Radio 1 DJs have been moved to publicly defend Dave's 'Black' from criticism.
The rap cut comes as the London artist prepares his debut album 'Psychodrama', a release already being billed as one of the most important in this country in 2019.
'Black' leads the way, and it's a discussion of black British identity, with Dave picking apart the diasporic experience.
The all-star video set the internet alight, but it seems that repeated BBC Radio 1 plays are ruffling the feathers of... well, let's just call them racists, shall we?
Greg James defended the song on his Breakfast Show, while Annie Mac tweeted her support of this, saying: "It’s not just okay to talk about race. It is crucial..."
It’s so very frustrating to see so many negative comments from listeners when I, and other @BBCR1 DJs play the @Santandave1 track ‘Black’. Let me get this straight, if you are genuinely offended by a man talking about the colour of his skin and how it has shaped his identity...— Annie Mac (@AnnieMac) February 26, 2019
Tweet 2 - then that is a problem for you. It’s a real issue that a song so intelligent, so thought provoking so excellently put together can actually offend you. It’s not just okay to talk about race. It is crucial. Listen to the song with open ears. Please.— Annie Mac (@AnnieMac) February 26, 2019
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