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Jammz, Mic Ty & The Hip-Hop Orchestra - Eskimo

As part of 1xtra's MC month Jammz & Mic Ty take on Wiley's grime classic Eskimo. Who would of thought when Eskimo was made it would one day be played by an orchestra. Jammz & Mic Ty kill this one.

#gimmegrime with Hypes, XP, JRage & LZ

Our main man, and original Pear Shaped Family member LZ rolls through 1xtra with Manchester hottest grime talent JRage, Hypes & XP. We can't stop playing their sets in the Pear Shaped office at the moment and its nice to see more of Manchester's grime talent getting air time over at 1xtra. Manchester has had a strong scene for over ten years now but it feels like people have only really started to realise just how strong in the last year. You can now catch LZ on Mode FM, aswel as his sunday show on Nasty.fm.


Fire in the booth - Cadet

Cadet steps up in the latest instalment of fire in the booth with Charlie Sloth on BBC 1Xtra, and lays down some hard bars. Definitely one to keep an eye or add to the playlist.

Jon E Clayface - 1xtra Next Gen Freestyle.

Man like Jon E Clayface shelling 1xtra. Keep it locked on this guy he's making some movements at the moment.


A Long Way Home (Documentary)

Interesting Documentary taking you through the rise of Krept & Konan. It gives a great insight into the difficult path they've taken to the top. Whatever you think of there music, it's an great story of the rise of two of South London's most notorious grime artists.