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MathMan – “I want what I create now to have longevity” Read More

MathMan – “I want what I create now to have longevity”

MathMan is easily one of the most talent producers we have in Ireland. His recent collaborative project with Hypnotic Brass Ensemble was an insight to his prowess as a producer. The ensemble momentarily ditched their brass instruments in favor of beats and for good reason too. MathMan’s production is supremely crisp and while the influence from […]

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Sage Francis Interview Read More

Sage Francis Interview

Ireland’s own spoken word festival, Lingo Festival, kicks off next month from October 21st-23rd. One of the performers set to take to the stage in the Workman’s Club in Dublin is Sage Francis, owner of independent record label Strange Famous and a massive figure in the mixing of hip hop and spoken word. He’s fresh off […]

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Jesse Heffernan Read More

Jesse Heffernan

Jesse Heffernan is a singer-songwriter from Dublin. He was once a part of hip hop group the Animators but in recent years has been exploring soul, blues and funk music with some very interesting results. We were lucky to get a chance to speak with Jesse about his previous music, working with ChoiceCuts and much […]

Verb T – “That’s the key for me, it has to be better each time” Read More
God Knows (Rusangano Family) – Interview Read More

God Knows (Rusangano Family) – Interview

Rusangano Family (God Knows, MuRli and MynameisjOhn) are set to release their highly anticipated debut project, Let the Dead Bury the Dead, April 8th. After just returning from a visit to SXSW, we got a chance to catch up with God Knows for a chat about the album and more: First off, how was SXSW? […]

Mango – Interview Read More

Mango – Interview

This morning Dublin MC, Mango released the first single (stream below) from his upcoming album Casual Work. The versatile rapper gave us just a taste of what’s to come and it’s worth getting excited for. We caught up with him to discuss his debut project and much more: How long would you say this album […]

Big Shug : Interview Read More

Big Shug : Interview

After we got the chance to interview Jeru the Damaja recently, luck turned in our favour once again as we got to chat to hip hop legend and original member of the Gang Starr Foundation, Big Shug ahead of their gig in the Sugar Club on St. Patrick’s Day. Where do you draw inspiration from? […]

Ocean Wisdom Read More

Ocean Wisdom

“See me walkin. Why? Cause I don’t run fam. Make a film about me, find a proper fuckin stuntman.” That line was my first introduction to Ocean Wisdom, as I’m sure many others too. ‘Walking’, features the young MC showcasing an astounding talent for rhyming and wordplay over the raw, bass-filled Dirty Dike production. Following […]

Jeru the Damaja : Interview Read More

Jeru the Damaja : Interview

Jeru the Damaja most definitely left an impression on the Sugar Club last year with a passionate set that showcased his immense talent and undeniable charisma. He’s coming back again, this time for St. Patrick’s Day, and he’s bringing his Gang Star Foundation members, Afu Ra and Big Shug with him. This is one of […]

Mango : Interview Read More

Mango : Interview

How long have you been rapping? “Just over ten years. I’ve been writing raps since I was about 14. But obviously, I was shite until I got to about 18, so thank God there was no Soundcloud back then. I started doing shows around 19 and then just got a job as a builder and […]

(Another) Interview with Trackstar the DJ Read More

(Another) Interview with Trackstar the DJ

Do you think you’re getting used to touring at such a frantic pace? “I think as much as you can get used to it, we are. I’m a pretty easy going guy so it’s not that hard for me anyway. I’m cool with doing different stuff everyday and the frantic packing and repacking. I do […]

Emzee A : Interview Read More

Emzee A : Interview

Emzee A is a new Irish hip hop artist currently residing in Navan. He recently released his excellent single ‘Lucid Dreaming’ and was also one of two artists to briefly perform alongside Jay Electronica at his Whelans show. We got to that chance to talk to Emzee A about that once in a lifetime experience […]