Grime

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One to watch: Ahadadream
Part of the new vanguard of party starters, the London-based producer mixes grime and bass with the sounds of his south Asian heritage

Kate Hutchinson

25, Jun, 2022 @1:00 PM

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‘Monumental for Black British culture’: the exhibition celebrating two decades of grime
A new show at the Museum of London tells the history of a scene that shaped British music, streetwear and slang – and launched the careers of Ghetts, Skepta and JME

Joseph JP Patterson

14, Jun, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Grimeboy review – a pair of battling MCs become allies
Casey Bailey’s moving, emotionally honest grime musical grows in power and has its own poetic, street-smart presence

Arifa Akbar

21, Apr, 2022 @1:42 PM

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Summer of soul: meet the stars of the UK soul renaissance
Across the UK, a fresh wave of writers and performers are rebooting soul music for the post-grime era. We talk to some of the stars lighting up the new season

27, Mar, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Stormzy review – shock and awe
Leeds First Direct Arena
A superstar-size stage show very nearly distracts from the colossal charisma of the south London rapper

Kitty Empire

19, Mar, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Skibadee changed the very nature of what it meant to be an MC or rapper in the UK | Joe Muggs
The MC, who has died aged 47, laid the foundations for grime, drill and all that followed – there is not a UK rapper today that doesn’t owe him a creative debt

Joe Muggs

28, Feb, 2022 @6:16 PM

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‘He was a cultural architect, a powerhouse’: musicians and peers pay tribute to Jamal Edwards
Politicians, colleagues and friends share how the SBTV founder had an unforgettable impact on their lives

Interviews by Chanté Joseph and Laura Snapes

22, Feb, 2022 @6:48 AM

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Jamal Edwards: a pioneer of British music whose generosity paved the way for generations
Edwards’ platform SBTV became a hub for an entire scene and remains a vital snapshot of contemporary sound. But his dedication to nurturing talent reached far beyond music

Aniefiok Ekpoudom

21, Feb, 2022 @5:44 PM

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Jamal Edwards obituary
Music and media entrepreneur who helped launch the careers of Ed Sheeran, Jessie J and Emeli Sandé

Peter Mason

21, Feb, 2022 @4:53 PM

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Mother of Jamal Edwards pays tribute to ‘beautiful son’
Loose Women’s Brenda Edwards ‘devastated’ at death of music pioneer, 31, after ‘sudden illness’

Lucy Campbell

21, Feb, 2022 @4:23 PM

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Abba to Zappa: pop, rock and classical music to look forward to in 2022
UK rap’s biggest star goes on tour, Wet Leg drop a deadpan debut and Rosalía gets into reggaeton. Here are the albums, concerts and tours the big hitters have in store

Alexis Petridis and Andrew Clements

30, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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D Double E review – grime originator unites the generations
Despite inspiring grime’s biggest stars, this is only the first nationwide tour from the east Londoner – a victory lap that draws on decades of Black British music

Fergal Kinney

14, Dec, 2021 @11:44 AM

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