Often cited as one of the most influential and skilled MCs of all time, Kool G Rap performs his first UK tour in 25 years, as he headlines Leeds Wardrobe, Manchester Sound Control & Bristol Fleece this Summer 2017.
After a 6-year hiatus, the legendary MC has a new album on the way (his last releases were in 2011 & 2002), so expect a mixture of old classics as well as brand new material at these very rare special shows.
As a member of the Juice Crew, Kool G Rap began his career in the mid-1980’s, hailed as a pioneer of mafioso rap, street, hardcore and multisyllabic rhyming. As a result, he has been name-checked as a major influence to some of hip-hop’s most prominent figures inc.: Jay-Z, Biggie, Nas and Eminem, to name a few.
This tour is as rare and one-off as you can get, don’t miss this very special opportunity to see one of the greats, live, up close and personal, in an intimate venue near you.
‘Kool G. Rap is a legend. This is an indisputable fact, in the same way that grass is green and water is wet.’ Complex Mag
‘[The] legendary MC…’ XXL Mag
‘To this day, the trajectory of his career and its catalog has been a point of reference for so many.’ Wax Poetics