Tag Archives | Hong Kong hip hop

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Hong Kong’s Hip Hop – Kung Fu connection!

(Note the Wu Tang symbol on the canvas) Fab 5 Freddy, a legendary figure in the early development of Hip Hop, was in Hong Kong this week to open an exhibit titled Kung Fu Wild Style on Saturday, October 20th. The show combines new artwork by Freddy along with paintings by M.C. Yan, a prominent […]

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Fab 5 Freddy + M.C. Yan = Kung Fu Wildstyle!

Fab 5 Freddy, a pivotal figure in the history of Hip Hop, will be in Hong Kong to take part in two special events on October 19th and 20th. On October 19th, he will preside over a screening of Wildstyle, a movie that, to this day, serves as the most accurate depiction of Hip Hop culture at its birth.

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Loading X Lafayette – Real Hip Hop lives! Brooklyn’s Finest – Friday!

Friday night, Brooklyn’s finest DJ Clark Kent, and Japan’s DJ Kenta take over the turntables at Likuid in Lan Kwai Fong. The event is a collaboration between two top street wear stores – Loading in Hong Kong, and Lafayette in Japan. Both have deep ties to New York City’s Hip Hop scene. H.K.’s Loading store […]

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MastaMic – The New Hope of H.K. Hip Hop?

Charismatic local M.C., MastaMic is launching his ‘New Hope’ mixtape on Saturday, February 19th, at The Fringe Club in Central. The last time we caught MastaMic, he was performing on stage with Southern China’s top Hip Hop crew, Dumdue. One of the most creative underground M.C.s in Hong Kong, MastaMic is also known as the […]

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Kickin’ it Old School for X’mas!

Tired of celebrating at the same old places with the old same music? The people behind Hong Kong’s True Skool parties (which highlight old school Hip Hop, R&B and Dancehall Reggae,) have put together a major event for Christmas night, Saturday, December 25th. The party is targeted at music lovers and features a collection of […]

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Beat Box Butterscotch performs!

Last month’s Annie Who fashion show featured the human beat box Butterscotch as the night’s entertainment. A quick definition of a human beat box is someone who uses their mouth as a musical instrument. Beat boxes emerged during the early days of Hip Hop music and have remained something of a novelty. Skilled beat boxers […]

Stars from China’s hip hop underground unite in H.K.!

In what promises to be an exciting show as well as a good look at contemporary Chinese Hip Hop, the Fringe Club hosts ‘Beat In Vision Vol.3′ on Saturday, May 22nd. Organized by top street wear clothing store Loading, and local Hip Hop crew the Justice League, the night features Dumdue, one of the most […]

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The return of L.M.F.!!!

Six years and many tattoos later, L.M.F. are back! Since the group disbanded in 2003, there hasn’t been another band to shake up the Cantopop machine in quite the same way. LMF, with their street slang and uncut language, offered a sharp rebuke to the squeaky-clean, manufactured idol scene where singers are chosen more for […]

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Real Hip Hop + Electro & Punk all in 1 show!

The upcoming “Beat in Vision” show at The Fringe Club on Saturday night promises a little something for everyone. At the top of the bill is Critical, an accomplished M.C. from Sweden who is active in the European Hip Hop scene. Second in line is The Justice League comprised of MastaMic and Big Sammy, two […]

A taste of local Hip Hop – this Sunday!

Three Hong Kong Hip Hop crews: SangFan, 85UP2, and Rhyme Flow Army will be performing at a launch for new-school headphone brand Aerial 7 this Sunday. The event is free and takes place at Loading, one of the city’s better street-wear stores, located in Tsim Sha Tsui. For those who were curious after reading our […]