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Idris Elba Just Transformed Himself Into An Incredible Grime Artist

The British actor was clamouring for a feature on the song for months because he "shuts down primetime TV".

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Grime artist Skepta has finally got Idris Elba in the booth to spit some bars.

Sometimes you just have to SHUT "dem" DOWN. @Skepta. Do your ting my yout.

In a remix of Skepta's track "Shutdown", Idris appears for a quick verse and It. Is. GLORIOUS.

Everything we could have hoped for.

Idris has been teasing the remix for a few months, first asking to be put on the track in March...

@Skepta Put me on the Remix!!!!!! cus I SHUT DOWN prime TV on the Regular😎.

Before reassuring us a few weeks back that he had something special planned.

“@oscbaker: @idriselba @Skepta When is the #ShutdownRemix out?!?!” Soon come fella


Skepta is one of the top grime stars at the moment, and performed the original track earlier this year on Later... With Jools Holland.

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He's been behind club bangers such as "That's Not Me" and "It Ain't Safe" as well.

Idris has always shown a love for music, having DJ'd under the name "DJ Big Driis" for several years now.

It's #ThrowbackThursday time... Remember when #Superman aka @idriselba DJ'd at our #halloween party!?

You can even catch him at Glastonbury Festival this year.