June 18 2013 Latest news:
Monday, July 30, 2012
East London boy Plan B has crashed the top spot in the charts with his film soundtrack album, Ill Manors.
The album is his own take on last year’s London riots. Plan B, real name Ben Drew,
Drew insisted that graphic violence in the film from which the songs are drawn is there in the public interest – as communities pick themselves up from last year’s terrifying scenes of looting and rioting.
Drew was recently spotted at the luxury French coastal resort Cannes promoting the film of the same name.
“It’s a mirror, a reflection of today. And of the problems that have been swept under the carpet since the riots put them on the front pages.
“That’s why I made it so visceral, to get under people’s skin. I wanted people to misunderstand it and to start debating it again,” Drew told NME.
Drew recently sparked a storm by wearing a t-shirt emblazoned with the logo of white hate band, Skrewdriver.
Skrewdriver song titles include ‘White Power’and ‘Street Fight.’
In a statement, Drew rejected the band’d extreme politics, saying he had no idea of what the images on his t shirt meeting.