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Once the anticipation, red carpet tomfoolery and cries of “The Comet Is who?” have receded, just one important question remains about the Mercury Music Prize 2016: what’s in it for…

The grime MC takes home award for 'Konnichiwa' at the London ceremony this evening (September 15)

The Mercury Prize doesn’t always chime with the mood of the nation, but last night the judges did well: Skepta’s ‘Konnichiwa’ is the best choice in ages, one that reflects…

Skepta Alexandra Palace

A new documentary charting Skepta‘s rise to fame has been released online. Skepta: Greatness Only follows the grime MC as he prepares for his headline show at London’s Alexandra Palace…

Who: Tottenham-raised grime icon Why: Grime’s storming comeback was the big British music story of 2016, and scene veteran Skepta was the face and focal point of that resurrection. Skepta…