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Featured artist: Skinny Pelembe

From Johannesburg to Doncaster. Genre-splicing polymath Skinny Pelembe has spent 2018 releasing a volley of gorgeously abstract trip-hop tunes.

MOBO UnSung 2018 launches

This year’s MOBO UnSung emerging talent competition is now open for entries, with finalists and winners in the running to receive industry training, funding and studio time.

In print: M68

Lionel Richie // Billy Bragg // The Proms // Cracking Instagram // Dave // CAYA Soundsystem // John Newman // Laolu // Sports Team

Interview: Tawiah

'As artists, we’re constantly growing and evolving, so it’s really important to let go of things': the rising RnB ace and BRIT School alumni on overcoming imposter syndrome...

Interview: Benin City

Genre-benders Benin City give us the skinny on their ace new LP Last Night, an intimate love letter to early-hours London penned by three people immersed in its grainy intricacies...

Interview: Dave and Fraser T Smith

‘I would say I’m mildly political, but I think I was feeling spicy when I wrote Question Time!’ rapper Dave on how he and Fraser T Smith penned their Ivor Novello Award-winning track.

Featured artist: FLOHIO

Ninja Tune graphic designer turned rapid-fire rap ace FLOHIO is owning 2018 with her unique flow and uncompromising sound. Get to know ahead of her PRS Presents show later this month...