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Interview: Lady Lykez

Grime and hip hop favourite Lady Lykez on why being yourself is the key to greatness for British artists...

Interview: Kanya King

MOBOs founder Kanya King tells us how she set up the event and helped bring ‘urban’ music to the mainstream…

Urban Classic 2012

The exciting event witnesses a meeting of musical cultures, uniting multiple BRIT and MOBO award-winner Ms Dynamite, N-Dubz producer Fazer, Essex grime boy Devlin and London MC Skepta with the 80-strong BBC Symphony Orchestra.

Brutal bass

The brutal bass of dubstep has been tickling ribcages since the genre’s humble beginnings in Croydon circa 2001. It hasn’t had much of an impact on the charts though – until now. David Smyth charts the rise of the UK’s trendiest new dance phenomenon, led by a troupe of enigmatic producers and songwriters.…