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On Friday, an article I wrote for the Guardian sparked a debate about this year’s MOBO Awards.

For the record, I don’t believe the ceremony should only be for ‘black’ artists and never had an issue with Jessie J, Adele, Mick Hucknall or any other ‘white’ act winning a MOBO.

But I know Marsha Ambrosius (pictured), Jamie Jones, Gappy Ranks, etc deserve to be honoured more than some of this year’s recipients, including black ones. Orantes.

Read the article here (and readers’ comments at the bottom of the page), and click here to watch Katy B and Ms Dynamite’s MOBO performance (until 15 October).

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Tags BBC, race, MOBO, Orantes Moore, British music, Gappy Ranks, jessie j, adele, Guardian, Mick Hucknall, Marsha Ambrosius, Jamie Jones, Wretch 32, Ayanna Witter-Johnson
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