Dhruva Balram

Dizzee Rascal – ‘E3 AF’ review: a potent reminder that the rap legend still has so much to give

The east London MC assesses his enormous contribution while reminding everyone that he’s not done yet

Save Our Scene is a two-wheeled London protest on a mission to save UK music

NME meets the activist championing music workers in need of support amid the Covid-19 crisis

21 Savage & Metro Boomin – ‘Savage Mode 2’ review: a near-perfect sequel that leaves nothing to chance

The rap and production duo weaving a cinematic odyssey of sound on this stunningly realised project

Lil Peep – ‘Hellboy’ review: a painful reminder of a unique talent gone too soon

This re-released mixtape bears all the hallmarks of its author's tragic brilliance

Dizzee Rascal: “This album is making a statement – I’m a fucking serious rapper”

Following chart success and a globe-trotting career, the rapper finds inspiration in his east London locality Bow for album seven

Nubya Garcia – ‘Source’ review: London saxophonist showcases city’s entire jazz spectrum on breathtaking debut

Stepping into the spotlight with a debut solo album, Nubya Garcia's skills as a saxophonist are only rivalled by her talent for composing

Nubya Garcia: Saxophonist embodies capital’s jazz community on spectacular solo debut

On her debut solo album 'Source', she leads her band on a mind-bending journey that shows off her versatility

Serpiko – ‘Sleep State’ review: mysterious funk-fuelled jazz odyssey

The mysterious artist's debut album 'Sleep State' is an intriguing mixture of funk and jazz-flecked electronica

Emma-Jean Thackray: Beat-laden jazz groovers to “move your body, mind and soul”

Thackray's new collection, ‘UM YANG 음 양’, brings together Taoist ideals with a genre-hopping fusion of jazz and electronic music

Juice WRLD – ‘Legends Never Die’ review: rapper’s legacy eclipsed on crowded posthumous album

Too bad this 21-track collection stutters and starts without Jarad Higgins at the helm
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