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Grime Music Is In Rude Health

The 2017 Mercury Prize nominations feel like a big win for grime, UK hip-hop, and black British artists.

The 2017 Mercury Prize nominations for grime and UK hip-hop, after years of low representation, could seem like big raffle wins given that the 12 shortlisted albums this year were picked from a pool of 220 records.

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In 'Yesterday’s Gone,' Loyle Carner Sparks a Conversation With the Rappers He Most Admires

In his debut album Yesterday’s Gone, Loyle Carner appears to be in private conversation with the rappers he most admires the most.

Loyle Carner’s debut Yesterday’s Gone is striking for a number of reasons, chief among them being the absence of any songs that will beat you over the head to be noticed.

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