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Meet Tanzania’s newest pop hero Harmonize: “I’m excited to win my Grammy!”

The East African star is looking to bring his country's signature sound, bongo flava, to the rest of the world

How 6 Dogs’ posthumous album ‘RONALD.’ honours a great talent: “He loved making art”

NME meets the fans and artists ensuring the late SoundCloud rapper's legacy lives on

6 Dogs – ‘RONALD.’ review: a fitting send-off for an influential artist

The SoundCloud rapper had already finished work on this melancholic third album before he tragically died at the age of 21 in January

Eight reasons New York rap needs Bobby Shmurda back

The rapper was released from prison last week. Quavo met him with a private jet, but the Migo isn't the only one who's been missing him

Five things we learned from our In Conversation video chat with Brent Faiyaz

Brent Faiyaz discusses ‘Show Her Off’, his new song for International Women’s Day; his love of fashion; and his upcoming second album

A year after his death, Pop Smoke’s influence lives on in drill scenes across the globe

From Italy to Ghana, the Canarsie star's sound endures, proof that his legacy is as potent as ever

Ghetts – ‘Conflict Of Interest’ review: lyrical don’s most earnest album yet

The UK rapper's third studio record – and first on a major label – proves that lyricism is in rude health

10 hip-hop anthems from 2001 that still sound huge

Forget the dresses over jeans. From Ja Rule to Missy Elliot, this was an amazing time for music

Cardi B reasserts her “emotional gangster” with new song ‘Up’, a power anthem for 2021

The rapper swaps the raw sexuality of 'WAP' for straight-up braggadocio

Puerto Rican pop icon Ozuna: “Latin music is the best music in the world!”

NME meets the star who recently teamed up with countryman Anuel AA for massive reggaeton collab 'Los Dioses'