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Prosecuting Hip Hop: Drill on Trial

Season 1
The latest music genre to spark a wave of moral panic is Drill, a subgenre of hip hop that originated in Chicago in the early 2010s. Noted for an explicit style of lyricism and associated with crime, lawyers and rap experts are increasingly required to defend Drill artists and their music in court. But should these artistic statements ever be used in a legal context?
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  1. S1 E1 - Prosecuting Hip Hop: Drill on Trial
    July 1, 2023
    57min
    18+
    The latest music genre to spark a wave of moral panic is Drill, a subgenre of hip hop that originated in Chicago in the early 2010s. Noted for an explicit style of lyricism and associated with crime, lawyers and rap experts are increasingly required to defend Drill artists and their music in court. But should these artistic statements ever be used in a legal context?
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Directors
Nelson Adeosun
Producers
Mike Radford
Studio
BBC
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