Hip Hop Clubs in London
London's hip hop scene is ever evolving, getting influences from the electronic scene and American acts alike; and it's definitely one of the most followed among 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 4th July 2016
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.
Boasting an impressive line up of DJs every week, over 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 and will get you out on that dance floor for sure.
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.
You’ll arguably know the Jazz Cafe more for it’s 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 Shell Toes Fridays, where DJs play nothing but the freshest hip-hop beats til 3am.
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.
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.
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 cheep and cheerful all night.
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!
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.