Hip-hop

Reading's finest rappers drop some bars!

DJ Subject, Smiley Smuggler, Marcus Data and Silqe drop some bars.
It's Brigitte's last show on BBC Introducing, rappers DJ Subject, Smiley Smuggler, Marcus Data and Silqe drop some bars!
Rapper Jack Grange says music releases ADHD 'anger'
Jack Grange was diagnosed with ADHD and anxiety after being excluded from school.

'They're calling him Tekashi Snitch 9ine'

'They're calling him Tekashi Snitch 9ine'
US reporter Lisa Evers has been in court for the trial of Daniel Fernandez, better known as Tekashi 6ix 9ine, in New York City. 

The rapper has turned on other alleged gang members as part of a plea deal with the US government which he hopes will reduce his prison time. 

He was facing a minimum of 47 years and a maximum of life imprisonment, now there is the possibility he could be released by 2020. He has finished testifying but the trial is expected to run until October.

Sampa The Great: No ordinary rapper

Zambia-born rapper Sampa The Great talks about her identity and the Zambian hip-hop scene
Sampa The Great is no ordinary rapper. She was born in Zambia and raised in Botswana. But she's now based in Australia and she belongs firmly in rap's inclusive modern age. Sampa talks about her identity, goals, inspirations and the Zambian hip-hop scene to Weekend's Paul Henley and panelists Victoria Rubadiri and Henry Chu.