ArrDee and Aitch link up on rip-roaring new track ‘War’

The much-talked about collaboration between the UK rap wonder kids is finally here

ArrDee and Aitch have linked up on a brand new single – you can check out the video for ‘War’ below.

The much-talked about collaboration between the UK rap wonder kids sees them trade slick verses over a high-energy drill instrumental produced by LiTek and WhYJay.

See, I remember this time, I was flat on my arse/ Mum lost the yard and I’m tryna graft/ Studio was my time apart/ I’d go bake off back at Muli’s yard/ Schemin’ how we’d get our mulas up/ Stupidness for a few quid more/ Thank God everyday that music bussed,” Arrdee raps in his opening verse, recalling tougher times.

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When it’s time for Aitch to get his bars off, he puts his foot down and goes into full-blown bragging mode: “Yo, alright, I got sixteen, fifteen left/ Armz Korleone when I lift these reps/ Hard to moan when you live this blessed/ Bro don’t park the chrome, he just rips and press/ Swipe and go, I spend quids on creps/ Multiply my dough when I flip this cheque.”

The track comes alongside a video directed by Gabriella Kingsley, which sees the two rappers face off with rivals battalions – complete with tank-like 4x4s, balaclava-clad horsemen and footsoldiers dressed in black – on a beach in ArrDee’s native Brighton.

You can watch the video below:

 

Aitch was among the names recently announced to be performing at this year’s Longitude Festival.

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The Manchester rapper will be joined by the likes of Dave, Tyler, The Creator, Megan Thee Stallion, Doja Cat, A$AP RockyThe Kid Laroi, Jack Harlow and more.

In a recent cover story for NME, Aitch spoke about his roots and his love for his hometown. “I’m a proud Mancunian, 100 per cent,” he said. “It always feels good to be in my hometown. It might be a bit selfish of me to say, but I also really like it when everyone from London has to come up north for a change!”

While he grew up with the sounds of R&B, grime and his idol 50 Cent rather than the old Manchester scene, he admits that the influence is still there: “But I feel like because I’m fully in the industry now, I’m learning a lot more about that history. And certain things go without saying – all those indie bands, and my parents were big Stone Roses and Oasis fans”.

Meanwhile, Aitch recently said that he would pay Liam Gallagher £7million to feature on his album.

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