The Doctor’s Orders Presents: Straight Up All Hip Hop. All Night. @ Trapeze, London, UK (09th Feb)

With so many nights offering a combination of genres these days, STRAIGHT UP is dedicated to All Hip Hop. All Night!

After the huge success of the first ‘Straight Up’ parties (and the demand for more), The Doctor’s Orders are making it a monthly affair.

As ever They’re joined by some of the best DJs in London for this night of back to back heat. Expect everything from classic 90’s bangers to the latest turnt up floor fillers.

DJ Kofi (Gorillaz)
Sarah Harrison
Ralphonze 90

Friday the 09th February
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