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Rak-Su share new single Who Am I? in support of Black Lives Matter

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X Factor winners Rak-Su have dropped a new single in support of Black Lives Matter.

The group - Myles Stephenson, Ashley Fongho, Jamaal Shurland and Mustafa Rahimtulla - released the song in the wake of George Floyd’s death

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Appearing on tonight's FUBAR Radio, Rak-Su spoke about the single and the Black Lives Matter movement as a whole.

Ashley told hosts Bobby Norris and Stephen Leng on Access All Areas: “It’s been a really difficult time. The incident triggered a lot of people.

"We grow up in a society where obviously you see violence, whether it be in video games or in films or in music videos, but we have a certain image of what that violence is like. I don’t think anyone was prepared to see a life taken away in such a calm, considered manner.

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"It made it really, really harrowing. It was like there was no anger, there was no struggle, there was no conflict, no fight. It was just the systematic taking of a life.”

He continued: “For us as a group we understand we have quite a young audience, an audience which is open to hearing what we say.

"And I think we’re all quite good at talking so we have the power to deliver a message which has been delivered before but maybe in a slightly different way to a different audience to help people open their eyes and I guess try to create a better future.”

You can watch the music video for the song above.

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Rak-Su posted alongside the song online: "Honestly we hate the fact that there needs to be a black lives matter movement and have faith that eventually we’ll be in a world where racism is a thing of the past.

"But until then this was us expressing ourselves & healing. Thank you for supporting us."