Hitmakers: MJ Cole on Stormzy's Crown

Andre Paine

Crown was a gospel-tinged hit from Stormzy’s LP Heavy Is The Head, and it’s up for Best Song Musically & Lyrically at this week’s Ivor Novello Awards. Here, co-writer MJ Cole discusses the rap star’s softer side, a tricky second verse and that Glastonbury triumph...

Stormzy had apparently been a fan of mine for years. He told me that before his first album, he was constantly following and unfollowing me on Twitter to try and get my attention. I didn’t ...

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