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Recent years have seen an increase in the number of UK criminal trials using rap lyrics and music videos as evidence, a trend that disproportionately...

Rap music has long been subjected to heavy policing and censorship, and not just in the United States. In the UK, Form 696 was regarded...

Krept & Konan and DJ Target welcome JME, Aitch, Ashleigh Jadee, D Double E and more as guests

BBC Three’s The Rap Game UK has announced it will return to the screen later this month.

The multiple award-nominated BBC Three series sees Krept...

"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...

In the UK grime scene, the spotlight has usually shone on MCs. Instrumentals have long remained a niche point of interest, a topic for more...

Who are the producers shaping the sounds of UK rap and grime right now? 2019 seems as good a time as any to be considering...

One of the giants behind the scenes in hip-hop, NYC based <B>Stretch Armstrong</B> is a living legend.

With the Stretch Armstrong and Bobbito radio show in the early nineties, he was responsible for breaking many of the genre's biggest stars: the Notorious...

Against All Odds will air this Friday 20th November on the relaunched Channel U

The soundtrack has been released for a new film about grime and UK rap, Against All Odds.

Centered around the story of MC Active...

Home Invasion: The Story Of Channel U is released in October

A new documentary traces the history of UK rap and grime TV station, Channel U.

Coming to online entertainment channel Link Up TV in October, Home...

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Rodney P is widely regarded as the Godfather of British hip-hop. He, along with his rap group London Posse, inspired a whole generation of British emcees and producers by being the...

Live Nation reported one of the more significant gender pay gaps at 34.3%

Six major music companies - Universal Music, Warner Music, Sony Music, Spotify, Apple and Live Nation - have reported an average gender pay gap of...

UK rap and drill Youtube video takedown requests by Met Police increased 300% in 2021

London's Metropolitan Police sent YouTube triple the number of UK rap and drill video takedown requests in 2021 than in the previous year.


A new...

DJ Mag catches up with three of UK rap and drill’s most active and influential engineers — Manon Grandjean, Dukus and Sean D — to...

The numbers don’t lie; UK rap and drill sits at the head of the top table of British popular music. Dave’s latest, ‘We’re All Alone...

Featuring Gucci Mane, Migos, Yellow Claw & more...

Steve Aoki has announced his latest LP, dubbed 'Kolony', will be a collaborative affair alongside a host of rappers including Gucci Mane, Migos, T-Pain, 2...

Features Grace Jones, De La Soul and more...

A tracklisting reportedly to be from Gorillaz's as-yet unnamed new album has leaked online and it features collaborations with De La Soul, Danny Brown, Vince...

‘Grey Area’ is the most raw and direct record yet from Little Simz. DJ Mag talks to the MC and visionary about being in the...

As listeners to the best music in 2019, we’ve become used to the fact that the stuff we dig probably won’t find its way into...

One of house music's first voices passes away

Darryl Pandy, one of the most distinctive voices in house music, has died aged 48. He shot to prominence as the voice on the...