Doing OK

Album: single release only (2013)
Charted: 60
Play Video


  • The second single from Wretch 32's third studio album was produced by Knox Brown, who also worked on several songs for the London-based rapper's 2012 mixtape, Wretchercise. The song was released on August 18, 2013.
  • The song finds Wretch recalling memories of his life before fame and the unconditional need to keep striving to build a better life for his family. The rapper then reminisces about his journey to becoming a successful artist.
  • This features Birmingham soul vocalist, Jacob Banks. He is a member of The Renowned Group, a collective of UK artists, which Wretch 32 co-founded. Banks supported Alicia Keys on the Manchester and Nottingham legs of her 2013 UK tour.


Be the first to comment...

Editor's Picks

Billy Joe Shaver

Billy Joe ShaverSongwriter Interviews

The outlaw country icon talks about the spiritual element of his songwriting and his Bob Dylan mention.

Def Leppard Quiz

Def Leppard QuizMusic Quiz

Can you name Def Leppard's only #1 hit in America? Get rocked with this adrenalized quiz.

The Truth Is Out There: A History of Alien Songs

The Truth Is Out There: A History of Alien SongsSong Writing

The trail runs from flying saucer songs in the '50s, through Bowie, blink-182 and Katy Perry.

John Parr

John ParrSongwriter Interviews

John tells the "St. Elmo's Fire (Man In Motion)" story and explains why he disappeared for so long.

"Private Eyes" - The Story Behind the Song

"Private Eyes" - The Story Behind the SongSong Writing

How a goofy detective movie, a disenchanted director and an unlikely songwriter led to one of the biggest hits in pop history.

The Fratellis

The FratellisSongwriter Interviews

Jon Fratelli talks about the band's third album, and the five-year break leading up to it.