Kano Visits Radio 1 Rap Show

Kano dropped by the Radio 1 studios in London on Friday to appear on the Rap Show with Tim Westwood. He talked about the rise of hip-hop in the UK, having support from Mike Skinner and touring with The Streets, and he also did some freestyle. Audio at BBC.co.uk has since been removed.

The Nokia Urban Music Festival

De La Soul, Kano, Common, Estelle, and Lady Sovereign performed on stage at The Nokia Urban Music Festival With The Prince’s Trust at Earl’s Court on Saturday (April 16) in London, England. The UK’s largest urban music event, hosted by the Prince of Wales’ royal charity, featured a host of credible names in hip hop and R&B from the UK and US alongside workshops in break-dancing, MCing, beatboxing, music production, DJ skills and an Artist Advice workshop for breaking new acts. Check out pictures from GettyImages (show / backstage).