Skepta - Page 4

Skepta – “Man”

For about the past year and a half, the London MC Skepta has become the face of the UK's resurgent grime movement. And for what…
Tom Breihan | April 15, 2016 - 10:39 am

Wiki – “God Bless Me (Remix)” (Feat. Antwon, Sporting Life, & Skepta)

Just in time for his tour with Antwon, Ratking leader Wiki has delivered a remix of "God Bless Me" off his Lil Me mixtape. Skepta…
Chris DeVille | March 22, 2016 - 1:42 pm


10 Essential Tracks From The Early Years Of Grime

In the early 2000s, something new and exciting was happening in the UK music scene. The sound of UK garage was taking over the charts…
Gabriel Ebulue | March 14, 2016 - 1:11 pm

Watch Drake And Skepta’s Surprise Appearance At A Section Boyz Show In London

Drake was in London for the BRIT Awards tonight, where he joined Rihanna to perform "Work" live for the first time ever. Immediately after the…
Peter Helman | February 24, 2016 - 9:52 pm

2015 In Review

Stereogum’s 80 Favorite Songs Of 2015

One of music's finest qualities is that, for all its unifying power, it strikes different people in radically different ways. There is value in recognizing…
Stereogum | December 9, 2015 - 11:51 am

Jamie xx – “I Know There’s Gonna Be (Good Times)” (Feat. Young Thug & Popcaan) Video

A month ago, Stereogum's readers voted "I Know There's Gonna Be (Good Times)," Jamie xx's lightweight and effervescent collab with Atlanta rap bugout king Young…
Tom Breihan | September 28, 2015 - 8:49 am

Cake Company Ruins Skepta’s Birthday Surprise With Instagram Post

In the age of social media, the interests of celebrities and smaller companies are often entwined in awkward new ways. Hey, it makes sense for…
Caitlin White | September 21, 2015 - 1:35 pm

Stream Skepta The Tim Westwood Mix

More than any other single person, the London rapper Skepta has been responsible for the recent resurgence of grime, the hard and hyperactive strain of…
Tom Breihan | September 9, 2015 - 10:44 am

Status Ain't Hood

Status Ain’t Hood: The Stark Blankness Of Travi$ Scott’s Disappointing Rodeo

If you go see Travi$ Scott live, you'll see some exciting things. You'll see Scott whirling across the stage, his hair flying in every direction.
Tom Breihan | September 2, 2015 - 11:18 am

Skepta, Bashy & Kano – “Can’t See Me Again”

The London rapper Skepta has been making music since the early days of grime, and now, thanks to hits like "That's Not Me" and "Shutdown,"
Tom Breihan | August 26, 2015 - 11:22 am

Jamie xx – “I Know There’s Gonna Be (Good Times) (Skepta Remix)”

For the past couple of weeks, Drake and OVO co-founder Oliver El-Khatib have been using their Beats 1 show OVO Sound Radio to premiere some
Peter Helman | August 8, 2015 - 7:59 pm

Skepta Comforts Fan Who Got Dumped For Getting A Skepta Tattoo On His Pelvis

Now that Skepta is officially a thing, so it follows that bro culture will get on board. And those bros will get Skepta tattoos --…
James Rettig | July 21, 2015 - 11:44 am

Hear 3 New Drake-Featured Tracks Debuted On Beats 1’s OVO Sound Radio

Drake's OVO Sound Radio premiered on Apple Music's Beats 1 last night. Drake, OVO co-founder Oliver El-Khatib, and Austin producer Eric Dingus hung out, talked,…
Peter Helman | July 12, 2015 - 11:27 am

Skepta – “Back Then”

The London grime rapper Skepta has been on a serious roll lately, releasing great tracks like "Shutdown" and "Lukey World" even if his new album…
Tom Breihan | July 2, 2015 - 11:58 am


First Impressions Of Apple Music

Less than 90 minutes after I began downloading Apple's new mobile-phone operating system, the voice of London grime rapper Skepta was yawping in my headphones:…
Marc Hogan | June 30, 2015 - 5:05 pm