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Yemi Abiade – Contributing Editor for TRENCH

Yemi Abiade is a London-based writer, curator and podcaster who specialises in written works exploring music and culture. He is a Contributing Editor for TRENCH and has written for The Guardian, VICE, The Fader, Pitchfork and more. He also co-hosts Rhymes Like Dimes, a bi-weekly hip-hop podcast.

Speaking: TRENCH: 20 Years of Grime

17:00 – 18:00

Exploring 20 years of grime, from RWD to TRENCH… ‘This Is Grime’ author and former RWD editor, Hattie Collins, leads this expert panel with our media partner, TRENCH, dedicated to the past, present and future of Black music culture. We explore the sound and scene that gave London a new global identity, from the early 00’s to now, we’ll also be taking a look to the future of one the UK’s most recognisable DIY sub-cultures.


Jammer – Producer, MC & Grime Pioneer

Yemi Abiade – Contributing Editor for TRENCH

Hattie Collins – Journalist & Author

Janaya Cowie – Label Manager

Raj Kathwadia – Music Writer