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Interview

Dizzee Rascal Hates Interviews, But He Still Gave Us One

We caught up with the grime legend shortly after the release of his triumphant new EP 'Don't Gas Me' and found an MC tired of questions.
Aniefiok Ekpoudom
10.29.18
Interviews

'Heaven Before All Hell Breaks Loose': A Candid Conversation With Plan B

Ahead of his new album we spoke about becoming a father, being a Londoner and truly knowing himself.
Aniefiok Ekpoudom
5.4.18
Interviews

D Double E Won't Stop Until He's Said All He Needs to Say

The grime veteran talks fatherhood, growth and his new album, from which we’re premiering the video for a single featuring Wiley.
Aniefiok Ekpoudom
12.8.17
Interviews

Kojey Radical and the Search for Inner Peace

The 24-year-old rapper and poet may be a king among his fans but he's still learning and growing, uncovering one spiritual facet of life at a time.
Aniefiok Ekpoudom
10.24.17
PROFILES

A2 Is More Than a London Rap Scene Enigma

We followed him to Red Bull's Culture Clash in Atlanta, charting his journey from teen bedroom producer to being signed.
Aniefiok Ekpoudom
9.19.17
Op-Eds

It's Time for Ghetts to be Heralded as One of the Greats

Grime's newest, younger fans may not immediately turn to his work—but they should.
Aniefiok Ekpoudom
8.9.17
Interviews

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.
Aniefiok Ekpoudom
7.10.17
Interviews

Speech Debelle: Comfortable at Last

In the weeks after releasing her third album, the former Mercury Prize winner cooked me dinner and we went in deep about music industry expectations and what it means to live.
Aniefiok Ekpoudom
4.18.17
Interviews

Finding Stillness in Wonderland: An Interview with Little Simz

The British artist and rapper on self-care, being an introvert and her love of—and frustration with—London's creative scene.
Aniefiok Ekpoudom
2.27.17
Interviews

Dave Meets World: A Teenage Rapper Steps into the Light

The 18-year-old South Londoner counts Drake as a fan and has been earmarked to spearhead the new generation of UK rap. But does he want it all?
Aniefiok Ekpoudom
1.10.17