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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...

It marks the first time they've been able to fully open since March 2020

Nightclubs in Ireland will reopen at full capacity this weekend, for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic forced their closure in March 2020.

With...

All Centre co-head Sobolik concludes a breakthrough year with four new cuts of tactile, techno. Hear ‘Iris’ now

Sobolik will release a new EP, ‘Iris’, via All Centre this week. Listen to the title track below. 

Concluding a breakthrough year, the Brooklyn-based producer...

In the lead up to St. Patrick's Day, DJ Mag profiles some of Ireland's finest underground talents...


Draconian licensing laws and well-documented club closures aside...

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...

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...

Opening times in the country are the most restrictive across the UK and Europe

A new campaign has been launched to support the Northern Irish night-time economy.

Launched today (17th June) Free The Night was created to push for...

"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...

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...

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...