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Stream "Vossi Bop," Buy "Vossi Bop" and Get Stormzy to Number 1

Both Big Mike and Taylor Swift put out new singles last week, and now a few hundred sales stand between them. Let's end this the right way.


Everything You Learn Exploring Black Women's Visibility in Grime

Author Yomi Adegoke on the lessons she learned and challenges she faced when making an upcoming documentary for BBC Radio 4.


Ghetts’ Live Show Proves Why He’ll Always Be a Grime OG

He blends both parts of his legacy – from his younger days as Ghetto, to last year's 'Ghetto Gospel: The New Testament' album – with total ease.


How Grime Grew From London into a Thriving International Entity

Worldwide scenes have been popping up for years. Now, with some weight behind them, they’re gaining a cultural foothold in their areas.


Stormzy Details His Big Break in this Exclusive Book Excerpt

We've got a chapter extract from 'Rise Up: The #Merky Story So Far,' the 25-year-old rapper's first release on his new book imprint.


Forget 'Love Island,' I Was at Stormzy's Spanish Villa Birthday Party

What it was like to hop on a private #MerkyAirways flight for a one-day pool party with Big Mike, his mates and some of his biggest fans.


Karnage Kills Is an Unstoppable Grime Talent

We spoke to the 21-year-old rapper about being gay, femme and fearless in a typically hyper-masculine world.


A Month After Going Viral, Grime MC Marci Phonix Has More to Say

As a guest on a news segment about the Windrush deportation crisis, he made a Conservative politician look ridiculous. But Marci isn't done.


A Chrome Extension Turns Every President Trump into a Grime Prez T

Mentions of the 45th President of the US become the legendary MC president we actually deserve instead. I needed this.


Everyone You’re Going to Bump into at BBK Takeover on Sunday

Things will get interesting when the grime OGs meet the culture vultures, that's for sure.


How Bugzy Malone Became Grime's King of the North

The Manchester MC opens up about his time in jail, his work ethic and feeling like an outsider.


Keedz Has Bars That Hit Like a Gnarled Brick to the Face

Introducing the London grime MC who's gone from being mentored by Skepta to planning an EP within months.