Some people have responded to the coronavirus crisis by torching 5G masts because a man with 400 YouTube subs and some interesting ideas about Bill Gates told them to. Others, more sensibly, have decided to drive around at 5 mph in a van – with the words “Free Isolation Essentials: Toilet Roll, Sanitiser, Bottled Water, Grinders, Bud” boldly emblazoned on the side – blasting Bobby McFerrin’s “Don’t Worry”, doling out free weed and other important items.
This isn’t the first time Manchester-based music producer and activist OUTLAW has pulled a stunt like this. He’s become something of a mythical figure in the city, putting perceived wrongs to right in his own peculiar ways. Last summer, to the delight of everyone bar the Greater Manchester Police, he unfurled a banner saying “FREE BUD” in the Piccadilly Gardens area of the city centre and handed out small bags of weed to anyone passing by.
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