Action / 03.08.20

Arca, Jessie Ware and more sign open letter pledging to combat racism

Over 700 music industry figures have signed the letter. Figures from across the music industry,…

history of war dubs

The history of war dubs: How technology has changed the art of clashing

Jesse Bernard charts how technology has shaped the history of war dubs and clashing in grime

Eediyat Skengman 3
News / 10.01.20

Wiley compares Stormzy to Chewbacca on Eediyat Skengman 3

Round three gets underway with another dub from Wiley

News / 08.01.20

Stormzy shares second Wiley diss Still Disappointed

Stormzy returns fire at Wiley on his latest wardub ‘Still Disappointed’

Eediyat Skengman 3
News / 08.01.20

Wiley fires back at Stormzy on Eediyat Skengman 2

Wiley sends for Stormzy again on latest wardub ‘Eediyat Skengman 2’

News / 06.01.20

Stormzy releases new Wiley diss track Disappointed

Wiley has been sending for Stormzy on Twitter and on record since the end of last year

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News / 15.04.19

Drake addresses Wiley’s “culture vulture” comments

Drizzy responds to the criticism he’s received for his involvement with UK artists

Wiley Dizzee, Inner City Pressure
News / 19.11.18

Wiley sends for Dizzee Rascal in new track Flip the Table

Wiley’s long-running beef with Dizzee Rascal has boiled over on a new diss track

Wiley Instagram
News / 18.10.18

Wiley blasts Skepta and Dizzee Rascal in rant, calls them “paigons”

The self-proclaimed godfather of grime wasn’t too pleased about the two linking up for a track

Wiki, Appelsap 2018 © Mariana Carvalho

We asked artists at Appelsap Festival about their all-time favourite hip-hop records

Wiley, Amy Becker, Wiki, Tiffany Calver and more spoke about their most influential LPs at the one-day event in Amsterdam’s Flevopark

News / 14.06.18

Skepta and Wiley are credited as composers on Kanye West’s ye

The full credits for the three albums released from Kanye West’s Wyoming sessions have now…

Eediyat Skengman 3
News / 13.06.18

Wiley offers to take teenager facing drill video ban “under his wing”

The pioneering artist has offered to mentor the 17-year-old

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News / 17.05.18

Wiley to play himself in new biopic

If you want a job done right, do it yourself

News / 14.05.18

Wiley to be the subject of Pulse Film’s next biopic

The godfather of grime’s story will be coming to the big screen

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Events / 03.04.18

Kojo Funds, Wiley and Amy Becker announced for Appelsap 2018

The Dutch hip-hop festival returns to Amsterdam’s Flevopark on 11 August

J Hus © Cian Oba-Smith
Events / 30.01.18

J Hus, Wiley and Stefflon Don are heading to Outlook Festival 2018

The Croatian event will be staged at Fort Punta Christo in September

News / 08.12.17

D Double E drops new track with Wiley, announces debut album Jackuum!

The grime MC’s first full length is slated for release in February 2018

News / 23.11.17

Zomby to drop previously unreleased album Mercury’s Rainbow

The Eskibeat-inspired productions were recorded almost a decade ago

Read an exclusive extract from Wiley’s upcoming autobiography

Wiley discusses the punk foundations of grime in this snippet from his official autobiography.

News / 09.10.17

Grime founding father Major Ace passes away

Major Ace, grime pioneer from Pay As U Go Cartel, has died. As BBC Newsbeat…

News / 01.10.17

Dizzee Rascal and Wiley beef escalates with intense Twitter row

Dizzee Rascal and Wiley’s well-reported beef developed dramatically earlier today when Dizzee took to Twitter…

News / 12.06.17

Wiley hints at a re-ignited Dizzee Rascal beef

Eskiboy has threatened a follow up to his classic Nightbus diss of The Movement from…

When We Gonna Be Together: The Best Grime Love Songs

A selection of street serenades to soundtrack your Valentines Day, featuring Stormzy, Skepta, Ruff Sqwad and many more throwback classics

London turns out for Wiley‘s landmark Roundhouse show

Walking into The Roundhouse, the space already packed by 8pm, the audience a mixture of…

News / 31.01.17

Artwork, Wiley and Mistajam added to Hideout lineup

Wiley, Patrick Topping, Tiga, Solardo, Mistajam, Artwork, George Fitzgerald, Chris Lorenzo, Denney, Justin Martin, Anja…

News / 31.01.17

Dizzee Rascal, Wiley, The Bug and more announced for Outlook 2017

Celebrating their 10th birthday this summer, Outlook have come through with an incredible lineup for…

Eediyat Skengman 3
News / 30.01.17

Did Wiley just reveal that he’s playing Glastonbury 2017?

“Come to Glastonbury festival I need to show you something.”

Staying In

Burst the bubble, stay woke

News / 27.01.17

Chaka Khan announced for Brighton’s Wild Life Festival

Following on from their first announcement earlier in the week, Rudimental and Disclosure’s Wild Life…

Wiley – Godfather

For years, Wiley was seen as one of grime’s dominant narratives, but as he acknowledges on his latest album, his role is changing.

News / 24.01.17

Wild Life Festival announce first wave of names for 2017

The first names are in for Wild Life Festival 2017. The two-day event, curated by…

News / 11.01.17

Wiley is making his Boiler Room debut tomorrow

To celebrate the release of The Godfather, his much anticipated 11th studio record, Wiley is…

News / 28.09.16

Watch Wiley perform Can’t Go Wrong on Jools Holland

More grime on the BBC… Wiley followed in Skepta’s footsteps last night with a performance…

News / 16.09.16

Wiley shares latest version of Godfather tracklist

Wiley’s latest album Godfather is due out at the end of October Wiley has shared…

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Turning Points:
Flava D

Grime has always been a fiercely independent music scene, from Wiley selling white labels out…

Eediyat Skengman 3
News / 28.07.16

Wiley has cancelled his upcoming album Godfather

Grime kingpin Wiley has said he no longer plans to release the long-awaited follow up…

Wiley Autobiography
News / 17.05.16

Wiley is releasing an autobiography in November

The book will accompany Wiley’s long-awaited album, Godfather, which is due to drop this coming…

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

Wiley announces new album

Godfather is dropping on 2 September Grime powerhouse Wiley took to Twitter this morning to…

6 New Videos You Need To See

The videos from the past week that are well worth your precious seconds

In the Endz:
5 classic grime videos

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

News / 03.11.15

Watch Wiley talk to pupils from his old school

Wiley has received the MOBOs’ new Paving The Way award The MOBO awards have presented…

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 / 07.10.15

Artist Reuben Dangoor reimagines grime stars as historical figures

D Double E, Stormzy and Skepta all feature As a tribute to the grime scene…

News / 11.09.15

Listen to Wiley’s new single Standby

The grime kingpin is back Yep, Wiley has dropped a new single. It’s called Standby…

Playlists / 07.09.15

September 2015 Playlist

Heard the new Libertines new album? Does it give you a bittersweet pang of nostalgia for the good old days? Or do you just think it’s a massive crock of shit?

News / 24.06.15

ONEMAN drops festival edits

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