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Interview with Justin Clarke: His evolution from Ghetto to Ghetts, Music

Interview with Justin Clarke: His evolution from Ghetto to Ghetts

There’s no introduction needed, Justin Clarke is one of grime’s most interesting characters. An East London MC with unparalleled natural talent and a Jekyll-and-Hyde-style split personality; he has been involved in some of the genre’s most defining moments.

By | Music | Thursday, 27 March 2014 at 4:03 pm

Dexplicit: The Dex Files and #ThatBassLife are coming and Pow ‘came out of nowhere’, Arts

Dexplicit: The Dex Files and #ThatBassLife are coming and Pow ‘came out of nowhere’

Dexplicit plans to release twelve instrumental EPs over the next 12 months, with the first coming out at the end of February.

By | Arts, Music | Wednesday, 20 February 2013 at 5:30 am

Amplify Dot: Musicians sometimes deliver what they think you want to hear, Arts

Amplify Dot: Musicians sometimes deliver what they think you want to hear

One of the chief up and comers within the female MC realms of the urban hemisphere is London’s Amplify Dot, whose multifaceted efforts in both fashion and music have got tongues wagging. She discusses the deep nature of her recent EP, her clothing line and plans for her record label.

By | Arts, Music | Tuesday, 13 March 2012 at 12:14 pm

Skibadee: Drum ‘n’ bass can get even bigger than before, Arts

Skibadee: Drum ‘n’ bass can get even bigger than before

The mention of Skibadee in drum’n'bass speak is equivalent to that of MC royalty. As one of the true masters of the ceremony, he has been the main hype engine for many an underground rave since the embryonic stages of jungle and its superseding relative, drum’n'bass. Here, he divulges on the start of 2012 as well as touching on the state of a scene which he helped fortify.

By | Arts, Music | Tuesday, 6 March 2012 at 3:57 pm

Lord Of The Mics 3: The Return Of The Clash, Arts

Lord Of The Mics 3: The Return Of The Clash

Battle rapping has always played a big part in hip-hop culture. Starting way back in the 1970s, on the street corners of America’s inner-cities, MCs would regularly congregate to lyrically attack one another in a bid to win over a critical crowd – who would later determine the winner.

By | Arts, Music | Monday, 27 June 2011 at 10:27 am

Ear To The Ground: Maxsta, Music

Ear To The Ground: Maxsta

East London’s Maxsta has been causing a stir on the underground music scene for quite some time now, but after recently getting signed to Just Jam Records (a Sony RCA sub-label imprint), this 18-year-old grime MC is out to show everyone that he isn’t just any old ‘average kid’. Joseph ‘JP’ Patterson speaks to the rising star…

By | Music, Notebook | Monday, 4 April 2011 at 2:57 pm

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