Before garnering mainstream US attention with features on Drake’s More Life playlist, London rapper Giggs sat down with DJ Vlad to talk the emergence of the Grime scene and the history of rap in the UK. He also discusses the social differences within the culture, such as prison life, gang culture, what it means to […]

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Drake releases his More Life playlist/album over the weekend. The project features Giggs, a grime rapper from London who appears on “No Long Talk” and “KMT.” Also, Young Thug shows up twice to deliver his catchy mumble rap style on “Sacrifices” and “Ice Melts.” Other features include: Kanye West, Travis Scott, 2 Chainz, and Sampha. […]

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In the above clip from 67’s November 2016 interview with VladTV, the UK rap group talked linking with fellow UK pioneer Giggs for the single “Let’s Lurk,” which accrued over 7 million views on YouTube. Next, Vlad and 67 discuss UK hip hop existing in a bubble, and finally, the rap collective explains some UK […]

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Imagine being an artist with fans and a sold-out tour. Now, imagine your tour being canceled by police without your knowledge. This is what happened with UK’s rawest crew, 67. The group tells DJ Vlad that they, like so many other rappers in the UK, were approached by British police and shut down. With only […]

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Tim Westwood opened up to VladTV about being criticized for promoting violence by playing street music in the U.K., adding that the Prime Minister even called him out in Parlament. When asked how he feels about these types of accusations, Tim said that he doesn’t feel like listening to rap music will inspire you to […]

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In this clip from Giggs’ interview with VladTV, Giggs tells Vlad about his 15-year-old son who is an aspiring rapper. “He needs to finish school first,” Giggs says. Giggs then names a few of his favorite acts in the game: Drake, Meek Mill, Dave East, and more.sourceDownload as mp3

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In the above clip from Giggs’ interview with VladTV, Vlad asked Giggs about his music: from having popping songs on YouTube to working with American artists such as Jeremih, Waka Flocka, and Joell Ortiz. Giggs then talks about how the UK’s hip-hop sound is evolving, specifically how the Drill sound has taken hold. Giggs also […]

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Giggs on Music Being 100% Easier Than the Drug Game, Landlord AlbumsourceDownload as mp3

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Giggs on Police Scaring XL Records, Tried to Stop Record DealsourceDownload as mp3

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Giggs on Operation Trident Police Force Shutting Down His ShowssourceDownload as mp3

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Giggs on Taking Rap Seriously While in Prison, Before UK Gangsta Rap ScenesourceDownload as mp3

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