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50 years of Hip-Hop with Lowkey and friends

Venue District
Admission £18
Start Time 19:00
End Time 00:00

To mark the 50th anniversary of hip hop, join Writing on the Wall for an unforgettable evening featuring one of the most socially conscious and electrifying rappers of our time.

Lowkey’s music is a perfect blend of insightful lyrics and powerful beats, making him a towering figure in the UK hip-hop scene. With support from rapper Blue Saint & singer songwriter Dorcas Seb.

Lowkey is a prominent UK rapper and political activist known for his conscious hip-hop activism. He has collaborated with such major artists as Immortal Technique, Wretch 32, Akala, Dead Prez, and Outlawz. He is a member of the supergroup Mongrel and has released critically acclaimed albums, including Soundtrack to the Struggle and Soundtrack to the Struggle 2, features notable figures like Noam Chomsky, Frankie Boyle, and Ken Loach, and collaborates with Maverick Sabre.

Blue Saint is a Congolese and British, Liverpool-based rapper, singer-songwriter, designer, poet, spoken word artist and producer who blends hip-hop, RnB and soul to create a style that is both introspective and infectious. His honest and vulnerable lyrics, paired with his smooth delivery, have garnered him a dedicated following in Liverpool and beyond.

Former member of the BeMOBO Award nominated WoW’s Liverpool Young Writers group, winner of the Poetry Society’s SLAMbassadors award, Merseyrail Sound Station prize, Blue has performed alongside UK number one artists Ed Sheeran, Plan B, Wretch 32 and Akala as well as Jerry Dammers of The Specials and spoken word artist Saul Williams.

Dorcas is a Liverpool-based Congolese multi-disciplinary artist who specialises in drama, music and poetry, drawing inspiration from her Congolese and Rwandan heritage to create a sound that is both soulful and dynamic. Her powerful vocals and captivating stage presence have earned her a reputation as one of Liverpool’s most exciting emerging artists.

Recent theatre credits include Vice Versa ( HOME Manchester, Eclipse Theatre and Unity Theatre), The Living Newspaper 6 (The Royal Court), Buttercup (BBC Arts), Big Up (Theatre-Rites & 20 Stories High) and Black Men Walking (Eclipse Theatre). She has also worked with the BBC, Netball World Cup, Writing On The Wall, International Slavery Museum, Savera UK and more in her time as a writer and spoken-word artist.

Don’t miss out on this incredible live event! Get your tickets now and join them in celebrating 50 years of Hip Hop.

*Customers with disabilities who would like to discuss specific seating requirements can call 0344 335 0437 Mondays to Friday from 9am – 5pm.

Or you can visit them at the Ticket Quarter Box Office for over the counter ticket purchases:

Ticket Quarter Box Office, M&S Bank Arena, Kings Dock, Liverpool Waterfront, Liverpool L3 4FP. The Box Office is currently open from 12 noon on M&S Bank Arena event days only.

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