Will the BRIT Awards boost grime? The genre's execs respond

Daniel Gumble

Leading figures from the world of UK urban music have welcomed the inclusion of grime at this year’s BRITs, with KA & GRM Daily Rated Awards co-founder Koby Hagan declaring that now is “the best time for grime to be recognised”.

Following claims that the BRITs snubbed the genre in 2016, this year’s nominations boast a strong line-up of grime artists, with Skepta, Stormzy and Kano all competing for coveted awards.

For Hagan, the current wealth of UK talent makes ...

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