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Stormzy to Glastonbury naysayers: “I’m a serious musician”

By | Published on Monday 29 April 2019


Apparently there are still people out there who don’t think Stormzy won’t be very good at headlining Glastonbury – something he’ll be doing regardless later this summer. Those people need not worry, he says, it is no accident that he’s ended up topping the bill alongside The Killers and The Cure.

“There were so many doubters being like, ‘Oh he hasn’t got no number one song’ or, ‘Oh he’s got one album out, he’s not ready'”, he told BBC 1Xtra. “I’m there because I’m a serious musician. If you think I got booked for Glastonbury headline to come there and not give you an iconic headline performance, you’ve gone crazy”.

Last week, the rapper released ‘Vossi Bop’, the first single from his still-to-be-announced second album: