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    He does spit with an american accent now though. He didn't on Axiom but he tried to come back on a rap thing quite recently and sounded like a shit Styles P

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    Not flow, I should have said accent. Even on Axiom there's tracks where he sounds a bit American- can't remember which ones they were. I think he was London sounding on Switching Songs and the Coki track but the transatlantic twang whiffed a bit too much when he gets breathless.

    Axiom & Burial LP were a case of musicians doing something a bit (maybe very) different for the style of the time, the media and the buying public picked up on this and hyped it up more than it was worth. It's like they wanted something so bad they convinced themselves they liked it more than they really did. I'm sure a dozen people said the same thing on the is Burial Dated Thread, and I suspect the Grimeforum lot would echo my thoughts on Axiom.

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    not heard it in a while but i cant imagine axiom dating that badly. burial's first lp hasnt really dated either for me, its more just that everything hes done since has been a kind of rehash of the first one. weird to see the two linked though - burial was massively lauded, sure, but axiom? it always seemed like a hardcore grime fan's dream album but not likely to do much for anyone outside the scene. sure, you had some stuff on factmag about it but i think it passed well under the wider radar.

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    my own personal, highly subjective top tens (cant be bothered to see if i already did one but im picking favourites as opposed to who i think was the 'best') -

    dizzee
    doogz (early doogz though, pre-axiom)
    wiley (pre-2004 wiley, i was sort of obsessed for a while with old PAYG era wiley and gods gift)
    kano (again, pre- and including up to his first album really)
    kronik
    discarda/syer b/dogzilla - i cant pick between them but i love how OTT they get
    trim
    tempa t
    riko
    roachie (just for all day long)

    producers -

    wiley
    dizzee
    terror danjah
    geeneus
    scratchy
    plasticman
    rapid
    platinum 45 (weirdly underrated imo)
    waifa
    footsie (went off him around 2009-ish i think - his beats started to be more about hi-end production values than energy)

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    Fuck it, I'm a glutton for punishment.

    1) Wiley
    2) Trim
    3) Dizzee
    4) Castro
    5) Tempa T
    6) JME
    7) Bruza
    8) Shizzle
    9) Hyper
    10) K. Dot

    Producers
    1) Wiley
    2) Dizzee
    3) Skepta
    4) Wonder (Up until the one song with the guitar and most of the stuff on the LP.)
    5) Davinche
    6) Rapid
    7) Terror Danjah
    8) (EARLY) Lewi White
    9) Waifer
    10) DVA (Before the Scratcha Era)
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    Ah found this thread accidentally

    Didn't need my best grime beats ever thread

    I am tempted to do this for rap but since the original post points out ego trip have already done that...

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    Quote Originally Posted by CrowleyHead View Post
    6) JME
    ?

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    explain please

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    Thanks for bumping this sadmanbarfcunt cos I'd forgotten this tune existed

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    wiley great lyricist, not very good mc

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    Quote Originally Posted by sadmanbarty View Post
    explain please
    JME is the DJ Quik of grime. Obnoxious self-recognized genius who rhymes with blunt crudeness.

    Luka once compared him to KRS-One and it was 100% apt. Grating, hectoring braggart about just how Clever he is without actually being clever (both vegans mind you which fits PERFECTLY to their rap attitudes).

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    jme has the 'nigerian mum flow' popularised by dizzee and exemplified by poky.

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    https://twitter.com/JmeBBK/status/992321342698610688

    happy birthday JME from everyone at dissensus.
    Last edited by luka; 04-05-2018 at 11:23 AM.

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    Bare man try to screw me

    But I got a business degree from uni

    Donít bring shanks to the rave

    Make sure I get my 5 a day

    Serious

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    Bad man's not a bad man or carnivore
    Bare man think Boy Better Know's a dinosaur
    A dinosaur Jurassic, Integrity's a classic
    But bare man never listened to it now, or before

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