Grime is a style
, even a lifestyle
Similar to hip hop, grime borrows from a wide range of music styles.
Grime is heavily influenced by hip hop
and speed garage
, essentially being a cross between the two. Other strong influences in grime include drum 'n' bass
, and soul
Grime mc's spit
slower than rave
mc's (ie happy hardcore
mc's), yet faster than most hip hop mc's. In terms of tempo
, grime ranges between 120bpm and 140bpm usually following a 2/4 or 4/4
Grime has a very close, dry sound
such as big reverbs
, long echos
etc are generally not used in grime production
. Grime instrumentals have sparse
beats, often sounding slightly off kilter or out of time. Basses borrow
heavily from speed garage and drum 'n' bass while backing vocals
are often sampled
from soul and pop records
. Sped up chipmonk voices
are also ever popular
The grime scene in the UK is about the same size as the UK hip hop scene. Many artists
cross over somewhat between the two styles in their flows.
Most grime headz
dress in track suits
, baggy tees
and baseball caps
. Generally speaking, grime fans are young
and live in urban
Grime artists include Shifty - Virus Syndicate - Solja - Dizzy Rascal & Wiley
A Sub genere of UK Garage music. Grime is also known as sublo
and 8 Bar
Grime is usually constructed around an alternative bassline that switches every 8 bar.
Grime has similarities to early electro
Grime is often rapped
over by garage Mc's
Wiley, Dizzee rascal
Grime is not garage
Grime is not jungle
Grime is not hip-hop and Grime is not ragga.
Grime is a mix between all of these with strong, hard hitting lyrics. It's the inner city music scene of London.
And is also alot to do with representing the place you live or have grown up in.
Grime Groups: Roll Deep Crew, Aftershock, Newham Generals, Boy Betta Know, Nasty Crew, Fireworks.
Grime Mc's: Kano, Wiley, Dizzee Rascal, Bashy, Jme, Skinnyman, Klashnekoff, Sway, Bruza, D Double E.
Genre of music derived from Uk Garage and Hip-Hop but with influence from jungle, rock, techno, dance and many other styles.
Sometimes referred to as a sub genre of UKG and Hip-Hop
Originated in London, England
person 1: What music u listen to?
person 2: Grime, nothing but Grime.
London ghetto music
, the british equivalent of ragga and hip-hop. created for the youth by the youth. raw beats, raw rhymes, not polished or commerciallised still Grimey!!
1.manz wanna hear some Grime blud!
2.Dat tune is Grimey
Grimelords - Wiley, Kano, Dizee Rascal, SLK-north weezay!
the act of having sex in a dumpster.
Bev got pissed at his girl, so he gave her the grimes.
dirty UK garage based music
i like dat grime shit