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A beginner’s guide to: Stormzy

  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

by × April 13, 2018 ×

Articles, Music

A beginner’s guide to: Gucci Mane

A beginner’s guide to: Gucci Mane

Here is a not at all exhaustive list of names Gucci Mane has been known by: Gucci Mane, Guwop, La Flare, Mr. Zone 6, Trap God, Radric Davis (but only if you’re his mother). Whilst collecting names, he’s also pioneered trap as a genre, elevated Migos to fame, been in // Read More

by × April 4, 2018 ×

Articles, Music, Reviews

Album Review: Migos – Culture II

Album Review: Migos – Culture II

Clocking in at an hour and 45 minutes long, Migos’ latest offering can hardly be accused of holding back on content. The problem is, a lot of the content on offer just isn’t that…good. The reason the original Culture became such a breakout hit for the trio was that they // Read More

by × February 6, 2018 ×

What's On

Why you should be at AFROPUNK London this weekend

Why you should be at AFROPUNK London this weekend

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

by × July 19, 2017 ×

Articles, Interviews, Music

Knucks: Meet UK rap’s rising star

Knucks: Meet UK rap’s rising star

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

by × June 5, 2017 ×

Articles, Music

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

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

Law Spot end the year on a high

Law Spot end the year on a high

Lawspot have been killing it this year in Brighton, but have done exceptionally well over the past few months. This Brighton based hip-hop platform is definitely one you’ll want to keep your eyes on in 2017. Hopefully, they can keep up the pace with their quality uploads which have been coming // Read More

by × December 6, 2016 ×