Hip Hop Coffee Shop are celebrating their first birthday this month with a no holds barred blowout. They will be trading intimate for outside, with a seven-hour day party on Blue Mountain’s rooftop terrace with a hefty crew of local boom bap talent, including Creatures of Habit, Split Prophets’ Res One and Hip Hop Coffee …

Hot on the tails of their 2017 breakthrough album Push On – which shot straight to number three in the iTunes hip hop chart (where it stayed nestled beneath Skepta and Drake for a full week) – Bristol hip hop duo The Allergies are back with new album Steal the Show, due for release on …

Bam Bam Bam have been hitting Bristol with high calibre hip hop shows this year at a faster rate than Boris Johnson changes jobs. If you were lucky enough to get your hands on a ticket for GZA at SWX last weekend, well done you, but remove the smug glasses as there is plenty more …

Akua Naru’s long awaited new album The Blackest Joy drops at the end of this month, with Bristol being one of the first stops on her album tour. It’s the MC’s first release since 2015’s The Miner’s Canary and her second foray into self producing and self releasing on her own independent label, The Urban …

The People’s Front Room Collective present a night filled with the sounds of some local legends at Mr Wolf’s with BOMBS and Clayton Blizzard in aid of their current fundraising campaign. The diverse group of artists and musicians work collaboratively to put on accessible, affordable events across the country and are saving up for a van, …

Calling all hip hop lovers, reggae fanatics and rock’n’rollers, five-piece band Regime will be delivering their brutal and inspirational medley of broad influences to the Attic Bar this March. Having shared the stage with big names in the industry such as Gentleman’s Dub Club and The Skints, the band will  deliver an almighty and energetic …

High Focus Records is eight years old, can you believe it?! It feels like only yesterday that we were bouncing around to Dirty Dike’s Hi I’m James on repeat. Join them for an almighty celebration at Bristol’s SWX this March, with appearances from label heavyweights such as The Four Owls, who will be sure to …

Exciting new collective Bristol Kulture are back and kicking off 2018 with an immense party celebrating some of the best in UK hip hop. Musical beats will be provided by Rodney P (RiddimKilla) and Skitz. Recognised for their rudeboy attitude and lyrical prowess, you can expect a night jam-packed with some of the hottest UK …

Mr Wolf’s presents the impeccably dressed and swaggeringly cool Skata Tones, who will be bringing their fun fusion of ska, dub, reggae and all-round party vibes to the den. If you are looking for a night filled with non-stop dancing, jumping, skanking and singalong vibes, look no further. Support will be provided by hip hop …

Yazmin Lacey will be taking centre stage at The Crofters Rights this March, bringing with her a bucketload of jazz and her honest soulful charm that is simply infectious. Yazmin’s mellifluous vocals are charged with emotional clarity and her stunning jazz inspired performances have turned the heads of big names in the music business such …