Skepta has been building with various New York crews and collectives for a while now, and it’s starting to manifest itself in more and more music. There was “It Ain’t Safe” with A$AP Mob’s Young Lord, the Ratking US remix of “That’s Not Me,” and now he’s dropped a track with Brooklyn’s own Flatbush Zombies. Production is handled by Erick Arc Elliott, who also spits a verse, and, according to Soundcloud, the track was recorded in Paris.
Skepta drops an oh-so-timely Suge Knight reference and also says, “I know you heard about the single, and the album I’m about to release.” Anticipation is definitely building for his record Konnichiwa, which is also set to feature Dev Hynes and Mike Skinner of The Streets. Is America finally ready for grime? We certainly think so.
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