Americans left confused as British grime stars pop up on Drake's new release 4 years ago

Americans left confused as British grime stars pop up on Drake's new release

Anyone who has been keeping tabs on Drake of late will know he's been spending a lot of time in the UK with some of the biggest names in grime.

But while the likes of Skepta and Giggs are household names over here, it's not quite the same on the other side of the Atlantic.

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So, when the Canadian artist dropped new mixtape Morelife featuring the pair, as well as a track featuring vocals from Sampha, it left North American audiences confused.

It might have showed that big names here don't quite have the same status across the pond, but grime fans were quick to defend the Londoners.

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While some don't seem to be fans right away, we imagine it can't hurt seeing some of the UK's best talents reach a new audience.

You can listen to Morelife below.