Dara Coker explains why J Hus’ latest offering, Big Conspiracy, encapsulates everything that makes the UK rapper so charming
Alan reviews Earl Sweatshirt’s latest EP, Feet of Clay, where he continues to pen reflective, intricate verses over the abstract sound he crafted on last year’s Some Rap Songs
Alan takes a look at Danny Brown’s fifth studio album uknowhatimsayin¿, which follows up 2016’s wild Atrocity Exhibition with a more mature, humorous record, cementing Danny’s place as one of the decade’s best rappers.
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
Jasmine Bennett writes that AJ Tracey proves he really is ‘Doing It’ again with his newly dropped eponymous debut album
The O2 Ritz will host renowned rapper Yasiin Bey to perform, in full, his acclaimed album ‘The Ecstatic’ writes Ashwin Tharoor
Rapper Serengeti has been working on fictional character Kenny Dennis for over 12 years. His newest record was released alongside a screenplay and finally closes off this hip hop Odyssey.
Jasmine Bennett previews Kojaque’s arrival in Manchester at YES which is set to bless our ears with smooth Irish-accented hip-hop.
Tempest stretches the boundaries of spoken word, writing and rap. Her work is a brutally honest depiction and she’s only getting better at telling it.
March 1st saw the release of arguably one of the best rap albums of the year – Little Simz, GREY Area writes Robbie Beale
Alan provides his opinion on slowthai’s sold-out show at Manchester Academy on his “Bet Ya A £5er” as the audience were given a night to remember
Up-and-coming UK rapper slowthai takes Manchester’s O2 Ritz by storm leaving fans yearning for more
Contributor Jack Greeney reviews Post Malone’s highly anticipated the arena performance, but were even the greatest fans underwhelmed?
Ghetts has been a mainstay of the grime scene since 2003, so do his performances still match the energy of fifteen years ago?
Oakland-born rapper Daveed Diggs of Hamilton fame joined forces with poet-come-rapper Rafael Casal to write and star in Blindspotting.
Dylan James highlights the significance of Sound Cloud for upcoming artists and how it was vital a platform to some of the biggest musicians in the industry
The King of the North headlines two live shows at The Mayfield Depot as part of a special collaboration with The Warehouse Project