Dave worked with French rapper Tiacola on two new songs, “Meridian” and “Special.”
On the tracks, the two rappers exchange verses in English, French and Yoruba, and “Meridian” is accompanied by a video shot in Paris, London and New York.
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The songs follow Dave’s collaboration with Central Cee, “Sprinter”, which broke records and spent 10 weeks at number one on the UK Official Singles Chart, making it the longest running number one rap song in history the British. charts. The song, taken from their joint EP “Split Decision”, broke Spotify’s UK record for the most streamed song in a single day this year.
Dave recently collaborated with Oxlade on the song “INTOXYCATED” and reunited with Burna Boy for the song “Cheat On Me”. Earlier this year, he featured Stormzy on a single with Fredo called “Toxic Trait.”
The releases follow last year’s ‘Starlight’ and ‘My 24th Birthday’, the former of which was his first UK number one single and second overall after 2018’s Fredo-assisted ‘Funky Friday’ .
In 2019 Dave released his debut album ‘Psychodrama’ which won the Mercury Prize and Album of the Year at the BRIT Awards 2020. Rapper Streatham followed up the record with MOBO 2021 and BRIT Award winner ‘We’re All Alone’. Together’. In 2021, Central Cee also released his first mixtape, ‘6 For 6′ and, last year, released his chart-topping mixtape ’23’ which included the hit ‘Obsessed With You’, which sampled PinkPantheress . He also released his most streamed single to date, “Doja,” and the surprise EP “No More Leaks” in July.