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 city's biggest artists feature, including Mist, Lady Leshurr, Preditah and Jaykae.
Produced by Two Yanks And A Brit, and named after its director, the famous grime documentarian Roony 'Risky Roadz' Keefe, '+44 Presents: Risky Roadz 0121' is his latest non-fiction insight into Britain's fertile MC culture, focusing on the West Midlands.
The injunction that stopped London MCs Skengdo & AM performing UK drill music has been lifted after two years.
Speaking about the interim gang injunction, AM posted on Instagram, "After two long challenging years, the injunction is finally over, back to doing what we know best."
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 Them To Coventry', follows in the footsteps of the likes of Adele and Sam Smith in being named the winner of the poll. He follows on from last year's winner, Celeste.
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', giving rising directorial talent major commissions, while creating space and opportunities for people from disadvantaged and underrepresented groups.
Spearheaded by Crack Magazine and its production arm Ground Work, with partners Burberry, BFI NETWORK and audio specialist Shure, funds for the project have also come from the England European Regional Development Fund.