political: form 696...agreed! without having nights, the scene loses chances at exposure and can endorse the idea that it is not valid, does this feed into artists making more middle of the road music? who knows. a generation of young kids have been written off by most of society as uneducated layabouts, but grime has individuals that work tirelessly, as individuals and as collectives, boy better know are the best examples of this for me.
economics: the money being generated by artists who have sprung from the scene, regardless of the music they make now. the power being generated by groups like bbk and the grime daily thing, they are powerful and they will one day find a way to spin it into mad money.
social: agreed with the dominance over us rap. a
"I been a dan since 19 how loooooong!!"
Try this - if your college subscribes to the journal https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs...41659018784111
Otherwise try this https://thebscblog.wordpress.com/201...eat-at-a-time/
Ciaran Thapar has written some good stuff in the Guardian and other places
Inner City Pressure: The Story of Grime by Dan Hancox is a good read.