Following Kate’s Tempest’s new album release The Book of Traps and Lessons, we caught up with her to chat about how her style developed into the innovation it is today and attempted to delve into the creative process behind the album.  The Book of Traps and Lessons takes us through a journey from start to …

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, …

The multi-talented rapper, record producer, director and actor Hopsin will be touching down at Motion this March, bringing with him his finest material from his latest album No Shame as part of his UK tour. Prepare for a night filled with bone-tingling beats, creative lyricism and a whole lot of rap, as Hopsin will no doubt …

Only entering the music scene in 2016, Birmingham MC and social media sensation Mist has come along leaps and bounds and continues to raise the bar with his inventive lyrics and creative visuals. Having recently won the Best Video MOBO Award for his single Hot Property, this artist’s unique persona and sound cannot be ignored. …

Award winning recording artist and producer Wiley will be delivering one hell of a show at the iconic Motion this February. One of the originators of grime, Roll Deep founder and original Eskiboy, Wiley is the most influential artists of his generation. Don’t miss an opportunity to see true grime royalty in the flesh. 23 February …

Alternative hip hop-funk project Selby and The Dharma Blitz combine funky brass and tight hip hoppy beats with rap poetry to produce a unique and infectious sound. The talented eight-piece share a mutual love of dub, fusing together folkloric storytelling with a bucketload of groove-ridden beats. Their animated performances create the kind of night you won’t …

Immerse yourself in a total 90s wet dream with a chance to meet some true era heroes including Vanilla Ice, Salt n Pepa and Coolio. We’re offering Nitelife readers a chance to win VIP entry for themselves and three friends, including sound check access before the show, meet and greet with the talent and goodie …

Toronto-by-way-of-Brighton hip hop pairing Abdominal and DJ Format shared a stage for the first time in ten years at the end of 2015, for what was meant to be a one-off reunion tour. However, we gave them such a roaring reception that they’re heading out on tour again this month, stopping off at The Fleece …

Best known for his 2017 afro-pop dancehall track Did You See, J Hus is currently holding down a profile many artists would dream of, with recent collaborations including grime golden boy Stormy and UK rapper Dave. His debut album Common Sense drops this May, with very high expectations from many. 10 May // 7pm – 11pm // £16.50 inc.bf // Motion LINKS: Facebook event …

Giggs will be supporting his acclaimed 2016 album Landlord in Bristol this month, which made it to number 2 in the UK album charts. Already tight with the likes of Skepta and Kano and Drake, this on-fire UK rapper is one not to miss – while you still have the chance. 15 April // 7pm – 11pm // £15.50 adv // O2 …