The 22a Records label will be bringing their potpourri of soul, jazz and hip-hop influenced joy up from south London next week. Headed up by Tenderlonious (who'll be playing with the Ruby Rushton band), it exists as more than a collective, mind. Considering the fact that half of the guys responsible for releases are genuine family - Mo Kolours, Reginald Omas Mamode IV and Jeen Bassa are the Deenmamode brothers - the operation is more of an extended network of familia. There’s a laissez-faire feel about the whole exercise, no contracts are ever written out. Word is bond.
We welcome a combination of live and DJ sets from the posse next week Friday.