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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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Refuge Boogie

Born out of a desire to contribute to charities battling the biggest humanitarian crisis since the second world…
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Jorja Smith at The Sunflower Lounge

The Sunflower Lounge has forever been one of Birmingham's best live music venues simply because of it's glorious…
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BABMAG x PROVIDE Collaborative Tee

To mark the launch of our latest issue of BABMAG we collaborated with another supporter of independent culture…
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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…
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From the Studio to the Booth with O’Flynn

Hailed as Birmingham’s biggest show this side of 2017, Shadow City and Leftfoot have put their heads together…
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Listening Sessions 3rd Birthday

Introduce yourselves to BabMag! T: Hello BabMag! I’m Tom, otherwise known as Elkie. I’m a DJ and producer…
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Leftfoot presents Cinematic Orchestra

Riding the wave of the release of their single ‘To Believe’, the Cinematic Orchestra’s Europe-wide tour comes near…
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Ed Geater Ep Launch

The pools of music influential to Ed Geater is varied at least, confusing at most; folk, electronica, hip-hop,…
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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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Leftfoot

The year 2000 when everyone thought the Y2K virus would create chaos in computer systems and cause a…
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MADE Festival

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

∆utumn, the self-titled debut EP from rising live UK act Delta ∆utumn "Progressive and exploratory music is usually confined…
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BABMAG Selects 4th-10th July

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

SA$$ are an alternative pop 5 piece originally from Birmingham currently based out of North London made up…
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Introducing: Phundo Art

The West Midlands is a melting pot of cultures that co-exist rather than clash; enter into this mix…
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Sox

A 2014 MOBO nominee, who’s spent time learning his craft under the Boy Better Know label. A unique…
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Introducing: Lady Sanity

Don't fret too much if you've not heard Lady Sanity's music. She's a bit of a cult-concern round…
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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…
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BABMAG Selects 30th May-6th June

The Olympics are only a few months away, the torch has been lit and Birmingham has caught the…
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BABMAG Selects 23rd-29th May

Another bank holiday and even more events than it’s humanly possible to attend! But rest assured, BabMag x…
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BABMAG Selects 16th-22nd May

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

Brame & Hamo joined forces and released their first EP, Street Urchin, on Germany’s Dirt Crew recordings in…
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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…
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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.…
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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…
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BABMAG Selects 25th April-2nd May

Five days, seven venues and a limited amount of sleep. Birmingham is hosting another ridiculous line up of…
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Swingamajig 2016

On May 1st Digbeth is set to be transformed into a carousel of festive delights as Swingamajig rolls…
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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…
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Harvey Sutherland at the Hare & Hounds

High spirits and bopping beats, it was a night of grins, chuckles and teeth. The mood was set…
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BABMAG Selects 4th-10th April

Quality over quantity is what they say and this week Birmingham is exercising this maxim to the max.…
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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…
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BABMAG Selects 21st-27th March

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