After more than 10 years at the forefront of London’s Grime scene, it looks like America is finally taking notice of Skepta (not that he’s ever really cared, mind you). In the video for his latest heat rock “Top Boy,” originally included on Tim Westwood’s must-listen Skepta mix, the North London MC gives us a recap of his recent tour of North America, which culminated in an appearance at Drake’s OVO Fest.
“When I came to play America the first time, I was coming to basically be at the epitome of black street from London,” Skepta ponders. “It’s definitely different now. This time it was mad, man.” Watch Skepta and BBK shut down NYC, Boston and Toronto below.