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Live review: Rat Boy

Rat Boy really knows how to drum up an audience…but did he really take the cheese?

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Kendal Calling festival announces line-up

The Libertines, Catfish and the Bottlemen, and Run DMC all set to headline

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Interview: Nightmares on Wax

George Evelyn chats to Deputy Music Editor, Yasmin Duggal, about the joy music and travel has brought him over the years

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Review: BROCKHAMPTON – SATURATION III

The all-american boyband conclude their “SATURATION” trilogy with a satisfying project

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Live Review: Dave

Felix Sanders reviews Dave at the Academy and predicts big things for the artist in the future

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Interview: The Moods

The Moods are finishing up their huge UK Tour, and are coming back for a massive end of tour party

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Album Review: Jaden Smith – SYRE

The 19-year old tells us “the story of a boy who chased the sunset until it chased him” on his debut album

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Live Review: Joey Bada$$

There’s something intrinsically hip-hop about a rapper wearing a bright orange sweatshirt, cargo pants and military boots, holding a glass of white wine whilst rapping a nursery rhyme

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Album: Kendrick Lamar – DAMN.

Kendrick Lamar raises the bar and lays down the gauntlet, writes Ben Lomax

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First thoughts: Kendrick Lamar – DAMN.

Ben Lomax takes a preliminary dip into the mindset and ideas of Kendrick Lamar’s latest project, which may hold the key to as yet unknown depths

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Album: Drake — More Life

Drake’s More Life is hardly groundbreaking, but does show us a darker, more mature side of the squeaky clean rapper, writes Lily Sheehan

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Review: The Hip Hop Chip Shop

If you’re after some top-notch fish and a lesson in hip-hop, head to The Hip Hop Chip Shop and you’re certain to get both