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The top 5 ad libs in grime

The top 5 ad libs in grime

  Ad libs are weird, let’s get that out of the way first. Evolving from phrases like “uh-huh” or “yeah” designed to fill spaces between lines, today’s ad libs are a hell of a lot more creative. US rappers like 2 Chainz and Lil Jon are almost more famous for // Read More

by × February 23, 2017 ×

Articles, Music

Why grime isn’t the new punk (and why that’s a good thing)

Why grime isn’t the new punk (and why that’s a good thing)

With grime’s recent re-appearance in the mainstream of popular music a lot of articles have been written about where it came from and what it can be compared to. Amongst these comparisons a popular one is that grime is the modern day equivalent of punk. Whilst the two seem to // Read More

by × February 9, 2017 ×

Music

The Month In Grime – January

The Month In Grime – January

It’s safe to say 2016 was undoubtedly one of grime’s strongest years as a genre. We said last year that grime needed to stay true to its roots in 2017, to remain grounded, and January’s releases have certainly not disappointed.

by × January 31, 2017 ×

Articles

Scourge of the South China seas – Watch KXVU’s new video with Razor

Scourge of the South China seas – Watch KXVU’s new video with Razor

Southpoint’s head honcho, KXVU, has recently released a new album called ‘Cub Inna Caribbean’, and with it, a new video.

by × January 17, 2017 ×

Reviews

Why ‘Godfather’ is the grime album every new grime fan should listen to

Why ‘Godfather’ is the grime album every new grime fan should listen to

Grime undoubtedly had its most successful year in 2016, with numerous MCs and producers becoming household names throughout the UK and beyond. Artists such as Skepta, Stormzy, Chip – you know, the usual crowd – all had very productive years, so much so that the original heavyweight was almost sidelined // Read More

by × January 15, 2017 ×

Music, Reviews

The Year In Grime 2016 – Label Special

The Year In Grime 2016 – Label Special

As we begin 2017, I thought rather than just reviewing December’s grime releases, I would look back over the entire year’s worth. Instead of doing it release by release, I’m going to focus more on the labels releasing grime music in 2016. White Peach Records: Easily one of the standout // Read More

by × January 11, 2017 ×

Articles, Music

Hadouken! Grime Music and Street Fighter: A History

Hadouken! Grime Music and Street Fighter: A History

Grime music and video games have more in common than you may think, from JME’s first beats being made on Mario Paint to the soundtrack of a 1994 Wolverine game sounding like the world’s first grime instrumental. The late 1990’s and early 2000’s were a fertile time for the gaming industry, // Read More

by × December 1, 2016 ×

Music

The Month In Grime – November

The Month In Grime – November

Kahn & Neek – Fabriclive 90 In a year of so many social and economic disappointments, the one thing we can safely say is that grime music is stronger than it’s ever been. Shortly after the initial fabric closure announcement, the new Fabriclive compilation was announced and was to be // Read More

by × November 30, 2016 ×

Reviews

The Month In Grime – October

The Month In Grime – October

Well what a busy month it’s been. October has seen a really high volume of quality grime releases, both from inside the UK and outside. Here are our picks for this month: Sir Spyro – Topper Top (Featuring Teddy Bruckshot, Lady Chann & Killa P) (Deep Medi) Well, obviously right? // Read More

by × November 2, 2016 ×