Ty: Friend and mentor to Brixton’s creative community

We are deeply saddened to hear that 47-year-old Brixton hip-hop pioneer Ben Chijioke, AKA Ty, died on Thursday from pneumonia having contracted Covid-19. He was a much loved friend and mentor for Brixton’s creative community and will be missed by music lovers around the world. Read music editor Dave Randall’s interview with him from 2018