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Feel The Vibe is back once again! Bringing you the best in QUALITY Hip Hop from the UK and abroad and local talent from Birmingham City!

Ty
(AFROPUNK / Jazz re:freshed / Big Dada / BBE Music / Tru Thoughts)
http://tymusic.co.uk/
https://bigdada.com/artist/ty

Ben Chijioke aka Ty is one of UK Black music’s true innovators and popularisers. His debut recording was on one of I.G. Culture’s legendary One Drop Inter Outer albums. He has worked with the likes of Tony Allen, Terri Walker, Natasha Williams, Afro Reggae and Estelle and has featured on more albums and singles than could easily be listed. He has been invited to share the mic with luminaries such as Talib Kweli, De La Soul and Platinum Pied Pipers. He has been namechecked by Lily Allen and has performed with Damon Albarn. He has been nominated for the prestigious Mercury Music Prize, has won numerous Hip Hop Awards, has even presented awards at the Nigerian Music Awards in Lagos. He has taken his vision of hip hop culture into prisons and schools and has acted as a spokesman for his musical culture in the studios of Newsnight. His three albums for Big Dada were “Awkward” (2001), “Upwards” (2003) and “Closer” (2006). He has since released a fourth album, “Special Kind Of Fool” with BBE.

PLUS

Percy Filth
(EATGOOD Records)
https://soundcloud.com/percyfilth
https://percyfilth.bandcamp.com/

Hailing from Birmingham, He uses a mix of Ableton with a midi keyboard/controller and a Launchpad. Has appeared on the Louis Den Beat Cipher and numerous shows around the UK

DJ PSYKHOMANTUS (VisionBombing)
2 HOUR DJ SET

7 TO SMOKE ALL STYLE DANCE COMPETITION

Seven2smoke was created in 2002 by Got Skillz Crew Rotterdam.

8 solo dancers, 1 round each
Time Limit: 20 minutes
Prize:

1 FREE ENTRY TICKET to KRS ONE 1st October!

Haybay Kicks Goodies

more to be announced

DJ: JAM FU
(UK B-Boy Championships / Break Mission / Feel The Vibe)

DJ Silence (Open Circles Arts & Entertainment / Break Mission / Sneaker Hawks / The Unspeakable / Boombaptizm)

HOST: FOOTLOOSE (Break Mission / B-Side Hip-Hop Festival)

JUDGES:
Duracell Razvan
Tanya Anderson
Jazzie Kidink Mattis

If we have over eight dancers entering we may consider a preliminary showcase round. Music will be predominantly Hip Hop.

Sign up NOW if you think you got the moves and style to win!

 

Source: Feel The Vibe with TY & PERCY FILTH + All Style Seven2Smoke

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Hawker Yard is proud to present Hypnotic Brass Ensemble – The seven sons of jazz great Phil Cohran (Sun Ra, Earth, Wind & Fire). Blood brothers from an extraordinary musical family!

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble are seven brothers from the south side of Chicago. Together they have toured throughout Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa and South America playing with everyone from Prince, Mos Def , Mick Jones (The Clash) and Damon Albarn (Blur, Gorillaz). They’ve performed at Coachella, Womad, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Sydney Opera House and Carnegie Hall.

The documentary film Brothers Hypnotic, explores their music, work ethic, life and experience of being raised by their jazz legend father Phil Cohran. after screening in major cities and festivals, it aired on PBS. Their song, “War” was featured in the blockbuster hit movie, Hunger Games.

Arriving from Shambala Festival for one night in Birmingham, this is going to be a special party! More than just a concert, Hawker Yard brings a block party vibe in a unique ‘cargotecture’ setting of shipping containers, scaffolding, streetfood and independent soul. Doors open at 6pm, with support acts through the evening. After the main performance, DJ Silence (Feel The Vibe/ Sneaker Hawks) keeps things wavey until 3am.

Ticket price
£10 EARLY BIRD

£12 Advance

GO TO
Skiddle

HYPNOTIC BRASS ENSEMBLE

Source: Hawker Yard LIVE presents Hypnotic Brass Ensemble

Feel The Vibe Presents Blak Twang & DJ Mr Thing

Tickets on sale NOW!
www.skiddle.com
www.graffitiartist.com

25th August 2017
7PM – 3AM

£5 Early Bird – £8 Standard / OTD
(£5 Before 8.30PM OTD £8 After)

BLAK TWANG aka TONY ROTTEN

From Hip Hop to Dancehall to Grime, Blak Twang (born Tony Olabode, England) who also uses the pseudonyms of Taipanic and Tony Rotton, is a British rapper who grew up in Deptford, Lewisham, South-East London.

His debut single was 1995’s “What Goin’ On”. His debut album, Dettwork SouthEast – Blak Twang : The Lost Classic (a pun on the rail company Network SouthEast) was sent out to the media for self-promotion but never released. It included “Real Estate” and the title track, “Dettwork SouthEast”. His second album, 19 Long Time, also suffered from record label obstruction. The album included “Red Letters” and Roots Manuva collaboration, “Shhhoosh”.

However, his 2002 album Kik Off was awarded full label release, and spawned several singles, the football themed “Kik Off”, Twang anthem “So Rotton”, and “Trixsta” (featuring Estelle), all of which achieved radio play and a degree of commercial success. In 2005 he released the album The Rotton Club, backed with the single “GCSE (Ghetto Children Sex Education)” featuring Twang’s protégé (and Rottonus Records signee) K9. Twang also released another single from the album in late 2005, “Travellin” which featured Barrington Levy in the original album version, but the video featured the First Man Remix with female singer Tali.

DJ MR THING (DMC CHAMPION / THE DOCTOR’S ORDERS / SCRATCH PERVERTS)
http://www.djmrthing.com/

Known worldwide as a DJ & turntablist Mr Thing is a name synonymous with Hip-Hop that always brings a smile to the faces of fans and promoters alike as they remember genius performances of impeccable skill. First touching the tables in 1987 he has been non-stop perfecting his art since and is now one of the worlds best. Touring the world with an understanding of records and music that is second to none, he always creates flawless and exciting sets mixing some of the rarest records with some of the best loved records ever heard with an apparently effortless ease honed after years of practice.

If Mr Thing is playing at a party… make sure you GO! You will never be disappointed!
Rocking parties is not the limit of his skils, not even close!

He has won DJ battles, both solo and as part of the Scratch Perverts, has a production discography that is the envy of most. He is responsible for some of the most perfect mixtapes & for a string of BBE released compilations including the creatively titled “STRANGE BREAKS & MR THING” and of course the rightly titled “KINGS OF HIP HOP” with DJ Premier.

Supported By

Juice Aleem
https://bigdada.com/artist/juice-aleem
http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/reviews/gh4h/

Juice Aleem first made waves as one third of New Flesh, a trailblazing UK crew who, across three albums of lyrically intelligent rap coloured in with soca, electro and dancehall sounds, did much to give UK hip-hop a distinctly homegrown flavour. Aleem’s debut solo album, recorded in collaboration with Gamma producer Blackitude, is, on the surface, similar to the output of New Flesh, but if anything this finds Aleem musing more personally, pondering religion and race, lashing out at lazy rappers, and getting philosophical about his place as a third-generation immigrant in a land where, ”rice and peas is now chips and ketchup”.

Resident DJ’s

DJ Jam Fu
DJ Silence
DJ 6’5
DJ Unpronounceable

*Plus Special Guest StreetDance Performance by Key Infinity*

All Styles Crew originating from Birmingham,UK. Key Infinity is a collective of dancers and entertainers that specialise in a range of street dance styles. With years of performance and teaching experience Key infinity is ready to share their passion and knowledge to the public.

 

Source: Feel The Vibe with BLAK TWANG & DJ MR THING

 

The Feel The Vibe DJ crew are bout to come through with the freshest summer groove nights of funkadelic sounds at Birmingham’s wavyest upcoming outdoor bar and street food venue Hawker Yard!

Consisting of:


The international spinner and Head of Feel The Vibe DJ Jam Fu
https://soundcloud.com/gtjam

The Unspeakable‘s intergalactic mistro DJ Unpronounceable

https://www.mixcloud.com/alextnaz/

Open Circles Arts & Entertainment guru and soul hitting selecta DJ Silence
https://www.mixcloud.com/ThaTarmacNomad/

This month’s special guest DJ is UK DMC Champion and former member of the Birmingham DJ/Turntablist crew A Few Good Men. The man behind VisionBombing. Psykhomantus. He not only spins at clubs and parties but also at Comedy Clubs, Spoken Word events as well as big live stage shows, supporting artists from the likes of DJ Cash Money, Grandmaster Flash, Kurtis Blow, Furious 5, Soweto Kinch, Gza (Wu-Tang Clan), Slum Village, The Pharcyde, DJ Jazzy Jeff just to name a few. Since 2003 Psykhomantus has been working as A musical director and live on stage performer in theatre, with Kwesi Johnson’s 2003 & 2006 Hip Hop theatre hit show “A Hiphopstory-Looking For A Perfect Beat”, and Jonzi D’s “Open Art Surgery” & “Freesyle Funk Forum” by Breakin’ Convention. Psykhomantus is the one and only turntablist in the UK to take turntablism to theatre which helped him to present his 2013 project “Drunken Juggles: The Eight Drunken Immortals Technique” (featuring MadFlow) which was prerformed at Birmingham’s Hippodrome that same year.

Music from:
Disco, Funk, Reggae, Oldschool/Newschool Hip-hop/R&B, Trap, Garage, Bassline, Grime, Future Beats/Soulection and many more rhythms!

Drinks Deals:
£2 Jagerbombs and 2 for 1 cocktails!

Source: Feel The Vibe Launch Night!

PHEEEEEW!!!!!! WE MADE IT!!

We survived putting together the B-side Hip Hop Festival and also Break Mission x Just Jam INTL 2017!!

It was a great experience, maaad tingz!! dunno what to say except thanks to everyone involved and who participated, donated, volunteered, performed, battled, shared or showed up!

HIGHLIGHTS FROM FUNK STYLERS TELEVISION IN THE PLAYLIST BELOW WILL GIVE YOU A TASTE.

TILL NEXT YEAR, BOOK YA TICKETS EARLY!!!

THANK YOU AND PEACE!