Most Wanted: 7 Rappers Reppin’ UK Grime In 2014


| February 6, 2014 - 4:06 pm

UK Grime emerged in the early 2000′s, rising from a few make-shift pirate radio stations in Bow, East London. Since then it has revolutionized the urban music scene as we know it, bringing raw talent up through the ranks. Rappers such as Wiley, Dizzee Rascal, Skepta, Kano, Wretch 32 and Tinie Tempah – just to name a few – were essential to the evolution of Grime as a genre and have been success stories in this style of music. They have helped bring Grime to the masses and on the way rocked festivals across the globe with their artistry.

Finding seven artists who are carrying the flag for the 140 BPM genre in 2014 is not an easy feat. We have honed in on artists who are championing grime in 2014 but also making an impact online and changing the game in today’s digital age. Here’s a mixture of emerging artists along with certified veterans. Check out our list after the jump…

Written by Sam Jadwat / Instagrime