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Dave’s Chart-Topping Success Opens a New Chapter for His Fans
We spoke to some of the south London rapper's fans, about his number 1 debut album 'Psychodrama' and its wider significance.
Little Simz Turned Confusion into Her Bravest Work So Far
The 25-year-old Londoner tells us about her new album 'Grey Area,' and finding strength in its vulnerability.
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Is Unknown T UK Rap’s Next Big Thing?
His breakout song was drill but "Throwback" leans into UK garage. Is he the next star UK rap star in waiting?
Che Lingo’s Upcoming Rap EP Confronts Dry Relics of Masculinity
The Londoner spoke to us about his new 'Sensitive' project, which we're premiering, and how falling in love changed his outlook on relationships.
UK Driller Russ Is Here to Stay—and to Make You Dance
The rising MC shot into the charts last week with "Gun Lean," and chats to us about the song that exposed him to new levels of viral fame.
End of Year
The 10 Most Underrated UK Projects of 2018
Bookmark this page for a proper list of all the EPs, mixtapes and albums that deserve a second wave of attention.
Denzel Himself Found Purpose in Rap that Feeds on Other Genres
Scuzzy punk, electronic music—the UK rapper fiercely amalgamates sound. We're premiering his incredible "Be There" visuals now.
That Rainbow's End
Flohio Raps Like a "Wild Yout" But Reps for All the Shy Kids
The Londoner balances a fierceness on the mic with off-stage shyness, and teaches us a lesson about not needing musicians to be "on" all the time.
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Wave Goodbye to Section Boyz: They're Smoke Boys Now
And the UK rap group are back with new project 'Don't Panic II,' featuring 67, AJ Tracey, Belly Squad and more.
Noisey UK Staff
Inside the Sweaty Glasgow Gig Using Hip-Hop to Fight the Far-Right
We spent a night at one of several Scottish shows where anti-fascist artists and campaigners come together through music and protest.
A Classic Pub Date with Rapper Barney Artist
Before his debut album comes out next week, he sipped on a Guinness as we talked first fights, first festivals, and black Britishness.
London Rapper Tinyman Is Back Like He Never Left
He speaks about evolving his sound as part of the ORPHGANG collective, while we premiere the visuals for his banger "The Mountains."