Wu-Tang Clan, Public Enemy and De La Soul will come together for a very special UK tour in May 2019. The influential rap groups will play shows in Wembley, Manchester and Glasgow during the Gods of Rap UK Tour.
Nicki Minaj and Future will visit the UK & Ireland in March 2019 for a short run of arena dates. The global hip-hop icons will play shows in London, Birmingham, Dublin, Glasgow and Manchester during their NickiHndrxx Tour.
Post Malone will embark on his first UK and European arena tour in 2019. The American rapper will play shows in Dublin, Birmingham, Glasgow and Manchester during February before heading to mainland Europe. He'll return to play London's O2 Arena in March 2019.
Twenty One Pilots will be touring the UK & Ireland in 2019 in support of their new album Trench. The American musical duo will play shows at arenas in Birmingham, Dublin, Belfast, Glasgow, Manchester and London during the Bandito Tour.
50 Cent will play three of the country's biggest arenas during a short UK tour in September 2018. The hip hop superstar will celebrate the 15th anniversary of his debut album, Get Rich or Die Tryin', with shows in Birmingham, London and Manchester.
The Black Eyed Peas will be touring the UK for the first time in eight years during the autumn of 2018. The American pop trio will play shows in London, Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow and Milton Keynes during the Master Of The Sun Tour.
Canadian recording artist Drake originally found fame in the TV series Degrassi: The Next Generation, playing the character Jimmy Brooks. Drake's music career was launched following his signing to Lil Wayne's record label, Young Money Entertainment, on which he released his debut album in 2010.
Eminem has announced plans for a series of European shows in the summer of 2018. The American rapper will perform two shows at Twickenham Stadium on 14th and 15th July 2018 as part of his Revival Tour.
London-born rapper Example is so named because the initials of his real name, Elliot Gleave, form the abbreviation e.g. (for example). Example has released five studio albums – including the platinum selling Playing in the Shadows which reached No.1 in the UK chart in 2011.
American hip hop artist J Cole signed to Roc Nation in 2009, following the release of his debut mixtape The Come Up two years earlier. J Cole's three studio albums – Cole World: The Sideline Story (2011), Born Sinner (2013) and 2014 Forest Hills Drive (2014) – all reached No.1 in the US Billboard chart.
Jason Derulo will be heading to the UK for a series of arena shows in September 2018. The R'n'B superstar will play shows in Belfast, Glasgow, Manchester, Cardiff, Birmingham, Wembley, Brighton and Leeds during the UK leg of his 2 Sides World Tour.
Jay-Z will be touring the UK in June 2018 with wife Beyoncé. The pop power couple will perform huge stadium shows in Cardiff, Glasgow, Manchester and London during the European leg of their On The Run 2 Tour.
Kanye West is an eighteen time Grammy Award winning American rapper. His hit singles include Stronger, Gold Digger and Love Lockdown. All but one of Kanye West's five solo studio albums have reached number one on the US Billboard chart, including his last solo album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy.
Kendrick Lamar will visit the UK & Ireland in February 2018 for a series of arena shows. The American rapper and songwriter will perform shows in Dublin, Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow and London during The Damn Tour.
Ms Lauryn Hill will be touring the UK & Ireland in celebration of the 20th anniversary of her debut album The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill. The American singer and rapper will perform shows in Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham, Dublin and London.
American hip hop duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis released their debut studio album, The Heist, in 2012, and then won four Grammy Awards the following year. The duo's latest hit single, Downtown, features Eric Nally and Hip Hop pioneers Grandmaster Caz, Kool Moe Dee and Melle Mel.
British Hip-Hop sensation N-Dubz originally found exposure on pirate radio, but have since released some of the best-selling singles of the past few years. Their 2009 album, Against All Odds, achieved platinum status in under a month.
Plan B (Ben Drew) shot to fame with the release of his second album, The Defamation of Strickland Banks. The album is the soundtrack to a film of the same name, which Plan B directed and starred in. Plan B won the award for Best British Male at the 2011 BRIT Awards. He also picked up a trio of Ivor Novello Awards in 2011.
Snoop Dogg is one of the most recognisable entertainers in the music and film industry. Primarily a rap artist, Snoop is also a producer and Hollywood actor. Snoop Dogg's early career saw him become one of the World's biggest hip-hop stars through the release of his debut album, Doggystyle, which went multi-platinum in the US.
Tinie Tempah has enjoyed huge success since the release of his chart-topping debut album, Disc-Overy, in 2010. The rapper from South London has won two MOBO Awards and two BRIT Awards.