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Fivio Foreign on the late Pop Smoke: “I learned everything from him”

The New York drill rapper talks quarantine, censorship and his deeply personal new EP '800 BC'

From Pop Smoke to Fivio Foreign: the best New York drill songs

The traditionally British rap sub-genre is gaining traction in the Big Apple. Here are some of our favourite tracks

Quarantine bars: seven of the hardest freestyles on your social timelines right now

These rappers are making the best of this crappy situation

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

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...

Top Boy’s Ashley Walters revives rap career under So Solid Crew name Asher D: ‘I still have something to give’

These days Ashley Walters is best known as the star of Drake's fave TV show Top Boy, but this wasn't his first claim to...

Hip-hop collective House Of Pharaohs talk 2020 surprises: ‘It’s all one big adventure’

House of Pharaohs are the six-piece South London collective you need to know about. They've got friends like star producer Nyge on speed...

Juice WRLD, 1998-2019 – the NME obituary

The Chicago rapper has died from a seizure at the age of 21
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