Rain Fire marks the South-London rapper Novelist’s third release of the year, showing he is set to make a lot more noise in the coming months
George Walker argues that Slowthai encapsulates the vast majority of a disaffected youth better than many who’ve tried before him
Jasmine Bennett writes that AJ Tracey proves he really is ‘Doing It’ again with his newly dropped eponymous debut album
Theo Bennett reviews Sounds of the Near Future at The Warehouse Project, as their time at Store Street comes to a close
The King of the North headlines two live shows at The Mayfield Depot as part of a special collaboration with The Warehouse Project
The Godfather of Grime took to Manchester Academy on the night of the Brits to deliver a fast-paced performance that saw him reinstate his position as king
Too much style and sadly not enough substance
High praise for The Moods’ new album, from Music Editor Hannah Brierley
Manchester hosts “the world’s biggest music battle”, the Red Bull Culture Clash 2016—featuring Manchester-based acts Made in Manchester, LEVELZ, Dub Smugglers and BASSTRONIC fronted by A Guy Called Gerald
Dara Coker explains why J Hus’ latest offering, Big Conspiracy, encapsulates everything that makes the UK rapper so charming
Dave’s debut album takes listeners on an emotional exploration of race, relationships and mental health with staggering honesty and brilliant execution, writes Josh Sandy
Ghetts has been a mainstay of the grime scene since 2003, so do his performances still match the energy of fifteen years ago?
Everyone’s favourite pirate radio station – Kurupt FM – is set to deliver a knockout performance at The Warehouse Project, writes Jake Oliver
Kit Delamain catches up with The Manor for a chat just before they take to the stage at their sold out show at The Deaf Institute.
Felix Sanders reviews Dave at the Academy and predicts big things for the artist in the future
The season has started and Manchester is ready, so what’s in Store for WHP17?
Bugzy Malone gets a hero’s welcome bringing grime to the Albert Hall, writes Harrison Kersey