Nothing Great About Britain marks the culmination of Slowthai’s progression from virtual unknown just a couple of years ago to rightly being considered as one of the artists right at the top of the UK rap game and “Britain’s most compelling new MC”. An eleven track anthology bookended by two searing polemics against class inequality… Continue reading An Anthropology of the Streets: Nothing Great About Britain Review
Grim Sickers just dropped his latest mixtape “Icons Only” and as we’ve come to expect of from the British-Jamaican-Indian MC it’s truly a grime tape, featuring production from heavyweights of the scene like Bowzer Boss, Audio Slugs and Filthy Gears as well as new producers like MaxehBeats. Sickers has been grinding in the game from… Continue reading Album Review: Grim Sickers – Icons Only
The Friday before last, on the 8th of March at the stroke of midnight, the mononymous Dave dropped his debut album PSYCHODRAMA. In doing so he graduated from his role as prodigal son to bona fide king of UK rap. The 20-year-old MC’s debut album not only became the first British rap record to top… Continue reading Album Review: Dave – PSYCHODRAMA
At 20 years old and just days away from the release of his debut album, the lead single of which has already racked up over 1.5 million views on YouTube (in just 2 weeks!), Dave should be basking in the glow of his success and enjoying a break from the hard work that has got… Continue reading The blacker the berry… – why are people so upset by Dave’s new single?
As another year draws to a close, before we begin to look ahead to what the new year might bring, we’ve been taking the time to look back at the bangers that got us moving, shaking and skanking throughout 2018. Whether it’s an infectious bassline, an ability to conjure a sense of ominous dread, or… Continue reading Tracks of the Year 2018 – H