Irish language rappers Kneecap have thanked BBC Radio 6 Music after the station named the group’s first single as their obsessed track of the week.
In September Kneecap revealed they had signed a record deal with London-based Heavenly Recordings.
Their first single with the label, ‘Better Way To Live’, was released last week with the music video filmed in Madden’s Bar in Belfast.
Writing on X, formerly known as Twitter, the trio said: “Gracias @bbc6music for making Better Way To Live their obsessed track of the week. The support for the track has been next level yous [sic] are all legends.”
The band, who were formed in 2017, are made up of west Belfast natives Mo Chara, Móglaí Bap and DJ Próvaí have built a reputation in recent years for producing controversial and creative music.
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During the summer the group unveiled a new mural ahead of their show they played at Féile an Phobail, featuring the slogan “England Get Out of Ireland”.
The group has previously said they like their music to get people “riled up”.
Kneecap have a number of upcoming tour dates across the UK and Republic of Ireland, including shows in Liverpool, London and the Ulster Hall in Belfast.
They are also embarking on a tour of the US and Canada next year.