He's one of the most influential and provocative British artists of recent years - awarded an MBE for his services to music.
But after an antisemitic diatribe on social media over the weekend, the rapper Wiley now says he wants to "apologise for generalising" and insists he's "not racist".
It came too late for many - Twitter suspended him from the platform and apologised for responding too slowly to his outburst.
Speaking exclusively to Sky News, Wiley refused to distance himself from most of his comments, as Noel Phillips reports.
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