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Michaela Coel Dissects Structural Racism On This Powerful New Track From MC Kojey Radical

The actor and writer lends some powerful words to Kojey’s new project.

September 05, 2017

The latest EP from London MC, poet, and artist Kojey Radical is a must-listen. IN GODS BODY is a perfect storm of experimental electronics, rapidfire wordplay, and searing social commentary in 13 mesmerising tracks. As Michaela Coel, creator and star of Chewing Gum, put it on Instagram: "Download it. Listen to it. Grow, reflect, learn, throw shit across the room. Cry. Feel sexy. It'll make you do all of the above."

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Coel herself features as a rare musical guest on the poignant interlude "SUPER HUMAN" alongside experimental soul singer Obongjayar. With her speech pushed front and center, the sparse track (with words written by Kojey) is one that'll send shivers down your spine. "With darker pigmentation, you become an example of exoticism under that Western microscope," Coel says, a heavy sigh hiding just underneath her words. "Elements of your identity appropriated and then sold back to you — sold back to you with less the clever taglines." Listen to the track below, and to the whole EP here.

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