Lowkey: “He Doesn’t Perceive Public Services In The Way Others In The Political Class Do” Rapper/Activist on Jeremy Corbyn
Following a four year hiatus, South London rapper/activist Lowkey returned to the UK Hip-Hop scene, dropping two new tracks/videos. ‘Children of Diaspora Ft. Mai Khalil‘ and ‘Ahmed’,followed bya UK mini tour in 2016.
Remaining politically sharp as ever, the Poisonous Poet , sat down with Double Down News to give his views on Labour Leader, Jeremy Corbyn ahead of the general election taking place on June 8, 2017.
In the interview Lowkey starts with an analysis of history, looking at how Conservative policies of the past such as privatisation leading to the deindustralisation impoverishing lower/working class communities reliant on certain insudtries.
He went on to explain that many of the battles is society for social justice were won because there were people in the political class who were receptive to their ideals being fought for by the people.
While he has been critical of the political elite in Britain of all dominations in the past, he believes that Jeremy Corbyn is a Politician who understands the struggles of the poorest in society. He’s championed policies for social justice, and has a history of being at the forefront of fighting for these changes, which is why Lowkey is supporting him and voting Labour in the General Election. Watch the interview below. Dont forget to go out and Vote on Thursday June 8, 2017!