At the start of lock down in the UK, I knew I wanted to write about it in some way. It's such a crazy time in the world right now and I've seen some things I never thought I would see: such as huge EMPTY supermarkets, deserted streets in one of the busiest cities in the world (London), closed schools, wearing face masks, being confined to our own houses and it goes on...
Initially I thought I would write a sort of sad ode to it all but when I decided to co-write with my producer Academic, he came back to me with 3 demos and when I heard the start of this one I thought "this is it" and it's going to be an old school jazzy HipHop track! It felt right to create something with a positive vibe rather than dwell in what sucked about lock down!
So we met 3 times a week for about a month and got all the elements together, I wrote the rap and lyrical hooks and he wrote the banging music and musical riffs.
The result is an uplifting song with a bit of tongue in cheek, a lot of groove and makes me want to boogie.
My new single is OUT NOW on all music platforms (The "LockItDown" EP will be out Nov 27th).