Blackpool singer songwriter Rae Morris and grime artist Sophie Aspin collaborate on resort dedicated track Fish n Chips

On paper the indie-folk pop sounds of singer songwriter Rae Morris fused with fellow Blackpool grime artist Sophie Aspin might not appear to work.

Tuesday, 25th May 2021, 12:30 pm
Blackpool singer songwriter Rae Morris

But a collaboration might now be very much more than a social media tease after Rae posted a brief audio of a remixed track for single Fish n Chips and a picture of the pair together after a session in the recording studio.

The clip has already been garnering a lot of support online with Spice Girl and singer Melanie C praising the 'Blackpool massive.'

A release on the track, which features a rap dedicated to the resort is yet to be announced.

Sophie Aspin (centre) with youngsters from Grange Park taking part in a Grime music workshop

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Rapper Sophie first rose to fame as one of the aspiring grime artists of Blackpool Grime Media on Channel 4 docu-reality series 'It's Grime Up North' in 2019.

She has since created a career for herself as an online influencer, with more than one million followers on the platform Tik Tok.

It was on the social media channel the 18-year-old first shared a 'duet' using an overlay of Rae's lyrics over her rap after Rae put out a call for verse ideas to help complete the song.

Rae was so taken with the idea, she re-shared the video with a caption 'This is crazy. Fire'

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Last year Sophie was thrust back in the spotlight after rival artist Millie B' former diss track about her 'Millie B Sophie Aspin Send' was sent viral on Tik Tok after American influence influencer Bella Poarch shared a lip-sync of the lyrics 'M to the B'

With more than half a billion views, 38 million likes it became one of the 'most watched' Tik Tok videos ever.

Here the track on Rae Morris's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rae_morris/?hl=en