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Friday, July 5 • 12:00am - 1:00am
Mr B, The Gentleman Rhymer- 2013 Featured Musical Performer

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Making his North American debut AT CONvergence….. Mr B, The Gentleman Rhymer !!!

“There has  never been a rapper like Mr.B” Sunday Times

On a one-man mission to introduce Hip-Hop to the Queen’s English, Mr. B is delighted to present Chap-Hop.

Having spent the best part of a decade bringing some manners back to popular culture, this dopest of fellows will entertain and amuse you with his ingenious stylings. Aiming to dazzle with dignity, Mr. B takes to the stage with his Banjolele and stiff upper lip to perform ditties of pipe-smoking, high society, Cricket and sexual misadventure, as well as some more well-known pieces from the world of Hip-Hop, re-worked in true Chap-Hop fashion.

Mr.B has fast gained a reputation as an eloquent and entertaining live performer, playing recitals across the UK and into Johnny Continent for the past two years, from the Glastonbury Festival to club NME in Paris, from the club in Surrey to the Edinburgh fringe. His video ‘Chap-Hop history’ has received over half a million hits on youtube and an old skool rave medley entitled ‘Songs For Acid Edward’ has had props from Orbital’s Paul Hartnoll and SL2’s DJSlipmatt.

His music has been played by Marc Riley, Steve Lamacq and Tom Robinson on BBC 6Music and he has performed live on air for Scott Mills and Rob Da Bank on Radio 1. In the summer of 2010 he appeared on stage with DJ Yoda to perform one of Yoda’s favourites ‘Let Me Smoke My Pipe’, and he has also just guested on banjolele and vocals on US nerdcore rapper MC Frontalot’s album ‘Zero Day’. In addition, he recently remixed and rapped on Rizzle Kicks’ hit ‘When I Was A Youngster’. In 2011 he won ‘best hiphop act’ at the People’s Music Awards held at London’s Scala and in 2012 was nominated for no less than 5 Brighton Fringe Awards.

His latest long player ‘The Tweed Album’ was released in June 2012 and has been described as ‘A Psychedelic Chap-Hop masterpiece’. Mr.B is a true ‘festival favourite’ and was in the Guardian’s top ten things to see at last year’s Glastonbury.



Friday July 5, 2013 12:00am - 1:00am
Mainstage East A Ballroom

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