‘This land is classist’: Croydon rapper seeks justice for Grenfell

A Croydon rapper has produced a track, Justice for Grenfell (See All The Links), which seeks to provide context to the tragedy in Kensington last month.

Sense (real name Jenniah Brown), who grew up in West Croydon, often performs at youth and human rights events.

The latest track is a powerful polemic which he says offers, “Solidarity with the victims of Grenfell and unity among those fighting for justice.” The track suggests some primary links with other global issues.

I trace facts that this land is classist
And this isn’t Marxist, just glasses acknowledging hardship
In the backyard we’re hardly past it
multiculturalism presents facades to mask it.

Our bare hands have massaged the market
Hearts have fought hard to assuage the racist
Places like Brixton, we chose to blend in
Expendable to your social cleansing.

You can see the performance in full here:

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