Social media, especially Twitter, has gone agog with Grammy nominee, Burna Boy's collaboration with Stormzy and Ed Sheeran. Burna Boy made this announcement earlier on Twitter.
According to the singer, the new single, titled ‘Own It’, will drop midnight, that is 00.01 on Friday, November 22.
By Thursday evening, the Twitter post announcing the news had gotten over 20,000 likes and 5,000 retweets. And fans in their hundreds are expecting the single to top the chart in the UK and beyond.
The single is part of Stormzy’s second album, titled ‘Heavy Is The Head’ (#Merky/Atlantic), which will drop on December 13, both as a CD and digital release.
It is potentially one of the biggest releases of the year for Warner Music and Atlantic, reports musicweek.com.
Apart from Burna Boy and Ed Sheeran, other collaborators on Stormzy’s album include Headie One on ‘Audacity’, Tiana Major9 on ‘Rainfall’, Yebba on ‘Don’t Forget To Breathe’, HER on ‘One Second’ and Aitch on ‘Pop Boy.’
The album includes No.1 ‘Vossi Bop’ and singles ‘Crown’ and ‘Wiley Flow.’
Stormzy’s debut ‘Gang Signs & Prayer’ has made sales of 417,696 copies, according to the Official Charts Company, says musicweek.com.