The Fugees are the most likeable manifestation of hip hop going. They're from New Jersey, they rhyme and, as they say, they kick. You'll have heard their palimpsest on Roberta Flack's "Killing Me Softly"; hear the album The Score and get dark.
Wed 7.30pm, The Forum, London NW5 (0171-344 0044)
The very latest thing in cute, danceable, independent-minded pop. See them, then decide.
Sat, Cavern Club, Exeter; Mon, Dingwalls, London NW1; Wed, TJ's, Newport; Thur, Waterfront, Norwich
Ian MacNabb and the Afterlife
Ex-Icicle Work with a nice line in robust, songwriterly guitar rock.
Mon 8pm, Wedgwood Rooms, Portsmouth; Tue 8pm, Shepherd's Bush Empire, London W12Reuse content