J Hus

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The 50 best albums of 2020: the full list
Our countdown is complete, topped by a mercurial work of sprawling invention by a woman who has dug deep to survive. Taken as a whole, these choices contain drama, solace, poetry and fire, a fitting selection for a turbulent year

Ben Beaumont-Thomas and Laura Snapes

18, Dec, 2020 @8:07 AM

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The 50 best albums of 2020, No 8: J Hus – Big Conspiracy
The rapper keeps his signature upbeat melodies and humour, while urgently pursuing a deep take on the systemic checks that mar Black British life

Tara Joshi

09, Dec, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Nines tops nominations for first Mobo awards since 2017
West London rapper scores five nominations at celebration of Black British music, with J Hus, Lianne La Havas, Mahalia, Tiana Major9 and Darkoo all earning three

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

24, Nov, 2020 @10:10 AM

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J Hus, Stefflon Don and Dizzee Rascal: Rated awards celebrate black British music
J Hus won album of the year for Big Conspiracy while Dizzee Rascal took the legacy prize at the fifth annual GRM Daily awards

Laura Snapes

09, Sep, 2020 @7:15 PM

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Ivor Novello awards 2020: Dave, Kate Tempest and Stormzy among nominees
Behind-the-scenes talents Dan Carey, Jimmy Napes and Jamie Hartman join Kate Tempest with a pair of nominations each in UK songwriting awards

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

19, Jul, 2020 @11:01 PM

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The best albums of 2020 so far
There’s shaken-up pop from Rina Sawayama, searching rap by J Hus and Jay Electronica, and invention everywhere from KeiyaA’s soul to Beatrice Dillon’s electronics

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

11, May, 2020 @5:00 AM

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50 great tracks for February from David Bowie, Waxahatchee, J Hus and more
From US Girls’ ritzy funk to Jeff Parker’s melodic revamp of a Joe Henderson classic, check out 50 new tracks and read about our 10 favourites

Michael Cragg , Michael Hann, Ammar Kalia, Jude Rogers, Dave Simpson and Laura Snapes

03, Feb, 2020 @10:28 AM

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J Hus: Big Conspiracy review – reflective but still reckless
(Black Butter)

Kitty Empire

02, Feb, 2020 @9:00 AM

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J Hus – Big Conspiracy review: British rap star lights up his own lane
More introspective and subdued following a spell in prison – though with libido intact – J Hus is still masterfully blending styles

Alexis Petridis

23, Jan, 2020 @4:00 PM

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Did you see what I done? How J Hus became the voice of young black Britain
By blending music from across the black diaspora – the UK, US, Africa and Caribbean – while facing down cyclical violence, the east Londoner has become a totemic figure in British music

Aniefiok Ekpoudom

26, Nov, 2019 @4:32 PM

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Lovebox festival review – Solange intoxicates the smiley revellers
The relocated event settled into its new home with strong sets from Lizzo, 2 Chainz, J Hus and the blessed Chance the Rapper

Hannah J Davies

14, Jul, 2019 @1:39 PM

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Ed Sheeran: No 6 Collaborations Project review – smarm, charm and a watertight winning formula
The affable everyman dabbles in grime, hip-hop, balladry and Latino love songs as he zooms down the middle of the road to world domination

Alexis Petridis

12, Jul, 2019 @2:34 PM

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