The British rap songs that speak to black pain, from Kano to Giggs

One thing that always keeps me sane in these serious times is music. UK rap and grime are two genres I work closely with as a cultural critic, writer, and editor, so I know that if you look past all the flossing in Fendi, there’s a whole treasure trove of uplifting gems that can get you through hard times. These songs have the power to capture our grief, our anger, our hope and our pain, telling our stories as we live them out each day…


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