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Rapman – ‘Blue Story (Music Inspired By the Original Motion Picture)’ review: a story that needs to be heard

Rapman and friends – including Krept & Konan, Jorja Smith and Giggs – create a sonic narrative so raw, and so true, that it could stand alone from the film it accompanies

Listen to Wretch 32 team up with Giggs on new collaborative track ’10/10′

Giggs, Wretch 32
Wretch 32 and Giggs have joined forces on a new track called '10/10' – listen below. The collaborative track from the UK rap heavyweights is set to feature on Wretch's upcoming fifth album 'Upon Reflection', which has also been previewed with last month's 'Spin Around'. Read More: With Mercury Prize winners such as Dave on our side, why are many US rap fans still sceptical...

With Mercury Prize winners such as Dave on our side, why are many US rap fans still sceptical of UK rap?

In recent years, huge stars such as Stormzy, Skepta and recent Mercury Prize winner Dave have taken over the rap world. With their distinctive tones and London accents, they managed to set them apart from their American counterparts. Yet as British rappers flood the UK charts, many across the pond still cannot accept that UK rap is a thing. Well, that's...

Giggs announces UK and Europe tour including Wembley SSE Arena gig

Giggs announces 2019 UK and European tour
Giggs has revealed the dates for his forthcoming UK and European tour, which culminates with a show at Wembley's SSE Arena. The tour is in support of the Peckham artist's fifth album 'Big Bad' and will see him visit seven British cities as well as several European cities in countries including France and Germany this November and December. Giggs will wrap things...

Boardmasters 2019 offers up ticket refund information after it was abruptly cancelled due to “severe weather conditions”

Boardmasters 2019 have given an update on how fans can claim refunds after it was cancelled last night (August 6) due to bad weather conditions. The four-day music and surfing festival, which was to be held in Cornwall, was meant to kick off Wednesday (August 7) and conclude on Sunday (August 11). But the organisers were forced to pull the plug...

The best rap and hip-hop albums of 2019 (so far!)

Best rap and hip-hop albums of 2019
AJ Tracey - 'AJ Tracey' The arrival of the vibrant 'AJ Tracey' back in February more than delivered on the hype that had been building around the Ladbroke Grove rapper for the past five years. No genre was off the table in the construction of this bold self-titled record, from the surprising country twang of 'Country Star' to the fizzy throwback...

Listen to Giggs and P Money team up on new song ‘Where & When’

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Giggs and P Money have teamed up on new song 'Where & When' - listen to it below. Set to land on P Money's upcoming 'Money Over Everything 3' album, 'Where & When' hears the New Cross MC team up with Giggs over a heavy yet simplistic backdrop produced by Silencer. "Scaring men/ Big Mac I'll be there in 10," Giggs...

Giggs – ‘Big Bad’ review

With his gruff accent and unique flow, which sounds like someone calmly but aggressively reading off a shopping list, Giggs has solidified himself as one of UK’s rap’s most original personas. More like an eccentric character you’d find down a south London boozer than your typical grime star, Giggs sounds like nobody else on the UK scene. Now he’s friends...

Giggs announces new album ‘Big Bad’ – check out the epic trailer

Giggs has announced details of his new album 'Big Bad'. Check out the trailer below. Due for release next month on February 22, the London rapper's fifth album and follow-up to 2016's 'Landlord' comes with a dramatic and cinematic trailer – showing the rapper having a smoke before a giant version of him causes carnage, chaos and destruction in his...

‘You both make me sick’ – Giggs hits out at Krept & Konan as ‘frauds’ and ‘pathetic’

Giggs has ignited a feud with Krept & Konan, accusing them of being 'frauds' for 'glory hunting'. The row between the former collaborators kicked off on Instagram, when Krept spoke about DigDat’s Air Force Remix hitting the top 20 of the singles charts. "A fucking drill song just went top 20," he wrote. "This was so important, Game changing! ‘This one was for...