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Issue 1082

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Jedi Mind Tricks: Academy Islington, London 11/4/17 Jedi Mind Tricks: Academy Islington, London 11/4/17 Jedi Mind Tricks: Academy Islington, London 11/4/17 Jedi Mind Tricks: Academy Islington, London 11/4/17

Jedi Mind Tricks: Academy Islington, London 11/4/17

With nine albums under their belt, they're not lacking in material to use live in their shows...It was a raucous night, and fittingly so - most of the crowd looked utterly drained by the time the stage was vacated...

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Tony Lanez: Kentish Town Forum 6/4/17 @bluesandsoul.com Tony Lanez: Kentish Town Forum 6/4/17 @bluesandsoul.com Tony Lanez: Kentish Town Forum 6/4/17 @bluesandsoul.com Tony Lanez: Kentish Town Forum 6/4/17 @bluesandsoul.com

Tory Lanez and Yoko Gold: Kentish Town 6/4/17

You're unlikely to see a more energetic performer than Tory Lanez...I've watched plenty of gigs at Kentish Town Forum over the years, but never anything like this...

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Slick Rick: Forum Kentish Town, London 26/11/16 Slick Rick: Forum Kentish Town, London 26/11/16 Slick Rick: Forum Kentish Town, London 26/11/16 Slick Rick: Forum Kentish Town, London 26/11/16 @bluesandsoul.com

Slick Rick, Rodney P. + Intelligenz: Forum, Kentish Town, London 26/11/16

If you like hip-hop, you know Slick Rick. Even if you don't own a Slick Rick album. One of the most heavily sampled artists of all time, he was one of the Def Jam trailblazers in the late 1980s...

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Redman: O2 Forum Kentish Town 22/4/16 @bluesandsoul.com Method Man: O2 Forum Kentish Town 22/4/16 @bluesandsoul.com Method Man and Redman: O2 Forum Kentish Town 22/4/16 @bluesandsoul.com Method Man & Redman: O2 Forum Kentish Town 22/4/16 @bluesandsoul.com

Method Man and Redman: O2 Forum Kentish Town 22/4/16

It’s fair to say that Method Man and Redman have high expectations of their audience - with one of the most acclaimed hip hop albums under their belt, they’re in a position to be discerning. And so it proved...

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Normanton Street and Portmanteau: The Hootananny, Brixton, London 17/03/2015

The entire show vibrated with a masterful balance of lean, sinewy bass, earthy jazzy guitar and velvet seduction that ushered in the audiences’ collective appreciation...

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Jurassic 5 (Chali 2na): Forum, Kentish Town, London 10/9/15 @bluesandsoul.com Jurassic 5 (Akil): Forum, Kentish Town, London 10/9/15 @bluesandsoul.com Jurassic 5 (Zaakir, aka Soup): Forum, Kentish Town, London 10/9/15 @bluesandsoul.com Jurassic 5 (Mark 7even): Forum, Kentish Town, London 10/9/15 @bluesandsoul.com

Jurassic 5: Forum, Kentish Town, London 10/9/15

The show boasted the original line-up of Chali 2na, Akil, Mark 7, Soup, DJ Nu-Mark and Cut Chemist - all the MC's are charismatic, and Charli 2na was the perfect anchor...

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The Roots: O2 Academy Brixton 10/07/15 The Roots: O2 Academy Brixton 10/07/15 The Roots: O2 Academy Brixton 10/07/15 The Roots: O2 Academy Brixton 10/07/15

The Roots: O2 Academy Brixton, London 10/07/15

The Roots arenât your typical hip hop act: Boasting legendary MC Black Thought and producer/drummer extraordinaire Ahmir âQuestloveâ Thompson, you canât argue with their credentials...

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Wu-Tang Clan: Brixton Academy, London 4/6/15 @bluesandsoul.com Wu-Tang Clan: Brixton Academy, London 4/6/15 @bluesandsoul.com Wu-Tang Clan: Brixton Academy, London 4/6/15 @bluesandsoul.com Wu-Tang Clan: Brixton Academy, London 4/6/15 @bluesandsoul.com

Wu-Tang Clan - 20th anniversary tour: Brixton Academy, London 4/6/15

As the various Wu Tang-ers hit the stage, Method Man, RZA and Raekwon were immediately conspicuous by their absence. The reason wasnât made clear to the audience...

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Mobb Deep (Havoc) 20th Anniversary tour 2015: Shepherd's Bush Empire 2/5/15 Mobb Deep (Prodigy) 20th Anniversary tour 2015: Shepherd's Bush Empire 2/5/15 Mobb Deep (Havoc) 20th Anniversary tour 2015: Shepherd's Bush Empire 2/5/15 Mobb Deep (Prodigy) 20th Anniversary tour 2015: Shepherd's Bush Empire 2/5/15

Mobb Deep 20th Anniversary tour: Shepherdâs Bush Empire, London 2/5/15

Mobb Deep were performing at Londonâs Shepherdâs Bush Empire in a series of shows to mark 20 years since "The Infamous" was released. The record, released when both were teenagers, remains a definitive hip hop LP...

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Pharoahe Monch: Brixton Jamm, London 21/11/14

Pharaohe Monch: Brixton Jamm, London 21/11/14

Hot on the heels of performances in Brighton and Bristol, which drew praise from the crowds, landing a Pharaohe Monch show was a massive coup for this small music venue in South London...

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