Kyann-Sian Williams

Forget the beef with J. Cole – here’s why Noname is such an essential voice

The rapper and poet, who's been criticised for educating fans, should be celebrated

Why Drake’s stellar debut ‘Thank Me Later’ was overshadowed by his own success

it's worth remembering how revolutionary Aubrey Graham was in 2010

So the Grammys have ‘dropped’ the ‘Urban’ music category. What took them so long?

The awards ceremony has at last responded to criticism from Tyler, the Creator

Drake-endorsed rising star Roy Woods: “I was in a dark place and needed to get back to the old me”

Combining '00s baby-making blues with '10s rap, the Brampton artist is worth getting immersed in

The best drill songs… ever!

Let's take a world tour from the genre's beginnings in Chicago

24kGoldn: Bay Area rap sensation with fan in Yungblud

His real name is Golden and Yungblud just remixed his breakout song 'City of Angels'

Footsie – ‘No Favours’ review: grime legend returns to revive the genre he helped to define

The rapper has finally made his debut solo album after 16 years. It was well worth the wait

Get to know Polo G, the Chicago rapper who’s sampled Tupac and been co-signed by Jay-Z

The Chicago MC is one of the most exciting names in rap right now

The response to Tekashi 6ix9ine’s ‘snitching’ exposes some rap fans’ hypocrisy

The rapper caused outraged by co-operating with authorities to avoid serious jail time

Lil Tjay – ‘State Of Emergency’ EP review: trap’n’b star makes cynical grab for New York drill hype

This record is so hollow that even a posthumous Pop Smoke appearance fails to land