Central Cee has made UK chart history with his track “Doja,” which has become the most-streamed UK rap song in Spotify history. The track, which was released almost a year ago today, has amassed over 470 million streams on Spotify alone.
In addition to breaking the streaming record for a UK rap song, “Doja” also helped Central Cee become the first UK rapper to have two songs in the top 10 of the UK Singles Chart at the same time. His other hit, “Sprinter,” featuring Dave, is currently at number 2.
Central Cee took to Twitter to celebrate his success, thanking his fans and shouting out his early influences, including Skepta. “This is mad,” he wrote. “I can’t believe I’m making history. Shout out to Skepta for inspiring me to do this.”
Skepta responded to Central Cee’s tweet, saying “Proud of you bro.”
Central Cee’s success is a sign of the growing popularity of UK rap music. In recent years, UK rappers have been making waves on the global stage, with artists like Stormzy, Dave, and AJ Tracey achieving mainstream success.
With his latest chart-topping hits, Central Cee is proving that he is one of the leading lights of the UK rap scene. He is sure to continue to break records in the years to come.