Platinum-selling rapper Aitch and London singer/songwriter Bakar front their very own indie rock band in brand new visuals for their latest single, “In Disguise.” The track is out now via Capitol Records/10K Projects.
Reuniting with multi-award-winning director KC Locke (“Learning Curve,” “Bad,” “UFO”), Aitch co-directs the slick music video intertwined with humorous skits, a rapper obsessed superfan, and a comedic teddy bear. Performing in a three-piece band, Aitch and Bakar bring playful energy throughout.
“In Disguise” arrives in the run up to Aitch’s hotly-anticipated debut album release, Close To Home, dropping August 19.
“In Disguise” follows the Stone Roses-sampling “1989” and the gold-certified, Ashanti-featuring “Baby” in previewing Close To Home. The record will be released on August 19 and captures a young artist on the verge of global superstardom, spreading his wings and displaying his ever-growing songwriting skills, combining a mature and reflective side with the charisma and cocksure swagger he has become known for.
“This one means a lot,” Aitch wrote on Instagram when announcing the album last month. “The past 4 years have been crazy thank you to everyone that’s been involved I can’t appreciate you enough, whether you been here from the start or not I got nothing but love. A lot of different emotions went into this I can’t wait to share it with u lot!”
Weeks before the record drops, the Manchester star will head to Ibiza for an exclusive pool party held as part of 2022 Ibiza Rocks. The party, dubbed Aitch20, will take place on August 9.
Last month, the rapper also announced details of a new UK and Ireland tour, which will take place later this year. Aitch will take Close To Home on the road in October, kicking off in Dublin, before visiting Glasgow, Leeds, Newcastle, Liverpool, Sheffield, Nottingham, Leicester, Birmingham, Cardiff, Bournemouth, Bristol, and London. The dates will wrap up with a massive homecoming show at Manchester’s O2 Victoria Warehouse.