Previous series of The Rap Game UK have seen Krept, Konan and Target joined by some of the biggest names in the business, with guest mentors including Ms Banks, Wretch 32, D Double E, Aitch, Deno, AJ Tracey, Mist, Stefflon Don and Lady Leshurr. Both series have had more than six million requests on BBC iPlayer.
Set in Northern England, across the racial divide, Love + Hate is a contemporary love story between a white guy and a Pakistani girl. Far from being just another Romeo + Juliet knock-off, though, Dominic Savage's film deals with the reality of cultural intolerance and double standards spawning from peer influence; and how they can hinder interracial relationships between young people living in our society today.
The BBC’s black music digital station, BBC Radio 1Xtra, has secured an incredible line up of highly acclaimed UK music artists, including Dizzee Rascal, Tinchy Stryder, Chipmunk, Taio Cruz, Jay Sean and JLS for its flagship live music event - 1Xtra Live.
John Legend is to perform a very special gig for BBC digital radio station 1Xtra. Taking place at a secret London location on Monday October 13th, the show will be broadcast that night on MistaJam’s show (7pm-10pm) and will be available to hear online (www.bbc.co.uk/1xtra) after this for 7 days.