The full line-up for next year's Junction 2 has been revealed.
Having had to postpone this year's outing due to the coronavirus pandemic, the annual London festival is set to return for its fifth edition on 4th-5th June 2021.
As well as replicating the entirety of 2020's line-up for next year, Bambounou, Esa and Jossy Mitsu have joined Friday's bill, while Saturday welcomes new additions Deena Abdelwahed, Sam Bangura and Samuel Deep.
D Double E has announced a new project with a single alongside Kano.
Newham Generals co-founder and legendary Grime MC, D Double E, has revealed details of his latest project 'D.O.N.': a 12-track follow up to his 2018 debut solo album, 'Jackuum'.
Announcing the album with new single 'Tell Me A Ting', which features London MC Kano, 'D.O.N.' will be released on the 23rd October via D Double's Bluku Music. Other collaborators on the LP have been revealed as Giggs, Ms Banks, and Ghetts.
Check out the music video, which was shot in East London, below.
London's Jazz Cafe is set to reopen this month as a seated venue, with capacity limited to socially distanced crowds of 151, split between 92 downstairs and another 52 in the restaurant above.
Illegal raves held across the UK during the bank holiday weekend have resulted in fines and clashes with police.
It's reported that police were called out to various events in London, Leeds, and elsewhere, where fines up to £10,000 were issued. In Norfolk, bottles and cans were thrown at police sent to seize equipment and nix the event.
The Haçienda is taking over London's Tobacco Dock on Easter weekend next year.
Spread across the sprawling labyrinth of Tobacco Dock, legendary Manchester nightclub The Haçienda and LWE will host an all-day party on Good Friday, 2nd April.
Featuring three popular nights from the club, Nude, Hot, and Flesh, each event will host respective rooms. The full line-ups and set times are set to be revealed in the coming months.
A new permanent Brixton mural pays homage to late MC, Ty.
The hip-hop artist, real name Benedict ‘Ty’ Chijioke, passed away in May due to complications related to COVID-19. He has been honoured in a painted mural in South London, under one of Brixton’s arches.
Secretsundaze, the London-based record label, promoter, and studio space, have launchd a crowdfund campaign to build a new community studio and secure the future of Secretsundaze.
Holding events in East London for almost 20 years, and more recently around the globe, Secretsundaze is also a studio space and record label with over 50 releases from the likes of Carista, Shanti Celeste, Fred P, and Secretsundaze founders, Giles Smith and James Priestly.
London’s Pickle Factory, Oval Space and Canvas will host a socially distanced, live streamed event this weekend.
Taking over East London on Friday 14th & Saturday 15th August, a bill of five acts will be playing at The Pickle Factory on both days, in partnership with and raising funds for the Live For Love and the Marcus Intalex Music Foundation.
Fabe will release his sophomore LP via FUSE later this month.
Landing on the 28th August, Mannheim DJ/producer Fabe, who is a regular face for Enzo Siragusa's FUSE, will be the second ever artist after Siragusa to release an album on the London-based imprint.