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After selling out shows in Bristol, Manchester and London, Kojaque is returning to Ireland to play sold out performances in Cork and Dublin at the beginning of December. While the rapper, producer and director is certainly the poster boy, it's been a crew effort to get to this stage. Carla Jenkins gets to know Soft Boy Records.
For District Issue 004 we caught up with rapidly-rising rapper IDK, featuring a shoot by Elsa Brightling on the streets of NYC. The Maryland artist arrives in Dublin to play alongside Denzel Curry on December 18 in The Academy.
The last time Wiki was in Ireland he played alongside Sporting Life and the other Ratking crew at Life Festival a few years ago, it's now confirmed he will return for a headline show. Eoghan Barra caught up with him in Issue 003.
Mura Masa's collaborations with figures as prolific as A$AP Rocky and as meteoric as Dublin's own Bonzai, now under the pseudonym Cosha, have solidified his place among the UK's production elite. We're reflecting on the time we caught up with him ahead of his performance at Bulmers Forbidden Fruit Festival in 2017, while we now await his anticipated performance at the first year of All Together Now at Curraghmore House this August bank holiday weekend.
Syd has been a common denominator in two of the most progressive-sounding groups to emerge over the past decade, in Odd Future and The Internet. On the back of her debut solo record, we caught up with her to discuss touring and social media's place in live music.
Kirk Knight is the production mastermind behind many of the tracks released by Joey Bada$$ and the Pro Era collective. In recent years though he has picked up the mic himself. We caught up with the rapidly ascending artist to talk about his disdain for social media and how it often leads to depression