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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

Krept & Konan – ‘Revenge Is Sweet’ album review: taboo-busting brilliance from the UK rap polymaths

In the four years since their last studio album, 'The Long Way Home', south London duo Krept and Konan have released a slew of mixtapes, run...

Wah! Here’s the top 10 ‘baby’ rappers, ranked

Back in 2017, when everyone was calling themselves 'Lil' whatever, doing drugs, and sporting colourful dreads, it was refreshing to see an innocent 'baby'...

“I never looked up to no rappers”: RocNation signee Maxo Kream on Texas, reality TV and touring

Born Emekwanem Ogugua Biosah Jr., rapper Maxo Kream is a natural-born storyteller, weaving compelling tales of his troubled upbringing in Houston, Texas. Having now...

DaBaby – ‘Kirk’ review: the spirited rapper sounds all grown up on his coming-of-age album

Rap's dark horse DaBaby – real name Jonathan Lyndale Kirk – hasn't come to play with his new album. He's renowned for his absurd...

The hip hop and rap acts you need to see at Reading & Leeds Festivals 2019

AJ Tracey Reading: Saturday, Main Stage, 15:20 – 15:55 Leeds: Sunday, Main Stage, 15:05 – 15:40   West London's AJ Tracey has the flows to make you forget about your...
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