Words by Billy Hodder. On Thursday night Skepta (a.k.a. Joseph Junior Adenuga) was presented with the prestigious Mercury Prize award by Jarvis Cocker for his album Konnichiwa. Accompanied by his mother and father on stage, who were both dressed in traditional Nigerian clothing, Skepta announced to fellow grime nominee Kano “we did it bro” in a moment where he realized that the past 15 years have deservedly … Continue reading Why Skepta is so important to grime, youth, black lives, creatives and music
With Muse being announced as the first official headliner for Reading and Leeds 2017, we thought it was necessary to have a look at who else could be headlining the festival this year. Last year saw The Red Hot Chili Peppers accompanied by two double headliners in the shape of Disclosure alongside Foals and Biffy Clyro alongside Fall Out Boy. We’ve picked out the artists who we believe could … Continue reading Who will headline Reading and Leeds next year?