Grime is arguably losing some of the many elements it once had, and one of those is definitely the use of a 'cockney' voice. Wiley has used it, along with the likes of Bruza, Dogzilla, and Scratchy himself amongst others, and it did chuck in something different to the melting-pot. Nevertheless, I can't say I'm kept awake at night pondering over the whereabouts of the Milkymans, even if they did play a part on the glorious, and triumphantly localist, personal favourite Southside Allstars Riddim.
Southside Allstars Riddim
Times change, yet Scratchy has made a seeming solo return on the microphone which could signal new intent. Mixtape? Logan played a new track called Rampage last Monday, which I made a hash of ripping:
Scratchy - Rampage (Radio Rip)
His quantity of output can't be described as immense, but there are some classic vocals in the archives, including the Ice Rink vocal which is one of my favourite versions. The Pied Piper vocal, Trim N' Scratch, and B.U.N were all memorable too.
Maybe one could feature on a belated mixtape. Nothing wrong with hoping.