Preview: Blackalicious are coming to Brighton

Presented by One Inch Badge and hosted at The Haunt, the incredible Hip-Hop duo, Blackalicious, are set to perform in Brighton this February.

Originally formed in 1992, Blackalicious consists of rapper Gift of Gab and DJ/producer Chief Xcel. Renowned for their socially conscious lyrics and head-bopping beats, the American duo have made several hits including Alphabet Aerobics, Deception and Make You Feel That Way. Combining a range of sounds in their music with influences from Jazz, Soul and more, the group offer a unique side to Hip-Hop.

Now, after releasing three genre defining albums (Nia, Blazing Arrow and The Craftand a 10-year gap, the talented two are back and will be releasing another album this March titled Emoni. Now that is something to blaze about!

Blackalicious will be performing on Thursday 5th Feb at The Haunt, Brighton, 7pm. Click here to get your ticket!

By Maxine Harrison

The Verse Staff

Next Post

Preview: White Fence @ Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar, 03/01/15

Mon Jan 26 , 2015
Friday the 30th January will see a certified alumnus of San Francisco’s long and infinitely profound music scene bless our town with sounds bigger than the sky. Following in the footsteps of previous bedroom producer/songwriters, such as R. Stevie Moore and Alexander ‘Skip’ Spence, Tim Presley, the sole creative force […]

You May Like

Get In Touch

Editor in Chief                                            Alice Pierre & Daisy Bradshaw

Student Voice Editor                       Sarah Tann

Arts Editor                                      Bethany Jo O’Neill

Entertainment Editor                         Federica Purcaro

Creative Editor                                  Roxanne Clark

News Editor             

Social Media Manager                                 n/a

Photographers                                                Alice Pierre                                                          Tate Batham

Website Manager                                          Amber Eder



About us

The Verse is run by students, for students. If you’re studying at University of Brighton and you’d like to get involved by writing for us or becoming a sub-editor, we welcome you to contact us via email.

The Verse is funded and supported by Brighton Students’ Union.

The views expressed on The Verse online newspaper do not necessarily represent the views of Brighton Students’ Union, its management or employees. For more information or for any enquiries, please contact the Marketing and Communications Team at