No Signal, a grassroots, Black-led radio station has simply introduced its “Class of 2022” of its inaugural No Sign Yearbook, which celebrates rising music expertise within the U.Ok.
Launched again in 2019, the No Sign platform got here to create an area for DJs to specific themselves exterior of the membership, nevertheless, the station now broadcasts each day from its London-based studio the place it goals to attach numerous Black diasporas the world over by way of audio content material whereas concurrently serving as a gateway into Black music tradition.
With this being mentioned, No Sign has unveiled the shortlist for its third annual yearbook that shines a lightweight on the established and rising expertise that has succeeded over the past 12 months. The shortlist contains U.Ok. rappers, DJs, and singers, with earlier members of the listing coming within the type of Central Cee, Tora, Double Lz, Pa Salieu, Shaybo, and Backroad Gee.
For 2022, the No Sign Yearbook is continuous to champion underground expertise throughout cities together with London, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Sheffield, Edinburgh, and Glasgow.
Shortlists this 12 months embrace the likes of Knucks — who recently shared the Album of the Year prize with Little Simz at the recent MOBO Awards — and Nemzzz, certainly one of Manchester’s most enjoyable rappers who shot into stardom together with his breakout file, “Elevate.”
Moreover, Dreya Mac makes the listing after the dancer-turned-musician garnered recognition after showing in Stormzy’s “Vossi Bop” video earlier than releasing her debut file, “Skippin.” Rounding off the listing, different entries embrace the likes of Cat Burns, Skillibeng, Glorilla, Ayra Star, Cristale, and Black Sherif.
You may take a more in-depth have a look at No Sign’s “Class of 2022” above and you may vote for you who consider ought to make High of Class on the official No Signal website now.
In different information, Little Simz has announced her new album, NO THANK YOU.