Just a few days after Haviah Mighty was named the winner of the Polaris Music Prize, Dave, the South London MC/rapper was named the winner of the Mercury Prize in the UK. That scored him a cheque for £25,000
Psychodrama, his debut EP, released back in March. Here’s a sample of what it sounds like.
Before we leave things, here’s the 12-artist shortlist one more time.
Anna Calvi – Hunter
Black Midi – Schlagenheim
Cate Le Bon – Reward
Dave – Psychodrama
Foals – Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost – Part 1
Fontaines D.C. – Dogrel
IDLES – Joy as an Act of Resistance
Little Simz – GREY Area
NAO – Saturn
SEED Ensemble – Driftglass
slowthai – Nothing Great About Britain
The 1975 – A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships