30 Apr 2024

George the Poet on systemic racism, classism and going from council estate to Cambridge

Culture Correspondent

George the Poet has gained a following of millions as a spoken word artist who writes about social justice.

Now the writer has penned his first memoir, ‘Track Record’.

From growing up on a council estate to graduating from Cambridge, he explores systemic racism and classism in Britain and beyond.

We went to meet the poet and podcaster on the northwest London estate where he grew up.