“Some people think I’m crazy but I’m just a normal dude that loves music.” – Madlib x Dazed interview 2014.
Madlib is a veteran in the Hip-Hop game. Bit like Dilla he’s the producer’s producer, the force behind many beatmakers and rappers like Mos Def and MF DOOM. Madlib is a renowned loop-digger, and sampler with a 4 tonne music library! Want to put his skills to the test? Watch him create an ill beat from scratch with VICE Japan.
His musical influences spans Classical, Jazz, Reggae, Rock and all corners of Hip-Hop, which he blends together to form an alternative strand of Hip-Hop, sample-heavy beat. Listen to Madvillany to get a real taste of what Madlib’s great at.
He’s flying in for a rare and exclusive London performance at the historic KOKO in Camden, supported by Brainfeeder’s JEREMIAH JAE and DJ KUTMAH to name a few. Saturday 19 April, there are a few tickets still available from Soundcrash.