Hip Hop Clubs in London
London's hip hop scene is ever evolving, influenced by the electronic scene and American acts; as well as being one of the most followed underground music genres. Even if hip hop club events aren't quite as frequent as house music ones, there are so many clubs in London hosting true old school music nights with smashing success. So how about getting your sweet A$AP Rocky and Biggie Smalls fill by taking a look at our recommended list of the best hip hop clubs in London.
Last updated on 16th February 2017
The brunch movement taking London by storm is back. It's Hip Hop Brunch and it's louder than ever. Revolutionising everything we know about boozy brunches in London, this force will have you getting messy with a menu of 'Dirty South' foods and then spitting lyrics and breaking moves on the dance floor when their hip hop karaoke kicks off.
East London's hip hop club offering comes in the shape of hybrid venue and Hoxton favourite, the Hoxton Pony. Not only bound by hip hop. Hoxton Pony play a varying mix of urban classics, throwback hits, dubstep, electro and Old Skool all weekend long.
With six huge rooms, each with a different, quirky theme to keep things interesting you can always expect a party and resident DJs playing some of the best hip hop tunes and club classics. Delicious cocktails, a long happy hour and always a lively, young crowd this is the place to be in Piccadilly Circus.
Bar Rumba is a late night club that throws a huge party every night of the week. With a dance floor to let loose on, you can enjoy DJs playing the best club hits and hip hop. This cool, intimate club has amazing promotions and happy hours that keep the drinks cheap and cheerful all night.
You’ll arguably know the Jazz Cafe more for its live music - Amy Winehouse, Kelis and Bobby Womack have all graced the stage here - but there’s also a gem of a hip-hop night to welcome in the weekend here. Head out in the heart of Camden Town for No Miracles Fridays, where DJs play nothing but the freshest hip-hop beats til 3am.
The Old Queen's Head in Angel loves a good party, especially when it comes with lashings of raucous behaviour and outrageous fun. Head to North London to dance the night away with a great crowd, top-notch drinks and a hot hit list of hip hop classics.
Shaka Zulu is one of the coolest clubs in Camden, with two floors of extravagant South African decor, restaurant and party space, it is open for partying every night of the week. DJs play all the club favourites and a mix of R&B and hip hop, especially on the late night weekends. If you're looking for something a little bit different from your average club night then Shaka Zulu is the place to be!
Boasting an impressive line up of DJs every week, more than 50 cocktails choices and late night hours every day, it is one of the top places to party. The stylish interior makes everyone feel like a VIP at an exclusive club and hip hop and R&B are definitely a focus which will get you out on that dance floor for sure.
Situated right in the heart of Shoreditch, this club offers a nearly unmatched level of music variety. Live music throughout the week and top name DJs on weekends. It's the new residency of popular hip hop crew Livin' Proof, which host a monthly party with the best of true school hip hop, jackin house, bass and soul.
Things are getting serious over at The Old Queen's Head as they ramp up the volume with No Scrubs, a massive Friday night of hip hop. Head to Angel for a night of all the greats in a pub that always knows how to have fun.
Fuelling the underground party movement, Konnect host some of London's biggest club nights come the weekend. Take to their warehouse style venue decked out with graffiti from some of London's leading visual artists and dance, shimmy and shake to Hip Hop tunes and grooves until 6am strikes.