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Voice of the Streets: Janel Antoneshia

Janel Antoneshia has the capability to captivate anywhere. On a warm, but overcast morning she lights up Café…

Om Unit on Artistry Ahead of his Listening Sessions Appearance

Om Unit, a man who throughout his extensive career has dedicated his time to underground hip-hop and bass…

MoHo x BABMAG May 4th

We're no strangers to shaking a leg at Moschino Hoe, Versace Hottie and we're fully aware of how…
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Coffee in Suburbia with Joe Corfield

Tucked away in the unassuming surroundings of Bromsgrove lives Joe Corfield; a self-taught producer putting out loopy, sample…
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BABMAG MIX 001 ● Romo Weeks

Romo Weeks is one of MoHo’s longest standing residents, notorious for getting the room going with her expansive…

Chicken and Reflection with Jaykae

With a string of successful releases, collaborations with the likes of Murkage Dave and Skepta, and a voice…
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Introducing: Molly Mikes

Last year Molly Mikes pulled up on the Birmingham scene with his breakthrough debut single, 'A Bit Of…

Introducing: Scorpz

In the same way that certain US Rap stars have begun talking up UK Grime artists; the London…
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Venue Preview: [ scru:club ]

Located within the historic foundations of the old Philips screw factory in Digbeth - and inspiration for the…

Refuge Boogie

Born out of a desire to contribute to charities battling the biggest humanitarian crisis since the second world…

Jorja Smith at The Sunflower Lounge

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BABMAG x PROVIDE Collaborative Tee

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Pass the Dutchie: An Interview with Dennis Seaton

“Pass the dutchie on the left-hand side…” lyrics impossible to say without singing the number one tune from…
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Introducing: Franklin Armstrong

2016 has been a phenomenal year for rap music. The speed that bright young things have been able…
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Introducing: Vital

The conditions of inner city life can often turn the hopeful into the hopeless; a viewpoint shared by…

From the Studio to the Booth with O’Flynn

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Listening Sessions 3rd Birthday

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Leftfoot presents Cinematic Orchestra

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Ed Geater Ep Launch

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Le Lieu Live Presents JMSN

The word 'Le Lieu' originates from French meaning 'The Place' or 'The Location'. Le Lieu started on the…
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Mike and Dave Talk Tonga Balloon Gang

Between 1994 and 2011 Mike Skinner was the spearhead of a now iconic movement with The Streets, combining…
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Introducing: Bunny

How did you spend your teenage years? Birmingham based beat-smith Bunny spent his attending parties, throwing parties and…
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Jaykae, where have you been?

...The question on everyone’s lips when it comes to Birmingham grime artist Jaykae. After a short amount of…
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Introducing: Lauren Ralph

Lauren Ralph AKA Caribbeden AKA Eden Hall depending on what social network you follow him on (and let's…
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The year 2000 when everyone thought the Y2K virus would create chaos in computer systems and cause a…

MADE Festival

Made Birmingham is now in its third year, the inner city festival has gone from strength to strength…

Delta Autumn

∆utumn, the self-titled debut EP from rising live UK act Delta ∆utumn "Progressive and exploratory music is usually confined…

BABMAG Selects 4th-10th July

Friday 8th July Hankks @ The Sunflower Lounge Remember those days when you adorned a trilby, skipped on…

BABMAG Selects 23rd-25th June

SKIT kicks down the doors of The Sunflower Lounge (metaphorically and politely) this Thursday to start a party…


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Introducing: Phundo Art

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A 2014 MOBO nominee, who’s spent time learning his craft under the Boy Better Know label. A unique…
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Adam Shelton

Adam Shelton has shaped Birmingham’s electronic music scene bringing it from the dance floor death bed in 2005…

BABMAG Selects 30th May-6th June

The Olympics are only a few months away, the torch has been lit and Birmingham has caught the…

BABMAG Selects 23rd-29th May

Another bank holiday and even more events than it’s humanly possible to attend! But rest assured, BabMag x…

BABMAG Selects 16th-22nd May

BabMag Selects Monday 16th May Friday, oh Friday. The day when shifts roll into high spirts and being…

Getting to Know Brame and Hamo

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Skepta’s Konnichiwa Comes to the 0121

I’m not going to lie to you, I grew up in a middle-class suburban haze of Land Rovers…

BABMAG Selects 9th-15th May

Brum has all the genres on offer this week; from grime to gangster hip-hop, chill-out to two step.…

BABMAG Selects 3rd-8th May

With the weather set to be pretty sunny till Saturday and last weekend’s antics finally over, it’s time…

BABMAG Selects 25th April-2nd May

Five days, seven venues and a limited amount of sleep. Birmingham is hosting another ridiculous line up of…

Swingamajig 2016

On May 1st Digbeth is set to be transformed into a carousel of festive delights as Swingamajig rolls…

BABMAG Selects 11th-17th April

The words on everyone’s lips “rave in a cave is postponed.” However, it’s probably for the best, who…

Harvey Sutherland at the Hare & Hounds

High spirits and bopping beats, it was a night of grins, chuckles and teeth. The mood was set…

BABMAG Selects 4th-10th April

Quality over quantity is what they say and this week Birmingham is exercising this maxim to the max.…

BABMAG Selects 28th March-3rd April

If you’re feeling a little ‘under the weather’ and going back to work yesterday was a struggle, this…

BABMAG Selects 21st-27th March

It’s here. The week overdrafts and paracetamol are made for. The first bank holiday of the year and…

BABMAG Selects 16th-19th March

The sun has put its hat on and it’s finally starting to feel like spring. With new found…
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An Interview with Goldie, MBE

For issue one with decided to approach an artist that's a true icon of ours and a pioneer…
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Introducing: OG Horse

Usually, the veil is lifted on any artist attempting to master the art of the low key. However,…
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Introducing: Jorja Smith

Think about the West Midlands town Walsall and what springs to mind? For me it's the fact that…