I’ve tried to do something a bit different this time and do more of a vlog type review instead of a written article. Let me know your thoughts in the comments!
This year’s line up for Wireless was insane. Amongst the US stars were an abundance of UK rap artists which solidifies how much UK rap keeps on climbing. Over the course of three days, performances were seen by the likes of Stormzy, Giggs, Mo Stack, Mist, Not3s and a shed load more. US artists consisted … Continue reading WIRELESS FESTIVAL 2018 – Drake takes DJ Khaled’s place after he cancels moments before the show!
I spoke to UK rapper SmallzDeep from Grays, Essex, about the free youth workshops he runs at his recording studio: Uncxt Studios and how he got the studio up and running. After having a rocky start in life, 25-year-old SmallzDeep - real name: Connor Hammond - has turned his life around all off of his own … Continue reading INSPIRING UK RAPPER CREATING OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE YOUTH
No Smoking in The Booth: A Film About Skunk, Grime and Mental Health Vice’s music channel; Noisy, released a documentary on the difference between skunk and cannabis - the roles they play on people in the grime industry and the affects it can have on their mental health including psychosis. Surprisingly, grime legend and BBK … Continue reading JAMMER INVESTIGATES: HOW SKUNK COULD BE AFFECTING THE MENTAL HEALTH OF GRIME ARTISTS
From Rinse FM and pirate radio in the early 00's to bunking off school and listening to Channel U, Sidewinders and Lord of the Mics in 2004, the UK music scene has grown massively. Social media's prominence has definitely helped. The sound might not be the same as the fruity loops produced, clangy, alien-like grime … Continue reading GROWING UP AS A GRIME KID
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