Kojey Radical has unveiled new single ‘Payback’ featuring North West London rapper Knucks.
The Swindle produced track is lifted from his highly anticipated debut album ‘Reason To Smile’, due out on 04 March 2022.
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The album is a love letter to the hip hop that’s influenced Kojey and features an impressive list of global production talent alongside guest appearances from the likes of Tiana Major9, Masego, Shaé Universe, Cashh, Kelis, Lex Amor, Knucks, Shakka, Wretch 32, Ego Ella May and Rex Life Raj.
After four previous EPs and writing for artists such as Mahalia, ‘Reason To Smile’ looks set to be the rapper’s most ambitious and complete work to date.
He commented, “This is the first time I’ve done it to the scale and ambition of what I speak. Previously it’s been “I’m warming, I’m warming, I’m warming up”. But I’m warm now – put me in the game.”
Furthermore, Kojey Radical has lined-up a run of live dates for this spring, including a string of intimate instore and out-store gigs – full details below:
London Lafayette, 25 Jan (The National Lottery’s Revive Live Tour) ***SOLD OUT***
Rough Trade East / London (Instore Performance + Signing), 04 March
Banquet Records @ Pryzm / Kingston (Out store Performance + Signing), 05
Vinilo / Bournemouth (Performance), 07
Resident / Brighton (Instore Performance + Signing), 08
HMV / Manchester (Signing), 09
Crash / Leeds (Performance), 09
HMV / Birmingham (Signing), 10
Tickets on sale now from here
Reason To Smile Tour Dates:
Manchester The Albert Hall, 06 April
London O2 Academy Brixton, 07
Kojey Radical ‘Reasons To Smile’ Full Album Tracklisting:
Reason to Smile ft. Tiana Major9
Silk ft. Masego
Pressure ft. Shaé Universe
Born Feat Cash
Pusher Man: BWI
Talkin ft Kelis & Tiana Major9
War Outside ft Lex Amor
Payback ft Knucks
Beautiful ft Shakka & Wretch 32
Anywhere ft Ego Ella May
Solo ft. Rexx Life Raj
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