Firmly at the top of everyone from the NME to DIY magazine’s favourite artists is a young Man from Essex called Jordan Cardy, although you’ll know him better as Rat Boy.

It’s easy to see why he’s been hailed as the new Jamie T/Plan B, Jordan writes, produces, plays guitar, keys and bass, raps and sings tales of disaffected youth and broken Britain, all from the perspective of his alter ego Rat Boy, it’s stirring, uncompromising stuff from one of the UK’s brightest up and coming stars.

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