Skepta and Goldie team up for new single ‘Upstart (Road Trip)’

Skepta Goldie
UK urban legends Skepta and Goldie are teaming up for a new joint single. The pair's collaboration, 'Upstart (Road Trip)' is set for a limited 12" vinyl release via Metalheadz on December 22. “Goldie and Skepta share a birthday, an elemental connection and an impeccable taste in beats,” explains Metalheadz on its Bandcamp. “Upstart is the blistering outcome of their studio sessions...

Has Goldie just revealed Banksy’s true identity?

Goldie Banksy
Goldie may have accidentally made reference to Banksy's true identity during a recent interview. Street artist Banksy has long been known for his mysterious pseudonym and secret identity, with many believing the person behind the moniker to be Bristol native Robin Gunningham. However, a fan theory last year suggested that Banksy could actually be Massive Attack's Robert Del Naja. Speaking to Scroobius Pip for his Distraction...

Goldie reveals why he’s ‘a massive Jeremy Corbyn fan’

Goldie and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn
Ahead of the upcoming 2017 General Election, Goldie has revealed that he is 'a massive fan' of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. Watch our video interview with Corbyn above. Goldie was speaking to NME at today's Ivor Novello Awards in London, when he said that he'd be joining the grime community in throwing his support behind the Labour Party. "I'm definitely a...

More names announced for Glastonbury 2017 as Glade area unveils line-up

Glastonbury's Glide area
The latest set of names for Glastonbury 2017 have been announced after the festival's Glade area unveiled its line-up. This new slew of bookings follows the announcement earlier this week of the line-up for the lively Shangri-La area, which operates after-hours on the festival site and will this year adopt the theme of 'recycle, re-use, resist'. Glastonbury's Glade area has now...

We asked musicians about their favourite pie because… Pie Week

Pie Week
Pies are good, aren’t they? So good, in fact, that they've got their own seven-day celebration.  That's right pastry fiends, this week is British Pie Week so we had a chat with some cool music dudes about their all-time favourite fillings. Serge, Kasabian Redferns "Chicken Balti Pukka pie. Fact." Graham Coxon FilmMagic "I once had a Pie Minister one at the Troxy when I was...

Goldie: ‘I’m back to shake things up with my new album’

Goldie at the VO5 NME Awards 2017
As Goldie announces his return to music, the electronic pioneer says that his new album will 'shake up the scene. Watch our video interview with Goldie above. Speaking at the VO5 NME Awards 2017 ahead of announcing his long-awaited comeback album 'The Journey Man', we asked the drum and bass pioneer about his thoughts on the current state of electronic...

Goldie hails Band 4 Refugees supergroup at VO5 NME Awards 2017

Goldie has hailed the Band 4 Refugees supergroup at tonight's (February 15) VO5 NME Awards 2017. The collective, which features Charli XCX, Pixie Geldof, and members of Peace, Slaves, Years & Years, Circa Waves, Swim Deep and Black Honey, formed in late 2016 in conjunction with charity Help Refugees. They're joining Bastille, Dua Lipa, Wiley and Godlike Geniuses Pet Shop...

Dance vocalist Diane Charlemagne passes away after cancer battle

Goldie leads tributes as 'Inner City Life' singer dies aged 51

Goldie unveils stripper-inspired art ahead of exhibition opening

Drum 'n' bass pioneer returns to his graffiti roots for London street art exhibition