On the Rise

Jeshi
MusicJeshi, the UK rapper confronting class and the cost of living crisis
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MusicLéa Sen’s music is like flicking through the pages of an old diary
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MusicMarina Herlop, the Catalan musician imagining a world without humans
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MusicDréya Mac, the rising west London musician approved by Rihanna
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MusicWOODZ: K-pop idol turned pop-rock chameleon
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MusicDaine is the Charli XCX-approved pop star going goblin mode
Skiifall
MusicSkiifall, the Carribean-Canadian rapper fusing dancehall and drill
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MusicSaya Gray’s music is for people asking ‘what the fuck is going on?’
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MusicNia Archives: the junglist bringing Black women to the front
Dora Jar
MusicMeet Dora Jar, Billie Eilish’s favourite new artist
Alewya
MusicAlewya is the spiritual artist inspired by jungle cats and Lauryn Hill
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MusicMRWIZE makes angelic lullabies for baby cyborgs
Tems
MusicTems is leading Nigerian alté into a new era
Priya Ragu
MusicPriya Ragu is fusing Tamil musical traditions with mass-appeal pop
Backroad Gee
MusicBackroad Gee is shaking up UK drill with infectious energy
John FM – Summer 2021
MusicJohn FM wants to make protest music for the masses
POiSON ANNA
MusicPOiSON ANNA’s unsettling, fractured pop wants to wake you up
Hasani
MusicHasani is making music for queer kids of colour to thrive and survive
PinkPantheress
MusicPinkPantheress is the ‘new nostalgic’ vocalist blowing up TikTok
Maeve
MusicMeet Maeve, the DIY artist inspired by Cindy Sherman and Funkadelic
TAAHLIAH
MusicTAAHLIAH is the Glasgow artist making club-fillers for empty dancefloors
Palmwine IceCream, a Ghanain, sustainability-focused label
FashionPALMWINE IceCREAM is the gender-skewing Ghanaian label dripping in gold
Kidä
MusicTrip out to Kidä’s stylish pop music, inspired by 70s Italian film scores
KAM-BU
MusicGet to know KAM-BU, the rebel rapper championing migrant stories