Keep Your Head High: Bashy's "Black Boys" Remains a Staple of Black British Positivity
Ten years on and his seminal track continues to be a celebratory call.
Sun, Sea, and Sweat: Fresh Island is a Sticky Paradise for Grime and Rap Fans
When the UK feels like it’s drowning in its own darkness and isolation, partying on a beautiful island in the blazing sun while watching all your favourite artists isn’t just escapism, it’s bliss.
We Threw a Massive Grime Karaoke Pool Party at Fresh Island and Here’s What Happened
If you were there, you already know it was sick, but if you weren’t there and you want to see how sick it was, here are all the photos.
International Women's Day 2016
No Right Time: The Harsh Reality of Being a Mother in the Music Industry
I didn’t stop to think how it would impact my career, but everyone else had already decided: I was out of the game.
Instrumental Grime Dons Coyote Records are Set to Stage a BBC 1Xtra Takeover
The label are hooking up with Sian Anderson for a month of forward thinking shows.
Win VIP Tickets for Noisey's Room 2 Party at Eskimo Dance on October 10th
We'll be celebrating the history and future of the grime instrumental alongside Hatcha, Royal T, Madam X and more.
We're Curating Room 2 at Eskimo Dance 2015, Celebrating the History and the Future of the Grime Instrumental
Announcing our line up of Royal T, Hatcha, and more.
Why Did Grime Never Go Right For Women?
1Xtra DJ Sian Anderson asks why it's only the mandem who seem to be flouncing about in their BMWs, looking like ballers with Ps and dat.
Thinkpieces And Shit
Why Spotify Data Being Included In The Charts Is Shit For Grime
Who cares about being able to listen to any album from history when all you want is that new track, right now?