Rizzle Kicks: 'Most hip-hop is still pretty misogynistic'

RHIAN JONES

They might not have much time for bitches and bling, but Rizzle Kicks are arguably the UK’s biggest hip-hop act today. Exploding onto the mainstream music scene with second single Down With The Trumpets in 2011, duo Jordan ‘Rizzle’ Stephens and Harley ‘Sylvester’ Alexander-Sule have crafted a niche as a rap act with its tongue firmly in cheek.

In doing so, they are charmingly redolent of Native Tongues-era hip-hop, when quick-witted wordplay and infectious larking briefly elbowed out the depressing ...

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