Event: Blatantly Blunt’s 5th Anniversary Party @ Vibe Bar Brick Lane

In Other by Nick Russell

Five years is a long time in the blogging world, which is why on January 18 (this Friday!!) we are throwing a free party with donations on the door going to homeless charity Shelter. The night is made even fresherwith a clothing sample sale from some of the best up-and-coming brands peddling their garms.

The night, in conjunction with big-dog promoters Hoochinoo will be wall-to-wall with beats, bass and bars, as hip hop and grime pump through one of London’s most popular live venues, the recently refurbished Vibe Bar on East London’s Brick Lane.

Headlining the night will be Melanin 9, the Triple Darkness head honcho, currently riding the wave of his critically acclaimed ‘Magna Carta LP’. The dark and profound Londoner combines the militant-political approach of Dead Prez with the lyrical intricacies of Jehst. A guaranteed unmissable live act!

Preceding M9 is veteran Mr.Ti2bs, who rose to underground fame 10 years back with the Mud Family, and is currently enjoying a second-wind with singles ‘Let Go’ and ‘Black Dynamite’ which features ex group member Sway. Also performing on the night are South London’s Rewd Adams (formerly known as Skandal), bringing his uplifting true-skool vibes, along with the rapping doctor Chima Anya and Slough’s #1 export Byron, whose three-part mixtape series ‘Deep Lyrics, Dirty Beats’ was premiered on SB.TV!

Kicking off proceedings are the Moose Funk Squad, consisting of DJ Sugai, Monsieur Frites, Archetype, Luca Brazi, Fourny P, and Jester Jacobs who is also a rising stand-up comedian. The night will be given a grime injection with DJ sets featuring highly rated MCs Kwam, Nico Lindsay, Rocks and Darkos.

Also stepping up to the mic are G fam’s Styler, Sicx and Vola plus super skilled crossover MCs INC and English to mash up the mic til 1am!

Line up:

Hip Hop –

  • Melanin 9
  • Ti2bs
  • Rewd Adams
  • Chima Anya
  • Byron
  • Moose Funk Squad


  • Kwam,Nico Lindsay, Darkos and Rocks
  • Styler, Sicx, Vola
  • INC English

VIBE BAR LIVE [Upstairs] 91 Brick Lane , London , E1 6QL


Free entry [Suggested donations on the door to Shelter]

6pm – 1am