stream of the crop

Stream of the Crop: 14 New Albums for Heavy Rotation

In this week's roundup of essential new projects: Young Thug surprises us (again) alongside Nicki Minaj, 21 Savage, and Lil Uzi Vert, Tinashe (finally) returns with her third LP, and War on Women pick apart America's bullshit.
Alex Robert Ross
Colin Joyce
Kim Kelly
Kristin Corry
Dan Ozzi
Noisey News

Wiley Has Been Awarded an MBE in the Queen's New Year Honors List

The godfather of grime has been made a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for services to music.
Alex Robert Ross
Holy Shit

Wiley's Bars Are Sharp as Splinters on JME-Featuring "I Call the Shots"

Eskiboy is back, with a new album in the works for early next year.
Noisey UK Staff

J2K and Wiley Take Down Industry Time Wasters on “Rotten Apples”

The Roll Deep alums join forces on a track so cold we couldn't not premiere its video.
Noisey UK Staff
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau on Swet Shop Boys, Grime Luminaries, and a Reggae Newcomer

The Dean reviews two records from the transatlantic hip-hop trio, two from Wiley, one from Dizzee, and a fetching, message-free record from Chronixx.
Robert Christgau
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Chip's Video For "Scene" is an All-Star Vibe

Presenting grime's most valuable players all in one video.
Lauren O'Neill
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Wiley Gave His Side of the Story on His Reignited Beef with Dizzee Rascal

He elaborated on his thoughts re: Dizzee's rumoured diss track.
Noisey UK Staff
Where's The Beef

Wiley's Spent the Morning Bringing His Dizzee Rascal Beef Back to Life

That hashtag Monday feeling.
Noisey UK Staff
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
stream of the crop

Stream of the Crop: 5 New Albums for Heavy Rotation 1/14

New projects from The xx, Bonobo, and Wiley top this week's list.
Noisey Staff
New music

Listen to Wiley’s Farewell to Grime Album, “The Godfather”

The Godfather of the genre makes a triumphant return, perhaps for the last time.
Noisey Staff
thump news

Wiley Said His Next Album Will Be His Last

'Godfather' will be released this week, marking his 11th studio album.
Alexander Iadarola