Game Changer
by Mist

Album: Diamond in the Dirt (2018)
Charted: 35

Songfacts®:

  • The lead single from Mist's Diamond in the Dirt album finds him bragging about his rise in the UK Grime scene.

    I'm getting hot like Nelly
    Legend in the game, Makaveli,
    Glastonbury, yeah, yeah, you see me on the telly


    Mist boasts that's he's reaching the same level as Nelly and 2Pac (Makaveli was one of the late US rapper's aliases).
  • The song's music video was filmed in Kenya. Mist recalled to Julie Adenuga on her Beats 1 show:

    "So I think we had a couple talks about South Africa, but then we looked into Lion King is based on Kenya, so we thought you know what, we need to go Kenya, we're to the motherland. Beautiful, the people there are just so friendly welcoming, and I was in a hot air balloon. These things, flying over the Safari, just wild animals...The drone got lost in the Safari, wild safari and it was a stage, like what are we going to do, all drone footage is now just lost, and you know it lands itself, but we're now in the middle of the Safari in Africa. We all had to go on a mad hunt. But in the end we found it, about a 3, 4 hour hunt for the drone. We found it in the middle of the bushes where its crash landed and got it and the experiences that was there.

    We stayed in a place I think it was Fig log camp. Basically you're in the middle of the jungle literally where you got, the Maasai tribe, these are the people that own the site. When they're introducing us, listen at night, we've got a river where there's Hippos, Hyenas, we're all like are you being for real, it was the scariest night I've had in my life... We all stayed in one room. When they locked off the lights, I think the Hyenas came out, we heard Hippos, it was ridiculous, very scared. All of us, manager, everyone, no sleep. Oh it was crazy."

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