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Skepta: Alexandra Palace, London

Ian Gittins, Guardian, The, 4 December 2016

RECEIVED WISDOM has long held that grime, the attitudinal amalgam of garage, jungle, rap and electro that ripped out of east London's sink estates at the turn of the millennium, is primarily a niche concern, too edgy and parochial to cross over to the mainstream. In 2016, Skepta has prompted a major rethink of this glib assumption.

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