Kyann-Sian Williams

Move over, Chicago: how the UK made drill its own – and then sold it back to the world

Thanks to British stars such as 67 and Skengdo X AM, the uncompromising rap sub-genre is bigger than ever

Skengdo X AM – ‘EU Drillas’ review: pan-European mixtape proves the Brixton duo are ideal ambassadors for UK drill

Well, someone's got to bring us back together with Europe, so why not Brixton heroes Skengdo X AM? The drill duo have recruited the...

What’s ‘Get The Gat’? The 28 year old New Orleans bounce track that’s massive on TikTok

Get your trigger fingers ready for the latest TikTok craze: the #GetTheGatChallenge. Shaking your all-important handguns to Lil Elt’s 1992 track ‘Get The Gat’,...

Grime legend Mercston: “I wanted to get girls listening to grime”

With a career spanning well over 15 years, it seems strange that Mercston is only just releasing his debut album. But the Bow emcee,...

Yung Pinch – ‘Back 2 The Beach’ review: vapor rap upstart channels rock energy on an assured debut

Debut albums aren’t always easy, but on ‘Back 2 The Beach’ California’s Yung Pinch’s effortless, nonchalant delivery makes it sound a doddle. His pitchy,...

Drill’s first openly gay rapper Mr Strange talks toxic masculinity, adversity and awareness: “I don’t conform and I’m doing just fine”

The first drill artist to talk about being gay alongside his trapping lifestyle, West London MC Mr Strange brings something totally new to the...

Stormzy and Wiley aren’t the only ones with beef: here’s the 10 best diss tracks in grime

The grime world started the new year with new beef as South London's Stormzy and East London's Wiley went head to head. But the...

Megan Thee Stallion & Normani’s ‘Diamonds’ is a cocky boost of self-esteem

What do you get when you mix the raunchy Megan Thee Stallion with the innocence of Normani? The answer is ‘Diamonds’: the exuberant female...
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