The Queens Hall
44 High Street
The Hempolics bring an infectious mash-up of Reggae, Electro, Hip-Hop, Soul, Rock and Pop, with strictly sunshine vibes, resplendent with huge hooks, organic rootsy vibes, bumping sound system bass and a wanderlusty, ineffably real sound all of their own.
“Could be my new favourite band of all time!” - Liz Kershaw, BBC6.
Their debut album ‘Kiss, Cuddle & Torture Vol. 1’ was playlisted by BBC6 Music with support from Steve Lamacq, Toddla T, Rodigan & Don Letts and was shortlisted as BBC6 Music Best Album of the year.
The Hempolics are out to put those organic rootsy vibes back into music; with their fat radio-friendly hooks, bumping soundsystem bass and a wanderlusty, ineffably real sound all of their own...
Over years of recording top international talent The Hempolics enigmatic leader, Grippa Laybourne, has been carefully honing his own masterpiece and selecting a gang armed and dangerous enough to execute it. The Hempolics caused an instant stir with their debut single Serious which hit number one in the UK reggae charts and was playlisted on Massive Attack’s BBC takeover.
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