...and why a group of ex-inmates are fighting to preserve it
He’s due to join forces with Durrty Goodz, a former foe, on a collab EP – so how'd we get here?
How Devlin went from Dagenham lad to beefing with the man who's since given him a 'Godfather' feature.
"Grime is no longer a niche genre, it’s just simply: good music."
We spoke to the 14-man collective about the "guerilla mentality" they've cultivated in the clubs and raves of Manchester.
Ahead of 'NOISEY London' on VICELAND, we look at the most exciting artists in the scene right now.
We caught up with Charlie Sloth, the prince of 1Xtra, to find out.
Last week saw the re-release of the MC's iconic "Street Fighter Riddim", so we sat down with the man himself to chat about his game tactics and who in the grime scene can beat him.
Yomeiriland like grime "because grime artists rap about ordinary life and are dissatisfied and whining just like us."
Hell, it doesn’t even have a chorus.
"Back then, I couldn’t believe that people were making statements like that, never mind songs."
Simon Wheatley’s 'Don’t Call Me Urban' photo book is being digitally re-released, so we asked him to reflect on a few of his classics.