systemic racism is under attack in uk grime legend marci phonix’s musical molotov cocktails
By Nathan Leigh
June 18, 2018
Marci Phonix burst on to the scene in the early 2000s like a match to an oily rag in a glass bottle. Though he lay low for a few years, over the past year, he’s come roaring back. First with the incendiary single “RIOT,” and most recently the cutting social criticism of “Liberties,” Phonix is speaking up to a UK in the throes of deportation scandals, Brexit, and racist immigration policy.
Marrying classic grime bass with ultra-now production, and his trademark take-no-prisoners delivery, it’s a sound that’s as fierce and defiant as his message. Rock this loud.
For more, check out a recent interview with Marci Phonix on UK Channel 4:
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