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Interview: Nadia Rose

Nadia Rose is one of the hottest female voices coming out of UK hip-hop and grime right now. Here, she tells us about the women MCs who've shaped her world...

Afrikan Boy hosts festival stage

The MIA collaborator and killer wordsmith will host Paigey Cakey, Nerija and Hak Baker on a stage at this year’s Africa Centre Summer Festival.

Featured artist: 67

South Londoners 67 are melding raw rap and dirty trap with big results. Tune into their unapologetic sound ahead of their debut show at The Great Escape later this week...

30 seconds interview: Carns Hill

Brixton native Carns Hill is a fast rising rap producer who’s been making some serious noise on BBC Radio 1Xtra, SBTV and Rinse FM. Tune in here...

In session: Lady Leshurr

The ‘queen of Birmingham’ Lady Leshurr has raised the bar for female rappers with her incredible Queen’s Speech freestyles. Watch her live at PRS Presents...

Featured artist: Kojey Radical

Creative with a capital C, Kojey is a political poet, musician and visual artist whose sound touches on the grime, trap and alt-R&B of his London home. Expect big things from his next release.

Featured artist: Hector Bizerk

Drummer Audrey Tait and Scottish battle rap champ Louie Boy have a unique take on hip-hop, balancing fluid social literacy with intense rhythms that skip from swinging jazz to live techno without missing a beat.