UK music needs to see a return of Hawk House

Hawk House's single 'Tidal Tendencies' was a breath of fresh air in 2013. Their mixtapes 'A Little More Elbow Room' and 'A Handshake To The Brain' received overwhelming attention from fans, labels and critics. We're excited to see what music they've been working on. Full story

Shakka's new single is a message to his Ex

Shakka's doing fine on his own with his new release 'Don't Call Me'. His past tracks 'Say Nada' and 'Walking with Elephants' igniting attention across radio, media and to see him perform a headline show. This song is without a doubt going to be his next hit! Full story

Urban Artist School Academy returns for February half-term

In January 2016 Urban Development began an ambitious and exciting project, funded by Arts Council and Youth Music, which aims to increase opportunities for young people to develop their musical skills - with a focus on commercial and urban music. Urban Artist School Academy returns for February half-term for 13-17-year-olds. Full story

Industry Takeover leads conversation at Roundhouse Rising Festival

Urban Development will be introducing Industry Takeover's energetic showcase and debates at this year's Roundhouse Rising Festival. As we're dedicated to the growth of urban music in Britain, we're teaming up with leading youth lifestyle platform Complex UK to bring together key players in the business together to delve into the past, present and future of urban music. Full story

Elf Kid goes to Ethiopia to film 'Reload That'

Industry Takeover All Dayer's Golden Boy, joins forces with ASOS’s Supports Talent initiative, to visit Ethiopia to film his latest single. Elf Kid also worked with local musicians while he shot his a specially commissioned video. Full story