Music

BERWYN won’t ever give up

The London-via-Trinidad musician has survived immigration issues and homelessness. Now, he’s one of the most hyped new artists in the UK.

Rated by The Face: a weekly playlist

Bree Runway's dropped an early summer sizzler, LCY's experimented with conceptual club music and Olivia Rodrigo has followed up the biggest song of the year.

A guide to Flint’s rappers

All hail Teezo Touchdown

The Texan artist has been an enigmatic force since his re-emergence in 2020. With his oddball tracks mashing gangsta rap, punk and metal he's raising a few eyebrows, in all the best ways.

Is the UK albums chart fair?

Rappers and heritage rock bands are battling for the UK Number One, and it’s the acts with vinyl-loving fans who are winning.

Dua Saleh: 4,000 miles from home

Born in Sudan, raised in the American Midwest, Dua Saleh is now in Wales, wrapping a role in Sex Education. But just how did a queer underground musician land a part in one of Netflix's biggest shows?

100% Yaw Tog: the asakaa boy wonder

He might still be a student, but the Ghanian rapper has just had Stormzy jump on the remix of his anthem, Sore. Here, THE FACE gets the full low-down on the voice behind those hard-hitting bars.

Talent Borrows, (Perfume) Genius Remixes

Mike Hadreas, aka Perfume Genius, made one of the best albums of 2020. Now he’s let loose a bunch of producers – including A.G. Cook and Jenny Hval – on a reboot of every track. It’s out with the deliciously grimy art-rock and in with… what exactly?

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