Rapper Nadia Rose talks to Channel 4 News about being a woman in grime.
He’s one of the most influential characters in British music today. The sound that Wiley created in East London at the turn of this century – which eventually became known as Grime – has now reached global popularity. But whilst his peers achieved huge chart success, he has been known as the driving force behind…
Grime star J Hus has a chequered past – including a spell in prison and once being stabbed five times. Now he’s on the verge of international recognition – with his debut album ‘Common Sense’ nominated for the prestigious Mercury Prize.
“The UK has a brilliant grime scene and I want to do everything I can to support it”: bold words there from the Culture Minister Matt Hancock, who’s backing the campaign to scrap a controversial police form for music venues. Mr Hancock has told this programme he believes the Met’s 696 form disproportionately impacts people from black…
In the 90s pomp, TLC were a global phenomenon. But tragedy followed success when Lisa ‘Left Eye’ Lopes was killed in a car crash in 2002. Now, her band mates have come back as a duo, with a new self-titled album coming next month. But they insist that Lopes is irreplaceable.
It’s a sound and a style that is changing western music. Afrobeats – the fusion of African and international pop music is helping secure some of West Africa’s brightest stars a global audience.
His tweets make front page news, his concerts sell out in minutes, and his debut album is destined to top the charts: the grime artist Stormzy has caught the imagination of a generation.