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U.K. artist paints grime rappers to look like British nobility

U.K. artist paints grime rappers to look like British nobility

The Internet is still obsessing over Drake’s “Hotline Bling” video, but if you ask Drake himself what his current obsessions are, he’d probably mention grime, a U.K.-born genre that owes equal debts to hip-hop, dancehall, drum and bass, and late 1990s ringtones.

Drake’s not the only rap dude who likes grime. Kanye premiered “All Day” at the Brit awards with a flamethrower and an entire squadron full of grime luminaries. Drake is particularly dedicated, though: Last...

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