"Yes thats all well and good but can ye cook?" - Comment taken from Hannah Wants' Facebook page.
"Big up Boddika, hope to get to catch you both in the near future!!!" - Comment taken from Boddika's Facebook page.
"GOD BLESS YOU . only one politician has done more for the freedom of the UK ... his name SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL...........WARE IS NIGELS KNIGHTHOOD ????" - Comment taken from UKIP's Facebook page.
BODDIKA IS STILL A BIGOT
DJ/producer/secret lovechild of The Mitchell Brothers Boddika became embroiled in a controversy this week that for some reason became a talking point for thousands and of huge importance to people’s lives despite the fact that it is of no importance to literally anybody other than two people *and breaths*.
Hannah Wants, a producer who you probably get into during freshers week, was accused of ripping off Joy O and Boddika’s ‘Mercy (VIP)’ for her new track ‘Found The Ground’. That was it, the whole story right there, but that really hit a nerve with some people who took it upon themselves like a sexist vigilante group to accuse an entire gender of the same trivial crime.
I say crime, it’s no secret that not only electronic music but music in general ‘borrows’ or in many cases completely rebrands music from the past. I’m not saying it’s good but it happens, it isn’t anything new and on the most part affects no-one. On the contrary in this post-Brexit landscape something that actually does affect a huge portion of the population is bigotry and ignorance, and should be met with the same hysteria when it rears it’s ugly, bald head in the public domain. Not for Boddika mind who has been riding the double standard express since this tweet.
It seems that the electronic music community is more eager to be offended by a woman DJ plagiarising a track than a male DJ actually spouting bigotry to a Twitter fanbase of, let’s see, after this debacle 39,100. Being racist with good producer etiquette is apparently better than not being racist with poor producer etiquette. People are keen to drag someone through the mud for lifting a track from a producer who has been proven a racist in the public domain, a producer who never received anywhere near the same amount of backlash as Hannah has endured for his ignorance. A producer who still regularly works across the globe, despite being unable to speak the languages of every single country he makes money in. When you get paid for your work in France, Italy, Russia, Spain or anywhere else do you speak the language or do you instead take your own advice and ‘FUCK OFF’? Practice what you preach Boddika.
U JUST KIP ME HANGING ON
Sticking with revelations in racism this week as UKIP will today be choosing their new leader, a leader who will be filling the shoes of everyone’s favourite plasticine moulded John Smith’s pisser Nigel Farage.
When you’re choosing a leader you have to think, what does it take to become that leader? In the case of UKIP a leader must own the complete Roy ‘Chubby’ Brown collection and think morris dancing is the height of culture. You must have spent your puberty years wanking over photos of Enoch Powell’s head super glued on to the body of either Kelly Brook or Abz from Five depending on your sexual orientation. You have to think the Falklands was an OK thing to do, and that Jeremy Clarkson is just misunderstood.
You’ve been snubbed by New York Fashion Week so instead market your new line of Donald Trump inspired sportswear to the UKIP conference and boy oh boy, is it hot. Oh, and you wear Crocs.
Oh, and you think that this guy BILL ETHERIDGE MEMBER OF EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT FOR THE WEST MIDLANDS being in the running to lead your party is fine.
AND NOW FOR THE NEWS IN BRIEF…
GREAT BRITISH BAKE OFF MOVES TO CHANNEL 4
MOON ON THE LOOSE IN CHINA
EVERYTHING JUST KEEPS GETTING WORSE
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