Northwest London rapper and producer Knucks has delivered his latest single ‘Wedding Rings’, out 30th May via Island Records.
The second single release from his anticipated forthcoming EP NRG 105, ‘Wedding Rings’ is a jazz-inflicted hip-hop track that departs from the grime, drill and Afrobeats that have flooded the British music scene of late. The single also comes with a Wedding Crashers-inspired official video that contrasts Knucks rapping on the streets, sandwiched in between a performance with a Knucks-cloned band in an upmarket jazz club.
‘Wedding Rings’ is the follow-up to previous single ‘Rice & Stew’ – a quirky hip-hop anthem that was picked up by GRM Daily after its release in February. The new EP will feature collaborations with some of the UK’s most exciting artists, including Oscar Worldpeace, Miraa May and Wretch 32.
Bursting onto the scene with mixtape ‘Killmatic’ in 2014, Kilburn resident Knucks has generated a considerable buzz on account of his UK Rap flow fused with stateside R&B influences. He has since amassed over 1 million Spotify streams on hit ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’, before showcasing his keen ear for sampling by utilising obscure Usher track ‘The Many Ways’ on 2018’s ‘24’.
‘Wedding Rings’ is further evidence of Knucks’ insistence on cutting his own path and shunning the conformities of grime and drill. Peep the visuals below.