uk hiphop

Playlist: Dat Brass

Looking for your next festival live favourites? Dat Brass are a 10 piece collective whose high-octane blend of jazz and hip-hop is taking gig-goers by storm. Tune in to their killer playlist here...

Interview: SignKid

'He inspired me to compose songs about the struggles of being deaf' - the signsong rapper shares his musical influences...

Interview: Awate

'You can still rap your way backstage if you've worked on your craft' - Camden rapper Awate on making it in UK hip-hop...

Interview: Lady Sanity

'Rap is a release for the youth' - the Birmingham rapper and wordsmith chats the rise of UK hip hop, plus her advice to new artists...

Interview: Ms Banks

'I feel like our music is getting way better; we’re living true, empowering each other to go on to even greater things' - the Nicki Minaj-approved rapper chats women in music and more...

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...