ICYMI: Idris Elba Is Ushering In The Summer Season With New Dance Single, 'A-Run, A-Row'

Rachaell Davis Apr, 11, 2018

Did you know your favorite on-screen bae is also a successful DJ?

Yep, that’s right, award-winning actor Idris Elba is just as a sought-after on the turntables as he is in Hollywood, and he’ll also be joining us in New Orleans this July to spin at the 2018 ESSENCE Festival.

ESSENCE Festival 2018 tickets are on sale now! For more info and the latest news, visit our Festival page HERE.

But, before hits the stage to perform in NOLA, the mutli-talented entertainer is aiming to heat up the dance floor just in time for summer with a new single. Titled “A-Run, A-Row,” and featuring DJ S.K.T., Idris shared news of the song’s release with fans via a post on his personal Instagram page in late March.

Check out my new single A-Run A-Row with with @djskt link in bio 👊🏿

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To date, Elba has released a total of 4 EPs and one full-length album as both a DJ and lyricist. His music catalog includes an EP for the film, Mandela, and a character album for the hit BBC drama series, Luther, both of which he starred in.

Take a listen to A-Run, A-Row in full below and then be sure to grab your tickets to see Idris Elba at ESSENCE Fest this July!