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Idris Elba crafts retro home observe beneath Charlie Ayo alias from new Netflix comedy collection

Idris Elba has launched a observe, “L.U.V.” that includes Shaznay Lewis, beneath his Charlie Ayo character title from the film star’s new Netflix comedy collection, Turn Up Charlie. It’s a retro home observe with dissident ’70s vocals from Lewis that dance round Elba’s grime-inspired advert libs. Lush keys lay the melody atop a operating home beat with crisp excessive hats and a disco bassline. Vocal chops ultimately flow into the observe in a cacophony of flying sounds amidst the swinging rhythm.

Turn Up Charlie premieres March 15 and showcases Charlie Ayo, performed by Elba, as a struggling DJ on his final likelihood. In the eight-episode collection, Ayo reluctantly takes a job as a “manny,” babysitting his well-known greatest good friend’s daughter. It’s a step outdoors of Elba’s normal James Bond character, because the storyline follows a longtime ardour and facet hustle from the renaissance man: DJing. This yr, he’s slated to carry out at Coachella, so followers could capable of hear “L.U.V.” performed reside on the Empire Polo Club.

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