A part of Independent Venue Week –
HULL GRIME LIVE is a showcase of the best that the Grime, Rap and Hip-Hop scene in Hull has to offer!
Hull MCs are quite different from their London or even Manchester counterparts. They don’t rap about guns or clothes. Instead, in Hull accents, they spit bars about their lives in the city. –
Dave Simpson – The Guardian
CHIEDU ORAKA – WITH DEEZKID & THE THIRD
With a Live Headline set from Chiedu Oraka and The Lockdown Crew, in the form of MC/Producer and Co-Founder of Lockdown, DeezKid. And The Third on the decks.
Championing the city’s urban scene, Hull’s Chiedu Oraka’s an artist who’s not defined by any one genre of music. Describing his music as the sound of Northern working class England, he thrives on giving the audience a different experience every time they see him.
“Grit and realism slap you in the ears when Chiedu Oraka gets the mic. This skilful rapper from Hull’s North Hull Estate, was supported by BBC In