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Interview: Olivia Rose

'Always work out an agreement before shooting that you are both happy with' - the award-winning This Is Grime photographer offers her advice...

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...

Featured artist: Big Zuu

Against a backdrop of major label signings and widespread industry props, grime emcee Big Zuu is keeping things true with his lyrical gravity and unswerving flow. Get to know him here...

Interview: Ironik

With two top five singles, a top 10 album and over a million record sales under his belt, Ironik shares his secrets for success...

Interview: Becka Hudson, Grime4Corbyn

'Grime's social and political commentary doesn't need to be attached to an election to be important culturally': Grime4Corbyn's Becka Hudson on life after the general election.

Featured artist: Not3s

A cheeky anthem for the cab app generation, Not3's breakthrough track, Addison Lee, took the rapper from online obscurity to cult status almost overnight...

DJ Ace’s RnB Tips for 2018

BBC Radio 1Xtra selector and urban tastemaking supremo DJ Ace shares the new RnB artists he’s most excited about for 2018, with Emmavie, Lottie Jade, The Katanas and Bxrber and more...