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To celebrate the launch of Issue 005 we’re taking over The Sugar Club, welcoming a very special live guest. London-based, Irish vocalist and rapper Biig Piig will be performing a homecoming show after a packed out performance at All Together Now. In District Issue 004 we interviewed her, featuring a shoot by Omar O'Reilly.
Formerly known as Throwing Shade, Nabihah Iqbal released her debut album under her given name via Ninja Tune in 2017. She’s also a resident on NTS where she explores music from every corner of the globe and has collaborated with all manner of visual and sonic artists during her career. Hannah O'Connell speaks with her for the cover of the September Guide ahead of her set in Dublin with Fringe Festival on September 15.
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