ON THE LINE – The New Era: The Return of The ‘Rap Show(s)’

So last time I checked in, with my ‘End of an Era: What’s Next for BBC’s ‘The Rap Show’ article, the BBC’s Radio 1, and 1Xtra, Rap Show had no host and previous host, Charlie Sloth, was laying low after getting fired from the BBC. Well a fair bits changed since then. In November the BBC announced the new host of the Radio 1, and … Continue reading ON THE LINE – The New Era: The Return of The ‘Rap Show(s)’

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Litty Lightz – Fire In The Booth (1Xtra Video)

At 13 years old I was making mix-tapes with my best mate hoping that one day I would get some kind of recognition and really studying the game, in general, to understand everything about it! Litty Lightz just dropped a Fire in the Booth, on Radio 1 and 1Xtra, at the same age!!! DAMN! The 13 year old Grime/Hip-Hop artist, from London, dropped by Charlie … Continue reading Litty Lightz – Fire In The Booth (1Xtra Video)

Tim Westwood – Easter Weekend Mix 2000 (#TBT Stream)

We’re taking it back for Throwback Thursday to 18 years ago with Tim Westwood on his classic Radio One Rap Show over Easter weekend!!! Nothing but the hottest joints on the street (in 2000) including clubs bangers from Jay-Z, LL Cool J, Tony Touch, The Notorious B.I.G, Noreaga, Black Rob and a whole host more!!! Also a set from Mista Sinista thrown in for good … Continue reading Tim Westwood – Easter Weekend Mix 2000 (#TBT Stream)