10 things you need to know about jevon
Meet the London-based rapper, singer and producer that can do it all.
tiffany calver and caroline simionescu-marin are the future of the music industry
Tiffany is the only female hip-hop DJ with a national radio show and A&R manager Caroline just started her own New Gen label on XL. Together, they’re paving the way for a new generation of women in music. Step aside aging white dudes. Change is afoot.
slumber session: gila
He’s named after a lizard and makes beats for the club -- what else do you need to know?
listen to xl founder richard russell’s new ep feat giggs, sampha, obongjayar and more
Released under the moniker Everything Is Recorded, Richard Russell’s Close But Not Quite EP sees a revolving cast of musicians join together for a tour de force of idiosyncratic production. Oo la la.
låpsley speaks out on how fucked up the music industry really is
As she prepares to release her debut album, the incredibly talented teenage singer-songwriter-producer speaks her own truths.
ibeyi are the twins whose striking beauty and mystical music will leave you feeling spiritual
The 20-year-old Franco-Cuban siblings' music will leave you in tears.
adele's new album might be coming out pretty soon
The singer's third album will be released in November, says a new report.
novelist is the future of grime
The XL signed, Mumdance collaborating, Lewisham repping rapper is going to take 2015 by storm.
kaytranada and vic mensa unite on new track
The producer and rapper come together on hot new single, Drive Me Crazy.
2, 4, 6, 8... we appreciate Lapsley!
Holly 'Låpsley' Fletcher isn’t your usual 18-year-old. This time last year she was living at home, in Southport and sitting her A-Levels. Now, as XL’s latest signing, she’s label-mates with FKA Twigs, and holding her own in a world of older and more...
willis earl beal breaks free
When Willis Earl Beal announced a five album XL deal it seemed he was set for stardom to cap off his fairy tale life; he’d been raised on the Southside of Chicago, dropped out of the army, and was a poor wandering musician, recording and living rough...
smooth, funky and incredibly cool, Jungle are the mysterious band that has got everybody talking
It all started with longtime friends Josh and Tom, or J and T as they prefer to be called, and expanded into a 7-piece collective. Bound by friendship, authenticity, and a sense of musical integrity, what makes them stand out above all else is the...