not even going to pretend that I’m even close to being expert on grime but fucking hell it’d also but stupid to try and deny that listening to this 17 year old MC from Lewisham (SE LDN REP IT!!!!) isn’t a hell of a lot of fun.

“not a cockney / but an MC / an OV / from Brockley

Hey Arnold don, say nuttin’!”

Being from that first generation of kids who’d never not known grime is always gonna be perceived as a weird kind of stasis, but hell, alongside the likes of Meridian Dan bringing about a so called “grime renaissance”, it’s only matter of time before someone lights the spark underneath yung novelist here.

[ partially via the wise words of Son Raw on Passion of the Weiss ]