The Guy Who Filmed the Leytonstone Attack is Using the Attention to Launch a Rap Career

By Aatif Sulleyman on at

He was at Leytonstone Tube station as the attack unfolded, and managed to upload two fairly disturbing videos depicting the scene. The first showed a puddle of blood next to the gates, while the second captured the moment attacker Muhaydin Mire confronted police officers, as members of the public watched on. However, we’ve already had enough of Big Tobz.

The rapper has decided he wants to make the most of the attention afforded to him by promoting his music videos to pretty much anyone who want to see what happened at Leytonstone over the weekend. He also says he wants £100,000 in exchange for an interview, in which he claims he’d tell any lucky journalists everything they'd want to know. Seems fair.

The videos that 'Big Tobz' shot on his phone were rapidly shared around the internet. If you wish to see the footage for yourself, you can view it on his Twitter feed (Part 1 and Part 2 – be warned that the footage is rather graphic.

It’d be funny if the circumstances weren’t so tragic and the fact that Big Tobz’s music is shit doesn’t help matters. However, as he’s rightly pointed out, it's his Twitter account and he can do whatever he likes with it. [Sick Chirpse]

Image credit: Ewan Munro via Flickr

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