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A Feud Between Grime's Originators Turns Ugly: Dizzee Rascal Calls Wiley a Rapist

A decade long feud between the inventors of grime—Dizzee Rascal and Wiley—turned into a vicious war of words over the weekend that included death threats.

Allegations of statutory rape and Twitter death threats have taken a long simmering beef between two Grime originators—Dizzy Rascal and Wiley—and brought it mainstream.

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Wiley, the 'Godfather' of Grime, Delivers a Flawless "Final" Album

Not a single track on Wiley's 17-song rumoured "final" album, 'Godfather,' is poorly conceived.

It takes bold vision and excellent execution to marshal close to two dozen MCs and as many producers into a cohesive whole. That's just what Wiley has done on his eleventh album Godfather, which is rumoured to be his last.

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