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Ireland’s drill scene has been blowing up since 2018, with homegrown rappers and producers putting their own spin on the world-conquering sound. Robert Kazandjian speaks...

Every drill scene has its transcendent track; one so potent that it blasts hyper-localised sounds out towards national and international listeners. ‘Don’t Like’, ‘Let’s Lurk’...

Featuring Cubez, Reggie, Nikz and more

Ireland’s drill scene has been blowing up since 2018, with homegrown rappers and producers putting their own spin on the world-conquering sound.

In a recent...

In a few short years, UK drill has changed significantly. After a small number of producers that pioneered the sound left indelible marks on its...

Depending on who you ask, UK drill has two birthdays — when drill came to the UK, and when UK drill began. The first was...

RIP Sidique Kamara, who made music as part of the Moscow17 collective

The unprecedented court order has been heavily criticised...

Five members of UK drill group 1011 have been banned from making drill music without police permission following a new and unprecedented court order was...

"Some call it music. Others call it a problem." 

'Terms and Conditions' a new feature-length documentary film about UK drill, is out now. 

UK drill artists Skengdo x AM have been quoted, talking about...

30 drill videos were removed from YouTube back in May...

The conflict between producers, rappers and promoters of UK drill and legal authorities continues as numerous videos that were removed from YouTube in May have...

The likes of "bandoe", "connect" and "whipping" are off-limits for five years...

Rico Racks has been banned from using certain words in his music.

Eight months on from YouTube removing over 100 drill videos from its site...

From the underground mixtape beatmakers, to those crossing over into the rap mainstream and drill scenes at home and abroad, Colin Gannon asks — who...

Like dance music, rap has a tendency to splinter into specialised subgenres. Back in 2012, Chicago producers Young Chop, DJ L and Smylez began warping...

Skengdo x AM, Kidavelly and more have contributed original tracks to the film

YouTube Originals is set to release a documentary focusing on UK drill music next week.

The genre, which police and politicians have sought to link...

"This one’s going to be special. You’ll see."

Details have been revealed about a new drama series focusing on UK rap, grime and drill.

Set to broadcast in 200 countries and territories via...

The film follows the MC after his release from prison

A documentary has been released about Digga D.

Produced for BBC iPlayer, a new documentary following 20-year-old drill MC Digga D, who was released from...

The rapper was killed in a highway shooting last week (5th)

Houston MC Chucky Trill has died.

Texan rapper Chucky Trill, real name Corey Detiege, has been killed in a highway shooting. He was 33.

The shooting...

Skengdo and AM have been sentenced to nine months in jail, suspended for two years...

Skengdo and AM have both been sentenced to nine months in prison, suspended for two years. Both south London rappers, whose real names Terrell Doyley...

"Watching 'Money Heist' doesn’t make me want to rob a bank"...

UK drill crew 67 have criticised police and media for “scapegoating" their genre, according to an open letter sent to The Fader by group member...