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Stormzy uses Glastonbury set to demand Grenfell answers

Stormzy performed on The Other Stage during day two of Glastonbury Festival, Credit: Ben Birchall/PA

Stormzy has used his set at Glastonbury to call attention to the recent Grenfell disaster and demand answers over what happened.

Joining a list of performers paying tribute to the victims of the tower block fire which killed at least 79 people he took a moment during his performance on The Other Stage to remember the victims of the blaze before publicly calling for answers.

Addressing the crowd he shouted: "We are urging the authorities to tell the f*****g truth, first and foremost. We are urging the authorities to do something, first and foremost. We are urging the f*****g Government to be held accountable."

Spurred on by his fans cheers he added: "We ain't going to stop til we get what we f*****g get what we deserve. Alright Glastonbury?"

Stormzy wrote and performed the opening rap for the Grenfell charity single Credit: PA/Syco Music

The London grime star also took time out of his fast-paced set to perform the touching rap he had written in honour of all those affected by Grenfell - the rap that features on Simon Cowell's charity version of Bridge Over Troubled Water which is raising money for the tower's displaced residents.

Unzipping his tracksuit top to reveal a T-shirt emblazoned with a heart-shaped logo reading "Grenfell" he recited the verse which includes the lines: "I refuse to neglect you/That's for every last soul up in Grenfell/Even though I've never met you."

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