G R O O V E M E N T / MANCHESTER & BEYOND
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August Greene / Karriem Riggins, Robert Glasper and Common join forces with Brandy

When I spoke to Karriem Riggins a few months ago about new stuff he was working on, I was glad to hear there was more music on the way with his

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On wax / Ty’s fifth album, A Work Of Heart

One of the UK’s most grounded and skilled MCs and on all our radars since 2001’s Awkward (this very blog’s name is inspired by a track name from Upwards), Ty

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Download / Otis Mensah: Oh Jane

Melancholic, reflective and hazy vibes recorded at the end of summer from Otis Mensah and Berlin producer the intern. DOWNLOAD Oh Jane by Otis Mensah

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Manchester / Samiyam live @ Soup Kitchen, Fri 9 Feb 2018

It will be a privilege to have one of the seminal LA beat scene producers in the city in February. Known for his work with Brainfeeder (Rap Beats Vol 1

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Video / Shareef Keyes & The Groove: Spaghetti Fettuccine ft Ghostface Killah

Brooklyn’s Shareef Keyes is backed by a 12-piece band comprising New York City’s finest young artists. Their new LP, Cooking Something, is a gorgeous fusion of jazz, hip hop and

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Kendrick Lamar & SZA for Marvel’s Black Panther

Anything tying together comics and hip hop perks me up (read some evidence of that over at Bonafide) so it was with a big smile I read the news that Kendrick

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Manchester: Sangy, [K S R], Oneda, July 7 + Better Days DJs

THU 11 JANUARY 2018 – sign up for FREE TICKET Another amazing local line up next Thursday night, courtesy of Band On The Wall, for the sixth Inner City Waves.

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Groovement Interview: Waajeed

When I arrived (in Manchester), you know I haven’t been here in years, I can’t remember the last time I was here… this place felt deeply familiar when I touched

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