Between now and January 4 - 'the street date' of Radar's annual January takeover issue - we're going to be counting down the artists that didn't quite make our 20 big guns in the mag.

Wretch 32 was the guy on the BBC Poll that had many raising their eyebrows, but has subsequently looked like an increasingly savvy inclusion. The self-styled metaphor man of the recently nitro'd UK rap scene:

In the new issue - 20 bands you need to hear in 2011

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