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Playlist: 53 Degrees North

Music convention and showcase 53 Degrees North returns to Hull this week. We're celebrating some of the ace local + UK-wide bands gracing the 2018 line-up in our latest playlist...

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: Chiedu Oraka

'All I want to see is stronger northern representation in UK black music and I need to be one of the figureheads of that movement' - the Hull rapper on the UK rap scene...