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Concert News: The Roots Presents 1994: The Prequel – London Jazz Cafe

The Roots Crew

Packed into a busy touring schedule which includes a regular slot on the Late Show with Jimmy Fallon, it’s our privilege to welcome The Roots for three intimate shows in July. First playing the Jazz Cafe back in 1994, there isn’t any band that better embodies the spirit of the venue, with elements of hip-hop, soul, funk and more sown …

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New Music: YG – “Conversations with HER”

YG

“Conversations With HER is a project that I always had the title for, but I was unsure about when I would be able to write it because I hadn’t met HER. When I finally met HER, inspiration came immediately! Each song is based on a true story, and this body of work is my most vulnerable to date. It’s very …

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Hip Hop News: Mos Def to pay tribute to J Dilla in London

‘Mos Def’s… ability to elide and work a rhyme lends his songs a truly captivating quality.’ – The Telegraph Yasiin Bey, frequently known as Mos Def, will take to London’s Indigo @ The O2 stage to perform classic tracks from the back catalogue of the legendary producer J Dilla. The 11th June is a once in a lifetime opportunity to …

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“Under The Influence” UK Hip Hop with ‘Rodney P

“Under the Influence” is a documentary series where pioneering British musicians explore the unsung black music stories in British culture. There will be three episodes Hip Hop, Soul and Reggae. The first episode is Hip Hop and is presented by the legendary UK Rapper Rodney P. Hip Hop Episode Trail: From Sam Smith’s soulful vocals to Wiley’s coursing bass lines, …

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News: Celebrating 25 years of the Jazz Cafe

25 years of The Jazz Cafe: Celebration Acts Announced. London’s Jazz Cafe has announced the names of the acts performing as part of their 25th Anniversary. An Iconic part of London’s live music scene for the past two and half decades, the venue has played host to a number of huge names and this year they are pulling out all …

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News: Nas says the ‘Time is Illmatic’

TIME IS ILLMATIC delves deep into the making of Nas’ 1994 debut album, ‘Illmatic’, and the social conditions that influenced its creation. “This is a film that shows how Nas, with the support of his Queensbridge neighborhood crew, the unending loyalty of his younger brother Jabari “Jungle” Jones, the wisdom and talents of Olu Dara and sacrifices of his mother, …

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