slowthai teams up with mura masa on new punk-edged burner 'Doorman'.
The Northampton rapper is tipped to explode in 2019, following a string of vital, raw releases, and some celebratory live shows.
Heading into the studio with mura masa, the pair wanted to capture the punk-side of slowthai's energy.
New track 'Doorman' does just that, a blistering piece of punk rock in an electronic setting that neatly encapsulates his ragged, outsider status.
Speaking on the track, slowthai said: "I was at some yard in Chelsea after a night out and I saw 4.5 million pound paintings hanging on the wall and it made me sick… I went to the studio the next day and wrote 'Doorman'. Doorman, let me in the door.”
mura masa added: "slowthai is the embodiment of subversive and punk energy in UK rap. We knew we wanted to make something with a DIY, rebellious energy together, so we banged Doorman together in a few hours, kept all the original takes and let it be what it is. It's a record that challenges ideas about what rap can be, which I think the scene needs more of. I love it."
Tune in now.
Catch slowthai at the following shows:
26 Glasgow SWG3 Warehouse
27 Birmingham O2 Institute
28 Manchester O2 Ritz
29 Bristol SWX
31 Brighton Concorde 2
1 LondonYork Hall
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