Stormzy carried out a strong rendition of ‘Blinded By Your Grace, Pt. 2’ throughout an enormous rain downpour at All Factors East pageant yesterday (August 18) – watch footage under.
The British grime legend was headlining his ‘This Is What We Imply‘ day on the East London pageant in Victoria Park when heavy rainfall began in the midst of his set, making for a memorable second when the group sang alongside to his track from 2017 album ‘Gang Indicators & Prayer‘, which options MNEK on the recorded model.
Video footage reveals pageant goers singing passionately within the rain, which was particularly becoming when it got here to the lyric, “And the rain was pouring, ’cause the sun faded away”.
Watch footage of the second under.
Truthfully, this video does it no justice:
But it surely completely pooooouring with rain the second @stormzy performed Blinded By Your Grace – with 50,000 folks singing alongside – was completely magical
One option to really feel alive. pic.twitter.com/BrSMxWe7Ud
— Sean Spooner (@spoonersean) August 18, 2023
— KTB (@katiebevano) August 18, 2023
— Rachel Partridge (@r4chelpartridge) August 19, 2023
— Ben Johns (@ben_johns) August 19, 2023
Stormzy at @allpointseastuk final evening in London was unimaginable, Blinded by your grace within the pouring rain was joyous, emotional and one thing I’ll bear in mind eternally pic.twitter.com/sFkmyeYMtU
— Chimp Chimperson (@chimpchimperso) August 19, 2023
Nah I’m satisfied @stormzy controls the climate, each time my man lyric’s talked about rain it began to rain …. However what a day! What a efficiency …can I counsel extra sunshine in your lyrics for brand spanking new songs #ThisIsWhatWeMeanDay pic.twitter.com/ojqH9r3RbM
— George Sesay (@GeorgeSesay) August 19, 2023
Stormzy mirrored on his shifting set – which additionally noticed him carry out songs like ‘Firebabe’, ‘Crown’ and ‘Vossi Bop’ – by merely posting ‘Wow…” this morning with a sequence of emojis.
In a single clip from the present, Stormzy advised the group: “Thank you so much for supporting me, thank you so much for considering me, thank you so much for just being in my life. I love you, I love you, I love you.”
— Stormzy (@stormzy) August 19, 2023
Again in 2018 Stormzy carried out ‘Blinded By Your Grace Pt. 2 and ‘Big For Your Boots’ below simulated rainfall on the 2018 BRITs, the place he received Greatest Male Solo Artist and Greatest British Album for ‘Gang Signs & Prayer’.
The rapper was joined onstage final evening by 0207 Def Jam label mate Debbie for a variety of tracks from his latest album ‘This Is What I Mean‘. The singer also performed her own set earlier in the day, while other artists invited to perform as part of Stormzy’s curated line-up included Kehlani, Sampha, Knucks, Fortunate Daye and extra.
Reviewing ‘This Is What I Mean‘ back in November, NME said the album saw Stormzy “levelling up on his own terms”, featuring his “most mellow and mature moments yet”. It added: “‘This Is What I Mean’ sees Stormzy letting his listeners in like by no means earlier than.”
Earlier this month, Stormzy launched a brand new freestyle monitor, ‘Angel In The Marble’, which adopted his collaboration with RAYE on ‘The Weekend’.