Five is a magic number again

Jurassic 5 will be appearing on a UK headline tour next year, including a gig in Nottingham.

The American alternative hip hop group, featuring rappers Chali 2na, Akil, Zaakir, Mark 7even and DJ Nu-Mark and Cut Chemist first formed in 1993 and debuted nationally in 1995 with their first single, Unified Rebelution.

Their eponymous full-length debut album entitled Jurassic 5 was realised in 1998 and three albums followed including Quality Control, Power in Numbers and Feedback, the latter two peaking at number 15 on the Billboard 200 chart.

The group disbanded in 2007.

Earlier this year, the full line-up reunited again and appeared at numerous festivals around the world.

Californian trio Ugly Duckling will be joining as special guest support for Jurassic 5’s tour.

After more than 20 national UK tours and performances at the likes of Reading and Leeds festivals; Young Einstein, Dizzy Dustin and Andy Cooper aka Ugly Duckling will be bringing their brand of unique and authentic hip-hop for an exciting and super-tight set.

They will be at Nottingham’s Rock City on June 24.

Tickets are £25 via / 0844 811 0051