Following the success of their 2019 hit single ‘There For You’ in collaboration with US DJ producer MK amassing over 45 million global streams, Gorgon City are set to drop their first new music of 2020. Here they collaborate with Chicago soul / dance duo DRAMA bringing an emotive, beautiful and fluid house jam entitled ‘Nobody’.
With each release setting a new standard for Gorgon City, ‘Nobody’ is a deviation in sonic feel for them as producers and also for their own imprint Realm. ‘Nobody’ shows the acts varied and versatile production range, downtempo but retaining its energetic feel, with a soulful vocal at its core making it a standout and unique release.
Collaborators DRAMA are Ne’el Shehade and vocalist Via Rosa, a multicultural collaboration blurring the lines between R&B, Soul and Dance. The pair have self-released several EPs and have just released their debut album as well as previously working with Chance the Rapper and Kanye West. Matt & Kye (Gorgon City) discovered DRAMA and fell in love with their sound and Via Rosa‘s amazingly stirring vocal.
They reached out and discovered the duo lived in Chicago where Kye is currently spending lots of time, and of course they had to get in the studio together. After a couple of days writing ideas, ‘Nobody’ was born, which Matt & Kye then produced in London.
‘Nobody’ also comes equipped with a new video involving a street dance interpretation of ‘West Side Story’, shot in DRAMA’s hometown of Chicago with a local street dance crew, paying homage to the city that inspired Gorgon City & Drama’s collaboration.
For Gorgon City their REALM releases came in thick and fast last year to include singles; ‘Lick Shot’, ‘Delicious’, ‘Elizabeth Street’ and ‘Roped In’. Further collaborations propelled the duo with US dance royalty Kaskade on ‘Go Slow’ reaching No.1 on the Billboard Dance Chart.
On top of a busy year of productions, Gorgon City had a packed touring schedule, the duo played out across the globe at festivals including Coachella, EDC Vegas, Israel’s Get Lost Festival as well as sold out UK shows at Printworks, Warehouse Project and Tobacco Dock, in addition to dates all around Europe and the US.
With over 1.2 billion global streams to their name and over 8 million singles sold across their careers, Gorgon City are titans of making house music hits, with each release reaffirming their status.