20 Great New British Artists to Watch

Wolf Alice, Låpsley, Stormzy and more

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Mark Surridge3/20


Location: London
For Fans of: Dizzee Rascal, Wiley, Skepta
This physically imposing South London MC's reputation in the U.K. rap scene has been rock solid for a while now. After breaking through with a series of freestyles in 2013, he recorded his well-received 168: The Mixtape in just one week, and followed it up with a fierce EP, Dreamers Disease, in 2015. He's been awarded Best Grime Act at the U.K.'s Music of Black Origin Awards for the past two years and even got to perform his Top 10 hit "Shut Up" before the match between boxers Anthony Joshua and Dillian Whyte for the British heavyweight title. Stormzy's full-length debut is due to drop this summer.

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