‘Light It Up’ has all the components of a popular drill song.
Strong beats, a cleverly paced lyrical flow and a straight to the point, tell it like it is vibe.
This raw, urban style has gained popularity in large cities, London, Birmingham and Manchester with new emerging talent showcasing their lifestyles through rap.
Drill music originated in the South of Chicago evolving from the trap and hip-hop scene.
The difference being it focused more on dark lyrical content, with emphasis on everyday life from the street.
This anti pop genre has gained a cult following in Britain.
Artists such as Dig-Dat, Aitch, Dave, M Huncho , AJ Tracey are just a few taking inspiration from the genre.
Have a listen to R1chie below, watch this space !