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The BRITS: Stormzy, Politics, Prayers and Orange Lamborghini’s

First of all, I just want to say a huge CONGRATULATIONS to Stormzy for winning Best Male and Best Album at lasts nights prestigious Brit Awards. Not only that but ‘Gang Signs and Prayer’ just went platinum! EEYYYYY… 2, all thanks to you ❤️ pic.twitter.com/SLYkw0xtib — #GSAP (@Stormzy1) February 22, 2018 Last night, the music […]

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When Grime Speaks Up

Grime music has been embedded within the culture of the UK music scene for many years now. We’ve seen so many of our favourite grime artist make it big and then go on to pursue other musical styles and ventures. It’s amazing to see their music develop but what’s equally enjoyable is being able to […]

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[Interview] Astroid Boys is “Broke” for debut album

Ahead of Astroid Boys highly anticipated debut album ‘Broke’  coming out 29th September. Leila sat down with the welsh boys and discussed what to expect from the album! A collaboration of Worlds Benji, Traxx and Dellux of Astroid Boys gives us the meaning behind ‘Broke’, how they melded multiple genres including grime, punk and metal together to […]

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Bezzy’s Thoughts – “Impossible is nothing…”

When you are black, you are all too aware of the fact that you are black. Sounds stupid and circular but seriously when you’re black you know you are black! What I mean by this is that you learn very quickly all the limitations that come with being black, it is a hard reality to […]

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DJ Fitz & SpotlightFirst Presents: FIRST, THE CULTURE!

SpotlightFirst teams up with the International MultiGenre DJ Fitz for a celebratory mix of the best and latest UK music. The mix, the first in the series, features music from established and underground artists such as Mike Brimey, Raye, CallMeTheKidd, One Acen, J Hus, Stormzy and more. The culture comes first.

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Stormzy makes the new FORBES Class of 2017 list!

FORBES released a brand new list of Hip-Hop Cash Princes for 2017 – The Princes list is composed of  acts most likely to ascend to Cash Kings status at some point in their career. Cash King Status has long been a sought after title for many rappers in Hip Hop, presumably for bragging rights as well as a […]

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Stormzy is the people’s champion

In a decade or so, February 24th 2017 could possibly be looked back on as a landmark moment in grime history. To Grime fans it will be remembered as the day Stormzy officially announced his arrival by releasing his ‘debut’ album ‘Gang Signs & Prayer’. Words alone simply cannot express the importance of this album. Since […]

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Weathering the storm: Was Stormzy’s refusal to comment on racism cowardice or strategic?

Saturday morning, I woke up to “black twitter” up in a frenzy over a video of Stormzy’s interview on Channel 4’s The Last Leg. During the interview he was asked about an incident in which the police raided his new luxurious Chelsea home because a neighbour thought he was an intruder. When questioned about whether […]

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