JME talks a lot about himself in his songs. He “had a durag straight at birth” (‘96 F**kries’), his vegan diet includes “No meat, no cheese, no milk, no eggs” (‘Pulse 8’), and we even know his school history: he “went Welbourne, went St. Paul’s, went Winchmore then // Read More
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Everyone knows Stormzy. You know, the bloke that was on Sunday Brunch? Did that interview with Graham Norton once, makes grime music, but is also beloved by your gran, who thinks he ‘seems like a lovely chap’. What’s that, you haven’t heard of him? That’s a disaster, you’ve got // Read More
The originator himself, Wiley is widely regarded as the founder of grime, and the one who has done the most to ensure its continued existence. That being said, it doesn’t change the fact that he hardly ever performs anywhere he’s booked to play; Wiley once described himself as like the // Read More
Neffa T – White Peach EP It seems this year that White Peach can do no wrong, hitting fire release after fire release. The next project to drop comes from the notoriously rapid DJ Neffa T. His uniquely old school arrangement style works wonders in the creation of the three // Read More
AFROPUNK may have been held in New York since 2005, but last year was the first time it made the foray across the Atlantic, and into London. As much a political statement as a music festival, the event promises “an eclectic line-up and an audience as diverse as the acts they // Read More
With Stormzy’s debut album topping the charts and Boy Better Know headlining The Other Stage at Glastonbury, it’s safe to say that grime is back in a big way. But how did it get from ‘I Luv U’ to ‘Rolex Sweep’ and back again? We’ve picked out ten moments that // Read More
Knucks has just come off stage and sat down in what is normally the VIP area of Shoosh, a Brighton nightclub that’s hosting the GRM Daily stage at this year’s Great Escape Festival. Today it’s the backstage area for the artists playing, and instead of champagne in the cooler there’s // Read More
It’s been a big month. One of the most influential grime artists of all time finally released his debut album, new releases from nearly all of the big hitters and plenty of other goodies to go with it.