The star of the show at last night’s Brit awards used his moment in the spotlight to demand justice for Grenfell.

Grime artist Stormzy closed the ceremony with an emotional performance after winning the awards for best British male and best British album.

In a fiery freestyle rap, he asked “Theresa May, where’s the money for Grenfell?” before taking aim at the Daily Mail. It’s a must watch: 

Tory Culture Secretary Matthew Hancock was in the audience to witness the performance live. In a tweet following the show, he pointedly praised Ed Sheeran, who was beaten to the top awards by Stormzy:

By contrast, Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour MP for Kensington congratulated Stormzy:

It’s not the first time Stormzy has used a major performance to protest about the Grenfell fire tragedy in which 71 people died.

He wore a Justice for Grenfell t-shirt during his set at Glastonbury, during which he sang: “I refuse to forget you. I refuse to be silenced. I refuse to neglect you.”

He also led the crowds in a chant of ‘oh, Jeremy Corbyn’ and endorsed the Labour party at last year’s general election.

Stormzy for Parliament…

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