Noisey UK's Guide to the Future
Beyond Grime: Why You Need to be Paying Attention to Britain’s Other Rap Scenes
From Kojey Radical to 808 INK, any young British MC that isn’t making pop-rap or grime shouldn't have a fight on their hands just to be heard.
That's Not Me: How Our Thriving British Music Scene is Reclaiming Its Identity
We have a crop of artists who aren't turning to America for inspiration or identity.
How Manchester Came to Define the Progressive Edge of New British Music in 2015
A fresh aesthetic has been bubbling in the city over the last twelve months, pushing eerie dancehall and tempo-twisting bangers to the forefront of the Mancunian identity.
Lady Leshurr Isn't Having It Anymore: "We Still Get Classed as 'Female Rappers' - Like You're Only Good for a Girl"
The Birmingham MC has slayed 2015 with her "Queen's Speech" series, but in her rise to fame she's had to knock down the music industry's many invisible barriers.
Wot Do U Call It? Manchester's GREY Collective Want to Destroy the Lazy Labels Forced on Black Musicians
They're accessible and interesting artists whose work has been played on Radio 1 in the past, so why do they feel like they are swimming against a tide?