There has been much talk this year following the “BBK Homecoming”, as Skepta continues to emphasise (and build) his bond with Nigeria. Getting ordained with a chieftaincy title, as the “Amuludun of Odo-Aje” in his hometown in Ogun State has been one of this years moments for the culture and his new single, “Pure Water”, establishes he hasn’t lost touch with the pulse of UK grime in his quest for personal recognition around the globe.
“Pure Water”, integrates everyday Nigerian lingo for Skepta’s gritty swag rap. The track is a rare statement that gives as much away about the rapper’s acclaim as it leaves the listeners to imagine exactly what his experience was like in Nigeria. In any other context, the hook, “Pure Water and Lots of Ice/ She Knows That I’ll Be The Boss of Life” would be a paradox, but if you’ve been to Nigeria, you’ll understand how real Skepta’s bars are.
Listen to “Pure Water” below.
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