Knife crime rose by more than a fifth in the UK last year, with a third of offences taking place in London.
Dua Lipa, J Hus, AJ Tracey, Sampha and more appear in the annual European who's-who of young entertainers.
Still happily unsigned, the 90s R&B-inspired BBC Sound of 2017 winner is doing things her way.
By which we mean she did a "Maria Maria"/"Wild Thoughts"/"Independent Women Part 1" mash-up on BBC Radio 1Xtra.
"Millennial pink" strikes again.
Featuring Rag 'n' Bone Man, RAY BLK, and Zebra Katz.
Thank fuck for that.
This year's list is heavy with independent artists, UK rap and grime, which makes a welcome change.
These are the Skeptas, Giggs' and Dizzees of the future, and, alongside XL Recordings, they're bring out a collaboration album.