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Bbc Faces Backlash After Whitewashed 1xtrapowerlist Names Ed Sheeran Most Influential In Black And Urban Music

By Victoria Pavlova | 14th July 2014

The BBC’s 1Xtra chart for black and urban music, the 1XtraPower List, turns out to be remarkably, embarrassingly white. The list of the “most influential artists” has been referred to as “the saddest list in...

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Legal Action For Wiley After 15-Minutes Of Pain In Cumbria

By Jack de Aguilar | 25th July 2013

Wiley, Cockrock, it was never going to work. But hindsight is just that: hindsight, and the grime rapper being pelted by objects from the crowd and storming off after 15 minutes is the current issue...

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Wiley Booed Off Stage At Cockrock Festival In Cockermouth

By Jack de Aguilar | 22nd July 2013

Firstly, note the restraint in the headline. Just note it, then read on. Wiley was booed off stage after he slated CockRock festival on Twitter. The U.K grime star was bemoaning the distance and mocking...

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Wiley Loses It At Glastonbury: "F**K Them And Their Farm", Rapper Leaves Due To Weather

By Lauren James | 28th June 2013

Seems like someone's having a bad day: rapper Wiley's spit his dummy and begged to be taken off the line-up for the most prestigious festival in the world, Glastonbury. He tweeted organiser Emily Eavis with...

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Wiley Walks Out On His Label: Says He 'Don't Need' Warner Bros Anymore

By Joe Wilde | 5th April 2013

Grime MC Wiley has walked out on his label Warner Brothers in an explosive rant on Twitter during which he claimed that he 'don't need' the label any more. In his now deleted Tweet, the...

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Deposit Scheme For Reading And Leeds 2013, Featuring Alt-j, Deftones And Boy Better Know

By Hayley Avron | 29th November 2012

It may still only be November but tomorrow (November 30, 2012), early bird tickets will go on sale for next year’s Reading and Leeds festivals, with Mercury Music Prize winners Alt-J unsurprisingly featuring on the...

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Pictures: Rita Ora Wardrobe Malfunctions And Huge Surprise Guests At Red Bull Culture Clash

By Contributor | 8th November 2012

Boy Better Know arrive at the Red Bull Culture Clash in London ... but did they win?There was an urban music clash for the ages going on down in London last night (November 7) as...

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