UK rap

Sleaford Mods tease incoming #UKGrim announcement

The Nottingham punk-rap look set to drop news of their next album tomorrow

Tion Wayne: “I want to go down as one of the greats”

"I hope that, at the end of it, everyone sees me as a legend"

D-Block Europe – ‘Lap 5’ review: Lewisham collective show their lovey-dovey sides

Ed Sheeran and Burna Boy appear on the intriguing but uneven second studio album

10 UK hyper-rap stars you need to know

Here are some artists to keep your eyes out for

Krept & Konan perform a loving tribute to their late friends and family at Reading Festival 2022

"Make some noise for all the fallen soldiers," they said, as well as promising "new music dropping very fucking soon"

Knucks on surprise Stormzy support slot: “I knew he would keep his word”

At Reading Festival 2022, there’s an array of the UK's – and beyond – rap talent, and on Friday (August 26) one of the...

Dave live at Reading Festival 2022 review: a statement-making set from the youngest ever solo headliner

Currently operating at the peak of his powers, the London artist's headline set pairs introspective moments with chart-topping hits

Happy birthday, BBC Radio 1Xtra – still so important to Black British culture 20 years on

Imagine it's 2002 and you’re the biggest fan of all things rap, R&B and Black music. The only way to find what you like...

Hennessy x NBA: Live and Direct With AJ Tracey Onboard a Floating Basketball Court

In partnership with Hennessy Parked in the middle of one of the Capital’s most bustling water lanes, AJ Tracey performs live from a slick, jet-black...

Digga D – ‘Noughty By Nature’ review: the west Londoner’s deepest record yet

The 21-year-old has laced his third mixtape with emotion