Making a significant entrance to 2017, Big Narstie releases the first single from his forthcoming album in the shape of ‘They Don’t Know’ featuring Xaviour. Delving in to a side of Big Narstie that is often overlooked due to his fun-loving and comical character, the record illustrates the story behind the emcee and demonstrates his lyrical prowess as an emcee.
2016 proved to be an impressive year for Big Narstie, which saw him top the charts alongside Craig David on the Top 10 record ‘When The Bassline Drops’ and later went on to be certified gold. The scene veteran also performed at a number of the worlds most famed festivals including Ibiza Rocks, Wireless, Reading & Leeds and even made an appearance on the Jonathan Ross show. He went on to release his own Bass Invaders app and single ‘BDL Skank’ and now prepares to release the fruits of his studio labours with some exciting and unexpected collaborations.
Giving us a reflective and intimate understanding of his journey and battles faced as he grew up, ‘They Don’t Know’ shines a spotlight on Big Narstie allowing a very honest and bold figure to be displayed; one which seems almost opposite to the infectious laughs, hysterical sketches and the animated bars that we’ve seen of late. As he raps over the melancholy beat, Narstie’s lyrical aptitude is evident and proves why he is not only one of the most loved, but also one of the most respected and key figures in the scene.
Taking 2017 to new heights, Big Narstie has just announced a six date UK tour kicking off in XOYO in London May 3rd. Grab tickets here: