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British Hip Hop Artist In Obama Controversy on BBC

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By Ben Cohen

Apparently, this interview with British Hip Hop Artist Dizzee Rascal is causing a storm in Britain. Rascal (Dylan Mills) was on the BBC's 'News Night' with Jeremy Paxman, and asked about his views on Obama's Presidency. The BBC has come under fire for interviewing a hip hop artist as many believe Mills was not a serious interviewee. Certain members of the black community in Britain have also spoken out against the interview stating that Mills was not the most appropriate representative of Black Britons under the circumstances. Mills is certainly raw, but I don't think the interview was so bad. He was unfazed, answered the questions truthfully, and appeared to be enjoying himself. Anyway, decide for yourself: