Grime's essential double helix unites beats and vocals, producers and MCs.
Recently, though, the emphasis has switched from mic led bravado to forward thinking production. Mumdance has helped pave the way, with his sets at London night Boxed arriving peppered with stunning bass shells.
Yet he still longs to work with a rapper. Lewisham artist Novelist has been picking up some serious hype of late, and his appearance on 'Take Time' will only serve to further raise temperatures.
Rolling on top of some ice cold production, the MC utilises the space afforded to him by Mumdance to spray some of his finest lyrics to date.
Backed by some imposing visuals, you can check out the video on Clash.