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  • Feel The Vibe: Ty Trailer Posted on 22 September 2017

    Feel The Vibe is back once again! Bringing you the best in QUALITY Hip Hop from the UK and abroad and local talent from Birmingham City!

    TY Chijioke (AFROPUNK / Jazz re:freshed / Big Dada / BBE Music / Tru Thoughts) http://tymusic.co.uk/ https://bigdada.com/artist/ty Ben Chijioke aka Ty is one of UK Black music's true innovators and popularisers. His debut recording was on one of I.G. Culture's legendary One Drop Inter Outer albums. He has worked with the likes of Tony Allen, Terri Walker, Natasha Williams, Afro Reggae and Estelle and has featured on more albums and singles than could easily be listed. He has been invited to share the mic with luminaries such as Talib Kweli, De La Soul and Platinum Pied Pipers. He has been namechecked by Lily Allen and has performed with Damon Albarn. He has been nominated for the prestigious Mercury Music Prize, has won numerous Hip Hop Awards, has even presented awards at the Nigerian Music Awards in Lagos. He has taken his vision of hip hop culture into prisons and schools and has acted as a spokesman for his musical culture in the studios of Newsnight. His three albums for Big Dada were "Awkward" (2001), "Upwards" (2003) and "Closer" (2006). He has since released a fourth album, "Special Kind Of Fool" with BBE.

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    Percy Filth (EATGOOD Records) https://soundcloud.com/percyfilth https://percyfilth.bandcamp.com/ Hailing from Birmingham, He uses a mix of Ableton with a midi keyboard/controller and a Launchpad. Has appeared on the Louis Den Beat Cipher and numerous shows around the UK

    DJ Psykhomantus (VisionBombing/A Few Good Men) 2 HOUR DJ SET DJ, turntablist, UK DMC Champion and former member of the DJ/Turntablist crew A Few Good Men, Psykhomanus has entertained at comedy clubs and spoken word events as well as festivals – DJ Psykhomantus is something of an anomaly when it comes to his mixes in music of multiple fields and takes his listeners on a musical journey. Inspired by DJ Cash Money, DJ Jazzy Jeff, DJ Spinna and DJ Spinbad, his love of music shines through in everything he does on two turntables and a mixer. Psykhomantus has also been working as a musical director since 2003 and live on stage in theatre, including Kwesi Johnson’s 2006 Hip Hop theatre hit show ‘A Hiphopstory’ and Jonzi D’s Open Art Surgery’ and ‘Freesyle Funk Forum’ by Breakin’ Convention. Psykhomantus is passionate about taking turntablism into theatre and his 2013 project, ‘Drunken Juggles: The Eight Drunken Immortals Technique’ was performed at Birmingham’s Hippodrome Theatre.

    29th September at Hawker Yard.

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