The legendary Jehst (aka Billy Brimstone) and Cappo tear up Hoxton SquareJehst is probably the most influential rap artist to emerge from the UK, having been at the forefront of his home country’s hip-hop scene since the early 2000s.
With an extensive discography reaching into triple figures and a string of critically acclaimed albums under his belt, his heartfelt lyricism and true-school production sound has earned him a global reputation as a master of his chosen craft. Collaborating with artists as far afield as America, Australia, Eastern Europe and even The United Arab Emirates, this truly iconic emcee and producer continues to captivate the worldwide underground with fresh rhymes and dope beats. With new material in the pipeline, you can bet your rent money that the best is yet to come from this cult hero.
Supporting Jehst is Nottingham’s most prolific underground hip-hop artist, Cappo is probably your favourite rapper’s favourite rapper. His debut album Spaz The World (Zebra Traffic) in 2003 set the young MC apart from his peers, with a gravel-pit vocal tone and solid-steel rhyme structures reminiscent of the Golden Era greats.
Now a veteran in his own right, Cappo’s discography runs in to the hundreds; collaborating with artists as diverse as The Herbaliser and Mad Doctor X. 2016 looks set to mark a Dramatic Change Of Fortune for the Imperial Grand with his latest album, co-signed by Jehst himself, set to drop on YNR Productions.
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