Hours, the Aberdeen Hip-hop platform known for championing music from the North East and beyond, has just revealed news that’ll excite Scottish hip-hop enthusiasts. Acclaimed artists Tzusan and Shogun are embarking on a highly-anticipated nationwide tour across Scotland this summer, showcasing their incredible talent to audiences country-wide. They’ll play Captain Tom’s in Aberdeen on 24 June.

Shogun, a platinum-selling Scottish rapper, has already made a name for himself in the music industry. His impressive skills were showcased on BBC Three’s The Rap Game. This further solidified his status as a rising star in the hip-hop scene.

Unique styles and captivating lyricism

Joining Shogun is Tzusan, a contemporary MC/Producer whose solo release in 2022, titled “WSPSNSYRP,” garnered international acclaim. He even secured a nomination for Best Hip-hop at the Scottish Alternative Music Awards (SAMA).

The tour is dedicated to promoting their highly-anticipated collaborative album, “Lead Wetsuit Schematics.” This album promises to be a compelling blend of individual talents, highlighting their unique styles and captivating lyricism.

“Lead Wetsuit Schematics” boasts an impressive lineup of guest artists, including the renowned Grime artist Manga Saint Hilare. Additionally, Sonnyjim, a collaborator of the legendary MF DOOM and Jay Electronica, also contributes to the album. A real boost for this musical collaboration.

Vagrant Real Estate | co-founder of HOURS | Photo by Chris Sansbury / POST

A dynamic and thriving music scene

The tour will see Tzusan and Shogun performing in several key cities across Scotland, including Aberdeen. Audiences can look forward to the electrifying energy of these two talented artists.

For those eager to be a part of this remarkable journey, tickets for the shows are now available for purchase through Eventbrite. This is an excellent opportunity for Scottish hip-hop fans to immerse themselves in the dynamic and thriving music scene, supporting these exceptional artists as they embark on their Scottish tour.

With Tzusan and Shogun joining forces and taking their music on the road, the Scottish hip-hop scene is poised for an unforgettable summer.

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