PLAN B – 'ILL MANORS' – OFFICIAL VIDEO
11 months ago
"The world and this country especially, is full of contradictions. In this video I'm just highlighting them,
I’m not condoning anything. I aired my feelings about the riots very publicly when they happened and I still
feel the same way.
What happened in Tottenham in some ways I can understand but what happened everywhere else in the country was
opportunism. I won’t justify it because I don't agree with it. In fact it upset me so much I want to change it,
so I wrote this song to bring the issue back to the forefront of public conversation. I feel it has been swept
under the carpet and forgotten about, and it still needs to be properly addressed.
Since the riots happened I haven't heard enough people within the public sector asking the two most important
questions; 'why did it happen and how can we prevent it from happening again?' I do have a theory as to why and
how but first I need to make my point. And I’ve chosen satire to do so..." Read the rest of the statement here.
Click here for Ben’s full ill Manors radio interview with BBC 1Xtra.