Double S – Do It Like Me
Artist: Double S
Title: Flow Farda EP
Release Date: 14 June 2015
North London born rapper/singer/songwriter Double S has announced the release of his first solo EP, ‘Flow Farda’ , since his debut in 2008, giving his fans what they’ve been after for years and reestablishing himself as a prominent solo musician in the grime scene.
The EP’s lead track, ‘Do it Like Me’ , is a pure grime banger; combining classic grime and eski sounds with fresh new production styles, while his vocal performance lives up to the EP’s moniker of ‘Flow Farda’. Double S’s signature fast, skippy rhythm flow is at its turbocharged best, solidifying his fan base while also bringing heat back to his name. Set to be accompanied by a video before the full EP release, Double S is holding no bars in this blistering return to solo form since his split from Marvell.
Having already lit up shows on Kiss , Radio 1 and Radio 1xtra with his verbal dexterity, as well as accompanying the likes of Skepta and Chip (formerly Chipmunk ) on a sell out nationwide tour, Double S’s new EP is enlisting the talent of Will Simms , producer and co writer for the multi award winning ‘I Got a Boy’ for Girls Generation , and Michael Angelo , receiver of two Grammy Nominations for his work on Sam Smith’s Platinum album ‘In the Lonely Hour’.
This release doesn’t see Double S’s work rate drop, as he is already working on future material to be released through his own label, which he is looking to set up shortly. He has also been enlisted by BBC Bitesize to create a project teaching children the importance of work and practice by providing an insight into his creative process which is now complete and will remain on the curriculum for 8-10 years.
Double S (SS) stands for Stay Strong. He grew up in a residential area of Tottenham, North London and as a teenager he used to visit pirate radio stations, Axe FM and Heat FM , in which he used to showcase his talent as an active and original founding member of his former crew Shoddy Crew , which included rappers such as Chip . During the summer of 2005, Double S ended up getting kicked out of school for bad behaviour, and a month later his parents decided to send him back to his native country of Uganda for a year. Whilst there, he saw that he was much more fortunate than a lot of youths and he learnt to appreciate people and opportunities.
He knew from that moment on that he had something special to share with the world and he promised himself to take his career very seriously upon his return. In 2006 he returned to the UK only to become one of the Grime scene’s most promising young talents.