Grime artist Devlin has sparked controversy with his open support of Brexit.
The rapper posted an image of the Union Flag over the weekend, with the Instagram post quickly becoming mired in tit-for-tat arguments.
Devlin took part, and at one point bluntly addressed an Italian fan:
It's a weird look, to say the least. Devlin himself has been extremely critical of the UK, with his song 'Life's Fucked Up' featuring the lines:
"I can't wait to get away from this shit and say good riddance
Cause there ain't nothing great about Great Britain
And if there is then it's hidden..."
Some have pointed out that a certain conservatism in Devlin's viewpoints has always been out of the open - his breakout track 'Community Outcast' for example, speaks of a man who "got taken off site cause it's cheaper / To pay Europeans to labour in numbers..."
We'll always have respect for the art, but this time we can't agree with Devlin's political stance.
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