Every weekday, DIY’s new music know-it-all Neu brings you one essential new release to get obsessed with. Today’s Neu Pick comes from Young Yizzy.
With South London’s star rising, self-proclaimed ‘Grime Kid’ Young Yizzy is stepping up to the plate.
Dragged along by a punishing 140bpm beat, ‘Grime Kid’ is yet more evidence of Lewisham’s untouchable pedigree. Instantly pitching Young Yizzy up with the greats of the genre, it’s a confident, cackling statement of intent which finds him effortlessly surveying the
“I’m a child of this genre, my generation is uniquely blessed to have had grime music since day one,” he explains. “‘Grime Kid’ is telling people I’m here and this is what I’m doing. It’s not about my age, it’s about the fact I was born from this genre and live in it. If Wiley is the godfather, I’m the grime kid.”
Watch the ‘Grime Kid’ video below as today’s Neu Pick.