added: 28 Jan 2013 // by: Music-News.com Newsdesk
The godfather of grime Wiley is currently enjoying the most successful chapter in his highly influential career following the smash hit singles 'Heatwave' (#1) and 'Can You Hear Me? (Ayayaya)' (#3) which have sold just under 700,000 copies between them.
Wiley's unstoppable progression now looks set to continue with the release of his new album 'The Ascent' (One More Tune / Warner Bros. Records) which will be released digitally on March 11th.
In addition to the two hit singles which both featured guest vocalist Ms D, 'The Ascent' features ten new tracks which often find Wiley collaborating with a diverse array of artists including A List, Far East Movement, Kano, Emeli Sandé, Angel and Chip.
Wiley - Reload ft Chip (Tracklist)
1. Radio Edit.
2. Wilkinson Remix
3. Cadenza remix
4. Bill & Will remix.
5. Pantha remix
Wiley will follow the album's release by hitting the road for the 'Boy Better Know presents' tour alongside Skepta and JME.
The tour, scheduled below, follows their recent triumph at the 2012 Red Bull Culture Clash which was held at Wembley Arena. Calling on the help of special guests Lethal Bizzle and Chip, the Boy Better Know crew's victory featured scintillating freestyles and dubplates that were custom made for the event.
18th - Norwich, UEA
19th - Birmingham, The Library @ HMV Institute
20th - London, HMV Forum
22nd - Manchester, HMV Ritz
23rd - Bristol, O2 Academy