LONDON, November, 2010 –
The comeback single from British Hip-Hop pioneers, Credit To The Nation, titled ‘RTA’, is out now. Available at digital retailers as a remix bundle, that includes a version featuring Chuck D of the legendary Public Enemy.
The new single is the first release in twelve years from the band, and has received positive reviews from media. With strong airplay support from XFM London, and BBC 6 Music, where it was recently featured on the ‘Roundtable’ segment of the 6 Music Steve Lamacq show.
Credit To The Nation made a name for themselves in the early nineties. Their debut album "Take Dis", birthed a selection of political hits and popular singles. These included ‘Teenage Sensation’, which reached #23 on the UK Singles Chart, 'Sowing The Seeds Of Hatred', and the breakthrough single, ‘Call It What You Want’, which sampled the guitar riff on Nirvana's ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’, gained the band a following outside of the rap market, and also appeared on the soundtrack to the Jude Law movie Shopping.
Since then they toured with such artists as Manic Street Preachers, Therapy, and Chumbawamba, and played live at The Glastonbury NME stage, Phoenix Festival, and the Reading Festival Melody Maker Stage to name a few.
‘RTA’ is the first single taken from the upcoming as-yet-untitled album, due for release next year. Fans can expect collaborations with Chuck D of Public Enemy, Sadat X of Brand Nubian, Nathan White, Charly Vox and Benji Webbe, lead singer of Welsh ragga-metallers Skindred.
‘RTA’ is out now, on Crossflow Recordings...