Stormzy on stage at 2019 Glastonbury Festival, 2019. Courtesy: Instagram 

The UK rapper wore a stab-proof vest designed by the elusive street artist during his historic performance

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‘I was 13, with a group of friends, and it was my first time hearing anything so Black and British – and, also, so working class’

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A new history of grime, Dan Hancox’s Inner City Pressure, details the rapidly shifting London landscape out of which it emerged

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Batiste Safont, photographer unknown. Courtesy: Wikipedia Commons

From modern art as a torture technique to transgression in grime: what to read this weekend

By Paul Clinton