Illusion

Album: Disc-Overy (2010)

Songfacts®:

  • Tempah explains on this aspirational track how his huge musical ambitions and confidence led to him being accepted by the grime boys of east London. The rapper told The Sun September 24, 2010: "At the time, urban music was still very much underground. And it was very cliquey. A lot of the underground artists went to the same schools or were from the same areas. I was just 'that kid from south London.' Fitting in and trying to be one of the lads and respected was a very difficult thing for a long time. But it was where it was happening and I got into pirate radio and mix tapes and it all started."

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