OLS Boom Bap Warm Up Review
by Joe Read
The evening saw a heavy live-set introduction to Exeter duo Sour Grapez to celebrate the debut EP release of our own lyrical introspective Moraless. Alongside a raggedy sunhatsporting Captain Cletus, the pair wove vocal flows over gritty boom-bap instrumentals, keeping hands high every moment they had the spotlight. The EPs closing collaboration track Fog Horn took listeners into a whirlwind of internals whilst exploring provocative depths on the hazy and hard-hitting Hezit-produced cut, reminiscent of a ’95 era Lord
After a night of rap mischief and mic battery from the OLS squad, Dirty Dike took to the plastic-cup and baggy littered swamp for the climax of the event. As every bit as filthy and wildly enthused as you would expect, the Dikesta popped off his catalogue to a raucous crowd, applauding parental disdain and ultimate mayhem every minute of the way. Hi I’m James, Typical Daze, Ten Dike Commandments and Return of the Twat amongst others pounded through the venue with an intoxicating and gripping energy. Before closing with the riotous Pork Pie, Dike had settled the crowd a number of times and wiped his face from sailing cups of Red Stripe doubly so.
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