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MOBO Awards – Stormzy

This year, Stormzy scooped twice at the MOBO awards! It was a triumph for Grime and underground music as popular Croydon artist Stormzy collected best male act and best grime act. Stormzy won the first best grime act reward and received it again this year in 2015. Stormzy is truly deserving of this title -

Get Discovered – a music competition with a difference

Get Discovered is designed to get young music talent heard and to raise awareness of blood cancer. Thousands of people are diagnosed with blood cancer every year and their only chance of survival is to find a matching blood stem cell donor. Younger people have a better chance of saving someone’s life, yet only a

2015: The Second Coming of UK Grime

UK Grime music was in its infancy over ten years ago, yet 2015 prevails as ‘the year of Grime’ by mainstream media. We’ve come along way from underage raves, pirate radios and spraying bars over instrumentals off a Nokia. With Grime music, came a Grime culture. It was in fact the underage raves, pirate radio

WILEY AWARDED FIRST EVER ‘PAVING THE WAY’ MOBO

Wiley, is the first recipient to be honoured with the ‘Paving The Way’ MOBO Award. The E3 MC will be presented with an award at Wednesday’s MOBO’S, a ceremony which recognises the achievements and inspiration set in the urban creative industries. A major figurehead in the Grime scene, Wiley, who is also considered as

Kano – ‘Garage Skank’ is a banger.

"Who put metaphors in this grime ting, manlike Sharky and I did?" ..Ok, background. Kano is a legend. Whether you heard him back in 2004 on a Deja set, or found out about him via 'Flow of the year' last summer, there is no doubting Kano's talent. When I first heard Kano it was on

Young Birmingham MC, KD Loses His Life In Car Crash

Last night, police were called out when a Peugeot 206 crashed into a tree on the junction of Stechford Road and Beaufort Avenue just after 11pm yesterday. KD, a 14 year old MC from Birmingham, was in the passenger seat and was treated by paramedics at the scene but later passed away. A 26-year-old man

#GrimeAid – The Live Event To Support Syrian Refugees

In response to the Syrian refugee crisis, Julie Adenuga hosts #GrimeAid as a way of showing support and raising money for the cause. This one off show will be held at THE NEST on 19th October and will feature some of the biggest names in Grime and UK Rap. So far, the acts announced are:

Tuggawar Disses Chip, Jammer, Kano & More

Recently the "Straight Outta Hackney" Dancehall MC Tuggawar, dropped this diss and has now come through with the visuals. Tuggawar disses for Chip, Jammer, Kano, Ghetts & more. Stating that he is the "War God" and that he wants Jammer to book him for the next LOTM where he'll supposedly "kill everything". He tells Kano

Jammer Remixes Disclosure

Last night, MistaJam premiered Jammer's remix of Disclosure's "Jaded". He said that he wanted to make something that wasn't commercial, but musical, something everyone could listen to and enjoy. With the help from Manchester MC Blizzard on keys, it took "2 all nighters" to create the finished product. Jammer says that he is aiming to

Chip Really Does NOT Run Out Of Bars

After sending for Bugzy Malone 3 times in a week, Chip proves once again he doesn't run out of bars with his latest send. Spitting over JME's "96 Bars of Revenge", Chip definitely got a lot off his chest firing shots at not only Bugzy but Tinie Tempah too! He claims that he cannot stand