THIS WEEK'S INDUSTRY TAKEOVER SEMINAR

We're gearing up for the next seminar at Red Bull Studios and are honoured to have producer, beat-maker and songwriter Hannah V taking part as we drill down into the topic 'Songwriting, Publishing, PRS & More.' Full story

#PLAYME: SHUMBA MAASAI

The perfect antidote to a Monday morning - the hip-hop lyricist asks what your soul seeks in this dreamy new visual. Full story

#PLAYME: NAVAN 'TWO DECKS AND A MIC'

As you probably all know, we're massive fans of Navan over here. Each and every time they come correct, merging grimy beats with insistent melodies. This is their latest - '2 Decks & A Mic' - perfect Friday vibes. Full story

#PLAYME: COCO FT. AJ TRACEY & NADIA ROSE - BIG N SERIOUS REMIX

Coco has done it again, this time with his remix of his HUGE grime track ‘Big N Serious.’ He’s called in two of the genre's hottest MC’s AJ Tracey & Nadia Rose to lend a hand to the remix. DJ Target premiered the track and it’s already had Phil Taggart on Radio 1 play it! This is shaping up to be one of the biggest grime tunes of the year. Full story

ENI INTERVIEWS: DJ CABLE

Our boy Samuel Eni delves into the detail with 3 times DMC champion and Radio 1 Xtra 'Sixty Minutes' master - DJ Cable. Full story

GUESTBLOG: THE REVOLUTION ACCORDING TO RELOAD

What's good peeps and tweeps, I go by the name of Reload and I am a rapper/songwriter/storyteller/all round good guy from the sunny city of Wolverhampton, which is in the northern realms of England (West Midlands to be exact). ‘The Revolution According To Reload’ is my new bi-weekly blog published exclusively via www.urbandevelopment.co.uk where, over the coming months, I will be talking about a host of issues I feel not only affect me as a musician, but also as a human being. Full story

GUESTBLOG: ABSORB - A (BELATED) HAPPY BIRTHDAY TWITTER

Wheyyyyyyyyy! *puts Twitter in a headlock and scrubs it's head* TEN YEARS! The big one-zero. Double figures. Incredible. Mad. Happy Birthday! Twitter is single handedly responsible for the rise of the hashtag. Once a redundant symbol on everyone's keyboard and it now helps connect people all over the world. It's quite an achievement. Full story

Are Grime Artists Pigeonholed, asks Janicia Lamona.

It's very common to find different genres of musicians collaborating to create a variation of sounds, the merging of genres has always happened. Some music critics and fans frown upon the exchange, hence the frequent backlash towards artists and a song choice. It can be hit and miss, which can lead to unhappy fans and extremely low sales. However, despite the fear, some artists choose to explore different types of music, but what makes it work and what makes it a car-crash? Full story