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3 reasons why Idris Elba is NOT too street to play the new Bond

Well this is stupid isn’t it? During an interview with the Daily Mail (what a great place to air your opinion by the way), James Bond author Anthony Horowitz said that Idris Elba is “too street” to play the new … read more


The Plug: The 7 hottest tunes from the UK this week

#GRMFreshestOut is dead. Long live The Plug. In case you hadn’t noticed, over on our SoundCloud page, we’ve began implementing  a brand new feature for your convenience. The Plug is a constantly evolving playlist, which throughout the week we will add … read more


David De Gea’s transfer to Real Madrid falls through

Manchester United had agreed a £29million fee with Real yesterday for the Spanish international goalkeeper however the deal collapsed because the required paperwork was not submitted in time. The transfer deadline in La Liga was at 23:00 last night and reports … read more


Why did Jay Z cuss out Apple on Twitter?

So, it turns out Apple Music are pretty protective over their breadwinner Drake. Lil Wayne was hosting a benefit concert for his Tha Carter Fund on the 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, where Drake had a set. Apple Music were not pleased … read more

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Our 13 favourite #UKGrimeCypher freestyles

Recently on Twitter, the @UKGrime account began the ‘#UKGrimeCypher’ in which people would spit over Eskimo or Ruff Sqwad’s ‘Together’ and upload the clip to Twitter. We sat down and picked the 7 best ones worth watching; so see who’s … read more

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Kanye West is officially running for President

Kanye West announced last night in his speech, whilst receiving his Video Vanguard Award at the MTV VMAs, that he will be running for President in 2020. Yeezy said: “…And yes as you probably could of guessed from this moment, I have … read more


6 epic moments you missed at The VMA’s

There was a lot going on last night at MTV’s Video Music Awards. From the minute the A listers touched on the red carpet we know it was going to be a crazy night just by the standard of outfits … read more


Mercston gives his predictions in the GRM Premier League

The football season is once again in full gear, and to celebrate its return, we have decided to bring you a new weekly feature. This will involve a one-on-one interview with an artist each week talking about their club and … read more


Why you should definitely go and see Dope The Movie

“You shouldn’t settle for what’s expected.” Last night we went to the DOPE premiere in London. Directed by Rick Famuyia, on first glance it seems like just another coming-of-age teen comedy with drugs and girls in it, but soon reveals itself to … read more


5 Things To Expect When Listening To The Weeknd’s New Album

Its officially here! The Weeknd has released his anticipated album ‘Beauty Behind The Madness’, or the third chapter as he calls it. Now 5 things you can expect when listening to the album: – A sing off between Ed Sheeran and The Weeknd … read more


Night tube start date postponed

The controversial Night Tube service, scheduled to begin on September 12th, has been delayed. Current talks between London Underground bosses and trade unions about pay and rotas for the Night Tube have not progressed well, as a result, the start date … read more


What happened in the Premier League last week? (22/08-24/08)

Last weekend saw the Premier League provide us with a total of 23 goals, creating a number talking points to ponder after the conclusion of the game week. Man Utd saw their 100% record end in boring fashion as they were … read more


Tyler, The Creator Banned from the UK

Tyler, the Creator has been officially banned from the UK by the Home Office, addding him into a small group alongside Shirley Phelps-Roper and Robert Mugabe. He’s been banned for 3-5 years through a letter from our secretary of state, specifically … read more

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How to submit your music video to GRM Daily

SUBMISSIONS For video Submissions, therefore videos that already exist on that you need posted on the website email GRM Daily charges a submission fee for each video. These videos can be placed in the feature boxes (the significantly large video boxes) If … read more


Guy who spent $100k to look like Justin Bieber found dead

Tobias Strebel from US TV show Botched, also known as ‘that guy who spent 100k on surgery to look like Bieber’, was found dead in a Motel 6 room on August 21st in North Hills, California at the age of 35. After being reported … read more


4 pairs of kicks you need for Notting Hill Carnival this weekend

This week we have a wavey collection of shoes, straight off the shelves and ready for Notting Hill Carnival this weekend. Straight from the heavens, we have the Nike Lunar Force 1 Blue Space from the Splatter pack. The shoes feature a navy … read more


Why is the music industry blackballing SoundCloud?

PRS is a company that represents songwriters, composers and music publishers, and collects royalties on their behalf whenever an artists music is publicly performed. After being in a situation, which is described as “no alternative to commence legal proceedings”, PRS for … read more

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Desperados City Hack teams go head to head in their second city challenge!

Desperados have challenged 3 teams of creative mavericks to take on challenges in their cities, judged by Desperados and the four industry mentors. The creative teams from Bristol, London and Manchester have been set the tasks to bravely overcome perceived limitations … read more


AC Milan Say No To Mario Balotelli’s Extreme Haircuts!

AC Milan’s chief executive made sure he added some behaviour clauses in Mario Balotell’s new contract with the club, given his history dealing with that issue. You would be amused to know that these clauses include banning his extreme haircuts and … read more

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Ed Sheeran Is Crowned No.1 on Billboard Artist 100 For The First Time

Ed Sheeran is having a great week. He just launched his own record called Gingerbread Man Records, which will be a subsidiary of Warner Music. He already has even signed his first artist, Jamie Lawson. Now Ed has been given the … read more


Amber Rose And Blac Chyna Star In Their Own Reality Show!

Amber Rose and Blac Chyna are about to get their own reality show and apparently an insider, who is close to them, has revealed to that the pair believe their show will be better than Keeping Up With The Kardashians. Did … read more

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A$AP Rocky adds visuals to “Everyday”

Before Zane Lowe aired his interview with A$AP today, Rod Stewart called in to ask about the video for Everyday which is now available on Apple Music. The video of course features A$AP’s staples for his music videos – drugs and trippy … read more


A Dot has a new weekday afternoon show!

A Dot has now joined the roster of the weekday dj’s on 1xtra! Joining in 2014, she hosted the 1-4 weekend show; now she will be hosting the 1-4 show Sarah Jane Crawford originally had. A.Dot says: “I’m so excited for The … read more


Bashy, Skepta and Kano link up for “Can’t See Me Again”

This is a dream linkup. Courtesy of the Alwayz Recording ‘Concrete Jungle’ tape, Bashy, Skepta and Kano have linked up to give us “Can’t See Me Again”. It’s definitely not a letdown either. Check out the tune and leave us your … read more


Why you should get down to the Alizé x Rinse Stage at Carnival this weekend

Alizé Louder and Rinse FM have come together for the Rinse Birthday Weekender at Notting Hill Carnival this Weekend. As well as brilliant acts and sick music, Alizé will also have a pop-up bar near the stage, serving Alizé drinks during … read more

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Arsonal vs Shotty Horroh 2 – Rap Battle

So lets rewind back to late 2012, legendary battle rapper Arsonal arrived in England to take on one of the best battlers the UK has to offer , Shotty Horrorh. The first match up took place at Dont Flop’s 4th birthday, … read more


‘The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill’ came out 17 years ago today

“Every time I got hurt, every time I was disappointed, every time I learned, I just wrote a song.” After her involvement in The Fugees, Lauryn Hill went on to create a historic album about love and life. The album is … read more


Exclusive A2, Etta Bond, Mercston and more on Ralph Hardy’s new ‘Growing Pains’ project

Ralph Hardy and his team at That’s Nang have just released an EP entitled ‘Growing Pains’. To celebrate their 3rd birthday, Nang have brought us a project which shows how much talent the UK really has. It brings together some of … read more


Husband of Jelly Belly’s Chief Exec killed a man with Tank

Lisa Rowland Brasher was named chief executive of Jelly Belly in March by her father Herman. On Saturday, during a family reunion held at her father’s house, Lisa’s husband Dwayne Brasher crushed a man to death with a World War II 1944 model … read more


Submit your 2Pac artwork for this big exhibition

The late, great 2pac had done a lot for the music we love until his life was taken from him so short lived. The estate of Tupac Shakur are keeping the name to live on and are hosting a fan … read more


Do you want work experience in the industry you’re interested in?

Are you interested in getting the experience in the industry you want a future career in? Have you just finished school and are looking to for courses and opportunities in the creative sectors? BCE are providing the some of the best … read more


The tube strike has been cancelled

The two proposed 24-hour Tube strikes, that were set to beginning at 18:30 today and the same time on Thursday, have been called off after last minute talks between unions and London Underground bosses. LU staff were set to strike, for … read more


This is how much Tyga’s getting paid to go on Keeping Up With The Kardashians

As if the Kardashians don’t milk their lives enough, even new boyfriends are getting in on it now. Reports state that Tyga will feature in the next series of Keeping Up with the Kardashians, and will receive a hefty salary for … read more


The Yeezy Boost 350 Black: How To get yours

Your favourite actors, football players and rappers already have them, and this weekend comes your chance to get your hands on your own pair of the mysterious black colourway of the Adidas x Yeezy 350 Boost. You can get them through … read more


7 best Fire In The Booths!

To celebrate the birthday of “The People’s Prince” aka Charlie Sloth, we have collated 7 of our all time favourite Fire In The Booth’s to take a trip down memory lane for the great platform Charlie has given artists over … read more


Check out this week’s low silhouette edition #CrepCheck

This week we have three supreme low-top pairs for you to slip your feet into. Nike are ruthless with their Jordan releases, this week bringing the latest colourway of the classic Jordan 11 Low as part of Nike’s remastered series, bringing the … read more


Get your tickets for Ghetts film premiere here!

Ghetts is one of the most inspirational and vital people in our scene. A week from now he will be premiering his biopic film at Dalston Roof Gardens, and it’s going to be a night to remember. The film ‘War Of … read more


What happened in the Premier League last week?

After a long summer of limited football, the world’s greatest and most exciting domestic league has returned once again. Last weekend saw the start of a new Premier League season, and it sure lived up to its name with goals and shocks … read more


Jay Electronica disses j. cole and drake in london

The New Orleans rapper took time out of his show in Shordich’s XOYO club last Thursday to take aim at his Roc Nation label mate and Champaign Papi. Electronica, who recently posted on Twitter that the rap game was a “clown … read more


Vote now for your Rated Awards winners

So if you’ve been following us on Twitter or even reading the website you would know that we, along with KA, are holding the Rated Awards this September. Make sure you vote for who you want to win by clicking … read more