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Stormzy Says That Diversity Isn’t Just A “Buzzword” Or A “Box To Tick”

Written by on October 2, 2022

Stormzy defined that variety shouldn’t be regarded as only a “buzzword” whereas accepting the Range Champion prize on the 2022 AIM Impartial Music Awards in London, earlier this week. Talking in a pre-recorded speech, he defined that it shouldn’t be handled as a “field to tick.”

“I encourage everybody within the room at this time to not simply use variety as a buzzword, however for you lot, no matter place you’re in, no matter position you play, to actually be a driving issue for it and never simply see it as a quota or as a field to tick,” he mentioned.

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He continued: “Actually see the value and the worth in being various. Thanks to the AIM Awards and God be the glory.”

Stormzy has beforehand donated £500,000 to fund additional schooling for college students from deprived backgrounds. His Merky Basis has additionally pledged £10 million over 10 years to charities “dedicated to preventing for racial equality, justice reform and black empowerment throughout the UK.”

The AIM Impartial Music Awards come after Stormzy launched his newest single, “Mel Made Me Do It,” final week. The star-studded music video for the music options appearances from Louis Theroux, Usain Bolt, Little Simz, and Headie One.

Take a look at Stormzy’s acceptance speech beneath.

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Supply: HotNewHipHop