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Some artists go stratospheric with their first single, but for Little Simz, star of the fourth cover of Notion 86, getting recognised as an elite rapper has been more of a fight...

Despite winning co-signs from Kendrick Lamar and JAY-Z, and releasing a series of colourful albums and mixtapes — starting with 2010’s STRATOSPHERE — which arguably took UK storytelling rap to new heights, Little Simz’ name became synonymous with ‘flying under the radar’. This is definitely no longer the case…

 

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