KHX05 has shared a collection of remixes from their ‘BLXCK KXT’ EP on Suzi Analogue’s Never Normal Records. Check it out below.
‘BLXCK KXT REMIX EP’ features contributions from Iron Dylan, Awful Records’ LORD NARF, House of Labeija’s Rozay Labeija, GHOZT and Never Normal/Teklife affiliate Heavee. Each of the five remixers puts their own distinctive spin on KHX05's (pronounced Chaos) raw and experimental rap tracks, in which their lyrics tell stories of their trans experience.
Busta Rhymes, Ice-T, Fat Joe, Busy Bee, LL Cool J, and Al B. Sure! were among those who paid tribute to the late rapper Biz Markie, real name Marcel Theo Hall, at a memorial service in Long Island, New York on Monday 2nd August.
Dubbed 'The Final Show', a private service was held at the Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts. This was followed by a public memorial to honour the legendary hip hop pioneer. His anthems 'Vapors' (1988) and 'Just A Friend' (1989) are widely considered genre landmarks.
Ghetts, Shaybo, BackRoad Gee and Little Simz are among the names nominated for this year's GRM Daily Rated Awards.
The rap and grime awards return as a virtual ceremony on 16th September. Due to take place in partnership with YouTube Music, this year’s awards is the sixth instalment of the event and will celebrate the best in Black British music.
A new documentary traces the history of UK rap and grime TV station, Channel U.
Coming to online entertainment channel Link Up TV in October, Home Invasion: The Story Of Channel U tells the story of how the satellite channel rose to become an institution of British rap and grime culture. Watch the trailer for the documentary below.
Later known as Channel AKA, Channel U ran from 2003 to 2018, and helped the breakthrough of acts including Dizzee Rascal, Kano, Wiley, Skepta, Giggs, Tinchy Stryder, and more.