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Connections D&B All Dayer at Filly Brook this Sunday

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This Sunday Filly Brook in Leyton, East London host an all day D&B event as part of the month long Connections programme featuring live music from drummer Richard Spavens alongside celebrated vocalist Cleveland Watkiss MBE. The day will also feature interviews and DJ sets and I will be hosting a[…]

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#HIPHOP50 Classic Material Edition #9 (1995)

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Burb from Wax Poetics: “In celebration of Hip Hop’s 50th year, we’ve teamed up with London based ‘Classic Material’ to present a chronologically themed series of mixtapes celebrating the history of recorded rap music, mixed by Chris Read. Edition #9 in this year by year series pays tribute to the Hip Hop[…]

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#HIPHOP50: Wax Poetics x Classic Material – The Breaks of ’94

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Blurb from Wax Poetics: 2023 may be behind us, but #HIPHOP50 has some months still to run! In celebration of the genre’s 50th year, we’ve teamed up with London based ‘Classic Material’ to present a chronologically themed series of mixtapes celebrating the history of recorded Rap music, mixed by Chris Read. Alongside[…]

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#HIPHOP50: Classic Material Bonus Mix #7

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Blurb from Wax Poetics: In celebration of Hip Hop’s 50th year, we’ve teamed up with London based ‘Classic Material’ to present a chronologically themed series of mixtapes celebrating the history of recorded Rap music, mixed by Chris Read. This seventh bonus mix delves into Mid 90s R&B, specifically the pairing[…]

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#HIPHOP50: Classic Material Megamix #8 (1994)

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Blurb from Wax Poetics: “In celebration of Hip Hop’s 50th year, we’ve teamed up with London based ‘Classic Material’ to present a chronologically themed series of mixtapes celebrating the history of recorded rap music, mixed by Chris Read. This megamix serves as short form companion to our recent 1994 mixtape,[…]

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Love Thing LDN Podcast

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I recently had the pleasure of appearing on the Love Thing LDN podcast with hosts DJ Swerve (Kiss FM) and 7oel for ‘Sample Special’, digging into some all time favourite samples and related chit chat. Listen on Spotify here.

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#HIPHOP50 Classic Material Edition #8 (1994)

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Blurb from Wax Poetics: “In celebration of Hip Hop’s 50th year, we’ve teamed up with London based ‘Classic Material’ to present a chronologically themed series of mixtapes celebrating the history of recorded rap music, mixed by Chris Read. Edition #8 in this year by year series pays tribute to the Hip Hop[…]

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