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A new Netflix documentary captures the western Sydney drill group’s ongoing conflict with law enforcement. At its premiere earlier this month, the same tensions emerged

OneFour might be the most beleaguered act in Australia right now. Since their debut six years ago, the western Sydney drill pioneers have accrued millions of streams, scored three Aria nominations, and received support from the likes of hip-hop superstars Skepta, Dave, A$AP Ferg and the Kid Laroi – yet they’ve been prevented from playing live, again and again, by police.

A new Netflix documentary catalogues their meteoric rise and incessant struggles. Its title – OneFour: Against All Odds – draws from the name of their 2020 EP, though it’s also an apt summation of their tortuous path towards success.