'The industry trusts us': DJ Target and Sarah Beaumont reveal ambitions for 1Xtra

Ben Homewood

East London at the turn of the millennium was in the grip of UK garage. The grit and grime of the streets fed into an essential club sound that would change British music and shape generations to come.

Local music head Darren Joseph, aka DJ Target, founded a new crew, Ladies Hit Squad, alongside Wiley and Maxwell D. They later meshed together with Rinse FM founder Geeneus’ Pay As U Go Kartel and, after releasing debut single Know We in ...

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