Top 5 Best Rap / Hip-Hop Nightclubs in Dubai, DXB [2020 GUIDE]

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Here's the list of the best clubs in Dubai that you should definitely check out.

1 OAK

Best Rap / Hip-Hop nightclub in Dubai!
1 OAK

Born out of the name tagline ‘One Of A Kind’, with multiple locations across the globe in New York, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, and Tokyo, the 1-OAK Brand is the epitome of New York City chic, providing an unrivalled nightlife experience in the heart of Dubai. Make sure when you enter 1-Oak that you are passing through their cavernous hallway engraved with Charles Darwin’s writing which leads to an enormous 9,000 sq ft meticulously detailed piece of architectural mastery, whose beauty is enhanced with a unique art collection from Roy Nachum. 1-OAK Dubai provides everything from individual VIP experiences to endless great services for luminaries, celebrities and elite visitors.

  • JW Marriott Marquis, Sheikh Zayed Road Dubai, DXB Dubai United Arab Emirates
  • Business Bay
  • 11 pm - 3 am Sun, Tue - Fri
  • Dress Code: Strict
  • $$$

Drai's

Drai's

Drai’s combines the magic of Las Vegas with the grandeur of Dubai coming together to create an incomparable nightlife experience to the United Arab Emirates. Set in nightlife hotspot Meydan, Drai’s Dubai offers you a clubbing experience that is made up of incredible music, mesmerizing light and sound shows, unforgettable show-stopping live performances, and world-class attentive service. Whether it’s watching artists perform against the backdrop of mind-blowing visuals, or enjoying a night of pure entertainment and good music, your night at Drai’s Dubai will be one you’ll remember for a long time. This venue is a world leader in creating the very best guest experience and has hosted some of the biggest names in hip-hop and R&B including Drake, Nelly, Nicki Minaj and Kendrick Lamar – Drai’s is undoubtedly the ultimate party destination.

  • Meydan Racecourse Grandstand Dubai, DXB Dubai United Arab Emirates
  • Grandstand
  • 10 PM - 4 AM Friday, Sunday
  • Dress Code: Strict
  • $$$

Toy Room

Toy Room

After having made a name for itself in the exclusive London party scene, Toy Room launched at the Soho Garden complex in earlier 2018. Following in the paw prints of the illustrious London nightlife venue, Toy Room Dubai boasts an exclusive yet fun experience. There’s never a dull night at this hugely popular, award winning venue has everything you could ask for in a club – an energetic crowd, banging tunes and let’s not forget, a lovable, party-lovin' mascot called Frank the Bear. Clubgoers can enjoy the vibe created from the neon and graffiti decked interior while enjoying party nights where Hip-Hop music can be heard from some of the city’s brightest DJs. Toy Room Dubai has featured major international artists such as Nelly, Omarion, Jeremih, Busta Rhymes, and Ty Dolla Sign to name just a few who have performed at the venue in the past.

  • Meydan Racecourse Grandstand, Ned Al Sheba Dubai, DXB Dubai United Arab Emirates
  • Grandstand
  • 11 pm - 4 am Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri & Sat
  • Dress Code: Strict
  • $$$

Base

Base

Base Dubai joined the nightlife scene in 2017, ever since then they have offered an immersive, exciting and unique experience to their guests raising the bar on the global nightlife scene. Much more than a traditional nightlife venue, this huge open-air venue plays host to an endless list of the world’s top artists paired with unmissable world-class shows and production.

  • Dubai Design District Dubai, DXB Dubai United Arab Emirates
  • Design District
  • 11 pm - 4 am Mon / Wed / Thurs / Fri
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • $$$

BOA Lounge

V Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton
BOA Lounge

BOA is a dual story,1000 person capacity ultra-luxe lounge and nightclub elevated above the Dubai metropolis on the 32nd floor of one of the region's most famous addresses, V Hotel in Al Habtoor City. The BOA lounge features luxurious interiors, an indoor bar, and a lavish terrace with sensational views across the Dubai Water Canal and the Arabian Gulf. Open 7 nights a week from 8 PM to 3 AM, the lounge offers first class mixology, shisha and international lounge food. Enjoy the impressive social scene and service, and party your heart out, while a live DJ sets the mood. The BOA terrace is climate-controlled to bring comfort to diners no matter the season. Meanwhile, BOA Club is open every Thursday and Friday from 11PM. Guests are treated to world-class entertainment and show-stopping performances from the world’s most talented entertainers. The club offers intense nightlife and party experiences with sophisticated champagne, dance and light shows. Resident and International DJ guests entertain A-listers from around the globe for an ecstatic beautiful crowd keeping the dance floor on fire and the party going all night long. With BOA Club, your weekend transforms into a vibrant celebration of luxury lifestyle.

  • V Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Rd, Al Habtoor City Dubai, DXB UAE United Arab Emirates
  • Business Bay
  • 8pm - 4am Thu - Sun
  • Dress Code: Strict
  • $$

Check out the venues section for the full list of Rap / Hip-Hop nightclubs.

Dubai Nightclubs FAQ

What time does the headlining DJ usually start performing in Dubai clubs?

The headlining DJ will usually start performing around 12:00 AM.

How long do DJs play in Dubai?

The headlining DJ or artist usually plays a 1 to 2 hour set.

What is the dress code like at Dubai Rap / Hip-Hop nightclubs?

Guys can wear nice jeans and a form fitting plain t-shirt or a nice button down shirt. Girls can wear jeans or a comfortable but stylish dress if they prefer. Of course guys and girls can never go wrong with dressing up even more – there is no such thing as overdressing when it comes to clubs.

How can I get into Dubai Rap / Hip-Hop nightclubs for free?

Some Dubai Rap / Hip-Hop nightclubs have a free ladies guest list, and have a free even ratio guest list – free if you have the same number of girls (or more) in your party.

Keep in mind that many Dubai Rap / Hip-Hop nightclubs are more exclusive and require bottle service to get in. You can sign up for the guest list on our events page.

How can I book bottle service for Dubai Rap / Hip-Hop nightclubs?

You can book bottle service directly on Discotech by visiting the Dubai page.

How much is bottle service at Dubai clubs?

Bottle service and table minimums at Rap / Hip-Hop nightclubs can get pretty expensive in Dubai, but every nightclub is different.

The best way to find out is to visit the events page and choose the event you're thinking of going.

Should I buy tickets to get into Dubai Rap / Hip-Hop nightclubs?

If the nightclub has tickets, we recommend buying tickets during holiday weekends and for big name artists. The ticket line is generally faster and shorter than the guest list.

Many Rap / Hip-Hop nightclubs in Dubai are bottle service only – meaning you must book a table reservation in order to get inside.

Which Dubai nightclubs play EDM and electronic music?

Check out the full list on our guide to the best EDM nightclubs in Dubai.

Which Dubai nightclubs play hip-hop?

Check out the full list on our guide to the best hip hop nightclubs in Dubai.

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