Rapper and Grime MC BIG ZUU recently shared his new single ‘Magical’ featuring rising star Donel ahead of announcing his anticipated debut album ‘Navigate’ to be released 24th September, 2021. His new single and debut album announcement follows the release of Big Zuu’s cookbook ‘Big Zuu’s Big Eats’ and times with season 2 of his BAFTA nominated TV show airing now.
New offering ‘Magical’ is an uplifting afro-beat inspired number produced by Crafty893 and features the stunning pop-tones of British-Zimbabwean singer Donel. Showcasing Zuu’s limitless ability to swerve between his signature gravel-flow and newly-honed vocal skills, Magical is an anthem for the summer months. The official video is directed by Priscilla Owusu see’s both Big Zuu and Donel at home, care-free and having fun with their friends.
‘Magical’ follows Zuu’s recent standout single ‘Variation’ featuring grime-heavyweight D Double E and will fall as part of Big Zuu’s anticipated debut album ‘Navigate’ which is slated for release on the 24th September, 2021. The 12-track album will feature a host of impressive names including his cousin AJ Tracey alongside Mae Muller, Kojey Radical, JME, Novelist, Unknown T and more.
Speaking about his upcoming new single and debut album Big Zuu explains “… [Magical] is something different from myself. I don’t always come on a smooth vibe but Donel definitely helped bring out the little singer Zuu in me and I can’t wait for people to hear the record and just dance to it and vibe to it. Hopefully it’ll come at the right time in summer and hopefully the sun can help us out and get the song out there!”
From trainee youth worker to one of grime’s biggest and brightest talents, with his own primetime TV show and unmistakable pop cultural footprint. Big Zuu, has pushed grime forward into an empowering and eclectic new terrain whilst gaining fans and accolades along the way including a BAFTA nomination, two Royal Television Society Award nominations, to add to his many music achievements, including his own radio show with KISS FRESH, his previous BBC 1xtra residency, touring with Dave for his sold-out Psychodrama european tour and notable collaborations over the years with some of the biggest names in the UK music scene AJ Tracey, JME, Jelani Blackman, KSI and many more.
Tracklist for ‘Navigate’
1.Navigate (Prod. Owen Cutts)
2. Variation ft. D Double E (Prod. Sir Spyro & Joker)
3. Star Sign (Prod. Scott Styles & Scott Supreme)
4. Magical ft. Donel (Prod. Crafty 893)
5. Part of The Show ft. UNKNOWN T (Prod. Crafty 893)
6. Don’t Get Emotional ft. Crafty 893 (Prod. Tre Mission)
7. PINGHEAD (Prod. Crafty 893)
8. I Did It ft. Mae Muller (Prod. Owen Cutts)
9. Big Eats ft. AJ Tracey (Prod. Nyge)
10. Stand Up Tall (Prod. SCNE)
11. OFFLINE ft. JME & Novelist (Prod. Sir Spyro)
12. Concrete Rose ft. Kojey Radical (Prod. Owen Cutts)
‘Magical’ featuring Donel, is out now and Big Zuu’s debut album ‘Navigate’ is available to pre-order
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