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JME to bring ‘GRIME MC FM’ to Parklife and Lovebox Festivals

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A host of guest grime MCs are set to appear at the two events

RIP MySpace music – the success stories of music’s first social media site

Long before it became a cesspit of inspirational mum-memes, endless spicy takes and a photo album of salads you’ll never get the chance to eat, social media was an integral part of music discovery. The MySpace years – a period of time in the late 00s which saw the Tom-helmed network rule the social networking roost – were huge for...

JME announces free film screenings previewing new material

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JME is previewing his upcoming new album with a series of free film screenings - find info and tickets below. The rapper, who released his third studio album 'Integrity' in 2015, appears to be setting his next project in motion with a visual release titled Grime MC.  MORE: Boy Better Know’s game-changing Glastonbury set in photos Showing at various Everyman cinemas...

Wiley announces new album ‘Godfather II’ and shares new JME-featuring single ‘I Call The Shots’

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Wiley has announced a brand new album, 'Godfather II', and shared the first track from the project - listen to 'I Call The Shots', which features JME, below. News of the follow-up to the Bow MC's eleventh studio album 'Godfather' - which was released back in January and featured the likes of Skepta, Devlin and Lethal Bizzle - has come...

58% of grime fans voted Labour in the last election

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Ticketing giant Ticketmaster have released an extensive new report on grime music and its impacts on the music industry and politics. The study - which surveyed 2000 members of the British public, as well as 168 participants who were found via social media to be active grime listeners - found that 58% of grime listeners voted Labour in the last election....

Boy Better Know enter the stage to Thin Lizzy’s ‘Boys Are Back In Town’ at Glastonbury 2017

Boy Better Know kicked off their headline slot on The Other Stage at Glastonbury 2017 tonight (June 25) by entering the stage to a remix of Thin Lizzy's 'The Boys Are Back In Town'. The London grime collective had the honour of closing Worthy Farm's second biggest stage on Sunday night, with the performance marking BBK co-founder Skepta's second consecutive...

Wildlife 2017: five grime sets that shook the seaside festival

For the third year running, Wildlife Festival took over Brighton City Airport for two days of outstanding musical performances this weekend. It was an eclectic band of artists that included superstar DJ Fatboy Slim, genre-hopping wonderkid J Hus and glitzy pop queen Jess Glynne, but one genre dominated the lineup like no other. These are five grime sets from the festival that took things to a...

You’re going to vote, but are your mates?

Tomorrow (June 8) is the big day. Your chance to vote in the upcoming Most Important General Election Of Your Lifetimeᵀᴹ You may think this need not bother you. We know that you, dear, sweet, devastatingly good-looking and politically-engaged NME reader that you are, are already planning on heading to the polls. Of course you are. You’ve read the manifestos,...

JME responds to ‘Daily Mail’ article

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JME has responded to The Daily Mail after the newspaper ran an article about a series of tweets from the grime MC's account which dated back to 2010. The Mail article follows the Boy Better Know MC's recent meeting with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, which saw the two sit down to discuss politics, music and voter registration. Published online yesterday (May 16),...