Munya Chawawa used Piers Morgan as his muse for his new single (Image: Charlie Cumming/ ITV)
The comic, who shot to fame over lockdown together with his viral skits and songs, has launched his first official single – and it’s fairly one thing.
Chatting to Metro.co.uk, he defined why the controversial journalist was his selection of muse.
‘I believe, to a personality like Unknown P who may be very a lot embedded in middle-class tradition, I really feel like there’s a robust affinity between the 2 characters,’ he identified.
‘Unknown P is any individual who, as a personality, speaks their thoughts, usually reveals this obliviousness to different folks’s emotions, or what’s proper or fallacious, typically ignores social etiquette. And I really feel like a whole lot of the time that’s what that’s what will get Piers in hassle.
‘I believe Unknown P sees a whole lot of himself in Piers, for positive.’
As for what he hopes from Piers’ response, he asserted: ‘I believe a worst case situation is a diss observe again from Piers. And one of the best case situation is forcing Piers to bounce to some drill on Good Morning Britain.’
We’ll be needing each of these instantly, please.
Munya, 27, has seen big quantities of success together with his movies, beforehand revealing that John Boyega had been sliding into his DMs, requesting skits – and he’s not the comic’s solely celeb fan.
‘I received a very beautiful message from Giggs,’ he recalled, including: ‘To go from urgent play on considered one of his tracks to getting a congratulatory message from somebody who’s a legend within the UK scene, that blows my thoughts.’
Munya’s recognition has skyrocketed over lockdown (Image: Charlie Cumming)
Though he’s clearly smashing it on his personal, he’s not ruling out collaborations sooner or later, itemizing off UK music legends together with Giggs, Skepta, and, most of all Headie One, who he describes as a ‘pioneer’.
In the meantime, his alter ego Unknown P, who was recently signed to Atlantic Records, can be eyeing up John Bercow, with the star laughing: ‘Now that he’s out of the Home Of Commons, he’s received a bit extra time for drill.’
Over lockdown, the comic, who’s been described by Range’s Ashley Banjo as ‘triggering racists’ (‘I believe that’s probably one for the LinkedIn bio’) nicely and actually took over the web together with his skits, masking everything from coronavirus to the Black Lives Matter protests.
He’s eager to make viewers smile regardless of dangerous conditions and insists nothing’s actually off the playing cards – until his movies cease making folks comfortable.
‘My philosophy has at all times been at comedy ought to assist us really feel higher about dangerous conditions,’ he defined. ‘I don’t suppose I’ve run into something that comedy couldn’t assist.
‘However the day that I discover that making a sketch makes folks really feel worse about one thing is the day that I’ll take a step again, and both go away it to the consultants or simply take time to mirror as all folks do.
‘Generally you don’t should react. Generally it’s simply sufficient to mirror. My precedence is to be delicate, but in addition to supply some kind of alleviation.’
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