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Ashley Walters and Kane Robinson

‘Top Boy’: The questions we’re left with following the show’s finale

A week has elapsed since Top Boy returned to our screens, so it’s about time we ignored any complaints about spoilers and got stuck...

The Big Read – Kano: “I’m planting seeds to try and stop violence”

Kane Robinson is a pioneer. As Kano, alongside the likes of Dizzee Rascal and Wiley, he became a key voice in the first wave of grime. Over a decade later, he's remained in the centre of the cultural zeitgeist, thanks to his stunning sixth album 'Hoodies All Summer' and a starring role in Netflix's acclaimed revival of Top Boy. Will Lavin meets the quintessential London rapper outside of his natural habitat, in Manchester, where he finds an assured talent who shrugs off his own accolades and admits, "I don't even like acting!"

Kano – ‘Hoodies All Summer’ review

Next month, cult drama Top Boy will return to Netflix. The show, which started in 2011 on Channel 4, is a moving portrayal of...

Kano announces new UK tour dates for 2020

Kano has announced new UK tour dates for 2020 – see ticket details and the full schedule below. Read more: NME meets Kano  The London MC released...

Listen to two new tracks from Kano’s upcoming album ‘Hoodies All Summer’

Kano has released two new tracks from his upcoming new album 'Hoodies All Summer' — listen to ‘Trouble’ and ‘Class Of Deja’ below. The London MC is back...

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...

Kano assault trial dropped after alleged victim ‘goes on climbing holiday’

Grime MC Kano has seen his trial for assault dropped after the alleged victim went on a climbing holiday instead of attending proceedings. The star...
Radiohead and Flaming Lips

The 12 most frustrating line-up clashes at Glastonbury 2017

With just three weeks to go until Glastonbury 2017 kicks off (Wednesday June 21), the full line-up, stage splits and performance times have been...
Brits grime

BRIT Awards 2017: Where’s the grime at?

All the awards have been handed out at the Brit Awards 2017 tonight and there's one big red flag on the winners list. Where's...