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Boris johnson elected as prime minister

The music industry reacts to Boris Johnson being elected as the next UK Prime Minister

23 July 2019, 12:03 | Written by Cerys Kenneally

This morning Boris Johnson was revealed to be the UK's next Prime Minister, and some of the UK's biggest musicians have shared their opinions about the result.

Boris Johnson was revealed to have beaten rival Jeremy Hunt to become the UK's next Prime Minister this morning (23 July).

He will take over from Theresa May tomorrow (24 July), who announced her resignation in May after failing to secure a deal with the EU about Brexit.

Stormzy was one of the first artists to react to Johnson's victory, as he retweeted a clip of his own Number One single "Vossi Bop" in which he raps, "Fuck the government and fuck Boris."

Tim Burgess of The Charlatans also shared his opinion, after he predicted in 2015 that Johnson and Donald Trump would be leading the UK and the US.

Rapper slowthai was also unimpressed by Johnson's victory.

Daniel Avery was also not best pleased with the result of today's announcement as he retweeted David Scneider.

Hudson Mohawke tried to make light of the situation before realising the political situation in the US is just as bad as the UK.

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