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A Quick Ting On: Grime

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4th July 2024

Price: £12.99

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Selected: Hardcover / ISBN-13: 9781913090524

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From pirate radio to Glastonbury’s Pyramid Stage, journalist and rapper Franklyn Addo pens an extraordinary narrative of the history, present and future of Grime music.

The influence of Grime on contemporary British culture is difficult to understate. From fashion trends and evolving language to potent political statements, Grime is a musical juggernaut that has reverberated far throughout British society. Chronicled for the first time in powerful literary prose, Addo intelligently documents the genre’s cultural explosion and investigates how it became the voice of a generation.

A phenomenal insight into the captivating and electrifying genre that has taken the British music scene by storm, A Quick Ting On: Grime is an essential and long-awaited read for Stormzy aficionados and grime newcomers alike.

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Daisy Jones, GQ
the most up-to-date and future-facing
Polly Nash, Roman Road London
Immersing readers into the world of grime and its story of adaptation and persistence, Addo's narrative is far-reaching in its social commentary and will captivate grime superfans and newcomers alike.