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Where for art thou, Antonio

All the way from South Florida, the pioneering forefather of a new genre called “Funk Trap”, Antonio Ramsey, makes his debut in Black Sheep Magazine.

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Kendrick Lamar hints at more new music

Kendrick Lamar has excited fans by revealing that he has ‘more music coming’. After the surprise release of his acclaimed new album ‘DAMN.‘ earlier this month, many fans were left…

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Check out The Blues Kitchen in Shoreditch for a night of food and funk

Of the three Blues Kitchens in London, this one is by far the coolest. Set in the heart of Shoreditch, this stunning converted Victorian Warehouse is the place for you…

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Hans Prya: The lowdown

After an impressive turn at the recent star-studded annual Mostly Jazz, Funk and Soul Festival in Birmingham, multi-member genre fusion collective Hans Prya have taken time out of their busy…

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Lovebox adds Kano to line-up and announces stage splits

This year's chapter of Lovebox is set to be even more special than usual. East London's favourite festival are celebrating their 15 year anniversary - 15 years of music, 15…

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Crown Heights Affair to unleash new recordings Leading seventies East Coast Funk act Crown Heights Affair, who scored with a succession of Disco floorfillers and top 30 chart hits such as ‘Dreaming A Dream’, ‘Every Beat Of… Continue>

Kendrick Lamar hints at more new music Kendrick Lamar has excited fans by revealing that he has ‘more music coming’. After the surprise release of his acclaimed new album ‘DAMN.‘ earlier this month, many fans were left… Continue>

Drake ramps up security after fan break-in Drake has stepped up the security presence around his California mansion after an overzealous female fan managed to break in earlier this month. Mesha Collins, 24, was discovered in a… Continue>

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Fairacres - the new Nigeria hotspot Any Black Sheep readers who happen to be heading out to Lagos, Nigeria, would be well-advised to check out a stunning new venue complex which has emerged on the edge of the city. Fairacres is a 14-acre landscape comprising a large stage for festivals, live music concerts and weddings, with the rest of the grounds featuring manicured gardens, play areas for kids, and exotic woodlands. Continue>

It was almost symbolic of the degraded, toxified state that hip-hop had regressed to, when one of the most respected figures from its inception became embroiled in multiple allegations of sexual impropriety in early 2016, and with the story still ongoing. Continue>
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Camp Soul Festival
Grove Farms, South Oxfordshire, 26th/ 27th August 2017

Camp Soul Festival Music-heads have no shortage of event options over the August Bank Holiday. But while Notting Hill Carnival, Reading and Leeds and Creamfields cater for the reggae, urban, indie, rock and EDM crowds respectively, it’s good to see quality soul, funk and disco getting some strong representation from the Camp Soul… Continue>



Ridin' High (Faze-O, 1970-something)
By Mark Devlin

Many a hip-hop head will doubtless be familiar with the hazy, mesmeric groove of this soulful classic without necessarily knowing the name, as it's been heavily sampled, most notably by The Bushbabeez. Continue>

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