News / 12.08.20

Ify Adenuga – mother of Skepta, JME and Julie Adenuga – announces new memoir

Boy Better Know will publish the book in October. Ify Adenuga, the mother of Skepta,…

Grime MC FM
News / 27.02.20

JME’s Grime MC FM to headline Crack Magazine stage at Love Saves The Day

JME and a host of special guests will top the bill on the Crack Magazine stage at Love Saves the Day this year

News / 14.11.19

JME announces Grime MC release date, shares tour details

The much-anticipated follow-up to Integrity> lands at the end of November

News / 12.01.18

JME spotlights Trump’s error of blaming Obama for Bush’s embassy deal

The grime MC points out that the embassy relocation began under George W. Bush, not Barack Obama

News / 03.10.17

AJ Tracey shares Secure The Bag! tracklist featuring Sir Spyro, Craig David, Denzel Curry

The EP is due out on 6 October

News / 25.06.17

Boy Better Know’s Glastonbury slot was another milestone for grime in the mainstream

Rounding off a monumental weekend for grime and UK rap artists, Boy Better Know headlined…

News / 24.04.17

Jeremy Corbyn’s popularity among the grime scene continues to grow

The Labour leader has received support from JME, AJ Tracey, Novelist and more

Events / 08.02.17

JME, Giggs and Damian Marley added to Wild Life Festival

A new round of names has come in for Wild Life Festival, the Brighton event…

News / 01.02.17

JME to appear in Simon Amstell’s new movie about veganism

The grime MC will feature alongside including Martin Freeman, Joanna Lumley and Vanessa Feltz in Amstell’s directorial debut

News / 13.12.16

Watch a trailer for a brand new Skepta documentary

The Beats 1 documentary- Greatness Only– follows the decade-long rise of one of the UK’s…

Skepta takes on Ally Pally with the gang

Hamda Issa-Salwe joins the 10,000-strong crowd for the Tottenham Top Boy’s victorious homecoming

News / 10.05.16

Artist reimagines grime stars as Pokémon cards

Brighton-based photographer Ben Gore has released a peek of his ‘Grimemon’ series including Skepta, JME,…

Skepta for Crack Magazine
News / 06.05.16

Listen to Skepta’s Konnichiwa now

Skepta’s hotly anticipated new album is on Spotify now Last night Skepta played a live…

News / 17.03.16

Watch JME show off his shiny Charizard collection

The excitable grime MC waxes lyrical on Pokémon cards in a new video for the…

Events / 08.03.16

Simple Things confirm 2016 festival date

The forward-looking festival is set to return to Bristol in October, with ticket registration open…

Tracks Of The Year 2015

We count down the 50 best tracks of the year

In the Endz:
5 classic grime videos

Tomas Fraser selects five videos that prove grime is as gritty as ever

Festivals / 02.11.15

Simple Things 2015: Jme and Skepta

Grime dons Skepta & JME shut down the Academy at this year’s Simple Things Festival…

The 23 moments that defined Skepta‘s biggest year so far

And it’s not over yet

Logan Sama – FabricLive 83

‘FabricLive 83’ is a warts and all collation of glossed up verses and 16 bar whomps that exploits Sama’s bloating black book of MC contacts

News / 15.10.15

Drake’s got a BBK tattoo now

Yes, Drizzy has finally made the eternal commitment to Skepta and JME’s set Inked, permanently,…

News / 11.10.15

Skepta’s been in the studio with Pharrell

While there’s still no news of a Konnichiwa release date, the unstoppable grime MC reveals…

News / 05.10.15

Skepta + JME announce headline Brixton show

Novelist, Frisco, Casisdead and Section Boyz will support the December date Grime’s most high profile…

Elf Kid

If you caught Novelist & The Square at any club or festival this summer, the chances are you heard Elf Kid’s signature track Golden Boy

News / 09.09.15

Skepta’s New Mixtape is Online Now

The grime MC dropped his new tape via SoundCloud this morning In case you missed…

News / 25.08.15

Simple Things adds new names to lineup

Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, Ruff Sqwad + J-Cush, Hodge, and Tessela are amongst the additions

News / 17.08.15

Skepta has won an AIM Award for Outstanding Contribution

Skepta has been handed the Outstanding Contribution to Music Award at this year’s AIM Awards. Skepta…

News / 04.08.15

Simple Things unveil new names

Skepta, JME, Savages, Untold, HEALTH and Holly Herndon and more join the lineup

News / 14.07.15

JME has made a mixtape in 48 hours

There’s a 12-minute ‘making of’ film too While his recent LP Integrity> took him three…

News / 10.07.15

JME is swapping vinyl for Pokémon cards

He’s swapping Integrity> on vinyl for a shiny Charizard JME has got a batch of…

The 12 Best Musicians to Follow on Twitter

The very best of musicians’ thoughts pouring out of their heads and onto the internet

News / 24.06.15

ONEMAN drops festival edits

The edits mix Skepta, JME, Young Thug and more ONEMAN has released a stream and…

News / 19.06.15

P Money – Sounds & Gimmicks

Forget the clean-living that vegan JME attests to – Lewisham grime MC P Money puts…

News / 16.06.15

JME saw Jurassic World and he didn’t enjoy it

Like, at all So JME went to see Jurassic World last night and didn’t rate…


Jme Integrity> Album Review

‘No label, no PR, no publisher…’ so goes JME’s Twitter bio, ‘no meat, no dairy…

News / 18.05.15

Stormzy drops new freestyle ‘Shut Up’

The 21-year-old MC spits over a classic beat. Following his appearance at The Great Escape…

Playlists / 06.05.15

May Playlist

At first, this playlist feels like a dreamy summer soundtrack. With woozy, laid-back material from the…

Skepta reclaims grime’s history for its true authors

With towering expectations for 2015, the revered MC rises to the challenge