Labour leader claims he’d take a Stormzy track to a desert island – but Corbyn’s the real deal
Labour leader Keir Starmer has told Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs programme that he would include a track by Grime artist Stormzy among the discs he would take with him to his hypothetical desert island – a claim many are finding hard to reconcile with Starmer’s image and persona.
But footage has emerged of Starmer’s predecessor Jeremy Corbyn dancing to a Stormzy tune at an MP’s party:
Corbyn can also be made out laughing as the lyric ‘F*ck the government, f*ck Boris’ blasts out across the dance floor.
And the admiration is not a one-way street. Stormzy famously sang ‘Oh Jeremy Corbyn‘ during his 2017 Glastonbury set, echoing tens of thousands of young people to whom the Islington North MP became an icon.
Meanwhile, Labour is reduced to excruciatingly asking members to donate £8 for a cheap colouring set their kids would receive for free in a budget carvery.
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