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Album Review

While Professor Green, Tinchy Stryder, and Tinie Tempah have effortlessly made the smooth transition from the underground grime scene they came from to the upper reaches of the charts, one of the genre's pioneers, Joseph Adenuga, aka Skepta, appears to have been left trailing behind. The Boy Better Know founder and former Roll Deep MC's first two albums, Greatest Hits and Microphone Champion, went by pretty much unnoticed, despite star turns from Jay Sean and Wiley, while his uncompromising gritty sound has so far failed to make it onto mainstream radio playlists. However, following an invitation by Diddy to produce a grime remix of his club smash "Hello Good Morning," Skepta's third album, Doin' It Again, is receiving much more high-profile attention. Unlike his chart-friendly counterparts, Skepta's newfound fame hasn't commercialized his sound, with the harsh beats, breakneck-speed lyrical delivery, and sub-bass-heavy production of its 15 tracks unlikely to attract accusations of betraying his pirate radio beginnings. "Mike Lowery" is an aggressive expletive-laden riposte to his Internet haters that samples Guy Ritchie's British gangster flick Snatch, the sinister synth-led "Thrown in the Bin" is a minimalist slice of U.K. hip-hop featuring his own Boy Better Know collective, and the frenetic electronic bleeps of "Amnesia" echo the sonic paranoia of Dizzee Rascal's Mercury Music Prize-winning debut, Boy in da Corner. An array of guest appearances from the likes of Chipmunk (on a surprisingly melancholic take on the merits of fame, "Big"), N-Dubz (on the dark atmospherics of "So Alive"), and former EastEnders actress Preeya Kalidas (on the punchy string-led "Cross My Heart") up the star-studded quotient, but apart from Greg Timberlake's heavily Auto-Tuned and corny '80s power ballad vocals on "Rescue Me," they very rarely detract from Skepta's unsettling and authentic street sound. Doin' It Again is unlikely to cross over in the same way as its several collaborators have done, but hardcore grime fans should be satisfied that at least one of their originators hasn't surrendered to the ubiquitous electro-pop sound just yet. ~ Jon O'Brien, Rovi

Customer Reviews

Out of touch with Grime

Been spending too much time with Diddy - this ain't grime. If you want a real grime album, go buy Skepta's brother's stuff.

Well then ......

2 great singles before this album came out which were bad boy and rescues me although I had not planed to buy this album (I was going to buy aggros) I changed my min after finding out I didn't get any money of his album after buying all three of his singles I was really disappointed but I have high expectations for this album also I've noticed there are a good few colabs on here I suggest you buy it if you haven't

lovin it

skepta tearin it up again oh gosh


Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap

Years Active: '00s, '10s

A veteran of the U.K. grime scene, MC, producer, and record label owner Skepta was influential in its shift from the underground to the pop charts. Born Joseph Junior Adengua to Nigerian parents, Skepta moved to Tottenham with his family at the age of three. Inspired by both U.S. and U.K. hip-hop, he started his music career appearing on the pirate radio circuit and performing at various MC battles. In 2005, he formed the grime label Boy Better Know with brother J.M.E. and Wiley, and a year later,...
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Doin' It Again, Skepta
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  • £7.99
  • Genres: Hip-Hop/Rap, Music, Dance, Electronic, Rap
  • Released: 31 January 2011
  • Parental Advisory

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