The headlines pass, and critics move on, but artists like Blackpool grime's Afghan Dan have to navigate life anew in the public eye.
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Little T: "[I always go to McDonalds], where the birds are, innit"
We sat down with Soph Aspin, Little T and Afghan Dan as they responded to comments from our Blackpool Grime documentary.
It might have more of a reputation for ballroom and donkey rides, but it's the direct and defiant sound of grime that is now thriving in lower class neighbourhoods of the Lancashire borough.