Pa Salieu has collaborated with Aitch on his latest track ‘Bad’ released on Warner Records.
The British-Gambian rapper’s new collaboration – produced by Two Inch Punch and WhyJay was premiered yesterday as Clara Amfo's Hottest Record In The World on BBC Radio 1.
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‘Bad’ follows Salieu’s recently-released EP ‘Afrikan Rebel’. All three tracks on the entire Afrikan Rebel EP were playlisted across BBC 1xtra and led to a much-hyped launch party at London’s Werkhaus.
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It's accompanied by an official video directed by KC Locke, which includes both Salieu and Aitch. The video is available on YouTube and is linked below.
This year, PA Salieu performed several festivals including Reading & Leeds, Parklife, All Points East, YAM! Carnival and Love Saves The Day.
Described as “a man who everyone looked up to”, the former Mixmag cover star brings his Gambian heritage to the forefront of his artistry once again in this upbeat, afrobeats inspired track. Aitch’s rhythmic, clever lyricism adds to the unique UK sound of this track.
More details regarding Salieu's first full-length album are yet to be disclosed. Aitch has yet to release his first album.
Pa is also heading on the road for his long-awaited UK headline tour this November. Selling out within minutes, the tour spans a full seven dates, including a very special London show at O2 Shepherd’s Bush.
A full list of tour dates can be seen below.
November 22 - Bristol - Thekla
November 23 - Manchester - Manchester Academy 3
November 24 - London - O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire
November 26 - Leeds - Belgrave Music Hall
November 27 - Coventry - Kasbah
November 29 - Birmingham - O2 Institute2 Birmingham
November 30 - Nottingham - Nottingham Rescue Rooms
'Bad' is available to stream/purchase via Warner Records here.
Aneesa Ahmed is Mixmag's Digital Intern, follow her on Twitter