Paul Gibbins

Where's The Beef

What Wiley Squashing One of His Oldest Beefs Means for Grime Today

He’s due to join forces with Durrty Goodz, a former foe, on a collab EP – so how'd we get here?
Paul Gibbins
6.26.17
Interviews

The Boy from the Suburbs Who Became Wiley’s Favourite MC

How Devlin went from Dagenham lad to beefing with the man who's since given him a 'Godfather' feature.
Paul Gibbins
3.6.17
Interviews

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
7.15.16
Longreads Or Whatever

How LEVELZ Are Injecting a 'No Bullshit' Policy Into Manchester’s Burgeoning Bass Scene

We spoke to the 14-man collective about the "guerilla mentality" they've cultivated in the clubs and raves of Manchester.
Paul Gibbins
5.27.16
Objectively Correct Lists

5 British MCs That American Grime Fans Need to Hear Right Now

Ahead of 'NOISEY London' on VICELAND, we look at the most exciting artists in the scene right now.
Paul Gibbins
4.19.16
Objectively Correct Lists

Which MC Recorded the Greatest 'Fire in the Booth'?

We caught up with Charlie Sloth, the prince of 1Xtra, to find out.
Paul Gibbins
3.1.16
Interviews

We Quizzed Grime Legend D Double E on His 'Street Fighter' Knowledge

Last week saw the re-release of the MC's iconic "Street Fighter Riddim", so we sat down with the man himself to chat about his game tactics and who in the grime scene can beat him.
Paul Gibbins
11.27.15
Thinkpieces And Shit

It's No Cheesy Urban-lite Anthem, Stormzy is Smashing the UK Charts with a Grime Freestyle

Hell, it doesn’t even have a chorus.
Paul Gibbins
9.17.15
Interviews

Reflecting on the British Impact of NWA With Giggs, Fekky, and Ghetts

"Back then, I couldn’t believe that people were making statements like that, never mind songs."
Paul Gibbins
8.26.15
Photos

Ten Classic Grime Photos and the Stories That Inspired Them

Simon Wheatley’s 'Don’t Call Me Urban' photo book is being digitally re-released, so we asked him to reflect on a few of his classics.
Paul Gibbins
7.29.15
fuck london

I Grew Up with Makina, The Geordie Youth Culture Phenomenon That's Been Slept On For A Decade

Like grime in London, or bassline in Sheffield, Makina is the sound of 21st century Newcastle.
Paul Gibbins
6.1.15
Grime Week

Don't Be a Wasteman, These Are the New Grime Artists You Should Be Listening To

We take a closer look at Cadell, Izzie Gibbs, Dark0, Tre Mission and more.
Paul Gibbins
11.20.14
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