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Ghetts Calls For Grime Star To Headline Glastonbury

Ghetts says it's time for a British rapper to headline Glastonbury.The 34-year-old grime star - whose latest album 'Ghetto Gospel: The New Testament' came out in September - accepts it's great that Michael and Emily...

Stefflon Don's Intense Dance Prep For Tour

Stefflon Don is giving herself two months to prepare the dance moves for her tour.The 'Hurtin' Me' hitmaker is working hard to make sure her second UK headline run, which kicks off in Cardiff, South...

Asap Rocky Believes In Aliens

A$AP Rocky believes in aliens.The 30-year-old rapper is convinced he's part of a generation that will make contact with extra-terrestrial life and admitted he has ''so many questions'' for other worldly beings.He said: ''I mean,...

Idris Elba To Collaborate With A$ap Rocky

Idris Elba wants to collaborate with A$AP Rocky.The 'Luther' star is certainly no stranger to the music scene as he's previously worked with Skepta and opened for Madonna at a Berlin stop of her 'Rebel...

Skepta To Be A Dad

Skepta is expecting his first child.The 35-year-old grime star has seemingly confirmed he is set to become a father for the first time, after he took to Instagram to share a picture of an ultrasound...

Joan Armatrading Loves Skepta

Joan Armatrading is a ''big fan'' of grime artist Skepta.The 67-year-old singer-songwriter and guitarist has revealed she can't stop listening to the 'Shutdown' hitmaker, as she thinks his music is ''refreshing'' and ''so good''.She said:...

Asap Rocky's Album Coming Friday

A$AP Rocky's new album 'Testing' will be released on Friday (25.05.18).The 'Everyday' rapper took to Instagram on Monday (21.05.18) to tease the release date, and it has since been confirmed.He simply captioned a picture of...

Wiley Documentary Heading For Big Screen

Wiley's journey to becoming the Godfather of Grime is set to be the subject of a new documentary.The 'Wearing My Rolex' hitmaker - whose real name is Richard Cowie - says that while the...

Naomi Campbell Says Skepta Cover 'Sent A Powerful Message'

Naomi Campbell thinks her GQ magazine cover with Skepta sent a powerful message to the world.The 47-year-old model and Skepta, 35, have reportedly seen their romance cool over recent weeks, but Naomi remains proud of...

Naomi Campbell's Life Changing Trip

Naomi Campbell says her recent trip to Africa has made her years of modelling ''worth it''.The 47-year-old British supermodel recently visited Lagos - Nigeria's largest city - to attend Africa's premier fashion showcase Arise...

Stefflon Don Won't Be Boxed In

Stefflon Don doesn't want to be ''boxed in''.The 26-year-old star has recorded with the likes of Demi Lovato, Skepta, Halsey and French Montana, and insists she won't let genre restrict the sort of music she...

Cover Lovers? Naomi Campbell And Skepta Go Topless For A Magazine Shoot

There have been a number of rumours going around the past few months suggesting that supermodel Naomi Campbell and grime artist Skepta have been secretly dating, and a steamy new magazine shoot they have just...

Naomi Campbell And Skepta Confirm They Are Dating

Naomi Campbell and Skepta confirmed their romance at the NME Awards on Wednesday (14.02.18).The 47-year-old supermodel was rumoured to be dating the 35-year-old musician last month, and they reportedly couldn't hide their affection for one...

Skepta And Childish Gambino To Headline Lovebox Festival

Skepta and Childish Gambino will headline Lovebox festival.The 35-year-old grime star is set to headline the London festival on the Friday night, when it takes over Gunnersbury Park in west London on July 13 and...

Boy Better Know To Receive Innovation Award At Nme Awards

Boy Better Know are set to receive the Innovation Award at the 2018 VO5 NME Awards this month.The grime collective - also known as BBK - will appear at the glitzy award ceremony at London's...

Shirley Manson To Receive Nme's Icon Award

Garbage's Shirley Manson is to receive the Icon Award at this year's VO5 NME Awards.The 51-year-old singer has been selected for her contribution to music over her career spanning over two decades, which has seen...

Liam Gallagher To Headline Parklife Festival

Liam Gallagher will headline Parklife festival.The 'Wall of Glass' hitmaker will return to his hometown to wow the crowds who will pack into Heaton Park in Manchester, north west England on June 9 and 10,...

Mabel Wins Mtv Brand New 2018

Mabel has been crowned the winner of MTV Brand New 2018. The 21-year-old beauty beat her 'Fine Line' collaborator Not3s to the rising star accolade along with Pale Waves, Sigrid, Tom Walker, 'Bestie star' Yxng...

Naomi Campbell Dating Skepta

Naomi Campbell is dating grime artist Skepta.The 47-year-old supermodel is reportedly in a relationship with the 'That's Not Me' hitmaker after the pair met up for a ''string of secret dates''.A source told The Sun...

Liam Teases 'Biblical Brother' Joining Finsbury Park Line-up

Liam Gallagher has teased one of the support acts performing at his Finsbury Park festival is a ''biblical brother''.The 45-year-old rocker is yet to unveil the bill for the one-day event taking place at the...

Stefflon Don Is Apple Music's 'Up Next' Artist

Stefflon Don has been named Apple Music's 'Up Next' Artist for January 2018.The 'Hurtin' Me' hitmaker is ''excited'' to have been handed the accolade by the streaming giant and has promised 2018 will be a...

Liam Gallagher Wants Skepta For Finsbury Park

Liam Gallagher wants Skepta to perform at his Finsbury Park concert.The 45-year-old rocker will top the bill at his own one-day festival at the London landmark where he last performed with Oasis back in 2002,...

Wiley: Real Grime Isn't Mainstream

Wiley claims the sound currently enjoying chart success ''is not grime''.The 38-year-old star - who is often called the Godfather of Grime - believes that certain UK artists are wrongly being associated with the genre,...

Krept And Konan Release Two Tracks From Their New Mixtapes

Krept & Konan have released the first two tracks from their mixtapes '7 Days' and '7 Nights'.The British rap duo - whose real names are Casyo Johnson and Karl Wilson - have decided to release...

Liam Gallagher To Bring Skepta Out On Tour?

Liam Gallagher could be set to be joined by Skepta on his forthcoming solo tour.The former Oasis frontman has taken his 'bromance' with the grime star to the next level by buying him a birthday...

Idris Elba To Guest Present At Hyundai Mercury Prize Ceremony

Idris Elba has been announced as a guest presenter at this year's Hyundai Mercury Prize.The world-renowned actor and DJ - who has worked with Macklemore and Ryan Lewis - is thrilled to be a part...

Mabel Felt Like A 'Strong' Woman In Skepta's Music Video

Mabel says she felt like a ''strong'' woman when she starred in Skepta's 'Shutdown' video.The promo for the rapper's 2016 smash hit was shot around the Barbican area of London and the 21-year-old singer -...

Mick Jagger Releases Two New Songs

Sir Mick Jagger has released two new songs.The 74-year-old rocker wrote 'Gotta Get a Grip' and 'England Lost' - which features Skepta - in April and wanted to release them straight away, rather than wait...

Dizzee Rascal: I Invented Grime

Dizzee Rascal insists he invented grime.The 'Dance Wiv Me' hitmaker says he's been subjected to a lot of comments about how he is only going back to the genre because it has had a resurgence...

Skepta Hits The Studio With Mick Jagger

Skepta has been in the studio with Sir Mick Jagger.The Grime superstar shared a professional photograph of the pair taking a break from working, with the 'Shutdown' hitmaker leaning on a wooden wall with a...

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