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Featured, Interviews, What's On | 5 October 2021

Introducing… Jasmine Dotiwala on Amapiano

Whether you’re scratching your head or already in the know, Amapiano is the South African genre that’s getting London crowds back on their feet. Channel 4 news reporter (and UD friend) Jasmine Dotiwala schools us on the who, what and why…  

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Events, Featured, Interviews | 23 August 2021

TRENCH presents… Raj Kapone: Guest blog

One thing that unites the speakers at the Industry Takeover All Dayer is they’re self-starters, hustlers who have tended to follow their passions, often creating the blueprint as they’re making their respective ways. And Raj Kapone is one of them… 

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Joseph 'JP' Patterson (Founder, TRENCH Magazine)

Events, Featured, Interviews | 11 August 2021

UD x Joseph ‘JP’ Patterson x Polymer Zine

Ahead of our Industry Takeover All Dayer, TRENCH founder Joseph ‘JP’ Patterson talks grime, church, ChockABlock, MTV’s The Wrap-Up, Complex UK, TRENCH and how raving opened doors (and his eyes!) to a career in music with Polymer Zine

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Featured, Interviews | 28 June 2021

MU X FAC X KELLI-LEIGH – SESSION GUIDANCE

Earlier this month, the Musicians’ Union together with the Featured Artist Coalition (FAC) and the help of chart-topper and FAC ambassador, Kelli-Leigh, announced a new piece of joint guidance for session musicians and featured artists. If you’re an upcoming musician and collaborating in the studio, consider this essential reading and learning.

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Coco speaks to UD

Featured, Interviews | 15 June 2021

Sheffield MC and producer Coco speaks to UD about publishing and performance rights

WHY ROYALTIES AND PUBLISHING RIGHTS ARE SO IMPORTANT FOR YOUNG ARTISTS?

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Likkle Jay

Artists, Featured, Interviews | 30 April 2021

UD Speaks to Likkle Jay

Music producer, engineer and UD alumni, Justina Bryce aka Likkle Jay joined us in 2013 where she started her engineering experience at the Urban Development Studio.

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Featured, Interviews | 20 April 2021

Introducing… Champions of the Board. First up: Andrew Missingham

We spoke to good friend, Board Member and UD champion, Andrew Missingham, to talk about his incredible journey within the music industry and find out what being a part of…

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Archive, Interviews | 22 March 2021

Home Sweet Home – Kano talks East London, Re:Definition and Music

Chantelle Fiddy catches up with the MOBO Award winning east Londoner, Kano, ahead of his headline Re:Definition performance at Hackney Empire on 7 July, 2011. Check out what he had…

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