black british culture
Meaningful representation will only come when Black Brits can tell their own stories, as he did with his powerful “Black” video last week.
Artists have always chucked choirs into secular music, but this latest trend holds specific meaning for the UK's west African and Caribbean diaspora.
When the grime MC and past Noisey film host teams up with Mo the Comedian, they turn a London studio into a celebration of Black Britain.
He may have become "woke," but it's hard to ignore the fact that a man celebrated for music indebted to black culture had failed to recognize the privilege of protection that his whiteness affords him.