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Radio 1 Best Of Unsigned

It's an A&R wet dream. Every week the best unsigned music is hand-picked by Radio 1 DJs and delivered to your computer. There's a new show every Tuesday so subscribe to our podcast today or download our latest show. 

The most exciting tracks from unsigned artists discovered by Radio 1 DJs - Huw Stephens, Ras Kwame, Rob da Bank and Fergie. Featuring Snippet, The Tinpots, Frakah, Organized Noise, The Jane Bradfords, The Greenland Choir and Dr. Meaker.

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Rob da Bank

From techno and bleeps to ambient and acoustic, it's all here!

Huw Stephens

Fresh, fiery, weird and wonderful demos from across the UK.



The best in unconventional and underground dance music.


God of the Pod

Nominate your favourite unsigned track for the podcast.

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Ras Kwame

Are you are unsigned or on your own label?

MCs and producers - get played out on Radio 1! Ras wants to showcase the finest homegrown dub step, hip hop, garage, grime, RnB and D&B from the underground.

He'll play the best on his show on Wednesday from 11pm. You'll appear in Radio 1's Best of Unsigned podcast and OneMusic will also showcase your MP3 right here.

Below you can download and check out the tracks that Ras has played on his show already!

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DJ Pyper ft. Meistro and I.Deal

DJ Pyper ft. Meistro & I.Deal - I Will Survive
Sometimes known as Rhythm & Grime, Pyper (19), Meistro (19) and I.Deal (18) are all in their last year of college. Pyper is the group's producer, Meistro is MC and manager, and I.Deal is the vocalist. Currently they're representing grime from different ends of Manchester but will be moving on to university in Liverpool and Leeds. Their greatest ambition would be to excel in the music industry. Find out more on the Urban Superstars comp they entered last year.
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Myx Quest

Myx Quest - Make It Happen
Producer, artist and songwriter Myx Quest is from West London and makes 'funky laid back hip hop.' His formed Q Entertainment as a collective for like-minded artists. Make It Happen will be his debut single. 

Judah & Secret

Judah & Secret - Do What They Do
Judah Racham and DJ Secret Weapon, who sometimes go under the name Two Men From Tibet, like to think of themselves as the inventors of Tru Skool. They represent openness and honesty in the face of materialism and lies. They currently putting the finishing touches to the video for this track. 

DC Entertainment

DC Entertainment ft Ark-i-Types - Tango
DC Entertainment (Unxpected & Carnage) started 4 years ago from a bedroom with a pair of decks and one mic. They now have a project studio and a strong following. Ark-i-types have been going for 10 years, featuring two MCs, Mista Greivous and Ed XL. Since teaming up with DC it's been non stop but they are still aiming higher.

Loose Skrews

LoOse SkrewZ - Bang Ur HeAd
LoOse SkrewZ are garage crew Glamz, Dex-Dee, Trauma and Lurkz. Born and raised in South West London, they've been together for 2 years since starting out as a group of friends from high school. Look out for more SkrewZ waiting in the wings - Karis, Mystar, Blitz, Browzman, SweetZ and the Youngers.


Nebulon ft Vortex & Charlene - Crazy Streets
Another heavy dose of hip hop from 100% Homegrown. North London rapper Nebulon made the Hall of Fame on Ras's 1Xtra show after winning his head to head competition Homegrown Cuts for 4 weeks in a row. Crazy Streets is from his forthcoming compilation CD.


Iman - Love Fool
Iman is a 22 year old singer/songwriter from East London. She's been singing for 6 years and also writes for other artists like Teisha O'Day. This track is produced by Kad & Phat Riff. Iman is currently working with Jamie Binns (Estelle's former manager).

Nicole Jackson

Nicole Jackson - I'm Yours
Nicole won Best Female in the Regional Youth Music Awards and she's only 15. She has been developing her talent with Studio 7, a Bristol based project run by former singer Kizzy Morrell.  

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100% Homegrown

Championing the sound of the UK, Ras Kwame instigates the urban artist uprising.


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