BBC Radio 1

Chance the Rapper Says His New Single Will Drop Soon
When Chance the Rapper took the hip-hop world by storm with 2013's Acid Rap, it seemed that every door was open to him. But instead of cashing in with a major-label deal--or even following down the lucrative independent path of a Macklemore--the Chicago wunderkind went away, returning only when he and his creative collective, The Social Experiment, had finished their bright, labyrinthine LP, Surf.
Ed Sheeran Covers ‘CoCo’ by O.T. Genasis
Those fans who saw British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran on his most recent tour can attest to his love for hip-hop. Not only does he rap frequently throughout his live set, but Sheeran has recorded songs with Rick Ross and Lupe Fiasco--and an entire EP with Yelawolf...
Flying Lotus To Join BBC Radio 1 As Resident DJ
It looks like Flying Lotus will be taking his talents across the Atlantic—or at least across some airwaves. Earlier today (Dec. 17), the inimitable L.A. producer tweeted that he would be joining the network. The program begins Jan. 8. FlyLo's first broadcast will be one week later, on Jan...
Childish Gambino Performs Live On BBC Radio 1
On BBC Radio 1 Xtra Live Lounge, Childish Gambino swung by to do a cover of  "I'd Die Without You" flexing his singing ability that he displayed on his latest album Because The Internet. "I'd Die Without You"  is a P.M. Dawn single from 1992...
Frank Ocean Is 10 Songs Deep Into His Sophomore Album
Yesterday, Frank Ocean stopped by BBC Radio 1 to chop it up with Zane Lowe. Frank dished on the Grammy experience, hitting the lab with Pharell and status of his highly anticipated follow up to Channel Orange. No Breezy trash talking unfortunately, but worth a listen regardless...