A new four-part documentary tells the story of Koby ‘Posty’ Hagan, the founder of GRM Daily, and how his team built a culture-defining platform from the ground up. In ‘TOGETHER WE RISE: The Uncompromised Story of GRM Daily’, YouTube Originals presents the platform’s legacy through the words of DJs, artists, producers, managers and other creatives at the centre of the Grime and UK Rap scene, including Dizzee Rascal, D Block Europe, Aitch, Ghetts, Wretch 32 and Julie Adenuga.
Posty said, “It is exciting to be able to share this first glimpse of the documentary along with its story of the journey that GRM Daily has taken and how with, the help of artists and the community, collectively helped to put UK rap music on the map. We hope it acts as an inspiration and kick off point for many new artists.”
From the signature Daily Duppy freestyles to the esteemed Rated Awards, GRM Daily has been a trailblazer for Black music and a new generation of talent in Britain since its inception in 2009. Through a global platform with almost 3.3 million YouTube subscribers and over 3.6 billion views, it continues to set trends in the scene and discover the household names of tomorrow.
The documentary series sheds light on how GRM Daily came to be a pioneer, harnessing the power of digital media and challenging the music industry to pay attention to artists finding new ways of recording, producing and releasing their music. Stream below via YouTube.