasiin Bey (formally Mos Def) + Robert Glasper: Troxy, London 8/3/18

Yasiin Bey was paired with bandleader and producer Robert Glasper, who led a trio of musicians to work their way through some classic Mos Def material...

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Seun Kuti & Egypt 80: Electric Brixton, London 2/3/18 @bluesandsoul.com Seun Kuti & Egypt 80: Electric Brixton, London 2/3/18 @bluesandsoul.com Seun Kuti & Egypt 80: Electric Brixton, London 2/3/18 @bluesandsoul.com Seun Kuti & Egypt 80: Electric Brixton, London 2/3/18 @bluesandsoul.com

Seun Kuti: Electric Brixton, London 2/3/18

Fusing traditional Nigerian music with funk and jazz to tremendous effect, Seun Kuti - son of Fella - is such an accomplished musician it was no surprise to see him in front of a packed audience...

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Freakpower + Weekend Sun: Borderline London 24/03/18

Their classic album and anthem of the 90's "Drive Thru Booty" was well represented including seminal tracks such as "Rush", the fab "Moonbeam Woman" and the downtempo Hendrix type vibe of 'Freakpower Is Beautiful...

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Andy Allo: Pizza Express Soho London 13/3/2018

Andy Allo popped into town to deliver a late night set to what seemed to be a bunch of 'in the know fans'. She has quite a following, as the reception she got when she hit the stage...

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Bryson Tiller: Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith, London 28//11/17 @bluesandsoul.com Bryson Tiller: Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith, London 28//11/17 @bluesandsoul.com SZA: Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith, London 28//11/17 @bluesandsoul.com SZA: Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith, London 28//11/17 @bluesandsoul.com

Bryson Tiller and SZA: Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith, London 28/11/17

Bryson Tiller was a worthy headliner, but I'd be surprised if SZA's name isn't top of the bill next time she's on these shores...

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Pre-MOBO awards 2017 at Boisdale, London 21/11/17 Craig David wins Best Soul-R&B act at Pre-MOBO awards 2017 @bluesandsoul.com Moses Boyd wins Best Jazz act at Pre-MOBO awards 2017 @bluesandsoul.com Volney Morgan & New-Ye win Best Gospel act at Pre-MOBO's 2017 @bluesandsoul.com

Pre-MOBO Awards: Boisdale, Canary Wharf, London 20/11/17

The Pre-MOBO awards show at Boisdale in London’s Canary Wharf had a decent array of music of black origin talent performing. There were awards for best Gospel, Jazz and R&B/Soul acts...

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Jazz Voice (EFG London Jazz Festival Opening Gala): Royal Festival Hall 10/11/17

The EFG London Jazz Festival kicked off with tremendous panache/style as it celebrated it's 10th anniversary with real vim and vigour...

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Roots Manuva: Troxy, London 27/10/17 @bluesandsoul.com Roots Manuva: Troxy, London 27/10/17 @bluesandsoul.com Chali 2na: Troxy, London 27/10/17 @bluesandsoul.com Chali 2na: Troxy, London 27/10/17 @bluesandsoul.com

Roots Manuva + Chali 2na: Troxy, London 27/10/17

His last album, "Bleeds", shows his skills haven't diminished with time and the south Londoner also showed he can draw a crowd, with the Troxy packed for his performance...

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Eric Benét: Electric Brixton, London 26/10/17 @bluesandsoul.com Eric Benét: Electric Brixton, London 26/10/17 @bluesandsoul.com Eric Benét and Omar: Electric Brixton, London 26/10/17 @bluesandsoul.com Eric Benét: Electric Brixton, London 26/10/17 @bluesandsoul.com

Eric Benét: Electric Brixton, London 26/10/17

Appearances by neo-soul/R&B star Eric Benét are few and far between on these shores, so it was no surprise that Electric Brixton in south London was packed to the rafters...

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Black Star (Mos Def): Troxy, London 20/10/17 @bluesandsoul.com Black Star (Talib Kweli): Troxy, London 20/10/17 @bluesandsoul.com Black Star (Talib Kweli & Mos Def): Troxy, London 20/10/17 @bluesandsoul.com Black Star (Talib Kweli & Mos Def): Troxy, London 20/10/17 @bluesandsoul.com

Black Star: Troxy, London 20/10/17

The announcement of Mos Def and Talib Kweli's Black Star show in London is a big deal, posters branded it The Hip Hop Show of the Year...

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