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2018 IS HERE! CAN WE KICK IT? YES WE CAN!!! Sat Jan 06 - The South London Soul Train starts 2018 as it means to go on. ON FIRE BABY! Your incendiary host with the absolute most JAZZHEADCHRONIC hosting a level 1 tribute to the greatest alternative hip hop band to ever take aim and completely fire up the dance floor! Talking bout A Tribe Called Quest. Prepare yourselves for an Epic session as JHC and DJ BOBAFATT sift through the entire ATCQ back catalogue and truly deliver. Add to that a Live PA from the undoubted King of alternative/ conscious British hip hop aka TY (Live) and you know we mean business!
Part of our on-going mission to move your mind and body + force feed yoh soul with the absolute best of times at the CLF Art Cafe.
Level 1 - As well as rinsing ATCQ anthems til you can't it no moh, your host with the absolute most JAZZHEADCHRONIC + special guest DJ BOBAFATT will be taking you on a heavyweight trip to The Pharcyde via the sounds of De la Soul, Blackalicious, The Roots and Outkast. As well as an exciting exploration of the original Jazz, Funk and Soul breaks that made alternative hip hop. The Chambers Brothers to James Brown via Sly & The Family Stone, RAMP, Brother Jack Mcduff + so much more.
The duo of dynamite DJs joined by The Legendary TY who’ll be dropping a Live non ATCQ set at midnight sharp.
As one of the most revolutionary rappers on the British hip-hop scene, Ty embodies the intellect, talent and ferocity of an MC always destined to become a legend. Over the last decade, the Mercury Prize nominee has achieved the rare feat of establishing a legacy through his three albums and wise persona, strengthened by his amazing worldwide shows and countless appearances alongside luminaries such as De La Soul, Tony Allen and Pee Wee Ellis.
Musically, he's also worked with Estelle, Scratch Perverts, Talib Kweli, Black Twang, Arrested Development, Bahamadia and Zion I, both in front and behind the mixing desk, further proof of his relentless artistry and his evolution from roguish wordsmith from South London to an internationally-acclaimed hip-hop connoisseur.
Then on Level 2, Original Premier Rare Groove Soul N' Funk Tag Team AKA DJs SNOWBOY and PERRY LOUIS embark on another blistering 7 hour marathon in search of the perfect groove, beat and positive vibration. The absolute finest in funk on 45 found and well delivered. Grooves to make you go hot, damn and how!
Level 2 / Room 2 - It's The Northern Soul Room. The Legendary ROB MESSER + OSCAR ROMP dropping more extraordinary seismic Northern Soul Joints of epic proportions on yehs til it hurts. [But in the absolute best of ways] As always, beware the soul shrapnel as the dancefloor goes BOOM! Prepare to dance harder y’all.
The South London Soul Train 3 Floor / 4 room line up completed by Basement residents DJs Scrimshire (wah wah 45s) + Bopperson (First Word) serving up more piping hot joints from their menu of wholesome world wide wonder funk to groove, boogie to disco & beyond. Served up with a hefty of soul sauce on the side. Absolutely, Positively Taste. T.
The South London Soul Train - As always, all floors taking all passengers on a Non-Stop Magical Mystery Tour through all things Too Damn Funky. P-Funk to Jazz Funk, Soul Jazz to Rare Groove N’ Stax, Brass, Breaks, Bop and Hop to Motown, Club Classics and Anthems.
However - Passengers are requested to check their Souls at the Station as this ones for good time party people only! No Bass Wobbles Here, Only Love, Funk and Souuuuuuuul.
Event Runs 10pm - 5am / £5/7/10/13 Adv from RA or £13/15 OTD / Takes place on The 1st, 2nd + 3rd Sat of each month + on-going specials at The CLF Art Cafe www.clfartcafe.org and beyond + the last Sat of each month at Omeara London.
NEXT EVENTS: Sat Jan 13 - The South London Soul Train with The Soul Brothers (Live) + more on 3 floors / 4 rooms at The CLF Art Cafe! https://www.residentadvisor.net/events/1044385
Swiftly followed by
Sat Jan 20 - The South London Soul Train with Gizelle Smith (Live) + more on 3 floors / 4 rooms at The CLF Art Cafe https://www.residentadvisor.net/events/1046969
Happy 2018 Y'all!
Time to keep getting it on.
See you on the dancefloors fo sho