The first single, "Ain't It Different," featuring AJ Tracey and Stormzy, is out now.
The London MC has been teasing Edna, on One Records, in the last week on social media. The first official single, "Ain't It Different," produced by Fred Gibson, AKA Fred again.., and featuring AJ Tracey and Stormzy, will be released this Thursday, August 20th, with the full album to come on October 9th.
In March, Headie One collaborated with Fred again.. on the GANG mixtape on Relentless Records. It included features from FKA twigs, Jamie xx and Sampha, and Brian Eno later remixed "Told."
Update, August 20th: The video for "Ain't It Different," produced by Fred again.. and Toddla T, is out now.
Read Carlos Hawthorn's review of the new single.
Update, October 7th: Headie One has confirmed the tracklist—which features Skepta, Future, Drake and more—and release date for Edna: October 9th.
Correction: The release date of "Ain't It Different" is August 20th.