Hip-Hop Clubs in Glasgow

"Hip-hop" may not be the first music genre that comes to mind when you think of Glasgow, but there are some dedicated fans out there. Making up the small yet perfectly formed scene, here's our picks of the best hip hop clubs in Glasgow, with some playing more commercial stuff and others preferring to keep it old school with offerings from the 80s and 90s. 

Last updated on 15th July 2021




La Cheetah

1 user review 4

It may be a mecca for techno, but did you know La Cheetah is also one of the best hip-hop clubs in Glasgow? With a capacity of 200 people, this place has an ever-changing DJ schedule to showcase cool tunes across all genres.

Bamboo

7 user reviews 3

A popular student club in Glasgow, Bamboo is home to some of the city's cheapest drinks (starting from £1) and some mega nights out. Take to the dancefloor for hip-hop classics, with wall coverings, wood panelling and leather seats adding to the exclusive feel.

SWG3

3 user reviews 3

Looking to catch live hip-hop in Glasgow? You can count on SWG3 to come through, with everything from underground talents through to massive chart-ranking artists. One of the largest clubs in the city, this fantastic venue and outdoor space is sure to impress. 

Buff Club

2 user reviews 4

The Buff Club's weekly club night is the appropriately named "Hip Hop Thursday". We don't need to tell you what that involves, but the night is all about classic R&B and old school beats. Drinks start from £1 too, so there's no excuse not to get down to this fun hip hop club in Glasgow.

The Berkeley Suite

5 user reviews 4

If you're looking for a sweaty dancefloor and an awesome sound system, you're in the right place. While The Berkeley Suite doesn't have one specific hip hop night, their events have brought some seriously cool artists to this Glasgow ballroom - so keep an eye out for listings.