A new bass heavy hip hop night, Trapped is set to launch at Oxford Art Factory onThursday July 4.

Trapped will unite MCs, producers and DJs, showcasing performances from Big Village head honcho Rapaport, Laxe and Nowhere Society. Rapaport dropped his debut solo albumLaughing on the Insideback in 09, and took out the FBi Radio Iron Lyricist MC battle that same year before returning to the fray last year with the release of hisPatternsEP. Laxe AKA Big Dumb Kid was listed among inthemix’s ‘Top 20 Local Producers You Need to Hear’, while the duo of Nowhere Society have made their mark as“chill people who make chill music.” Doors open at8pm, with entry $10 – or half that if you’re a student.

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