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Nemzzz announces debut mixtape, ‘DO NOT DISTURB’

Nemzzz has announced the release of his debut mixtape, ‘DO NOT DISTURB’, and dropped a new track, ‘L'S'. Slated for release on 15th March, the...

Giggs shares support for Art Not Evidence campaign to stop use of rap lyrics as evidence in court

Giggs has thrown his support behind the Art Not Evidence campaign, which was set up in opposition to the use of creative activities (such as...

M1onTheBeat announces debut mixtape, ‘M1onTheBeat: The Mixtape’: Watch

M1onTheBeat's debut mixtape is coming this Friday. Watch the trailer for 'M1onTheBeat: The Mixtape' below. The London producer solidifies his step front-and-center with the 15-track...

A picture of the TikTok logo in an evidence bag

64% of TikTok content removal referrals from London’s Metropolitan Police during the 2022/23 financial year were related to UK drill music, according to new data...

M1onTheBeat drops track with SL and NEMZZZ: Listen

Producer M1onTheBeat has linked up with rappers SL and Nemzzz for a new single, 'Like Dat'. You can listen to it below. Out now, the...

Photo of the late Chris Kaba wearing a blue short-sleeved shirt and standing in a housing estate

The Met Police officer who fatally shot drill rapper Chris Kaba in London last year has been charged with murder, but has been granted bail...

Abra Cadabra lands first acting role in feature-length film, Trapping

UK drill star Abra Cadabra has been cast in his first acting role in new feature-length film, Trapping. The new film, which explores county lines...

The Metropolitan Police is removing more rap videos from YouTube than ever before, with recent statistics showing a 1360% increase over the last three years, meaning thousands of aspiring artists have potentially been impacted. But little has been done to ascertain how effective the practice is at reducing serious youth violence. Here, Will Pritchard investigates what impact the takedowns are having on artists in the UK drill and rap scene

In November last year, North London rapper Chinx (OS) found himself at the centre of an unlikely storm. “It was a bit surreal,” he says...

K-Trap releases new mixtape, 'The Last Whip II'

UK drill MC K-Trap has dropped a new mixtape, 'The Last Whip II'. The sequel to 2017's 'The Last Whip', the 19-track release is said...

Homicide investigation launched into rapper Chris Kaba’s death

The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) has launched a homicide investigation into the death of London rapper Chris Kaba after being shot by an...

Chris Kaba, 24-year-old rapper of drill group 67, shot dead by police in London

Chris Kaba, a 24-year-old rapper who was a member of the drill group 67, has been named as the man who was shot dead by...

UK drill music videos can now be used as evidence in court, CPS rules

UK drill artists' music videos can now be submitted as evidence in court, the head of the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said. i News reports...

In the second episode of our Beat From Scratch series, rap producer R14 makes a melodic UK drill beat from scratch in FL Studio at...

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...

Use of drill lyrics in criminal trials to be reviewed by the crown prosecution service

The use of drill lyrics in criminal trials is to be reviewed by The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) in the UK. New research by the...

Drawing influences from rock music, weird films and the “creepier side”, TeeZandos is upending expectations of what a drill MC can be. With her star...

TeeZandos is the Antichrist of drill, dousing your expectations in lighter fluid and striking a match. She does what she wants, she says what she...

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...

He's also shared a video for single 'Who's True', with Davido and JAE5

Tion Wayne has released his long-awaited debut album, 'Green With Envy'.

Out today (17th September), the 17-track album sees the rapper team up with the...

Having risen as a prominent member of seminal Peckham drill collective, Zone 2, Kwengface is now a certified veteran of the scene. Pairing his sharp...

It’s late June, and Kwengface is up in the mix of meetings, promo and press around his highly anticipated solo tape,‘YPB: Tha Come Up’. But...

Get acquainted with the 19-year-old MC taking UK drill by storm