We’ve just announced our very next event.  In Just over a months time we’re back at Hysteria, Dalston with Jack Jetson of the label Real Life Drama..

    This month we’re switching things up, collaborating with Bring Da Ruckus and taking over the whole of our regular venue.

    OVERGROUND (main bar):
    DJave will be spinning classic Hip-Hop party rocker vibes overground in the main bar area. Expect all those classic 90’s golden era throw-back jams to get down to.

    UNDERGROUND (basement):
    Hailing from Nottingham, currently residing in Leeds City we have rapper Jack Jetson (Real Life Drama Records). Jack released his ‘High Five’ e.p in 2012 as a free download and since then has worked with Leaf Dog on the album ‘Adventures of Johnny Strange’ which dropped back in May 2014 and since August has been available on vinyl.

    Mr. Rive plays an eclectic mix of jazz, funk, soul, hip hop, neo-soul and nu-jazz. He demonstrates a deep understanding of music and rhythm due to his Cape Verdian routes. His notable ability saw him play regularly alongside Jazzie B (Soul II Soul) and hold down his own show on Invader FM.

    Updates & More Info:


    New sounds from Holdin’ Court resident DJ Ivan6 alongside South London beat-head Gonzi. A chilled jazz sampled instrumental perfect for that late night tube journey home.

    DLR is featured on Expansion Sound Vol.2 featuring dope sounds from the likes of AckryteDistantStarrSir FroderickRobot OrchestraMecca:83 aka RiseHandbookBuscrates 16-Bit Ensemble & more! Double-click here or on the image above.

    Digital download and Limited Edition Cassette available Here
  3. This Coming Friday


    After months of painstaking graft and numerous hurdles, issue 13 is finally ready for general release. As the first to include a cover price the team behind Wordplay hope this will allow them to invest more in the culture they strive to uphold and display.

    The brand new issue of the infamous Wordplay Magazine features huge features from the real world of Hip Hop & more..

    + The return of WORDPLAY SESSIONS VOL. 4 free CD by DJ Fingerfood, with the usual list of exclusive tracks. Featuring The Four Owls, Jack Jetson, Black Josh, Fliptrix, Paro, Lee Scott, Bva, Life MC, Ramson Badbonez, Index, Stinkin Slumrok & many more.

    Get yours now at Suspect Packages

    Also! Read the Holdin’ Court Presents: Boom Bap Professionals event feature on the Wordplay Magazine Website HERE

  5. Not long now!


    There’s just 4 days to go before we takeover the Readipop tent at Caversham between 5.00-6.30pm this Saturday 12th July… Double-click on the image above to check out the FB event page..

    Also don’t forget, this coming Friday, the day before, we’re up in Manchester for Golden Egg Presents: Ballo Streetwear 1st Birthday with our man Tek Tha Supah LAtin at Fallow Cafe 11pm-3am!

  7. July 25th in Dalston

    Reading heads! Readipop, the local music and arts charity has entrusted us to bring Hip-Hop to Caversham Festival this summer and we need your help to demonstrate [to them] what we’ve been building over the past five and a half years!

    We’ve been allocated an hour and a half from 5.00-6.30pm on Saturday 12th July on the Readipop stage to do our thing…

    Please click the image above to go to our FB event page and please spread the word!

  9. Dj BB, L-Zee & Onoe Caponoe pose for a photo mid set at Holdin’ Court back in May.