Another month, another Obscene August’s edition of the monthly open mic event saw the North East’s hip-hop scene once again convene at Arch 16, Gateshead. Eyeconic, of Tees Grime Family, played host this month. Fresh […]
Tottenham’s favourite grime aficionado AJ Tracey is back on the tour trail again this October following the release of his upcoming EP Secure The Bag, set to drop October 6th. Still hot off the back of […]
By Johnathan Ramsay Welcome to the first (hopefully of many) weekly North East hip-hop news posts. In these posts we’ll look to bring you all the latest from the vibrant and horrendously underrated North East […]
There are very few rock albums more celebrated than Led Zeppelin IV, and with good reason: It’s Led Zeppelin at their most ambitious, testing the limits of their baroque sound and layering the perimeter with intricate […]
For the 22nd summer in a row, the small Spanish coastal town of Benicassim welcomed thousands of music fans from across the world for its annual four-day festival. The festival kicked off on Thursday and […]
Battle rapping as a teen in Newcastle skate parks took him to the heights of the most popular battle rap platform in the UK, but as he gets older, his musical direction is beginning to […]
The O2 Academy Newcastle became the home of gangsta rap for one night only last Saturday, as DJ Yella of N.W.A & Lil’ Eazy-E brought that classic West Coast sound to the North East of England.
As a massive hip-hop head I knew as soon as this show was announced that I had to be there, it’s not often a member of one of the most influential hip-hop groups of all time comes to your home town.
However, after interviewing the first support act of the night, Kay Greyson, back in January, it made this show even more of a must see for myself. It was my first opportunity to see North East hip-hop on the big stage and what an experience it was.
The Boston Massachusetts quartet set Hyde Park alight with tracks of visceral brilliance. Pixies are a band built on folklore. With tracks about sex, biblical violence, and Japanese murder suicide, they are a world away […]