Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau on Kano, 'T-Wayne,' and His Favorite Rap Album of 2017

The Dean of American Rock Critics takes on two records from the godfather of grime and dives into Starlito and Don Trip's 'Step Brothers' series.
Robert Christgau
The Brit Awards 2017

Last Night’s Brits Were As Grime As They're Ever Going to Get

The British music industry still refuses to reward black artists who have achieved vast success largely without them.
Daisy Jones
Objectively Correct Lists

Stop Masturbating or Crying and Let the Gentleman of Grime Restore Your Faith in Romance

Loyalty? Honor? Pride? Grime’s love songs are based on the tenets of 19th-century courtship.
Kamila Rymajdo
Greatest UK MCs of All Time

The UK's Greatest MCs 7 – 6: JME and Kano

Both mix bars with an ability to cultivate public personas beyond their music.
Noisey Staff

Ice Caps Melt: The Big Wiley Interview

As the godfather of grime, Wiley still occupies a strange position in his own universe. Could his final album cement his legacy?
Fred Macpherson
Noisey News

You Can Now Watch Giggs’ Entire 'Landlord' Headine Show Online

Joined by Skepta, Jme, Kano, and more, the UK rap don made history with his first London headline show in years.
Lauren O'Neill

Skepta's Mercury Win: A Rare Glimmer of Light in a Year Full of Shit

It feels like a break in the clouds, where a group in charge of an important decision finally made one that is representative of the current UK climate.
Emma Garland
thump news

ANOHNI, David Bowie, and Skepta Are All Up for the 2016 Mercury Prize

The public gets a vote for the first time this year.
Oliver Kinkel
festivals 2016

Glastonbury 2016 Was About Everything But the Headliners

The Adele-Muse-Coldplay triad sent more people than ever into the festival’s cooler corners, and the energy there was the best it’s ever been.
Sam Wolfson
festivals 2016

Kano's Glastonbury Set Solidified 'Made in the Manor' as a Great British Classic

Amid a surreal post-referendum backdrop of shock and disbelief, the London MC delivered a cathartic and career-defining set.
Joe Zadeh

Please, Help Fund My Uncle's A-Z Grime Tour of London

All Uncle Aby wants is to set up a tour of London's grime locations, bless him.
Alhan Gençay
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

You Guys, Kano Has Mashed Up David Bowie's "Changes"

Kano performed his track "Strangers" on BBC Radio 1Xtra with some "ch-ch-changes."
Noisey Staff