Best hip hop clubs in Amsterdam

Amsterdam Nightlife offers access to 30+ nightclubs with the Amsterdam Nightlife Ticket. An Amsterdam Nightlife Ticket includes 1, 2 or 7 days access to the best Hip Hop clubs in Amsterdam, several nightlife experiences, and extras for just €10.

The best Hip Hop Clubs

Bring your love for hip hop to the city that loves it just as much, or perhaps even more. Locals and visitors go out at night in search of the rhythms that make their heart skip a beat. And the clubs? They gladly provide what draws in the crowds. Running short on options isn’t something to be scared of. Instead, worry about choosing the right place for quality music and good vibes. There are so many, you won’t be able to visit even half of them during your stay, so picking the right one is something that requires your attention.

And for that, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve made things a little easier for you with this list of the best hip hop clubs in Amsterdam. And because your Amsterdam Nightlife Ticket gives you access to the crème de la crème of Amsterdam’s hip hop scene, all the ingredients for a fabulous night out are right here. The clubs are waiting. What are you waiting for?

Every week, Amsterdam hosts numerous Hip Hop Club events, but which ones are truly worth it? We've handpicked the best ones just for you!


Supperclub   Mayhem  Every Friday  Click here
Melkweg   Encore  Every Saturday  Click here
Air Amsterdam  Thrwbck  Every Saturday   Click here
Club Up  Rotating every week  (mostly) Saturdays  Click here
Air Amsterdam OMG It's Sunday Every Sunday  Click here

So check our Special Event Calendar and get ready to explore and have a good time. 


You want to experience a night out at an exclusive club this weekend? Then go to Supperclub Amsterdam and experience a night you will never forget.

Every Thursday there is FREAKY, every Friday there is Mayhem and every Sunday they celebrate the weekend with Fourplay. 
3 awesome events that will most definetely provide you with a luxurious great night out!

Choose your 1, 2 or 7 days Nightlife Ticket here and add the special events at Supperclub, which you would like to attend!

Best hip hop clubs in Amsterdam

TIP: Get access to the special events from  Club Up, Disco Dolly,  Melkweg, Supperclub, Maïa. Check the Special Event Calendar and get your Nightlife Tickets now!

Club Up Nightclub

Looking to go all out all night? Club Up doesn’t even allow you to hold back and apart from their venue and music that spirit also applies to your outfit. Dress up and head over to Club Up if you are up for a night in style.

Check the Amsterdam Nightlife calendar to see what’s on during your visit. Your ticket gives you access to a number of club nights at Club Up and you can choose to add as many as you want. Don’t forget to pack your party chic outfit for your visit. Look good, feel good and head over to your best night out in history.

Melkweg, Encore

Melkweg is as famous in Amsterdam as the artists that have performed there over the many years it’s been around. Everyone knows it, everyone has been there and everyone has at least one great story that started on the dance floor of this club. A place everyone should visit, and can visit thanks to the diverse musical flavors it’s got to offer. But what you are here for, is Encore.

And one of the perks of your Amsterdam Nightlife Ticket is free access to this legendary hip hop event that’s held every Saturday night. Melkweg calls it ‘Holland’s Home to Hip Hop and R&B’ and that’s exactly what it is. Hip hop lovers from all over town, about 1500 of them every week, find their way to one of Amsterdam’s best club for a night full of the beats they enjoy most. It’s original and entertaining, out of control and crazy. Whether you’re here for something new, or some good old classics, you won’t go home disappointed. Party along with the locals and other visitors for a night that might be the beginning of one of your new best stories.

Check the Amsterdam Nightlife calendar to explore other events at this club, because Encore isn’t always the only hip hop devoted night at Melkweg.

Oliva Amsterdam

In the heart of Amsterdam lays a special venue, hosting the best club nights in collaboration with the city's biggest and best-known operators. Oliva opened their doors in 2019 and since then become one of the best hotspots in Amsterdam's nightlife scene.

At Oliva, you can party late into the night but also dine at Spaghetteria. When the restaurant's kitchen staff go home, you, luckily, don't have to. The tables are pushed aside and the restaurant is transformed into a dance floor and merged with the club, which sits on the other side of the building.

With Oliva's many club nights, you are in the right place for a HipHop night!  Well-known HipHop concepts such as Bambu, Dolle Dinsdag and Wauw! take place weekly. Check our special event calendar here, get your Nightlife Tickets and experience this unique venue for yourself.

Air Amsterdam

Dive into the pulsating heart of Amsterdam's hip-hop scene at Air Amsterdam, a vibrant nightclub celebrated for its electrifying atmosphere and cutting-edge sound system.

With a commitment to showcasing the best in hip-hop talent, Air Amsterdam is more than just a night out—it's an immersive experience. When you secure your Amsterdam Nightlife Ticket, you can select two of the city's most sought-after events.

Join us every Thursday for "Twist," and Saturdays for Thrwbck where the beats never stop and the energy soars, and don't miss "OMG, It's Sunday" to cap off your weekend with a bang. Both events promise unforgettable nights filled with top-notch music and a beautifull crowd, making Air Amsterdam a must-visit destination for hip-hop aficionados. Check our special event calendar here.


Bitterzoet is a nice surprise that can be found just outside the official party area. What they offer is kind of all over the place so definitely check the agenda if hip hop is the only thing that pleases you. But when one of those nights is on, it’s going be good and you can count on that.

Dressing up isn’t a must, just look casual nice and you’ll be fine. Bitterzoet aims to offer new, upcoming and slightly different DJ’s and artists a podium so don’t be surprised to hear a sound you’ve never heard before. Who knows, this club might be the place to discover your next favorite artist.

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Best hip hop clubs in Amsterdam


Have a look at the website of this Amsterdam favorite and you’ll instantly see that hip hop is something they don’t take lightly. Under the section ‘Paradiso hip hop’ you’ll see exactly what’s happening right now and in the near future so you can make plans accordingly. And what’s happening is usually a lot.

From American underground, acoustic, local and international artists to experimental evenings with different styles combined together. Paradiso isn’t afraid to wonder of the beaten track and show you what’s new in town. The old church building sets the stage for an excellent fiesta and just one glance at the program tells you a night at Paradiso will go beyond all your expectations.
You can find all of their events on our calendar page!

Café de Duivel

Looking for a sweet spot to get into the party mood before heading over to one of the clubs on this list? Cafe de Duivel, Dutch for the devil, is where you need to be. A household name in the Amsterdam hip hop scene and loved by locals and visitors, some even say it’s the best hip hop bar in town.

Music first is their policy and though from the outside it looks like any other bar on the street, inside is a whole new world. DJ’s from all over the world gladly accept De Duivel’s invitation to spin some records and for a place that tiny, it says a lot about their reputation.

The doors open at 8 pm every day of the week and the party lasts till 4 am on the weekend, 3 am during the week. The staff is beyond friendly and looks like every night at their job is a party too. And don’t underestimate the size of the bar, whatever you’re drinking, they’ll make it.


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