Since releasing his debut album 'Walk in da Park' independently in 2008 he's gained a place at the forefront of British rap
and picked up five MOBO nominations and a BRIT nomination for Best Male Artist.
No worries here - he tore through his critically-acclaimed album and how classy that he dedicated a significant part of the show to those who paved the way for a British rap
artist to headline Glastonbury, while holding the door open by name checking all of those on their way behind him.
Stormzy also used the break to explain why he brought Dave out, explaining: "For those that didn't know, Funky Friday is the first pure British rap
song to go number one in the UK.
And seeing off the series in style, there's music from British rap
NSG, Manchester O2 Ritz, October 23 British rap
group NSG are taking to Manchester's O2 Ritz stage this October.
ARISING star of British rap
music has been tragically killed in a horror road crash in Staffordshire on his way to a gig.
Afrobeats, grime and British rap
were the most prominent sounds in his neighbourhood.
On a gray January afternoon in the bougie west London neighborhood of Fulham, 18-year-old Dave Santan sat patiently in the studio complex of Fraser T Smith, a producer with countless British rap
, R&B, and pop hits to his name, including U.S.
Glenburn's Iain Wilson was asked to produce one-off cel art paitings of the British rap
star for a special gallery to be showcased in Kiehl's, in Buchanan Street.
Liverpool Empire, Lime Street, 0844 871 3017, www.liverpoolempire.org.uk Hacktivist: British Rap
Metal band head to the city to perform tracks including Deceive and Defy.
These are interlaced with soulful, powerful singing, which at times evoke post-dubstep icon James Blake, fellow Huddersfield artist, Pat Fulgoni and British rap
Straight-talking British rap
and the addition of a gospel choir is an unusual combination but I really get into it and Plan B's angst-ridden words are strangely motivating.