Listen Listen to slowthai covering Portishead in the Live Lounge

slowthai by Phil Smithies

The rapper, whose debut album is arriving next month, took on ‘Glory Box’.

Last month, slowthai announced full details of debut album ‘Nothing Great About Britain’ along with new single ‘Gorgeous’.

Currently on tour with Dave, the Northampton rapper has stopped by BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge, and turned in quite a special cover.

Performing as part of 1Xtra’s ‘Hot For 2019’ Live Lounge series, the singer took on the Bristol trip-hop legends’ 1994 classic ‘Glory Box’.

slowthai is part of our Class Of 2019, which we revealed at the end of last year.

“Everything we’ve ever built is from the ground up, the foundations are strong,” he told us in our interview. “Everyone that’s with us is actually with us, they’re not in it for the quick ride. I feel like we’re really drawing in the people that feel it and cancelling out the ones that don’t give a fuck.”

Read the interview in full here.

Watch the performance of the Portishead cover below.

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