“Outsiders Live Forever” is the latest release from Manga Saint Hilare with production from Sir Hiss. The 9 track album featres the likes of JME, Frisco, PK, Maxsta and more. Take a listen to the album and download below.
Grime veteran Flowdan has been very active with starting up his record label Spentshell, aiming to keep Grime respected, his latest EP “One Shell Fits All“, current status of Roll Deep and much more with SK Vibemaker on Rinse FM. You can listen to the full interview below.
Tonight on BBC Radio 1Xtra’s Rap Show with Charlie Sloth, history was made. Earlier this week, Drake paid a visit to the 8th floor in BBC New Broadcasting House and dropped his first ever ‘Fire in the Booth’ freestyle. Fire in the Booth is a popular weekly segment on 1Xtra’s Rap Show with Charlie Sloth which is simulcast with Radio 1.
Spotify UK’s Who We Be event presented by Live Nation took place to a sold-out crowd of 3,000 at the O2 Academy Birmingham. Who We Be saw an insane line-up of some of urban music’s biggest acts, including Mabel, Yungen, Nines, Sneakbo, Jaykae, Ms Banks.
The Who We Be live event, which takes inspiration from the Spotify playlist of the same name, saw the best of street sounds music under one roof. A celebration of both British urban, grime and hip-hop talent, with superstar Mabel taking the stage, performing her hit song ‘Finders Keepers’.
The crowd also enjoyed the best of British talent with performances from Birmingham’s own Jaykae and London’s Yungen, who performed his hit ‘Bestie’.
A surprise performance from rising rapper Ramz tore the roof off O2 Academy Birmingham as he dropped his infamous track ‘Barking’, with fans singing along to every line. Rap duo Lotto Boyz and renowned producer Steel Banglez also joined the line-up at the city’s leading music venue.
We are very proud to support new and exciting urban talent. We brought together an amazing line up of artists together last year at Alexandra Palace and we did the same here in Birmingham tonight. The rise of Birmingham rap is unstoppable, that’s why we chose to bring Who We Be here, to celebrate the best of rap and grime talent in England’s second city. Thanks to all of the incredible performers and to the three thousand fans who celebrated with us tonight” – Austin Daboh, Senior Editor at Spotify
BBC Radio 1Xtra tonight announced that the station will be heading to Ibiza for the first time to take over Ibiza Rocks on Saturday 4th August. Hosted by Charlie Sloth and DJ Target, event goers can expect DJ sets from MistaJam, DJ Charlsey and Sian Anderson, as well as bringing some of the hottest acts to the White Isle. The acts set to perform are:
“The magic of Ibiza is something that grabbed me the first time I visited the island, and having DJ’d there over the last few years and seen the massive growth in the music that we specialise in at 1Xtra, I just cannot wait to get out there with this huge line up of artists and shut it down. It’s going to be historic!” – DJ Target
“Ibiza has changed a lot over the last five years with rap and grime being embraced on the island in a huge way. So 1Xtra making its first appearance at the legendary Ibiza Rocks is huge and crazy exciting!” – Charlie Sloth
Tickets will go on sale at 8pm, during DJ Target’s show, on Thursday 14th June and will be available via the BBC Radio 1Xtra website
For the second time running we are happy to announce that we are offering another opportunity to one special artist for our marketing package with ReverbNation! Grime Culture is looking to hook up one (1) ReverbNation artist with a marketing package to help improve their online presence. The selected artist will receive social media banners, YouTube channel management, and social media marketing guidance. Grime Culture will also provide promotion throughout its own social media and GrimeCulture.com. To enter, you must sign up with ReverbNation, upload the music you want us to hear and submit. To enter is completely free! To submit for your chance to win, click HERE Follow on twitter @GrimeCulture