HALF MAN, HALF MESSIAH

Newport's finest are having a busy festive season...

Goldie Lookin Chain are offering their own peculiar take on Christmas in a RADIO 1 special.

If turkey, television or relatives are driving you insane, the kappa rappers can be heard on a Christmas Day special on the station from 5pm-7pm.

The crew are also special guests on the Christmas Day edition of Sky One’s Soccer AM.

And on New Year’s Eve they are interviewed on a Radio 4 special Man’s Hour. The seasonal spin-off is presented by Jon Snow and among other things, Eggsy, Maggot et al teach the Channel 4 newsreader how to rap.

For the essential Goldie Lookin Chain guide to Christmas, check out the special festive double issue of NME, out now.