Recent tweets from Wiley and Jay Electronica, among others, have sown discord and division between communities that have more in common than not.
British rapper Wiley was hit with a seven day ban from the platform after a day-long antisemitic rant.
Tabloids are reporting the MCs' warring tunes as an "explosive feud", but clashes have a long and storied history in the grime scene.
“No way is it from 2004? It sounds like it could have come out now.”
For their 18th birthday, the festival will play host to Slowthai and DJ Maximum who join Wiley and Kojo Funds on the UK heavy line-up.
In this week's roundup of essential new projects: Young Thug surprises us (again) alongside Nicki Minaj, 21 Savage, and Lil Uzi Vert, Tinashe (finally) returns with her third LP, and War on Women pick apart America's bullshit.
The godfather of grime has been made a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for services to music.
Eskiboy is back, with a new album in the works for early next year.
The book tells the story of how an east London boy became the godfather of grime. Read chapter 22 on 2001 track "Nicole's Groove" now.
The Roll Deep alums join forces on a track so cold we couldn't not premiere its video.
Including: Twitter wars and a diss verse from Wiley.
The Dean reviews two records from the transatlantic hip-hop trio, two from Wiley, one from Dizzee, and a fetching, message-free record from Chronixx.