Best of 2017
Our Favourite British Rap Tracks of the Year
Excluding everything in our end of year list, these are the UK rap songs that we couldn't resist playing again and again in 2017.
NoLay Is a Get-Shit-Done Force to Be Reckoned With
We sat down with the trailblazing south London MC to talk about the importance of independence and the power of women.
Watch Nolay’s Powerful Video for "Dancing With the Devil"
One of grime's strongest voices details an abusive relationship effort to raise awareness of domestic violence.
NoLay Tackles Police Brutality and Institutionalised Racism on "Black Lives Matter"
"Of course all lives matter, but we say Black Lives Matter because the system treats us like they don't."
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.