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Lowkey

Lowkey

Lowkey

Lowkey is a British-Iraqi hip hop artist, academic and political campaigner. He is a patron of Stop The War Coalition, Palestine Solidarity Campaign, the Racial Justice Network and The Peace and Justice Project founded by Jeremy Corbyn. He has a Masters in Middle Eastern Studies from SOAS university and is an advisor to the website Declassified which investigates the activities of the Ministry of Defence and British Intelligence Services. He has spoken and performed on platforms from the Oxford Union to the Royal Albert Hall and Glastonbury.

Amidst hostile media coverage against rail workers striking, Lowkey highlights why they must be defended and how, amidst rising poverty, the fight led by RMT general secretary Mike Lynch is one we all have an interest in winning.

25 June, 2022

Five years after the fire at Grenfell tower killed 72 people, there has been no justice for the victims or survivors. Instead, what we've witnessed is the weaponisation of grief and the careful curation of social injustice, writes Lowkey.

14 June, 2022

While the assassination of Shireen Abu Akleh shocked the world, it was far from an aberration in Israel's fight to contain the truth and control the narrative about its human rights abuses, writes Lowkey.

25 May, 2022

While global media focuses on Israel's assault on Palestinian worshippers at al-Aqsa mosque, behind the scenes the Israeli state has insidiously propagated the extremist Temple Movement's campaign to build a Jewish temple in its place, writes Lowkey.

11 May, 2022

After two decades of NATO-backed US occupation, Afghanistan is on the brink of economic collapse. But the invasion of the country has served the interests of Britain's most powerful, who profited off of the destruction, writes Lowkey.

06 May, 2022

Comment: The NHS is the UK's biggest BAME employer, and the deaths of many of its frontline workers could have been prevented, writes rapper and activist, Lowkey.

07 April, 2020