In 2011, an unknown named Wretch 32 became a Gold-certified artist and a UK grime legend. The underground MC from London had teamed up with the likes of Example and Ed Sheeran surrounding his debut album Black and White, and the rest – the BET Awards, the Adidas promotion, the video game soundtrack cameo – is history.
But, like he says in his new single, he ain’t a pop star.
His new single “Pop?” is glitchy and hard, and speaks far more to his grime roots than some of the lighter stuff he grew famous for. And that’s kind of the point of the song.
“Pop?” comes off Wretch 32′s forthcoming album, so stay tuned. And be sure to read our recent interview with him.