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Notion 88 guest editor and Radio 1 Xtra DJ, Tiffany Calver, has picked her Ones To Watch for 2021. Find out who the emerging artists are, and listen to their latest tracks in Tiffany's Notion Now takeover!
"VINYL" by BERWYN
Rising rapper, producer and multi-instrumentalist, BERWYN, has put all his energy into his music, and his dedication shows. This one's is very deserving of his come-up.
"Doable" by Shaybo
South east London rapper, Shaybo, has taken a longer detour to success, but now, she's ready to take her seat on the throne.
"Godly" by Omah Lay
Debuting last year, singer and songwriter Omah Lay has kept himself busy by releasing a string of singles, two mixtapes and a collab with 6LACK.
"Eat It Up" by Flo Milli
Having given us one of the best albums of the year, 'Ho, why is you here?', Alabama rapper Flo Milli has had an incredible career in the short space of time she's been on the scene.
"Spells" by Greentea Peng
Psychadelic soul singer Greentea Peng always serves up thought-provoking lyricism and smooth beats.
"Daily Duppy" by Ivorian Doll
Combining everything from Drill and Grime to Pop, Ivorian Doll has it all - so it's no wonder she's become one to watch.
"Thames" by Knucks
London's Knucks speaks on his love for his city with new 'London Class' mixtape, on which this track sits. Having broken onto the scene in 2014 with his Nas-influenced mixtape 'Killmatic', Knucks has been gathering a following ever since.
"Loading" by Central Cee
Another buzzed-about name in the UK Rap scene this year is Central Cee. Grafting since 2017, the heat around him really picked up this year.
"Lagga" by M1llionz
Birmingham rapper M1llionz has become a big name to watch this year. Mixing UK Drill and Rap, M1llionz has lived up to his name with the streams on his music and teamed up with other hot names from the scene - Pa Salieu, dutchavelli and K-Trap.
"Sweating" by Alewya
West London Alewya made quite an entrance with this sexy, made for the club banger. Since then, she's gone on to be remixed by Honey Dijon and collab with dance producer Breakage.