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Video: Skepta – “Ghost Ride” ft. A$AP Rocky & A$AP Nast

Skepta has released a new video for "Ghost Ride," a thundering track featuring A$AP Rocky and A$AP Nast off of his new Vicious EP. While the video includes no…
Arielle Gordon / December 11, 2017

Video: Skepta – “Hypocrisy”

Skepta’s "Hypocrisy" is low-key one of the best songs of the summer thanks to typically booming production and countless memorable lyrics (my favorite is "I’m…
Chris DeVille, Stereogum / August 7, 2017

Skepta and Kevin Parker Can’t Breathe Life Into Mick Jagger’s New Solo Songs

Mick Jagger is a lot of things: sex symbol, surprisingly good film actor, onetime beard owner, the greatest rock'n'roll frontman who ever lived. What he is…
Andy Cush / July 27, 2017

Hear Mick Jagger’s New Collaborations With Skepta and Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker

Mick Jagger has two new songs out today: a collaboration with grime superstar Skepta called "England Lost" and a solo track called "Gotta Get a Grip." The Rolling…
Anna Gaca / July 27, 2017

Skepta Is Making a Grime Film Based on His Label, Boy Better Know

After winning a Mercury Award and appearing on an A$AP Mob project, Skepta isn't looking to rest. In a new interview with the Evening Standard, the grime…
Brian Josephs / November 11, 2016

Watch A$AP Mob’s New Money Man Short Film ft. A$AP Rocky, Skepta

As promised last week, A$AP Mob's new film Money Man is finally out. The 12-minute flick is a grainy black-and-white romp through criminal enterprise, reckless discharge of multiple weapons,…
Brian Josephs / October 21, 2016

Skepta Wins 2016 Mercury Prize Over David Bowie, Radiohead, and the 1975

English grime heavyweight Skepta has won this year's Mercury Prize, the annual award for the best album from the U.K. and Ireland. He received the…
Anna Gaca / September 15, 2016

Serena Williams Played Beyoncé, Taylor Swift, and Justin Bieber on Beats 1

Serena Williams sat down this weekend to DJ a one-off show on Beats 1 titled "Champ." Williams led off her hour-long set with Alicia Keys'
Anna Gaca / September 10, 2016

Radiohead, David Bowie, and the 1975 Lead the Mercury Prize Nominees List

The Mercury Prize has historically helped launch the careers of many leading U.K. artists: Portishead, the xx, Suede, and more. And they rarely skew predictably;…
Dan Weiss / August 4, 2016

Glastonbury 2016 Lineup: Adele, Muse, Coldplay, Foals, Beck, PJ Harvey, LCD Soundsystem, More

We already knew Adele would headline this year's Glastonbury Festival, and on Tuesday morning the U.K. event announced the rest of its 2016 lineup. Set…
Harley Brown / March 29, 2016

Hear Skepta’s Clanging, Urgent New Mixtape, ‘The Tim Westwood Mix’

Skepta's been on the mainstream rise for the past few months thanks to a huge Drake cosign, to say nothing of the British MC's incredible…
Brennan Carley / September 9, 2015

Hear Skepta’s Sped-Up Remix of Jamie xx’s ‘I Know There’s Gonna Be (Good Times)’

In the third installment of Drake and OVO co-founder Oliver El-Khatib's OVO Sound Radio show on Beats 1, El-Khatib revealed a new remix of Jamie…
Rachel Brodsky / August 9, 2015

Fool’s Gold Day Off 2015 Lineup: Meek Mill, A-Trak, Skepta, and More

Fool's Gold Day Off, a multi-city fest organized by the titular record label, will go down again this year in New York City on September 7…
Rachel Brodsky / July 14, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Carly Rae Jepsen Really Likes You, Deerhoof Ask ‘What Have You Done For Me’

Welcome to SPIN's Singles Mix! The SPIN staff has rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. From a bubblegum hitmaker to a Queens-based rapper to…
SPIN Staff / March 4, 2015