Noisey News

Wiley Has Been Awarded an MBE in the Queen's New Year Honors List

The godfather of grime has been made a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for services to music.
Alex Robert Ross

Ice Caps Melt: The Big Wiley Interview

As the godfather of grime, Wiley still occupies a strange position in his own universe. Could his final album cement his legacy?
Fred Macpherson
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On the Frontline of Ibiza’s Grime Invasion

For years, grime MCs would reject the super clubs of Ibiza in favor of livelier gigs in Ayia Napa. Suddenly all of that has changed, so we headed out to the Balearic Islands to find out why.
Joe Zadeh

A Conversation with Rude Kid About the Future of Grime on Mainstream Radio

"Grime is no longer a niche genre, it’s just simply: good music."
Paul Gibbins
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

The New Lady Leshurr Video Is Fire Emojis, Even If Wiley Doesn't Turn Up

In her latest track and visual, Leshurr shades the has-beens with savage disregard.
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Kano's Glastonbury Set Solidified 'Made in the Manor' as a Great British Classic

Amid a surreal post-referendum backdrop of shock and disbelief, the London MC delivered a cathartic and career-defining set.
Joe Zadeh

Please, Help Fund My Uncle's A-Z Grime Tour of London

All Uncle Aby wants is to set up a tour of London's grime locations, bless him.
Alhan Gençay
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What Do You Get When You Mix Pokémon Cards and Grime? Grimémon!

And yes, you can buy them very soon.
Daisy Jones
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Last Night’s Sold Out Skepta Show in London Felt Like the Establishment of a New World Order

The whole crew and friends came out in force, reminding a legion of die hards and new followers why none of them flex like BBK.
Joe Zadeh

Skepta's 'Konnichiwa' Is the Sound of the UK Underground Finally Standing Proud at Street Level

Skepta's career has slalomed everywhere—from gun shot instrumentals to Ibiza pool party glitz—so it's all the more poignant that he's arrived back in this very special place.
Dan Hancox

Let Us Guide You into Skepta's 'Konnichiwa' with a Brand New Track

He's released a new track called "Man (Gang)," updated "Ladies Hit Squad" on iTunes, and released a tracklist that includes features from Pharrell, Wiley, Chip, and Novelist.
Joe Zadeh
Scene Reports

Polski Riddim: Meet the Polish MCs Making Grime in the UK

It's not weird to attend a Polish rap gig and hear a bunch of MCs clashing over a Wiley instrumental.
Kamila Rymajdo