UK rapper Drillminister talks long-term plans to curb knife crime and political hypocrisy
''The people are so sick of the politicians in charge, they’d rather vote for a man who speaks the truth in a bally than a man who exposes his face and lies''
Halloween Playlist: Spooky hip-hop bangers
It’s a hip-hop Halloween, and here’s your soundtrack.
Album review: Ella Mai - Ella Mai
Boo’d Up blew up, and half a year later, here is R&B star Ella Mai’s debut album.
Hear This: Riz MC - Mogambo
Riz is aggressive in his defiance of our hatred-filled, fear-driven society.
Hear This: Jevon - Wagwarn (ft. Berna)
Combining sounds from the UK, the US and beyond, Jevon and Berna hit hard with a smooth swag-rap track.
Interview: Bobii Lewis
The R&B starlet talks diversity in music, freestyling and working with Craig David.
Genre Spotlight: Hip-Hop from 1979-1985
A history of hip-hop, told through the medium of the genre’s most impactful and influential tracks: from Sugarhill funk to Run DMC street.
Album review: Noname - Room 25
Hip-hop artist Noname returns with a bold fusion of live instrumentation and powerful lyricism.
The backlash from Eminem's 'Kamikaze' was unwarranted
Eminem’s surprise album ‘Kamikaze’ has stirred up a lot of controversy, particularly surrounding his comments to fellow artist Tyler, the Creator.
Meet hip-hop artist Choze: socially inspired, alternative, outspoken.
Hear This: BiG HEATH ft. Geko - Switch Sides
“Your nan’s favourite rapper” shows how melodic trap and hard bars work in perfect harmony.
5 Underrated Kanye West Songs
10 studio albums in, it's easy to forget some of Kanye’s greatest songs. So, here's a reminder.
Hear This: H.E.R. - Against Me
A relationship-based slice of R&B, accompanied by a minimalist beat and profound spoken word.