Reaching ten years in the game influential UK hip hop artist Akala releases new single ‘Giants’ featuring Kabaka Pyramid & Marshall, out on the 16th of Sept on ‘Illa State Records’ – and in true form gives us another fire release combined with that ability he possesses for dropping essential knowledge. Delivering his message of social change with salutes given to those who ushered in those changes, ,from the musicians to the cultural leaders Giants is the sound of 1 of the UK’s most progressive hip hop artists today.


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Together with the single there’s also the release the ”10yrs of Akala’ triple vinyl album, made up of tracks shosen by the fans themselves. But its this September which sees the start of the ’10yrs of Akala’ tour which includes US and Australian dates. Check below for all upcoming 23 UK tour dates, playing Manchester’s Academy 2 show on the 4th of October.

Akala website –


’10yrs of Akala’ tour dates –

Sep 24 Alexandra Palace London, United Kingdom

Sep 29 The Sugar Club Dublin, Ireland

Oct 03 Arts Club Liverpool, United Kingdom

Oct 04 Manchester Academy 2 Manchester, United Kingdom

Oct 05 53 Degrees Preston, United Kingdom

Oct 07 O2 ABC 2 Glasgow, United Kingdom

Oct 08 Riverside Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Oct 09 Liquid Room Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Oct 11 Sheffield Plug Sheffield, United Kingdom

Oct 12 Koko London, United Kingdom

Oct 13 O2 Institute2 Birmingham Birmingham, United Kingdom

Oct 19 CLWB IFOR BACH Cardiff, United Kingdom

Oct 20 The Marble Factory Bristol, United Kingdom

Oct 21 The Social Club Southampton, United Kingdom

Oct 22 The Watering Hole Perranporth, United Kingdom

Oct 24 Waterfront Norwich, United Kingdom

Oct 25 The Maze Nottingham, United Kingdom

Oct 26 2Funky Music Cafe Leicester, United Kingdom

Oct 27 MK11 Live Music Venue Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

Oct 28 Brighton Concorde 2 Brighton, United Kingdom

Oct 29 Belgrave Music Hall Leeds, United Kingdom

Oct 31 Junction 1 Cambridge, United Kingdom

Dec 31 Junction 1 Cambridge, United Kingdom



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