Boy Better Know
Year Founded: 2005
Recent Favorites: Skepta, JME, Wiley
As much a crew as it is a label, Boy Better Know has had a huge 2015. Founded by JME and his older brother Skepta in 2005, the tenth anniversary of BBK has seen the squad go from making waves in London to making waves globally. Most notably, 2015 saw the release of JME’s third full-length album, Integrity, which contained track after track of amazing material.
This year’s also been such a big deal for Boy Better Know because of the endless stream of cosigns they've received. Since "Shutdown" came out at the start of this year, Skepta's Konnichiwa album has become one of the most hotly anticipated releases of next year, and not even a physical Tim Westwood mixtape given out in the streets of New York could quench the thirst.
2015 also saw the budding relationship of Skepta and Drake, who brought Boy Better Know to a wider audience at OVO Fest, wearing their apparel, and on record with the lyrics, “Boy better know, they better know who make the scene pop.”