Headie One

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Headie One releases new track ‘Rose Gold’

A black and white music video has also been released

Brian Eno remixes Headie One and Fred Again..’s song ‘Told’

The opening track of their 'GANG' mixtape

Headie One has been released from prison

He was jailed for knife possession in January.

Headie One recruits FKA twigs, Jamie xx and Sampha for ‘GANG’ mixtape with Fred Again

"'GANG' is a shared art-form — a positive energy for the UK in 2020"

Headie One has been sentenced to six months in prison

He was convicted of possessing a bladed article

The Big Read – Headie One: “If you make a mistake, you’ve got to move quickly”

Headie One is the highest-charting drill rapper ever, thanks to ‘18Hunna’, his collaboration with Dave, and he's a story of success in a fractured society. Yet The Daily Mail demonises drill and police shut down its artists’ shows. “They think it’s not natural for someone from a council estate to have a high income,” he tells Jordan Bassett. “They want you to be on the other end of society”.
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