It’s not just a London thing.
MC Eyez, a grime MC from Derby, helms a new mixtape celebrating up-and-coming talent from the Midlands and the North of England.
Mind The Gap features 8 artists hand-picked by Eyez, including 21-year-old Sheffield newcomer Kannan, Logan Sama-approved Snowy from Nottingham and Leicester’s KamaKaze, along with Eyez crew member Dubzy.
The mixtape was recorded at Red Bull Studios in London and mixed by Eyez. Listen below.
There is plenty of talent bubbling up on the instrumental scene as well – read our feature on the 10 grime producers to keep an eye on this year.