Saturday 31st August 2019 | 229 London
Doors are at 7:30pm | Curfew: 03:00am
18+. Valid ID required.
The venue operates a challenge 25 policy.
The southwest Hip-Hop comes to you for the very first time at 229 London, bringing you two rooms of Hip Hop variety brought to you by the best in the Southwest! Join us for an 8-hour eclectic mix of LIVE Hip-Hop, Comedy Hip-Hop, Chap Hop, Swing Hop and Funk ‘N’ Soul Artists & DJs across two stages as well as Graffiti Merch, Breakdancing and more!
MAIN STAGE ACTS
Goldie Lookin Chain
Straight out of Newport, the GLC are officially Britain’s biggest rap group. Known for classics like “Guns don’t kill people rappers do” and “Your mother’s got a penis”. To date T,he GLC has released 18 albums… and amazingly none of them has died yet!
Professor Elemental – Fitting Trousers
Award winning hip-hop artist and accomplished host, the Professor has performed all over the world at everything from festivals to wedding parties, hip hop shows to bizarre burlesque. A regular on the worldwide convention and festival scene he has played everywhere from Canada to Cambodia. On stage, the Professor is a wild combination of music and comedy, incorporating improvisation and new material for each live show
The Swinghoppers – Still
Thrilling live act that takes the feel-good vibes of vintage Swing music and combines it with the swagger and energy of Golden Era Hip Hop! The result is something greater than the sum of its parts! Comprising rapper Offbeat, beatboxer Pye and singer Sharleena Ray.
Motion Enterprise – Guess Again
Motion enterprise are 9-man hip hop crew hailing from Gloucestershire bringing that 90’s boom bap vibe with a fresh new twist to keep your ears locked tight and your head bumping.
JPDL & Yogi Beats – Visual Mixtape
Fast paced, dynamic and overwhelmingly engaging! Yogi’s penchant for dusty soul and jazz licks provide the perfect space and tone for JPDL’s tales as he translates thought to sound for a diverse range of audiences. The duo delivers a live rendition of their latest offering, their brand new self-titled album; as featured on wordplay magazine.
Soulful vocals & rap/spoken word rooted in hip-hop. Their production style and taste moves between UK hip-hop, trip-hop, pop, UKG & more so prepare yourself to be taken on a journey that switches up the genre but works and will have you moving.
Rudegyxl in 5 Mics, BAAST & the main cast of BAC’s ‘Frankenstein’
Creatures Of Habit – The Vices
Three member Hip-Hop group from Bristol comprised of rappers Eric The Red & Sean Peng alongside producer Illinformed. The group prides itself on staying true to old school hip hop with heavy beats and punchlines with crazy flows. All the 3 members are part of the record labels RLD & Lost Scroll Records.
Freeminds – Lock’n’Key
JamC, Riffree and Charts decided in early 2017 to combine their like-minded lyrical content and passion for Hip-hop and formed the collective FREE’MINDS. Each bringing their own identities and characters to life through their music, expressing independent views and insights into the way they view the world.
Whitey Blindo & Milver – Keep it Surreal
Whitey Blindo, formerly known as Shakespliff is the founder of G-Shire Entertainment and a former member of Chequelectic, Methodical Concept and the band Emmett Brown, as well as battling for Don’t Flop and RedJSD. Hailing from Cheltenham, Whitey has spent the last two years living in Oxford spreading the G-Shire movement across the border, Whitey Joins forces with Milver.
Sublingual – Promo Video
Sublingual is a local South West Hip Hop artist from Gloucester. His lyrics focus mainly on good vibes and positive energy whilst drawing on real-life experiences with a Boom Bap feel to flow and delivery, accompanied by DJ BlatantLeeSly, who brings a comprehensive skill set in mixing, scratching & everything in between, you can be sure to experience an energy-filled set full of clever lyricism and dope beats!
Robin Hood Shaw – 2019 Showreel
Robin is a poetry slam champion & the father to 2 beautiful cats. He has also become a regular fixture at various festivals throughout the years, he’s a regular on the South West Circuit & beyond. He was the only comedy rapper in the whole of Gloucestershire until Kanye West Country came along from Tewkesbury. If you miss him, you miss out.
Lagan Purdy – Addiction
Using his tongue as an intricately articulate equivalent kind of instrument, energy, flow and tempo are at the centre of Lagan’s writing ethos. Expect tongue-twisting rhymes and content covering conception, depression, tea and hayfever.