The Oversight Board at Meta issued a decision on Tuesday that said that it erred in banning a drill rap song at the request of UK law enforcement. In the decision, it said that Meta needed to obtain more details from police in these requests and provide more transparency overall in those situations.


Once again the NYPD has intervened in a Rolling Loud concert and gotten rappers taken off the lineup. Drill Rappers have been targeted this time around and removed from the bill.

M Lo, a Drill rapper from London, was shot and killed over the weekend according to reports. M Lo was just 29 years old.


Say what you will about the Drill rap scene in New York, one thing you can’t say is it’s a soft one. Brooklyn’s 22Gz has become the latest Drill rapper arrested.

Drill rapper Dougie B was arrested along with three other men outside of a Bronx courthouse on Thursday afternoon by court officers after a shot was fired. Onlookers noted that there was an altercation after a car collision in front of the Bronx County Hall of Justice when the shot was fired.

Flock, real name Kevin Perez, allegedly shot Oscar Hernandez after arguing with him in the neck and back and authorities believe the shooting is connected to gang activity.

The death of Chicago rapper Fredo Santana rocked fans of the Drill scene pioneer, and there were several instances of speculation surrounding his passing this past January. The Los Angeles County coroner has officially released Santana’s cause of death, which was the result of cardiovascular disease.

Chicago’s Chief Keef and others helped to usher in a new sound known as “Drill,” creating a mystique that somehow connected the menacing music with the city’s rising crime rates. In a profile piece from Playboy, the “Chiraq” Hip-Hop scene is examined through the eyes and experiences of some of the scene’s top acts.

Chicago rapper Chief Keef and his debut album Finally Rich just hit the shelves yesterday, but already critics of the 17-year-old rapper have surfaced. In Keef’s backyard, a blogger for a local NBC affiliate has taken aim at the Windy City artist by referring to his music as a “minstrel show.”