Skepta has announced brand new studio album ‘Knife And Fork’.

The Tottenham grime artist has also confirmed that the full-length’s first single ‘Gas Me Up (Diligent)’ will be out on 26 January 2024 via Big Smoke Records.



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Skepta’s forthcoming album will be the follow-up to 2019s ‘Ignorance Is Bliss’, which featured singles ‘Bullet from a Gun’ and ‘Greaze Mode’.

The British grime MC, rapper and producer has released five studio albums to date. Alongside his retirement from rapping announcement in 2021, he dropped five track EP ‘All In’.

In November last year, Skepta released collaborative EP ’48 Hours’ with Hull-based producer Ryder. Propelled by the 19-year-old Ryder sharing his remix of Skepta’s Konnichiwa deep cut ‘Text Me Back’ on TikTok, called ‘#skeptacore pt. 3’, and going viral with over one million views, the Mercury Prize winner officially paired up with the young producer to release the five-track EP.

Skepta has also recently announced the inaugural edition of the Big Smoke Festival. The influential artist will curate two stages for the one day music event, one of which will be hosted by his record label Más Tiempo – full details below:

Big Smoke @ Crystal Palace Park, London on 06 July 2024, tickets on sale now from Gigantic Ticketmaster See Tickets

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