Hip hop and R&B

B-Boys and G-Girls unite; here's an in-depth run down of the UK's vibrant hip hop and R&B scene, with everything from tour information on the likes of Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Mary J Blige and Frank Ocean up to reviews of the biggest albums both old and new.

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Hip hop and R&B Venues

We've plucked out the greatest venues from across the land for you to experience hip hop and R&B, each home to a smorgasbord of live acts and performers week in week out.

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From a UK Garage pioneer to a mainstream multi-million seller, Craig David is so much more than your average artist. The Southampton born singer is a truly exceptional individual who transcends the norm, consistently outdoes expectation and continues to push musical boundaries. It’s incredible to consider what he’s achieved during his ten year career. From Ivor Novello awards to sales of over 13 million, 2 No.1’s, 13 Top 10 hits, huge success in America and sold out shows across the world, Craig is one of the UK music scene’s most successful male solo artists. As well as awards, acclaim, platinum sales and sold-out tours, the singer/songwri...

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SW4 - South West Four 2018
Popular Event: 746+ going
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SW4 - South West Four 2018

Clapham Common, London

Saturday 25th Aug

11:30am til 10:30pm

Minimum Age: 18

From 55 + BF

Taking place on Clapham Common, London across the August Bank Holiday weekend, South West Four is th...

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Craig David with Special Guest Rita Ora

Kent Event Centre, MAIDSTONE

Friday 31st Aug

4:00pm til 10:15pm

No age restrictions

From 39.50

LHG Live presents global superstars Craig David and special guest Rita Ora to perform at Kent Event ...

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This week's hip hop and R&B events

Ozomatli with Chali 2na

Ozomatli with Chali 2na

SWX, Bristol

Tuesday 21st Aug

7:00pm til 11:00am

Minimum Age: 14


Ozomatli with Chali 2na

Amy Winehouse Tribute

Amy Winehouse Tribute

Warwick Hall, Burford

Saturday 25th Aug

7:30pm til 11:30pm

Minimum Age: 18

10 advance

The UK's top Tribute Acts performing Live at Warwick Hall, promoted by The Sound Foundation in assoc...

Sophia Lee Soul Headline Show

Sophia Lee Soul Headline Show

The Sunflower Lounge, Birmingham

Thursday 23rd Aug

7:30pm til 11:00pm

Minimum Age: 16

from 3

Enjoy a night of good vibes with Birmingham based Soul/Alternative R&B singer Sophia Lee Soul with s...

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Sean Paul

Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff

Monday 20th Aug

6:30pm til 11:00pm

Minimum Age: 18

From 36.25

Dancehall legend, Grammy Award winner and much loved hit maker extraordinaire Sean Paul will be appe...