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Skepta To Receive Aim Awards' Outstanding Contribution To Music Prize

The hip-hop star has been a pioneer of the 'grime' genre in the U.K. and he recently raised his profile in the U.S. by performing with Kanye West at the BRIT Awards in...

Skepta Collaborating With Drake

Skepta has confirmed he has recorded with Drake for his LP.The 32-year-old rapper has revealed the collaboration will feature on his fourth studio album 'Konnichiwa' alongside songs with Wizkid and Earl Sweatshirt.He explained: ''There will...

Rudimental Bring Dizzee Rascal Onstage At Lovebox

Rudimental brought Dizzee Rascal onstage at Lovebox on Friday (17.07.15).The chart-topping quartet were closing the Main Stage at the London festival, held at Victoria Park, when they surprised the 50,000 strong crowd by inviting the...

Mark Ronson Confirmed For V Festival

Mark Ronson has been added to the V Festival line-up.The 'Uptown Funk' hitmaker will headline the annual event's Our House stage alongside iconic DJ A-Trak, with the duo teaming up for an exclusive set on...

Drake's Festival Plans

Drake is planning to headline New Look Wireless again next year.The 'Hold On, We're Going Home' hitmaker was top of the bill at last night's (03.07.15) festival and is hoping he can make a return...

Idris Elba Shows Off Rap Skills On Remix Of Skepta's 'Shutdown'

Idris Elba’s burgeoning career as a musician continues with aplomb, after the star showcased his rapping skills on a remix of Skepta’s single ‘Shutdown’ on Twitter yesterday.The ‘Luther’ star uploaded his re-working of the British...

Skepta And Jme Added To The Great Escape Line-up

Skepta and JME have been added to The Great Escape line-up.The Boy Better Know rappers - who recently joined forces with Kanye West to perform his new track 'All Day' at the BRITs - will...

Example And Gorgon City For We Are Rockstars In Ibiza

Example and Gorgon City are among acts confirmed for We Are Rockstars in Ibiza.The series of shows will return to the Ibiza Rocks Hotel for a fourth year, boasting a line-up of some of the...

Kanye West Performs Surprise London Show With Big Sean And Raekwon

Kanye West performed a surprise show with Big Sean and Raekwon in London on Wednesday morning (04.03.15).The 37-year-old rapper arrived on stage at KOKO in Camden, north London at 1am and was joined by a...

Liam Gallagher Brands Kanye West 'Utter S***'

Liam Gallagher has branded Kanye West ''Utter S***''.The 42-year-old musician slammed the rapper while he performed his track 'All Day' along with British grime artists Skepta, Krept and Konan, Jammer and Novelist at the BRIT...

Wiz Khalifa Wants Skepta Duet

Wiz Khalifa is going to collaborate with Skepta.The 'We Dem Boyz' rapper - who recently split from his wife Amber Rose - is a big fan of the British grime artist and the pair are...

Wretch32 Crowned Best UK Mc

Wretch32 has been crowned Best UK MC for the second year running.The London born grime artist took the winning title on the MTV Base show 'Best of the Best UK MC' last night (28.01.13), beating...

Globalgathering 2012: Tinie Tempah And Chase And Status Return

GlobalGathering has announced its line-up for 2012. Headliners at the festival include Tinie Tempah; Chase And Status and Friendly Fires. Joining them on the main stage will be Maverick Sabre; Dot Rotten; Japanese Popstars and...

Flo Rida Added To Radio 1'S Hackney Weekend Line-up

Flo Rida has joined the star-studded line up for BBC Radio 1's Hackney Weekend 2012. The US rapper is one of a number of urban music acts including Sean Paul, Tinchy Stryder, Mindless Behaviour, Chip,...

P. Diddy's UK Pride

P. Diddy is happy British artists are finally taking some "pride" in their roots. The US rapper - who has formed a new group Diddy Dirty Money, and performed in the UK for the first...


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Eric Clapton: Live At The Royal Albert Hall - Trailer

Eric Clapton: Live At The Royal Albert Hall - Trailer

The full recording of 'Eric Clapton: Live At The Royal Albert Hall', is set to reach cinemas very soon

No Escape - Movie Review

No Escape - Movie Review

One of the strongest action thrillers in recent years, this gripping movie cleverly casts actors known for comedy in the central roles.

Ricki and the Flash - Movie Review

Ricki and the Flash - Movie Review

Meryl Streep is having so much fun playing an ageing rocker that the audience only barely registers that this film isn't nearly as deep as it's...

Creamfields Festival 2015 Live Review

Creamfields Festival 2015 Live Review

Creamfields was back again, with a plethora of headline disc jockeys, showcasing Creamfields as the powerhouse of UK-electronic festivals.

Donald Trump Can't Wait To Run Against Kanye In 2020

Donald Trump Can't Wait To Run Against Kanye In 2020

The 2016 Republican candidate is already thinking ahead

Keith Richards Hoping To Start On A New Rolling Stones Album

Keith Richards Hoping To Start On A New Rolling Stones Album "Next Year"

Richards is eager to begin work on follow-up to 2005's 'A Bigger Bang', but doesn't reckon that will happen until April 2016 at the earliest.

Cate Blanchett Cast As Lucille Ball In New Biopic

Cate Blanchett Cast As Lucille Ball In New Biopic

The two-time Oscar winner has been cast as '50s TV sweetheart Lucille Ball, according to new reports.