June 1999: To celebrate Black History Month, we’ve dug through our 40 years-deep back-catalogue to find interviews and profiles with the world’s greatest talents across film, music, fashion and the arts. Over the coming weeks we’ll be posting a selection of these FACE encounters with the best of the best. Creative, resilient and revolutionary: these are our Archive Heroes.
Their debut single Mommy Can’t Sleep is a hard-hitting blast of experimental rap.
After experimenting on previous mixtapes, the London rapper has added more melodic styles to his repertoire without compromising his sound.
Alongside making bassline bangers with the cheeky trio, the West Yorkshire MC is making a name for himself as a solo artist.
She used to be crushed by stagefright. But now a growing audience is falling in love with her indie-rap sound – and she’s taking it in her stride.