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How a building inspired the music culture of Grime

The writer Jude Yawson looks back at the emergence of Grime, a music culture which emerged from the tower blocks of East London. The artists – mostly young black men – used the city’s juxtaposition of their decaying tower blocks and the new gleaming skyscrapers, as the backdrop to their new urban music. Presented by Andrew Marr.

First broadcast on Start the Week, 6 January 2020.

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