So Solid Crew

THROW BACK FOOTAGE OF THE DAY : THE SO SOLID CREW PERFORM AT THE BRIT AWARDS 2002

As far as I am concerned this was a pretty ground breaking moment for the UK’s black music scene . I am still shocked that the Brit organisers acknowledged and allowed my beloved So Solid Crew to perform, because up until that point they were happy to pretend as if black acts didn’t exist. But now a group made up of largely young black males from South London was performing on stage in front of millions of viewers (including ‘Middle England’) on The Brits (of all shows) which was simply unheard of back then. Those who are around my []

UK NEWS: FORMER SO SOLID STAR/ACTOR ASHLEY WALTERS ARRESTED

Via BBC News Former So Solid Crew member and actor Ashley Walters has been arrested by police investigating an assault at a nightclub in Belfast. Mr Walters was one of four men arrested in the early hours of Wednesday morning in relation to an alleged assault at Thompson’s Garage. It is understood all four men remain in police custody. Mr Walters has been in Northern Ireland filming for a forthcoming television production. Small Island is being shot in the Portaferry area of []