Gregory Edward Jacobs
25.08.1963 – 23.04.2021
“In 2021, it is stunning to read a report on race and ethnicity that repackages racist tropes and stereotypes into fact, twisting data and misapplying statistics and studies into conclusory findings and ad hominem attacks on people of African descent,” the UN Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent.
IN JUNE 2018, SHEKU RECEIVED THE MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR AND THE CRITICS’ CHOICE AWARDS AT THE RE-LAUNCHED CLASSIC BRIT AWARDS, AND IN JULY 2018 BECAME THE FIRST ARTIST TO RECEIVE THE NEW BRIT CERTIFIED BREAKTHROUGH AWARD, HAVING SOLD OVER 30,000 COPIES OF HIS DEBUT ALBUM IN THE UK AND SURPASSING 100,000 ALBUM SALES WORLDWIDE.
“For some groups historic experience of racism still haunts the present and there was a reluctance to acknowledge that the UK had become open and fairer.” – Tony Sewell