This May 16th, Irish independant record label and promotions company Bloodshed Records Inc are bringing legendary HipHop group Onyx in what promises to be a stomper of a gig in Dublin's Voodoo Lounge.
This Thursday 12th September Droplet Session hits Sweeneys Bar in Dame Lane in aid of Pieta House. A fundraising night for the society as part of Suicide Awareness Week - Promoting Life.
The night will consist of some live performances in HipHop, Spoken Word and Acoustic sets.
Performances on the night come from ;
D-Child, Explosive, Ace & EJ and Shoddy Ross
Legendary UK Reggae MC Macka B plays his first ever gig in Dublin, supported by the mighty Ras Tinny & Mr Upfull (Madu) and Irish emcee Costello.
Macka B is a British-born reggae artist, performer and activist with a career spanning thirty years in the United Kingdom and Jamaica. He's one of Britain's most influential dancehall toasters.
The Over The Pond Revival Tour will be coming to Ireland July 23rd thru Aug 8th. They will be working a summer camp teaching the youth about performance and hip hop as well as participating in a battle at the Twisted Pepper and other live performances nationwide. (USA vs IE)
The annual Make a Move Festival is kicking off this weekend across Limerick City with music, dance and art events running from the 25th to the 28th July.
This coming Saturday sees the first of many to come Bloodshed Promotions club/competition nights, beginning with a competition to decide who gets to support legendary HipHop group Bone Thugs N Harmony when they come to Ireland - another Bloodshed Promotions event. The event is taking place at The Voodoo Lounge, 9-40 Arran Quay, Dublin 7. Beginning at 8pm sharp the night will be ran and judged by a voting system that all comes down to the public and voting cards will be issued on arrival.
The Irish HipHop scene has a contender in the Arthur Guinness Projects with Bloodshed Promotions and we need ye out there to log in and vote !! Why ??? Well we're all only too familiar with how the scene is here and how we do it all ourselves and lets not forget the complaints on how this guy or that girl or this group never gets a chance or a shot. Well with ye'r votes we can change that !!! Bloodshed Promotions wants to kick into effect real opportunities for the Irish scene by
Dublin emcee/producer Bitter Rocc is holding a live gig at The Twisted Pepper on March 15th for the release of his upcoming EP, MMXIII.
Only a few months ago seen the release of his first solo album Cold City, a reflective perspective of personal and habitual life experiences bound together in a smooth musical composure, all produced by the man himself I might add. Now after the high acclaim that the album received he is back with the release of his forthcoming EP MMXIII.
Lil' Fame of well known HipHop group M.O.P and Termanology are hitting Dublin this coming March 18th as part of the European leg of their Fizzyology Tour.
This coming April sees the launch of the European leg of Block McCloud and Blacastan's 'Raise The Bar' world tour as they hit Galway and then Dublin on the 25th and 26th respectively with support from rising Dublin emcee Tall-Order.