Grime Star Skepta Beat David Bowie For One Of Britain’s Top Musical Honors — TIME

This year’s Mercury Prize — the award given annually to the best new British album — has gone to the London-born rapper Skepta, who beat David Bowie for the honor. It’s for his album Konnichiwa, a political work described as a “landmark in British street music,” the BBC reports. The 33-year-old Skepta — born Joseph…

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