50 minutes | Oct 2, 2022

Hip hop, lies and the ultimate prize, part 2

Silibil N’ Brains found fame as fake American rappers - but how long can you live a lie? A record deal with Sony, celebrity parties and touring with his heroes, life looked good for Gavin Bain, one half of the duo. But with fame came visibility, the pressure mounted and they could no longer outrun the truth. Gavin's written a book about his undercover life called Straight Outta Scotland and is making music with his new band Hopeless Heroic. If you need support relating to any of the issues we've covered in this interview, you can find more information on the BBC Action line website or at Befrienders.org. Clip: MTV TRL/ the MTV Entertainment Group Presenter: Mobeen Azhar Producer: Louise Morris
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