Rough Trade Present ‘Hip Hop Raised Me’ In Conversation

Ask us and we can tell you with no hesitation that a conversation with DJ Semtex is nothing short of enlightening, altogether unexpected and will certainly test your wits.

Already anointed the British ‘Hip Hop Mastermind’ and now the author of the forthcoming book Hip Hop Raised Me®, DJ Semtex will be joined by comedian, actor, rapper, and screenwriter Doc Brown for his first in-conversation celebrating the launch of his book.

Semtex’s new book Hip Hop Raised Me®, is due to be published by Thames and Hudson on the 6th of October and Rough Trade East are hosting this special event in London on the 5th of October. Tickets to the event are free, but capacity is limited so all you need to do to book your ticket, is register here to guarantee entry.

DJ Semtex will be discussing his new book Hip Hop Raised Me® in-conversation with the incredible Doc Brown, and celebrating the essence, energy and enduring impact of hip hop over the the last 40 years. If you’ve had a listen to Semtex’s Hip Hop Raised Me No.1 iTunes podcast, you’ll already know just how vastly entertaining a conversation with Semtex can be, add in a dose of Doc Brown and the two of them may literally have you falling off your chairs.

Doc Brown aka Ben Bailey Smith recently starred in the 2016 Ricky Gervais movie David Brent: Life on the Road and has diversified considerably since his early days as a rapper, moving into mainstream TV and Film acting, stand up, screen writing and children’s books. Receiving huge accolades for his dramatic role in the ITV1 hit drama Brief Encounters as starting in ITV’s Law & Order, C4’s The Inbetweeners and Derek, BBC thriller Hunted, BBC comedies Rev, Miranda, Russell Howard’s Good News, Live at the Apollo and ITV’s Midsomer Murders, Ben has quite literally become a household name.

For further details check out the details on Rough Trade and register for your tickets here, don’t be mad – be early!

The Hip Hop Raised Me In Conversation will take place on the 5th of October at Rough Trade East, with a 6.30pm DJ set // 7pm Semtex in Conversation w/ Doc Brown // 8pm DJ set // 9pm Close.