Monday Editorial: Is Drake the new Top Boy?

Monday Editorial: Is Drake the new Top Boy?

      Have you ever daydreamed of moving to a new country to pursue your passion? A country for which your fire burns bright as you reignite a love for what once was? Rumor has it, that’s exactly what rapper Drake is doing. Why? The three time Grammy winner will be starring in the third season of Top Boy. The UK drama has been running since 2011, outlining the struggles of young Londoners as they try to make their way to…

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Must Watch Movies: Kidulthood

Must Watch Movies: Kidulthood

Every now and then, a film stands out for a generation. It sets a tone, one that transcends a nationality, and instead begs to the human experience in us all. Those films grip you. They hijack your memories and tie themselves to your emotions. They stay with you. For me, that movie is Kidulthood. Written by Noel Clarke and set in London’s urban sprawl, this coming of age tale is raw and real. What happens when youths are exposed to…

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Monday Editorial: Is Giggs grime? by LadyRox

Monday Editorial: Is Giggs grime? by LadyRox

      Everywhere I turn, I’m bombarded by melancholy news or some political debate. It’s only when I turn to music of 140 bpm (or higher) that I find that happy place to drown out the war drums, inside and out. In a fulfilling way, it’s Giggs who brings me to this place of dark morning light with his lyrics of struggles and plight. It comes as a small surprise that debate worms its way into the world of music –fanning…

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Oh My Grime Warehouse Party with CUBS!

Oh My Grime Warehouse Party with CUBS!

Oh My Grime is back with the EP release party for CUBS and Berrix. Their Time’s Up EP is a 2 track banger forthcoming on American Grime Records. We’re also bringing in the heavyweight support from Trigon of Profound Audio! This party can’t be missed! When: April 7, 2017 Where: Eternal Studios 7317 NE 1st Place Miami, FL Who: Cubs (LowrLevls, AmericanGrime) Trigon (Profound Audio) Hoova (LowrLevls) Omnibud Timbo Slice Funk De La Cueva Jumanji (American Grime, Basshead Music) Twisty…

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American Grime on London Radio – Sunday 5pm EST

American Grime on London Radio – Sunday 5pm EST

At SXSW, The American Grime team got to link up with the legend, Rudekid. If you’ve heard a grime song that starts with “Are you ready” than you know his work. He’s collaborated with Ghetts, Skepta, Wiley and more, and now runs the grime show on London’s KISS FM every Sunday at 5pm EST. Rudekid was shooting a documentary and added the American Grime perspective to it with an interview with Sergio and MC Jumanji. We gifted him with an…

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An inside look at Dev79

An inside look at Dev79

Philadelphia native Dev79 is more than just the man behind some impressive labels. He is a skillful, technical and artful DJ, whose song selection and mixing is literal fuel to any crowd. We had the pleasure of hosting Dev79 at the American Grime Showcase at SXSW 2017 in Austin, TX. What we learned was… this guy does not play around. ANATOMY OF A SET: A part of the genius behind every great DJ is the level of understanding of the…

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SXSW Grime Pictorial by Complex UK

SXSW Grime Pictorial by Complex UK

SXSW is arguably one of the biggest conferences for music industry heads to meet and greet. From Australia, to Africa, to England and America, SXSW provides a glimpse at what’s cooking internationally. This year, grime was ever present and the boys over at American Grime were well received by some of the biggest names in the genre, including Kano, Ghetts, Frisco and Maximum of BBK, Logan Sama, Rude Kid, Safone and Jamie of Stay Fresh Music and more. Hyperfrank from…

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