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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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Trapx10

Trapx10 has released a new mixtape, titled ‘Project X10’.


Packed full of collaborations, including those with Digga D, V9, ZK, PR Sad, DoRoad and more...

Get To Know: Namesbliss

Get acquainted with Namesbliss, the Kliburn, London MC whose skill, authenticity and storytelling shines in his grime, drill and garage-inspired tracks

“I’m all for social commentary. We need to talk about the realities of what’s happening on the roads. But there’s a fine line between that...

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...

COURSES, SOFTWARE DEALS, FREEBIES & MORE

Point Blank is back with another tutorial with The Fanatix, this time the production duo showcase how you can make a weighty UK drill beat...

The artist's first release for the label since 2017 features vocoliast Ruth Brown and Marcus Damon

Cooly G has announced her return to Hyperdub with the 'Save Me' EP. You can hear the lead track, 'We Can Find Love Too', below. ...

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...

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...

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

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’...

Get acquainted with the Stormzy-backed teenage star of Ghana’s Asakaa drill scene, Yaw Tog

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...

The film will also see the late MC make his posthumous acting debut

Unreleased music from Pop Smoke will feature on the soundtrack for the upcoming film ‘Boogie’, which is due to be released on 5th March 2021...

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...

“It is now more important than ever to be there and to continue the rich history of showcasing the very best of Black music and...

The nominees have been announced for this year's MOBO Awards. 

This year’s MOBO ceremony, hosted by presenter Maya Jama and Youtube star Chunkz, is set...

Across Africa, a new generation of rappers is emerging. Drawing on the explosion of UK drill and contemporary hip-hop sonics, and creating new flows and...

From hip-hop and house, to techno and jungle, and more recent genres like grime and drill, Africa is the wellspring from which all contemporary Black...

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...

"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...