IS BASS MUSIC A BOY'S CLUB AND HOW DO WE STOP THIS?

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IS BASS MUSIC A BOY’S CLUB AND HOW DO WE STOP THIS?

The need for diversity and equality has been one of the most vital discussions in the industry in the last few years and drum & bass has been targeted more than other genres as a ‘boys club’ with a distinct lack of female artist voices. Historically the genre has been shaped by some incredibly influential women such as Kemistry, Storm and Sarah Groove Connection and it does seem like there are more female artists emerging now than there has in many years. So what happened in between? How did drum & bass become such a male-dominated genre and how do we make sure this doesn’t happen again?