South London drill rapper Psychs has released a new track about the effects of the coronavirus on daily life, ‘Spreadin”.
Speaking to the BBC about the song, he explained: “I knew that if I’d carried out this in the correct method, it will seize folks’s consideration… particularly my era.”
The songs lyrics cowl a mess of points affected by the outbreak, together with the postponement of the Premier League season, options to handshakes like utilizing toes, The Simpsons references, and flashes of humour: “Sneeze, but don’t get snot on me/ that might lead to quarantine”.
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The rapper added: “One of the hardest things I’m anticipating is just not being able to see my friends if we do go into lockdown.”
Psychs, who can be presently learning for a BTEC in performing arts, sport and enterprise, mentioned his fears about how the college closure will have an effect on his exams – which he’s already taken: “I guess I’m in the same predicament if exam boards close – maybe I’ll get a predicted grade? I just don’t know.”
Psychs’ track has been considered practically 200,000 instances on YouTube for the reason that rapper shared the track on March 16. “I think it’s the fastest project I’ve ever put out in my whole time of doing music, to be honest,” he mentioned.
Last month, talking to NME about new drill documentary Terms & Conditions, the film’s narrator Mr. Montgomery explained how he hoped that drill could start to be recognised as a positive force in the UK.
“The web has unfold a number of misinformation concerning the UK drill scene, so this was a superb likelihood to set issues proper. We are at a degree the place the federal government can’t disguise behind blaming drill any extra.
“We can see the real problem is behind the government not wanting to tackle the fact that inner cities have had no investment, and that the subsequent rise in poverty has created so much more fear.”