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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.


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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 Signature...

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

Artists including Mist, Lady Leshurr, Preditah and Jaykae all feature 

A new documentary on Birmingham's grime scene has been released. 'Risky Roadz 0121' is available now on Amazon Music and Amazon Prime. Some of the...

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’...

The track finished the week with 71,208 sales

  Tion Wayne and Russ Millions have made history this week by releasing the first ever UK drill track to top the UK singles charts...

It comes as a new wave of videos have been removed from YouTube

The injunction that stopped London MCs Skengdo & AM performing UK drill music has been lifted after two years.

Speaking about the interim gang injunction...

It follows a breakout year for the Coventry rapper that saw him release his debut mixtape

Pa Salieu has been named as the winner of the BBC’s Sound of 2021 poll.

The Coventry rapper, who last year released his debut mixtape 'Send...

Judges including London rapper FLOHIO and star grime director Kaylum Dennis will award projects to five candidates

A new initiative has been launched to create music video direction opportunities for young filmmakers. 

Three Minutes is described as 'an essential new incubator scheme'...

Part of a collective of East London MCs pushing UK drill into new territory, V9 (pronounced Venom) speaks to DJ Mag's Rob McCallum about his...

It’s late on a Saturday evening in August and V9 is in the vocal booth at the Bermuda Music studio in North London. His engineer...

With over 50 cuts of exemplary UK rap, drill and grime, producer and Croydon FM resident Nammy Wams steps up for the Fresh Kicks mix...