Hear Idris Elba Rap on Skepta‘s “Shutdown” Remix

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It seems as though grime—and specifically grime poster child Skepta—is having its moment in the sun. Earlier this year Skepta and a coterie of other grime artists were personally sanctified by Nucleus of The Culture Kanye West when he invited several of the genre’s key players to appear with him on stage in a fire-breathing performance of “All Day” at the usually-stuffy BRIT awards. (Skepta is also rumored to be lending some beats to West’s upcoming album SWISH.)

And now Skepta has managed to get Idris fucking Elba (of badass, great actor, and handsomeness fame) to spit fire on his career-making single “Shutdown”.