Stormzy made his impromptu return to the music scene on Thursday night time with the shock launch of his new single Mel Made Me Do It.
The chart-topping rapper’s new monitor was launched alongside its 11-minute music video, which has already obtained everybody speaking – thanks in no small half to its seemingly-never-ending checklist of superstar cameos.
To say the Mel Made Me Do It video is star-studded can be a particular understatement, with everybody from Stormzy’s music trade friends to pioneering sports activities personalities placing in appearances.
The track additionally makes reference to footballer supervisor José Mourinho’s iconic “if I converse I’m in massive hassle” second.
It’s becoming, then, that the person himself additionally makes a cameo in a single scene through which he shares the display with the Vossi Bop rapper.
In the direction of the tip of Stormzy’s video, he additionally pays tribute to pioneers in Black British tradition, with a spoken-word part carried out by Michaela Coel.
“Right now we discuss basis,” the Emmy-winning actor and creator of I Could Destroy You is heard saying. “Many nice Black influential giants have touched folks from soul to soul all through many generations.
“It’s typically the phrase greatness that involves thoughts however footballing legends like Ian Wright make greatness come to sight.
“Our DNA empowers us. We will make a track and dance out of something.”
Becoming a member of Stormzy on display are a lot of his musical friends, comparable to Dave, Little Simz, Headie One and JME, whereas Brenda Edwards additionally makes an look, paying tribute to her son Jamal, who died earlier this 12 months on the age of 31.
Because the founding father of SBTV, Jamal is credited with serving to kickstart a lot of enormous British artists’ careers, together with Ed Sheeran, Dave, Rita Ora, N-Dubz and Stormzy.
Stormzy is now gearing up for the discharge of his third studio album, which was teased on the finish of his UK tour earlier this 12 months.
After releasing his debut Gang Indicators & Prayer in 2017, the grime star has headlined Glastonbury, scooped three Brit Awards and topped the UK singles chart thrice with Vossi Bop, Personal It and the Ed Sheeran collaboration Take Me Again To London.
Watch the Mel Made Me Do It music video in full above.