The Scribes


Date: Sat Jul 30th

The Scribes are a multi-award winning hip hop three piece based in Bristol, consisting of lyricist/multi instrumentalist Ill Literate, rapper Jonny Steele and beatbox maestro Lacey. The group’s unique talents have combined to make a trademark sound unlike any other, featuring a seamless blend of live instrumentation and sampling set against a block rocking backdrop of booming bass and boom bap breaks.

Known for critically acclaimed live performances the group’s extensive touring has seen them perform and collaborate with some of the biggest names in hip hop including Macklemore, Dizzee Rascal, Kelis, Lethal Bizzle, Example, De La Soul, Wu-Tang Clan, Wiley, KRS-One, Pharoahe Monch, The Four Owls, The Sugarhill Gang and MF DOOM to name (drop) but a few.

The group have released material through US label Kamikazi Airlines, owned by Dizzy Dustin of legendary hip hop act Ugly Duckling, and UK based Reel Me Records, receiving critical acclaim worldwide for “The Sky Is Falling”, “A Story All About How” and the apocalyptic concept album “Mr Teatime & the End of the World”, winner of the “Concept Album of The Year” award.