The Hug and Pint presents:
Too Many T's
+ SHAKA LOVES YOU + DopeSickFly
Entry Requirements: 18+
Too Many T's have built up a strong fan base with their electric performances and positive vibes stage shows, touring all over the UK over the last four years. They have supported some of hip-hop's greats including Snoop Dogg, Big Daddy Kane, De La Soul and Public Enemy. But it’s now time for the T's to step forward & take center stage.
September 2017 will see Too Many T's long-awaited debut album released. Produced alongside Flux Pavilion and Odjbox, 'South City' is one of the freshest hip-hop albums to come out of the UK, with a high-energy sound that will appeal to music lovers around the globe.
The first exclusive elements of the album campaign to be revealed are the artwork and extensive UK tour dates. With brand new tracks, an even newer show, a ton of incredible videos and huge collaborations, these coming months will see the T's cement themselves as one of the UK's most electrifying acts.
"For us, this just feels like the beginning. To work for over two years on the album and for everything to finally come together, we couldn't be more hyped to get out there and show people what we've been cooking.” Leon Rhymes, Too Many T's
Too Many T's
Glasgow funksters 'Shaka Loves You' boast a full audio-visual show with live percussion. Effortlessly fusing elements of funk, soul, disco & hip-hop with custom visuals and turntable trickery, SLY create the perfect, good times live show. Since forming in 2012 Jamie & Marty have already shared the stage with heavyweights such as DJ Jazzy Jeff, Chali 2na of Jurassic 5, Craig Charles DJ Yoda, Mr Scruff, James Lavelle & A.Skillz and have an impressive number of gigs and performances behind them. As well as their weekly residency at Glasgow's home of funk & soul; The Buff Club, the boys have played clubs from Edinburgh to Amsterdam as well as festival appearances up and down the UK including T in the Park, Beat Herder and Eden. Add to this a Canadian mini-tour in the Summer of 2015 and you get a picture of how the boys are spreading their funky sound internationally.
Complementing their live show, SLY are regularly releasing their own music and videos. 2016 got off to a flying start with Craig Charles championing the boys’ funk-infused track Soul On Fire for his 'What's big in 2016' show on BBC 6 Music. This track also attracted the attention of Mixmag, which gave it an 8/10 review in . Their first EP, released in 2013 hit the top spot on Juno download and their second, a heavily disco influenced affair released on the legendary Goodgroove Records also climbed the nu-disco charts to No.1 and gained support from the likes of Greg Wilson, Craig Charles and Dr. Packer.
Founded in the summer 2015 in Glasgow Scotland having busked the streets of Glasgow, the band evolved there sound into a Neo Soul, Rock, Hip Hop, Acid Jazz fusion with just the right amount of Funk.
With lead singer/poet Ant Thomaz soulful vocals, guitarist Chris Darling and his keen desire for funk, Drummer Calum macrae with his Jazz background, Joe Djaelani on bass elevating Neo Soul and bluesy backing vocalist Wendy Rae, DopeSickFly truly eminates a new refreshing alive sound.
There’s a confidence and power to the band’s live set that at times can be mesmerizing.The lyrically explosive, musically diverse, Funk Rock Hybrid known as Dopesickfly emanate an upbeat feel good vibe inviting everyone to join in with catchy hooks and dance their heart out! There encouraging & sing of life connecting to all ages of people- making music for people!