In the music world, the passing of Roland’s TR-808 creator, Ikutaro Kakehashi, has the industry mourning. Countless hip-hop, dance, and disco classics were manifested with the TR-808 while being the heart of the music in hits such as 1982’s “Planet Rock.”
Many celebrities took to their social pages to express condolences for the Godfather of MIDI and Father to that classic electronic bass you’re used to in today’s hip-hop, rap and trap music scenes!
I actually know a little about Stormzyand Skepta but I could definitely check out more of their scene. Anyway this article comes straight from XXL Online MAG urging that theory alone. You should know these guys. Grime music has been a staple in the UK and is slowly but surely making its way over to the mainstream.