SPEAKS + LOKI - 2016 SCOTTISH MINI-TOUR DATES – FREE ENTRY
24/03 – THE ART BAR, DUNDEE. DOORS AT 7.30PM. BANDS AT 8PM.
25/03 – THE OLD HAIRDRESSERS, GLASGOW. DOORS AT 7.30PM. BANDS AT 8PM.
26/03 – THE WEE RED BAR, EDINBURGH. DOORS AT 7.30PM. BANDS AT 8PM.
SPEAKS, the London/Brighton experimental hip-hop band fronted by critically acclaimed Lele Speaks, will hit the road next month for their first ever mini tour of Scottish venues with support from Loki, one of Scotland’s most prolific and well-known rappers. Kicking things off in Dundee before travelling to Glasgow and Edinburgh the band will showcase material from their most recent album Pencils from a cup
Previously described by The Guardian as “if Daphne & Celeste and Eminem spawned a monster” Lele Speaks released The Mentalist Daily Mixtape on Raggotech Records in 2009 before forming the band SPEAKS in 2012. Their first LP Pencils from a cup was released independently in 2015 and can be heard here: https://speaks.bandcamp.com/
Loki, described by The Scotsman as “a powerful grassroots political orator of resonant lyrical ability” is one of Scotland’s most celebrated rappers with 17 previously released albums. His most recent album, G.I.M.P, was released through Black Lantern in 2014 and can be heard here: https://blacklanternmusic.bandcamp.com/album/g-i-m-p-government-issue-music-protest