Stormzy, Thom Yorke and More Artists React to Boris Johnson Being Elected as Next UK Prime Minister

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Stormzy performs at Lowlands Festival on Aug. 18, 2018.

It was confirmed today (July 23) that Boris Johnson will be the UK's next Prime Minister. Johnson earned a landslide victory in the Conservative leadership race against Jeremy Hunt; he will officially become the Prime Minister tomorrow.

Theresa May, who repeatedly failed to secure a Brexit deal with the EU, will be stepping down after announcing her resignation in May.

The music world had a lot to say, immediately taking to social media to react to the news. Slow Thai called Johnson a "lesser" version of Trump, while The Charlatans' Tim Burgess seemed upset that his prediction came true.

Below, see how artists like Stormzy, Thom Yorke and Johhny Marr reacted.


Thom Yorke

Slow Thai

99 Souls

Hudson Mohawke

Ed Simons

Johnny Marr

David Schneider



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