Massive Attack, an influential British trip-hop band, is auctioning Banksy artwork in aid of charity. Brooklyn Vegan reported.
The art pieces known as “I Fought The Law” “Bomb Middle England”Grant, Massive Attack member donated the funds “Daddy G”Marshall NME
The proceeds will go to Temwa, which helps provide food, water, sanitation and education in northern Malawi; and Aid Box Community, which supports refugees and people seeking asylum in Bristol, Brooklyn Vegan reported.
“When we heard about the government funding Temwa lost earlier this year with the UK aid cuts, and the importance of the work Temwa does in Malawi, we felt compelled to help,”Marshall stated this in a statement that was obtained by BBC.
Fans can now bid through the auction, which went live on Friday The Saleroom.
It has been long rumored that Banksy is Massive Attack singer Robert “3D”Del Naja. Del Naja was born in Bristol in England. Banksy is believed to have been born there. However, Del Naja has repeatedly denied this rumor.
“Rumors of my secret identity are greatly exaggerated,”In 2016, he spoke to the Daily Mail. “It would be a good story but sadly not true. Wishful thinking I think.”
“He is a mate as well,”Del Naja has been added. “He’s been to some of the gigs. It’s purely a matter of logistics and coincidence, nothing more than that.”
Del Naja told the crowd at a 2016 hometown show, “We are all Banksy,”Furthering the legend of an elusive street artist.