Akil the MC.
MUSIC THE Loft is celebrating a hip-hop coup.
Akil the MC, one of the founding members of the Los Angeles hip-hop group Jurassic 5, comes to The Loft on Thursday.
He will be supported by DJ Winchester and an impressive list of Island talent, including Cooly Haste, DJ Hot 1 and Dan Hill, K.O.V., DJ Mewtant, Joe Publik (Born Ina Barn) featuring Syco-Logic and Snoopa, DJ Jakey Chan, DJ Wills of Steel and DJ Nipsy.
Tickets are available online at www.gigantic.com
On Sunday, February 24, The Alleycats launch a monthly Sunday afternoon jazz session.
The Loft’s house band has been brought together by Island saxophonist Gary Plumley. It includes Jules Nelson on guitar, Richard Murphy on bass, Jack Henson, on drums, and Murray Clack on keyboards.
Doors open at 1pm.
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