systemic racism is under attack in uk grime legend marci phonix’s musical molotov cocktails

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: