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Who: A man with two parallel careers: one as a sought-after TV and movie actor, the other as Riz MC, one half of unflinchingly politicised hip-hop duo Swet Shop Boys…

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I’ve arrived for my mid-afternoon appointment at the secluded mansion of Canadian dance-music superstar Joel ‘deadmau5’ Zimmerman, and he is not pleased to see me. Not only is he wildly…

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Music is often at its most exhilarating when it’s shoving back against an unjust, uncaring world. Think reggae artists fighting Jamaica’s oppression of Rastafarianism in the ’70s; UK and US…

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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…

Few producers have had as big an impact on hip-hop as Clams Casino. His early 2010 productions for Lil B and A$AP Rocky earned him instant fame as the figurehead…

There’s a grand tradition of pop stars reinvigorating their careers by working with whoever’s Hot Right Now in tough-edged club music. Diana Ross invented this ploy when, looking to reassert…

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Snoop Dogg is considering relocating to Canada following Donald Trump’s US election win last night. The Long Beach rapper posted a photo of Toronto on his Instagram yesterday and reached…

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Albums Of The Year 1Elvis CostelloPunch The Clock 2Tom WaitsSwordfishtrombones 3Billy BraggLife’s A Riot With Spy Vs Spy 4Soft CellThe Art Of Falling Apart 5Michael JacksonThriller 6YellowYou Gotta Say Yes…