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Idris Elba drops new track after Coachella debut

NEW MUSIC: Idris Elba

FOLLOWING HIS debut DJ set at Coachella , Idris Elba has released a new song Ballie featuring Nigerian artist Kah-Lo.

The track, which was released on Elba’s London based label 7 Wallace, is the first production to drop following his recent feature on Wiley, Stefflon Don and Sean Paul’s Boasty which has racked up over 29 million views on the video alone.

Speaking on the song, Elba said: “Bong Ballie is slang for Everything Everything is Good. Kah-Lo and I wanted to fuse hip hop and house and she was so easy to work with. I played this tune out for the first time at Coachella and it went off... I knew I had to put it out immediately.”

The self-produced Ballie is a hefty slice of jacking peak-time energy offset with the hooky wordplay and vocals from Kah-Lo.

The New York based MC is the biggest female Nigerian artist on Spotify having racked up over 250 million streams with her previous work.

“It was such a pleasure working with Idris on this,” said Kah-Lo. “It’s a fun track that exudes all the confidence and that’s the mood right now. It was a big thrill performing at Coachella with him, the crowd responded so well to it”.

Listen to the track below:

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