Hi there, I’m Kaeshelle, a journo from London with an interest in music, culture and politics. I write features, report news, co-host the One Fi Dem podcast and have broadcasted on radio. If we weren’t in lockdown you would probably find me dancing at live music gigs or scribbling down some notes at a panel session.
UK Rap and Coming-of-age: In Conversation with Zino Vinci for PIRATE.COM
UK rap could be UK drill, afro-swing or defy mainstream categorisation altogether. For an emerging rapper, “It can be a bit daunting because there’s obviously the mainstream genres of rap and hip-hop in the UK, like drill and the afro-swing sounds. So, it’s good to see people like Che Lingo, Loyle Carner and Kojey Radical coming up because their work isn’t the mainstream, but they’re still doing so well. It just keeps you motivated,” Zino admits.