Wednesday, 25 April 2012

Elro / Cleo Sol / The Thirst / Big Ted...

£6 queue jump tickets here

Supa Dupa Fly
90s Hip-Hop / R&B

@ Jazz Café Friday 11th May

(early start!)

Live: Elro / Cleo Sol / The Thirst
Djs: Big Ted / Emily Rawson / Matchstick

£6 queue jump tickets /
Email tune requests for concessions lists

SDF has quickly become the monthly necessity in any 90s hip-hop lovers diary. Since launching in March 2011, the events have gone from strength to strength, receiving press features from the likes of The Guardian Guide, The Evening Standard, Time Out, The Metro, SB.TV and hosting acts including Rita Ora, Conor Maynard, Rizzle Kicks, Josh Osho & Stooshe. This month we’re starting early & taking over The Jazz Café for 7 hours with some incredible live sets early on before we get deep with the 90s gems you all love from 11pm! Expect to hear 90s Hip-hop from  Dre, Snoop Dog, KRS One, Wu-Tang, Nas, Bigge, Tupac & A Tribe Called Quest & RnB from TLC, Montell Jordon, 112, SWV, Salt N Pepa, Destiny’s Child & A LOT more.

Line up


Elro has racked up 1.5 million views on his SB.TV warm-up session, and is about to release his debut, ‘Bad News’. Mike Skinner (formerly of The Streets) has found it fit to resurrect The Beats label (once home to Example and Professor Green), for the occasion. With Skinner also providing the beat and his now D.O.T. partner Robert Harvey residing on the hook, the next chapter is soon to be revealed.

Cleo Sol In addition to receiving key TV & radio play, industry taste-makers (including MTV, MOBO) have marked her as a ‘one to watch in 2012′. Cleo signed her first major deal with Island Records in December 2011 and is currently working on her first Island release due Spring 2012.

The Thirst, a Brixton quartet who can only be described as a mix of Lenny kravitz with The Beatles, will be playing their new Electric Groove tracks to an eager audience. They've toured with Pete Doherty, Rolling Stones, and the Sex Pistols and shared stages with the likes of Wiley and Chipmunk.


Big Ted is Hip Hop! Supa Dupa Fly's champion crowd pleaser and deck ripper like no other! His now legendary 10 year stint on Kiss 100 was home to a show that featured hip hop greats from Run DMC to Missy Elliot to Jay Z! Alongside classic monthly sets at SDF and clubs everywhere, you can still catch him manning the decks on tour for UK stalwarts Ty & Blak Twang. Plus see him bringing his own big personality to the stage hosting concerts by hip hop legends Epmd, Pete Rock & CL, KRS One, Raekwon and more.

Emily Rawson has played at everything from fashion events for Mathew Williamson and Vogue to parties for Kanye West and support slots for Big Boi, Wu Tang & a lot more. UK Festival sets include Lovebox, The Camden Crawl with lots more lined up for the summer of 2012.  She has just got back from a stint spinning in NYC where she supported NYC hiphop legend Rich Medina, and has just done a guest mix for BBC Radio 1Xtra. She was also featured in Time Out as ‘meet the resident’ In April 2012.

Dj Matchstick worked for Warner Brothers and Atlantic Records music promotions for 7 years working with artists such as P Diddy, Jay-Z. He has DJ'ed around the world and presented shows on BBC Radio 1Xtra.

Selected drinks just £2.60.

Queue jump advance tickets: £6 from / – highly advised.
Concessions: £7 via / £8 on the door
Time: 8pm-3am – early arrival is a must.
Address: The Jazz Café, 5 Parkway, Camden Town, London NW1 7PG
Transport: Camden Tube // //

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