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Lady Gaga to Replace Beyonce at Coachella + Other Acts to be Stoked About

And just like that, the speculation comes to an end as Coachella recently revealed that Lady Gaga will be taking Beyonce’s headlining spot at Coachella 2017. Say what you want about this decision, though Queen B might be in a league of her own, so is Gaga, who is slowing regaining her Pop Queen title. While […]

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Coachella Adds UK Grime Star, Skepta to Line Up

That’s right – you heard it here…UK artist, Skepta has been added to Coachella lineup. The MOBO winning, Brit award winning and named king of grime is finally paving his path stateside. Boy Better Know fans in the US will get a prime opportunity to see Skepta. Even more prominent after his 2016 performances were unfortunately cancelled […]

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Coachella subtly added UK grime pioneer Skepta to lineup

Skepta was added to Coachella’s 2017 lineup amid last week’s Lady Gaga announcement. The British artist had to cancel his slot last year due to visa issues.

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Skepta beats out David Bowie and Radiohead for 2016 Mercury Prize

British grime artist Skepta has won the 2016 Hyundai Mercury Award, honoring the album of the year. Skepta beat a formidable roster of nominees for the award, including David Bowie and Radiohead.

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Stream & Download Skepta’s New Album “Konnichiwa”

Ever since nabbing that Drake co-sign, Skepta’s rise in the USA has been astronomical. After years of leading the charge of the UK grime movement, starting his Boy Better Know (BBK) label, which Drake recently signed to, and more, Skepta is going worldwide. His new album Konnichiwa serves as his entrance to the main stage. Konnichiwa consists of 12 […]

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Sasha and Skepta both forced to cancel their Coachella performances

Both Sasha and Skepta have had to cancel their performances at Coachella, for differing reasons.

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Drake Signs To Skepta’s North London Label Boy Better Know

Boy Better Know is an English Grime collective and record label founded in North London by Jme and his brother Skepta in 2005. Drake showed loved for the label last fall when he got a tattoo of their insignia on his shoulder and Skepta blasted it out on his insta:   Drake announced the merger with the UK Grime label via Instagram with a caption stating […]

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Drake Signs To Skepta’s North London Label Boy Better Know

Boy Better Know is an English Grime collective and record label founded in North London by Jme and his brother Skepta in 2005. Drake showed loved for the label last fall when he got a tattoo of their insignia on his shoulder and Skepta blasted it out on his insta:   Drake announced the merger with the UK Grime label via Instagram with a caption stating […]

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Drake Has Signed To Skepta’s Boy Better Know Records

The first Canadian signed to BBK. Big up my brudda @skeptagram for life yeah. And my section gunners too. 🇬🇧 A photo posted by champagnepapi (@champagnepapi) on Feb 24, 2016 … Continue reading

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Drake Has Signed To Skepta’s Boy Better Know Records

The first Canadian signed to BBK. Big up my brudda @skeptagram for life yeah. And my section gunners too. 🇬🇧 A photo posted by champagnepapi (@champagnepapi) on Feb 24, 2016 … Continue reading

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MoogFest is Back, Baby!

Hear Ye! Hear Ye! MoogFest has released their latest lineup announcement and it’s impressive to say the least. For those of you unfamiliar, Moogfest, is an incredibly progressive and interactive music, art, and technology festival inspired by synth inventor and electronic music innovator Robert Moog. The icing on the cake for this fest is that in addition to music performances, there will be artist discussions, art installations, an experimental film festival, workshops, demos, exhibits, masterclasses, and an electronic pop-up marketplace displaying cutting-edge electronic instruments and synths. Details below! For the past couple of years this extraordinary event has taken place in

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Sónar announces first wave of artists for 2016 edition

Sonar announces its initial wave of talent for 2016.

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Skepta Remixes jamie xx’s “I Know There’s Gonna Be (Good Times)”

Photo credit: Skepta’s Instagram Well damn! jamie xx‘s “I Know There’s Gonna Be (Good Times)” was already a candidate for song of the year. And now that Skepta has gone … Continue reading

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OVO Sound Radio premieres new Skepta X Jamie xx remix

There was a bit of skepticism surrounding Apple Music, but Beats 1 has proven to be one of the best things to come this summer. The crew at OVO Sound Radio has taken their Beats 1 radio show as an opportunity to premiere new music left and right, including dropping five new Drake tracks in […]

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Jamie Xx – I Know There’s Gonna Be (Good Times) (Skepta Remix) : Hip-Hop / Grime

Jamie Xx has been truly breaking out as a solo artist thanks to his debut studio album “In Colour”. The release contained one of the most unexpected clash of genres linking up with illegible rapper Young Thug and reggae/dancehall icon Popcaan on “Good Times”. Well UK’s leading grime figure Skepta has jumped on the track […]

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Drake & Skepta Remix Wizkid’s “Ojuelegba” : Huge Collaboration

Rising Nigerian reggae rapper Wizkid has been making a ton of noise for himself recently and has been riding the success of his biggest single to date with “Ojuelegba.” Well now the song has been escalated to astronomical levels as both Drake and UK Grime star Skepta have jumped on for an official remix. The chilled […]

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Drake Also Remixes Wizkid and Roy Wood$

Yesterday, OVO Sound Radio premiered on Beats 1 through Apple Music. First, we heard Drake go in on “Sweeterman” by Ramriddlz. But it looks like Drizzy wasn’t quite finished, because … Continue reading

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Skepta – Shutdown (Idris Elba Remix)

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British actor and DJ Idris Elba remixes Skepta’s grime anthem, “Shutdown.”

Skepta – Shutdown (Idris Elba Remix) was posted by Greg Dona, and appeared first on Dancing Astronaut.

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MoMA PS1 announces Warm Up 2015 summer lineup

Dancing Astronaut – EDM, trap, techno, deep house, dubstep

MoMA PS1′s Warm Up 2015 summer lineup includes Nicky Siano, Moritz von Oswald, Cut Copy, Tiga, Night Slugs, Skepta, and much, much more.

MoMA PS1 announces Warm Up 2015 summer lineup was posted by Greg Dona, and appeared first on Dancing Astronaut.

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Flatbush Zombies Ft. Skepta – Redeye To Paris : Must Hear Hip-Hop [Free Download]

The unlikely collaboration between Brooklyn’s Flatbush Zombies and UK “grime” rapper Skepta has happened, and it’s everything we wanted from the combination on “RedEye to Paris.” With Flatbush’s producer The Architect delivering his typical atmospheric, mood setting production for all these four rappers to deliver piercing verses. This amazing collaboration is closed out by a frantic verse by Skepta, delivering his signature Grime style. […]

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