Run the Road

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Run the Road is a series of compilations released on 679 Recordings and Vice. It is intended to showcase a wide variety of grime artists from the genre such as Dizzee Rascal, Wiley and Kano.

Run the Road's Musical Implications[edit]

Run the Road served as an advertisement to the United States of the various, young, future stars currently performing in the grime scene. Artists such as Lady Sovereign, featured on the track "Cha Ching," despite having some recognition in Britain, still long to gain success in the United States and become an international star.[1] Run the Road features some of the hungriest young stars of the UK and has been described as the "first real showcase of the UK's grime scene."[2]

Run the Road Vol.1
Compilation album by Various
Released January 24, 2005
Recorded 2004-2005
Genre Grime
Label 679 Recordings
Alternative album cover
This edition was released on March 8, 2005
This edition was released on March 8, 2005

Run the Road Vol. 1[edit]

  1. Terror Danjah feat. Riko, Bruza, D Double E and Hyper - Cock Back
  2. Riko and Target - Chosen One
  3. Roll Deep - Let It Out
  4. Kano - P's and Q's
  5. Jammer feat. Wiley, D Double E, Kano and Goodz - Destruction Vip
  6. Dizzee Rascal feat. D Double E - Give U More
  7. No Lay - Unorthadox Daughter
  8. Shystie feat. Ronnie Redz, Kano and Bruza - One Wish (Terror Remix)
  9. Durrty Goodz - Gimmie Dat
  10. Demon feat. Big E D - I Wont Change
  11. Tinchy Stryder - Move
  12. Lady Sovereign - Cha Ching (Cheq 1-2 Remix)
  13. Ears - Happy Days
  14. The Streets Ft. Kano, Donae'o, Lady Sovereign and Tinchy Stryder - Fit But You Know It
  15. Wonder feat. Plan B - Cap Black
  16. Kano feat. Demon And Wiley - Mic Fight

Run the Road Vol.2
Compilation album by Various
Released February 7, 2006
Recorded 2005-2006
Genre Grime
Label Vice

Run the Road Vol. 2[edit]

Disc 1

  1. Big Seac, Demon, Doctor, Ghetto, Kano, Low Deep - Get Set [Run the Road Edition]
  2. DaVinChe, Doctor - Gotta Man?
  3. JME - Serious [Run the Road Remix]
  4. Big Seac - Nah, Nah
  5. Bigz, Bruza, Pyrelli, Skinnyman, Sway, Triple Threat - Up Your Speed [Remix]
  6. Ghetto, Katie Pearl - Run the Road
  7. Plan B - Sick 2 Def [Acoustic]
  8. Demon, Ghetto, Kano - Mic Check [Remix]
  9. Lady Sov - Little Bit Of Shuush [DJ Wonder Remix]
  10. Crazy Titch - Word Is Crazy
  11. Joe Buhdha, Klashnekoff - Can't You See?
  12. Earz, JME, Jammer, Mizz Beats, Sier, Wiley - Saw It Comin'
  13. Trimbal - They Gave an Inch
  14. No Lay - Unorthodox Chick
  15. Bear Man, Doctor, Fender - Drink Bear [Remix]
  16. Dynasty Crew - Bare Face Dynasty

Disc 2

  1. Kano - P's and Q's [DVD] [Multimedia Track]
  2. Bear Man - Drinking Beer [DVD] [Multimedia Track]
  3. Bruza, D Double E, Demon, Kano - Streets [Get Out of My House MC Version] [DVD] [Multimedia Track]
  4. Who's That Boy [DVD] [Multimedia Track]
  5. Bonus Material [DVD]


  1. ^ Frere-Jones, Sasha. "True Grime." The New Yorker, March 21, 2005.
  2. ^ Vaziri, Aiden. " Run the Road Album Review.