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GRIME ARTIST JAYKAE: I took Ed Sheeran for a curry on Birmingham’s Alum Rock Road!

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Brum born grime artist Jaykae mentions how he took global superstar Ed Sheeran for a local Curry in recent podcast.

As Birmingham prepares to welcome the world in 2022, 22 Voices is a podcast series that profiles sporting stars and cultural trailblazers as the build up to the Commonwealth Games continues.

In it's recent episode Pioneering Birmingham grime artist Jaykae told the 22 Voices podcast how pop superstar Ed Sheeran “showed love to every single person” when he took him for a curry on the city’s Alum Rock Road, after collaborating with him on the number one single “Take Me Back To London”.

The Birmingham-born artist collaborated with Ed Sheeran, Stormzy and Aitch on a remix of Sheeran’s track “Take Me Back To London”, which reached number one in the UK Singles Chart in August 2019, after Sheeran sent him a message on Instagram:

Jaykae said “I’ve got a lot of love and time for Ed Sheeran. The first time I ever heard about that song I wasn’t involved in it. I was watching the Champions League final and I got a DM. From there he’s asked me to jump on the tune.”

Jaykae mentions how the global superstar "showed love to everyone" when visiting the city.  "It was a mad thing to see him embrace everybody like that, cos he didn’t have to. Ed could have come down and acted like a diva and everyone would have accepted it. But I swear, he came out and showed time to everybody”.

22 Voices is available to listen and subscribe from HERE and from all major podcast providers.

Previous episodes include world heptathlon champion Katarina Johnson-Thompson and sprint legend Mark Lewis-Francis.

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