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Run the Road

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Run the Road

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Various Artists
Producers:
Vice
genre:
Hip-Hop/Rap

We gave it a B+

Not just the crud lining your tub, grime is England’s latest twist on hip-hop, featuring beats more chaotic than a rugby scrum and accents thicker than kidney pie. Run the Road, the first major grime compilation available in the U.S., highlights the genre’s pleasures — dystopian beats that are rugged and restless, plus fiercely virtuosic rappers (Kano, Dizzee Rascal, and Lady Sovereign are tops) who rhyme with such urgency, you can feel the spittle.

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