Review: A Star – Revolutionary Live, Islington

If someone told A Star back in 2007 that he’d be rolling out on a hoverboard in front of a packed O2 Academy crowd, he probably wouldn’t have believed it. You could probably work that out from his face when he entered the stage at his first headline show last night. This wasn’t a destination…

A Star releases tickets for headline debut

  There’s a lot that prime UK rapper A Star has achieved so far in his career. He’s worked with the best and has, in fact, risen to become one of the country’s top MCs himself. But one thing has alluded him – he’s never done his own headline gig before. That all changes on…

Review: Faith Child – Airborne Tour, London

The problem you usually have when you have a lot of tracks that feature guest vocalists is live performances. If the guest can’t make it, you have to pipe their voices in or even sing them yourself. Faith Child didn’t have that problem. He filled his stage with the very best of what the UK…

Review: Jahaziel album listening party

Do we have a very late candidate for album of the year in Jahaziel’s new album Heads Up? It’s rare to even ask such a question before an album’s release but last night Jahaziel treated a packed out crowd in North London to an advance preview of his latest project. My early verdict? It has…