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Album: Konnichiwa (2016)
Charted: 69
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  • This bouncy cut features a verse from Pharrell Williams. The American producer, singer and rapper is a high-profile guest for Skepta, and the Grime MC shed some light on working with Williams during an interview with Zane Lowe on Beats Radio:

    "Pharrell loves music. I don't know how much money he has, or how much he's trying to make. But I know whatever financial situation he's in his music is always going to be sick. When I'm in the studio with him it's like I'm working with someone I've known all my life."

    "I knew I had an obligation to represent the country when I did this album. Not just different MCs, but sonically. I know what is on my back with this album and I've got every element from London needed. I don't want to announce the MCs but it's very well rounded. And Pharrell's blessed me. People respect him. I don't think grime has ever been respected, it's not seen as a nice sound. But having Pharrell bless my album, maybe you can see that the freeness of his music; that's what we're doing as well."

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