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Idris Elba Teams Up With Wiley, Sean Paul and Steflon Don on New Banger 'Boasty'

Yes, Idris Elba makes music too.

After it was announced earlier this month that Idris Elba is one of the many musical acts performing at Coachella this year, some folks on the internet were surprised to discover that the celebrated actor also makes music.

In fact, everyone's favorite zaddy DJ turned mega-actor, began his entertainment career as a pirate radio host. Elba reminds us that his music-making skills are still very much in tact on a banging new collaboration with British rapper Wiley "Boasty," which also features fellow British MC Steflon Don and Jamaican heavyweight Sean Paul.


The booming track sees the four artists trading verses, each delivering "boasty" lines over the song's drum-filled production. Idris comes in to deliver a smooth verse towards the end.

Now we have in more to look forward to during his upcoming Coachella set. The actor, and People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive 2018, will also be starring in the upcoming Netflix series Turn Up Charlie—inspired by his post-stardom days—about a struggling DJ and bachelor who takes on a gig as a nanny.

We have plenty of Elba to look forward to in 2019. For now, check out "Boasty" below.

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The Senegalese judicial government has refused to release Chad's imprisoned ex-president Hissène Habré on the alleged basis of his health concerns.

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