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    Social history of British rap and grime explored in new book

    A new book, ‘Where We Come From: Rap, Home And Hope In Modern Britain’, is set to explore the story of UK rap and grime, from their origins through to the widespread success that both scenes enjoy today.

    Writer Aniefiok Ekpoudom’s book debut finds him navigating scenes across the UK in order to tell the unique stories of UK rap and grime, covering artists from South London, South Wales, the West Midlands and elsewhere.

    The book will be published by Faber in January 2024. The publishing house’s synopsis of it reads: “Something is happening in Britain, trembling the tracks as it unfolds. Recent years have borne witness to underground genres leaking out from the inner cities, going on to become some of the most popular music…

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