Idris Elba, Toddla T, General Levy & Naomi Cowan Declare “We Run The Area” On New Single

Just in time for Carnival season.

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Summer’s upon us, we’re deep in festival territory, and Carnival is just around the corner.

With all that in mind, Idris Elba, General Levy, Toddla T and new-gen Jamaican artist Naomi Cowan arrive with their impeccably timed team-up single, “We Run The Area”. A big and bassy hybrid of garage and dancehall, it’s heaven-sent for big speakers and blistering sunshine. Teezy, of course, is on the buttons while Idris and The General swap patois and cockney-laden bars, but it’s Cowan who steals the show with a burst of scattergun ragga at the midway point.

“This is the posse cut I never knew I needed,” said Toddla T of the track, whilst Idris Elba wants to “big up all junglist massive! Literally.”

Directed by Desmond Dakura and Abo Raj, the accompanying video catches the four stars in high spirits, filmed between their respective home territories of London, Sheffield and Jamaica. Peep the video for “We Run The Area” above, and be sure to add the song to your playlists.

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