Dive into some of the most specific, different and obscure micro-genres in music while at home.
With summer fast approaching, what better way to enjoy the season than attending amazing gigs?
We selected our favourite hip hop and rap shows coming to the Irish shores this summer 2019. Check out our list:
Gunna’s latest offering Drip Season 3 was executive produced by Metro Boomin and features Young Thug, NAV, Lil Baby, Lil Uzi Vert. He recently toured with Travis Scott on his Astroworld – Wish You Were Here Tour.
Gunna | 10 June | The Academy, Dublin | Get tickets.
The Gang Starr Foundation with performances from Jeru Tha Damaja and very special guests Group Home & Big Shug. | 13 June | The Sugar Club | Get Tickets Here.
The American rapper won a Grammy in 1995 with the single ‘Gangsta’s Paradise’ and rapped the theme song for Nickelodeon’s series Kenan & Kel. He’s also a chef with a published cookbook.
Coolio | 16 June | Royal Theatre and Event Centre, Co. Mayo | Get Tickets Here.
The English rapper released his debut album ‘Gangs Sings & Prayer’ in early 2017 after winning ‘Best Grime Act’ at the MOBO Awards in 2014 & 2015.
Stormzy | 20 June | Belsonic Festival– Ormeau Park | Get Tickets Here.
KSI & Randolph
KSI & Randolph have been making waves in the music scene since their first collaboration in 2011. Now the two YouTube superstars take to the stage to perform new music and iconic hits at venues across the UK and Europe.
KSI | 23 June | Vicar Street, Dublin | Get Tickets Here.
Jimothy’s music has a Tony Robbins feel while being framed in the backdrop of grime 2.0 and the new industry of UK road rap. Jimothy has had co-signs from the likes of Hypebeast (10 UK Rappers to Watch), Dazed (Top 20 Tracks of 2017) and Giggs.
Jimothy | 07 July | Longitude Festival– Marlay Park | Get Tickets Here.
The English rapper released four mixtapes followed by the latest album ‘FFF Prison’ in early 2018.
K Koke | 20 July | Voodoo Lounge Dublin | Get Tickets Here.
Over the last few years, the 28-year old Queens native has become one of hip-hop’s most charismatic and colourful new characters, thanks to his wicked sense of humour, a buffet of impressive releases and the rare knack for updating cherished East Coast aesthetics into indisputably modern music.
Action Bronson | 23 July | The Academy, Dublin | Get Tickets Here.
Post Malone stirs a mix of genres into his own sonic sound that’s both intoxicating and invigorating. In Ireland, his ‘beerbongs & bentleys’ album entered the Irish Album Charts at #1, with one of the biggest chart debuts’ of 2018 and has since been certified double platinum.
Post Malone | 22 August | RDS Arena | Get Tickets Here.