Regulators in Texas have put a stop to a pirate radio station operating out of a crumbling apartment complex.
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.
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Update: You can now hear "Backtail Was Heavy" in full.
This South Londoner remains loyal to his signature sounds of the underground.
The grime godfather connects the pivotal 90s rave Labyrinth to his early pirate radio days.
The pirate station has spent nearly a quarter of a century transmitting hardcore, jungle, and drum 'n' bass from antennas installed on the roofs of public housing estates.
"People should be taking the culture seriously. Club culture is an art."
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.
Fair warning: this track will get stuck in your head.