21 year old rapper Dave, nicknamed ‘Santan Dave’ brought the heat to Glastonbury’s The Other Stage on Sunday Night. The South London’s powerful one hour set encapsulated the many different sides of the performer we’ve grown to know and love. The vulnerability and storytelling in his music is what sets him apart from peers, and standouts of the performance included the haunting “Psycho” and the emotional “Black.”
OG Fans will know of Dave and AJ Tracey’s 2016 linkup “Thiago Silva” which is named after the Brazilian footballer. The rapid grime banger, is a live favourite and performed often by each artist at their respective shows.
Dave shared his big moment by inviting superfan Alex on stage, to perform alongside him and absolute carnage ensued.
Peep the full video and read some of the best Twitter reactions.
What a beautiful moment and one that has captured the hearts of fans. This togetherness is what music represents. The connection between an artist and their fans is imperative, and we salute the young king Dave in blessing Alex with this opportunity. Big up to Alex for the confidence and this impressive skills on the mic – a moment he will surely never forget.
Alex and Dave’s show stopping performance has turned into viral sensation, and rightly so. The video has accumulated over 8M views so far, and Alex has become something of an overnight superstar, being inundated with praise and media opportunities, and he has reached almost 30K followers on Twitter. He is literally living his best life and it’s a joy to watch..
Congratulations to Dave once again on his success, and the boundaries he is breaking as an artist. Guaranteed, it won’t be too long until he’s up on the Pyramid stage.