Chance The Rapper’s long-awaited Big Day Out is out next Friday

A title, artwork and release date – it’s actually gonna happen this time right?

Kneecap to play headline show in the Academy this October

The gig comes as part of a nationwide ‘Your Ma Hates Ya’ tour.

Here are Nialler9’s top 10 acts to check out at Longitude this weekend

We’re giving you the lay of the land if you’re headed down to Marlay Park this weekend.

Interview: Biig Piig & the joy of freedom from self analysis

We chatted A World Without Snooze, London as a creative hub, Nine8 & more ahead of the artist’s Longitude set this weekend.

XXL Freshman Class 2019 is out – here’s our top picks

2019’s list offers a rich diversity in sound & gender.

Tyler The Creator’s follow up to Flower Boy will be released next week

IGOR is out on May 17th, hear two previews from it now.

Dublin’s Science Gallery are hosting a lecture with hip-hop artist Jahi on the intersection between hip-hop culture and education

The event is in succession with the Gods of Rap tour featuring Public Enemy, De La Soul and Wu Tang Klan.

Premiere: Caleb & Walshy are from either side of the Irish Sea and making waves on Terminal 27 Mixtape

Fresh new hip-hop sound from the London/Dublin duo.

Who is Craic Boi Mental anyway? Get to know “Ireland’s greatest popstar”

After the beefs, comes the Cork City Anthems mixtape.

Outsiders and WordUp Collective unveil one-day hip-hop festival for Cork

A celebration of the urban music and culture scene in Ireland.

Premiere: Barry Wilson teams up with Shaool and Kela on the superb ‘Persuasions To Enjoy’

The track is an impressive blend of neo-funk and hip-hop.

Mankyy charts an astral course with The Lonesome Planet Man beat-tape

Prolific young Clare producer puts his usual collaborators to bed and takes to the stratosphere.

Limerick wordsmith Aswell leaves nothing to interpretation on the Mankyy-produced EP Ambiguous

There’s scarcely any more need to talk up Limerick hip-hop at this…

Cork producer Jar Jar Jr’s Fallen Angel melds Madvillainy into new shapes

One of Cork’s lesser-known musical success stories is Robert O’Halloran, a beatmaker…