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Wish Master stars in new BBC documentary ‘After Colston: United or Divided?’

In Hip Hop, Lifestyle by Harry Martin

“Conversation is something there is plenty of. Action is what there is not enough of”

June 7th saw the iconic moment when the statue of slave trader Edward Colston was pulled down in Bristol, gaining worldwide coverage. Bristol rapper Wish Master (Amariah Cole) speaks to the BBC discussing the change that can come from the poignant moment, expressing his pride he felt from the protest, while still highlighting more change needs to happen.

The mini-doc, which featured on BBC World News and BBC Sunday Politics depicts the clashes between the Black Lives Matter and All Lives Matter protestors after the statue was taken down. It also includes a fascinating a one-on-one conversation between Wish Master and All Lives Matter protestor Nigel Horlock. Look out for Wish Master’s new video for ‘Write Pages’ set for release on Friday!

Watch via BBC iPlayer here