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Interview: P Money

'I'm really good at storytelling. I pay attention to detail so when I tell a story, I go pretty deep' - the grime MC on his candid approach plus staying independent...

Interview: XamVolo

Neo-soul newcomer XamVolo is a game-changing all-rounder who's getting serious props on both sides of the pond. Here, he opens up his musical mind and lets us have a peek inside...

Interview: Dotty

This week, XL Recordings' New Gen alumni Dotty unleashes his ace new project A Collection of Sounds, which spins on RnB, alt rap, hip-hop and trap. We get the skinny...

Interview: Steel Banglez

'Minorities are now part of the British mainstream culture – we’re living in the age of social where this is now possible': hip-hop super-producer Steel Banglez on how UK rap went mainstream...

Formidable Flows: UK hip-hop in 2018

Jim Ottewill checks the temperature of Britain’s hip-hop scene to find a new wave of boundary-zapping artists steaming up grime’s rear-view mirror and readying themselves to rule…

Interview: SignKid

'He inspired me to compose songs about the struggles of being deaf' - the signsong rapper shares his musical influences...

Interview: John Foster

The designer and author of the definitive guide to album cover design in the 21st century discusses the role of artwork in the digital era...

Interview: AJ Tracey

Rising grime champ AJ Tracey on what fuels his flow, how he's maintaining creative control and why the US is ripe for British MCs right now...