British rapper Kano has added more dates to his 'Hoodies All Summer' tour.
Having last week announced details of his sixth studio albums, 'Hoodies All Summer', Kano has now confirmed a UK tour to support the album.
As well as stops in Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham and Brighton, Kano will play at the Royal Albert Hall in London to finish the tour on October 7th. It kicks off at Glasgow's The Old Fruitmarket on October 2nd.
Tickets are set to go on sale for all of the dates at 10AM BST this Friday, July 26th.
Skepta has won the 2016 Mercury Prize with his album ‘Konnichiwa’, beating strong competition that included David Bowie, Radiohead and Kano. You can see the full list of nominees below.
Jarvis Cocker announced Skepta as the winner to a huge reaction at last night’s Hyundai Mercury Prize ceremony at London’s Hammersmith Apollo, with Skepta subsequently joined on stage by his team, as well as his Mum and Dad, to the soundtrack of ‘Shutdown’.
The full list of nominees for the Mercury Prize 2016 has been announced, with the winner of the 25th year of the award announced at its ceremony on Thursday 15th September.
The two biggest names on the list are Radiohead, who have been nominated for ‘A Moon Shaped Pool’, and David Bowie, who gets a posthumous nod for ‘Blackstar’, the last album before his death in January.
Grime is represented by Skepta, who made the cut with his fourth studio album ‘Konnichiwa’, as well as Kano for ‘Made In The Manor’, his highest charting album since 2007’s ‘London Town’.
One of the best-loved MCs in UK club-land, MC Sparks, died at the weekend. He was known as one of the main MCs on the UK garage scene.
MistaJam, Jumping Jack Frost and DJ Q were among DJs who paid tribute to Sparks, while Tulisa from N-Dubz and rapper Kano also tweeted their condolences.
Kano is taking part in a fundraising campaign called Newham Talks, which will consist of a series of videos exploring economic and social issues within the Newham area of London.
Dizzee Rascal, Stefflon Don, J Hus and AJ Tracey were amongst the winners at yesterday's (Wednesday, September 9th) Rated Awards.