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Date TimeAugust 21, 2019
VoiceA seaside music project channels troubled youngsters’ energy away from crime and violence into ‘conscientious rapping’
Knife crime: using the power of drill music to tackle gang culture
Like the rap duo Krept and Konan, Jinx Prowse, who runs the Music Fusion youth project in Hampshire, believes a police clampdown on drill music is not the answer to knife crime. “Gangs and their culture exist first. This then informs the music. Banning drill would be a naive and impotent response to addressing the real issues behind gang culture.”
“We give young people somewhere to belong, respect, a platform to express themselves and a safe place to hang out. Their music can be the first step in moving away from crime.”

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