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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...

2017 Hyundai Mercury Prize Panel Revealed

Marcus Mumford, Ella Eyre and Lianne La Havas have joined the judging panel for the 2017 Hyundai Mercury Prize.The trio will be joined by jazz star Jamie Cullum, Jessie Ware and several industry people including...

Adele Visits Firefighters Who Rescued Grenfell Tower Residents

Adele has visited the firefighters who battled the horrific blaze at Grenfell Tower last week.Firefighter Rob Petty took to Facebook to reveal the 'Hello' hitmaker joined him and his brave colleagues - who battled tough...

One Direction To Reunite For Grenfell Tower Charity Single

One Direction could reunite for the Grenfell Tower charity single.The boy band are currently on an extended hiatus while they work on their solo careers, but it looks like a reunion could be happening sooner...

Stormzy, Liam Payne And The Who For Grenfell Tower Charity Single

Stormzy, Liam Payne and The Who will perform on a charity single to raise money for the victims of the Grenfell Tower disaster.The 'Big For Your Boots' hitmaker and the One Direction star are said...

The Xx Perform Stunning Set At Barcelona's Primavera Sound 2017

The xx performed a stunning headline set at Primavera Sound in Barcelona on Friday (02.06.17).The electronic-indie trio from south London are in the middle of a massive tour and took to the stage last night...

Solange Knowles Was 'The Best' Act At Primavera Sound 2017

Solange has given ''the best'' performance of Primavera Sound 2017 so far.The 30-year-old singer debuted at the festival in Barcelona's Parc del Forum three years ago and returned to headline on Thursday night (01.06.17) with...

Tokio Myers Wants Stormzy Collaboration

'Britain's Got Talent' multi-instrumentalist Tokio Myers wants to collaborate with Stormzy.The 32-year-old musician has wowed judges and viewers on the current series of the ITV talent show so far after getting four yeses from judges...

Skepta The Big Winner At 2017 Ivor Novello Awards

As if it wasn’t already confirmed by now, grime music is most certainly in the mainstream, with the genre’s poster boy Skepta winning the prestigious Ivor Novello Award for songwriter of the year.The 34 year...

Skepta: Liam Gallagher Is In Touch

Skepta thinks Liam Gallagher is a fan of his music because he has filled a void in rock music with his ''real music''.The grime superstar received praise from the former Oasis frontman on Thursday evening...

Skepta Wins Big At The Ivors

Skepta took home two awards at The Ivor Novello Awards on Thursday (18.05.17).The 34-year-old rapper - whose real name is Joseph Junior Adenuga - picked up the prestigious Songwriter of the Year gong as well...

Idris Elba's Surprise Appearance At Skepta Charity Gig

Idris Elba made a surprise appearance at Skepta's charity gig in London on Tuesday night (04.04.17).The 44-year-old actor hit the stage to introduce the grime superstar for his sold-out show at the Islington Assembly Hall,...

Fetty Wap Added To Wireless Festival Line-up

Fetty Wap has been added to this year's Wireless Festival line-up.The 25-year-old rap star - who has made a string of big hits during his career to date, including 'Trap Queen' - has been added...

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