Wilkinson and Wretch 32 have premiered their new single ‘Flatline’ on NME.COM – scroll down to listen.
‘Flatline’ is the first single from drum and bass producer Wilkinson’s forthcoming second album. He previously worked with Wretch 32 on the rapper’s 2014 single ‘6 Words’, which he helped to produce.
“I wanted to do something different with this record,” Wilkinson said of ‘Flatline’. “I wanted to keep it on a drum and bass tip, but work with an artist to bridge the D&B and hip-hop scenes in an interesting and distinctly British fashion. I’m into REAL rappers, and personally for me, the finest lyricist in the UK is Wretch. He’s a rapper’s rapper! His punchlines and delivery are incredible, and I’m really happy with how the record turned out!”
Wretch 32 added of their new collaboration: “I continuously enjoy fusing hip-hop into different genres, and I’ve done so on a previous record involving Wilkinson, ‘6 Words’. Having worked with Wilkinson before there was no doubt in my mind on hearing ‘Flatline’ that I’d have an awesome bridge for it. I’m a huge fan of Wilkinson, and this song, and I’m incredibly excited for everyone to hear it.”
Wilkinson’s second album is due towards the end of 2016. It follows on from his 2013 debut album ‘Lazers Not Included’, which featured the Top Ten hit ‘Afterglow’. He has since remixed tracks by Ed Sheeran, The Prodigy and Gorgon City.
Wilkinson will play a live show at London’s O2 Forum on 8 April, with tickets on sale now.