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Eddy Grant: The Venue, London

Vivien Goldman, Melody Maker, 9 February 1980

EDDY EARNED his slot in my Militant Section by delivering this rap onstage: "As a black artist here in England I've seen it rough, and my brothers have seen it rough. Why? They don't know. People say, 'Eddy, don't talk about that, people don't want to hear?' But I don't care, because it's the truth and I stand by the truth."

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