The legendary DJ Stretch Armstrong will be bringing his ‘No Sleep’ show to the Liverpool International Music Festival for LIMF Presents. 

Joined by New York City’s hip-hop stalwarts and tastemakers, Kool DJ Red Alert, DJ Clark Kent, Jungle Brothers and Slick Rick at Liverpool’s Palm House on Sunday 23rd Julyfor a celebration of New York’s prolific hip hop scene, exploring sounds from the 80’s and 90’s. Tickets cost £19.80 (including fees), for more information visit

Few people can claim to have had a bigger impact on the hip-hop scene than Stretch Armstrong and his award winning radio show with partner in crime Bobbito Garcia. Instrumental in breaking legendary acts such as Notorious BIG, Jay-Z, Nas and Eminem, not to mention rap icons such as Wu-Tang, Busta Rhymes, Brand Nubian and Mobb Deep, the NY DJ will be bringing his wealth of experience to LIMF in what is sure to be an unforgettable night.

Slick Rick

Slick Rick to perform only UK show in 2017 for LIMF at ‘No Sleep’, 23rd July.

DJ Stretch Armstrong comments“Really looking forward to joining you all in Liverpool this summer for this exclusive event taking place in the LIMF. The focus will be hip-hop between ’88 and ’99, and as such, it’s only fitting that I’m bringing along with me the legendary Kool DJ Red Alert and God’s favorite DJ, Super DJ Clark Kent, and we’ll be joined by Jungle Brothers and the one and only Slick Rick. This promises to be a tremendous night for hip-hop fans old and young.”

A limited number of free tickets will be available for existing LIMF ticket holders to a live No Sleep Q&A and book signing on Saturday 22nd July at Lost Art Shop, in association with Lost Art x No Fakin. DJ Stretch Armstrongwill discuss the New York hip-hop scene between 88-99, ahead of his No Sleep party the following evening. Details on how to reserve a ticket will become available on the LIMF website soon.

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