Its lead single focused on the perception of black people
"Black is pain, black is joy, black is evident," Dave rapped
When it was played on BBC Radio 1, the song provoked complaints from a small minority of listeners who said it was "racist against white people"
Speaking to the BBC, he explained the song, like the rest of his album, aimed to give a voice to "the people from small communities that have been forgotten about"
It was the 28th year of the Mercury Prize