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Cashtastic To Be Deported

Cashtastic, a South London rapper and Universal Music Publishing signee, is set to be deported back to his home country of Jamaica. 
 
Cashtastic, real name Cashief Nichols, was detained by the UK Border Force agency due to a technicality with his immigration status since moving to the the UK from Jamaica aged 6.
 
He was reportedly granted bail on March 4th, however he was detained for a further two weeks and may now be forced to leave the UK.
 
Earlier this week, the UK rapper took to Twitter (Mar 24) to share the unfortunate news: 
 
“I’ve been detained/given removal directions by the UKBA. They’re sayin even tho I came to the UK at age 6 I have no right to be here!”
 
“They said im not conducive for the public good and that im a bad character!”
 
“A judge gave me bail on march 4th then immigration detained me two weeks later again.” 
 
Since then, the star has received a huge amount of support from fans and other artists including Wiley, Angel, Harvey (So Solid), Fuse ODG, George The Poet and more. 
 
He is scheduled to be deported on a Virgin Atlantic flight (vs065) today. However, Cashtastic started a social media campaign in the hopes that Virgin Atlantic will refuse to let him board his flight: 
 
"I am not being detained for any good legal reason and we need to let the airline know this. plz post this message on all your social sites"
 
"Get as many people as posible to post my last tweet on FB virgin Atlantic page and on twitter  @virginAtlantic refer 2 me as Cashief Nichols"
 
"We're also trying to inform my local MP @Simonhughesmp to stop the deportation. @ him plz"
 
"I just want to say again thank you for all your support and thanks to everyone that is sitting at terminal 5 god bless you all!!!!"
 
We hope he is successful with his attempts to stay in the UK. It would be a great loss to the scene. 
 

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MOBO Team