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Weather and Palette Shop and Culture Magazine
  • Written by Mariia Ustimenko

Queens of grime, Queens of grime

Updated: Sep 7, 2021

The UK grime scene is full of talented women, but they are often not given the recognition they deserve. This is a list of for you to start.

Celebrating Female Grime Artists at Weather and Palettte
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As a genre that emerged from the working-class youth in London, grime shows just how much the music has always gone hand in hand with social issues in the UK. The likes of Skepta and Stormzy have cemented themselves in the global consciousness due to their flair for the offbeat sounds and their politically-minded lyrics. But the female artists have historically been excluded from the conversation around many genres, including grime. As the world becomes more aware of its prejudices, they have only just begun to receive the deserved level of attention and praise.