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David Cameron's Music For Good Proposal

David Cameron’s Music For Good Proposal

Last summer the prime ministerial hopeful David Cameron singled out BBC Radio 1's hip-hop show presented by Tim Westwood, accusing the content of encouraging knife and gun crime.  He highlights the role of responsibility in his recent missive, "Artists, radio stations and the music industry have a responsibility and a great opportunity to act as positive role models for young people".
 

Rhymefest

Rhymefest

Rhymefest’s recent visit to the UK has caused quite a stir. His ‘tea’ meeting with Tory Party Leader David Cameron made headlines; the Grammy award winning rapper had challenged the politician to a sit down to discuss his controversial comments made about Hip Hop and its’ link to gun crime.

Cameron Fails To Respond To Bizzle Invitation

Cameron Fails To Respond To Bizzle Invitation

Following a scathing attack on hip hop and rap culture by Cameron in The Mail On Sunday, and a fierce debate on Newsnight, the Tory leader has been invited to Lethal Bizzle’s next London show. The influential ‘grime’ artist, performing tomorrow at Scala, King’s Cross, has entered a vicious war of words with Cameron over the last few days, after the Tory leader claimed that Lethal’s lyrics encouraged knife violence.