A Closer Look Into London’s Grime Scene

While we love hip-hop and all of its sub-genres, today we head across the pond for a deeper look into the world of Grime. The good folks over at Vox have put together an incredible video analogy that showcases Grime and all of its unique elements. Here we find how the grime genre took shape in London and how it differs from dub, UK garage, dancehall, and hip-hop.

The video provides a look at the rise of artists like Dizzee Rascal and Skepta, while even taking a look at how Drake has been aiming to associate himself with the scene. Have a look at the in-depth, informative clip below and speak your thoughts on it after the jump. Stay tuned for much more from the world of Grime coming soon.


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