Skepta - "Lukey World"
Many of the saddest songs released this year (and in any given year) are about broken relationships and romance gone wrong. Those things can indeed provoke deep sadness, but what is more depressing than a young man, in the prime of his life, being senselessly killed?
That is what happened to Lukey Maxwell, 22, a rapper from Tottenham who was killed in early June, and "Lukey World" is Skepta's tribute to his fallen friend. The lyrics say it all, really.
Just last week we were talking about your mixtape dropping... We were getting shit poppin', Now I'm on Google searching coffins.