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The history of rap and grime in Berkshire with Wolfy, Marcus Data and Anijah

Celebrating the heritage of rap and grime in Berkshire with Wolfy, Marcus Data and Anijah.
Berkshire musicians Wolfy and Marcus Data on why their latest single is celebrating the history of rap and grime in Berkshire, plus Anijah chats about his new single Shadows.
BBC Music Sound Of list: Octavian 2019's winner
With periods of homelessness and poverty in his teens, now Octavian's BBC Music's Sound Of winner.

Falz: Reworking Gambino's This is America for Nigeria

Falz's hit This Is Nigeria weaves together themes of scamming, violence and corruption
Falz's hit This Is Nigeria weaves together themes of scamming, violence and corruption. A reversion of the Childish Gambino hit This is America, the Nigerian singer-songwriter explains what inspired his lyrics. 

Photo: Nigerian singer-songwriter Falz Credit: Getty Images
DR Congo election: Bob Elvis, rapping for freedom
Rapper Bob Elvis says he was kidnapped by the Congolese authorities, but he won't keep silent.