Warrior Mode: Jammz is the Unstoppable Force Lighting Up Grime
He spits fire, produces beats, runs his own label, sends for the Tories, and performs more often than a West End actor. It's time to become acquainted with Jammz.
Exclusive: Watch Dizzee Rascal Tell the Story of His Lifelong Love for Jungle Music
In this exclusive video from Radar Radio, Dizzee plays records with legendary producer Ray Keith, and goes total fanboy on the scene that made him.
Levi's® Music Project presents Estates of Mind
Bold Frequency: Exploring the Legacy of Pirate Radio Culture
The glory days of pirate radio have passed in the UK but we can never forget what a big part it played in our culture and how it helped create whole music genres
I Listened to the New Lone Track over the Phone in Tribute to Rave Nostalgia
The UK producer shares a nostalgic roller on London imprint R&S Records you have to call up to listen to.
Remember When Terry Wogan Was Secretly a Pirate Radio DJ?
Forget everything you thought you knew about Tel, this is the true sounds of the Wogan.
How Youngsta Went From a High School Dropout to the Forefront of UK Dubstep
This South Londoner remains loyal to his signature sounds of the underground.
Beats, Grindah and Kurupt FM Set the 1Xtra Studio Ablaze Last Night with Big Narstie, Stormzy, and Craig David
my first club
Slimzee's First Club: Sneaking Into the UK's Most Notorious Hardcore Raves
The grime godfather connects the pivotal 90s rave Labyrinth to his early pirate radio days.
Jungle, Raves and Pirate Radio: The History and Future of Kool FM
Meeting the guys behind Kool, London's longest-running jungle pirate station.
in the club
Worlds Apart: BBC Radio 1’s Benji B On the Real Difference Between UK and US Clubbing
"People should be taking the culture seriously. Club culture is an art."
Pirate Radio Turf War, Raids and Raves: Looking Back at the Early Days of KISS FM
We talked to founder Gordon Mac and former DJ Lindsay Wesker about how their station – run illegally out of a Walthamstow tower block through the late-1980s – informed a generation of music-lovers.
Ewen Spencer: The Man Who Shot the Origins of Grime
The photographer was there to capture the London scene in its earliest years.