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    Central Cee Earns BET Hip-Hop Award Nomination For Best International Flow With Hit Single: Doja

    Central Cee Earns BET Hip-Hop Award Nomination For Best International Flow With Hit Single: Doja

    The U.K. star is having a breakout 2022, marked by highlight like his No. 1 charting 23 mixtape, smash hit single “Doja,” and a viral L.A. Leakers Freestyle.

    With over 150 million worldwide streams and 48 million video views, “Doja” debuted at No. 2 on the U.K. charts and currently sits in Spotify’s Global Top 25. Central Cee is the biggest breakout rap star in the U.K., and he’s making impressive inroads into the U.S. market. This week, Central Cee earned his first career nomination at BET Hip-Hop Awards. The Shepherd’s Bush, West London native earned recognition in the Best International Flow category. Hosted by Grammy®-nominated recording artist, actor, entrepreneur, and media personality Fat Joe, the BET Hip-Hop Awards 2022, will tape from the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta, GA, on Friday, September 30 and will premiere Tuesday, October 4, 2022, at 9 PM ET/PT on BET.

    Central Cee’s BET Hip-Hop Awards nomination arrives amidst the ascent of his viral hit “Doja.” The track marked a huge moment, as Central Cee became the first ever U.K. artist to have a video directed by the iconic Cole Bennett, and hosted on Lyrical Lemonade. To date, “Doja” racked up over 150 million streams and over 48 million views on its YouTube video. The song debuted at No. 2 on the U.K.’s Official Charts and it currently sits on the chart at #12. The song is a worldwide smash, marking his highest charting positions in Australia, Germany, Benelux, and more, and reaching Spotify’s Top 10 Daily Plays in 21 markets. The song reached Shazam’s Global Top 100 chart, peaked at No. 19 on Billboard’s Global 200 songs chart (it currently sits at No. 45), and tore up TikTok to the tune of over 750k video creations. Cench recently reached the trending charts again with his “LA Leakers Freestyle,” which discussed the differences between U.S. and U.K. slang.

    The 24-year-old artist rides a cresting wave of momentum to his “Still Loading World Tour.” Kicking off in September, the “Still Loading World Tour” starts in Australia, and continues in the United States, where Cench will perform his first-ever American headlining dates, before heading to Europe on October 31st. The tour culminates in London on November 22, as Cench headlines a special show at the historic Alexandra Palace. Several dates, including New York and London, are already sold out, and the rest are selling fast.

    With an international appeal and high anticipation around his every move, Central Cee is the U.K.’s hottest and most followed rapper, with a social audience of over 8 million, and an awe-inspiring 2 Billion global artist streams. Transcending the U.K. rap scene, 65% of Central Cee’s fans are outside of the U.K., with him regularly charting across the globe.

    Earlier this year, the West London-hailing rapper whipped up a frenzy with the release of his critically acclaimed 23 mixtape – a project that debuted at Number 1 in the U.K. official charts and followed on from 2021’s Wild West, which was the highest-selling British debut project of the year.

    Stay tuned for much more from Central Cee.

    Still Loading World Tour Dates

    September 23 – Melbourne, AU
    September 24 – Sydney, AU

    October 12 – Chicago, IL, Bottom Lounge
    October 13 – Toronto, ON, The Phoenix Concert Theater
    October 18 – New York, NY, Gramercy Theatre
    October 19 – Boston, MA, Brighton Theatre
    October 21 – San Francisco, CA, New Parish
    October 23 – Los Angeles, CA, The Roxy Theatre

    October 31 – Madrid, ES, Sala La Piqui
    November 1 – Barcelona, ES, Razzmatazz 2
    November 2 – Milan, IT, Fabrique
    November 4 – Zurich, CH, Komplex 457
    November 5 – Lyon, FR, Le Transbordeur
    November 7 – Paris, FR, Le Trianon
    November 8 – Esch Alzette, LU, Rockhal
    November 10 – Amsterdam, NL, Melkweg
    November 11 – Antwerp, BE, Trix
    November 13 – Berlin, DE, Heimathafen Neukölln
    November 14 – Copenhagen, DK, Vega Main Hall
    November 16 – Oslo, NO, Rockefeller
    November 17 – Stockholm, SE, Fållan
    November 20 – Dublin, IE, 3Olympia Theatre
    November 22 – London, UK, Alexandra Palace

    Central Cee has an undeniable magnetism. On Christmas Day 2021, in the wake of his enormous Pink Pantheress-sampling single “Obsessed With You,”  he released a GRM Daily Duppy (a performance on one of the U.K.’s most popular street rap platforms), which went on to be the highest charting in history. This year, after a stellar position in 2022’s BBC Sound Poll, Central Cee consequently received an astounding three BRIT Award nominations, for Best New Artist, Best Song, and Best British Hip Hop, Rap, Grime act. Late last year, Central Cee won Best Male Artist and Breakthrough Artist of The Year at the GRM Awards, accolades which add to his already incredible position as Spotify’s Radar Artist and YouTube’s Artist On The Rise, not to mention his recent double gong win at the MOBO Awards for Best Newcomer and Best Drill Act. The young superstar is currently gracing the cover of The Face Magazine, where he reveals the motivations that drive his rapid rise to the top.

    Astounding fans and critics alike, CC’s independently released debut mixtape Wild West was the highest selling independent project of 2021 and 2021’s only U.K. debut project to go Gold. The mixtape landed in the wake of the hugely successful singles “Loading” and “Commitment Issues”, breaking internationally and sending his name reverberating across the globe. Cench has a keen eye for fashion–on his debut tape campaign, Cench collaborated with U.K. streetwear brands Corteiz  and Trapstar on merch lines, both of which sold out within 60 minutes. The 23 mixtape campaign follows on in this vein, with CC releasing his own 23 merch, creating a fan-art led physical edition of the tape, and collaborating with Trapstar on a merch line once again.

    With co-signs from The Guardian, Pitchfork, NME, Clash, The Face, Complex, Crack, the late Virgil Abloh and other global music icons, Central Cee is taking over, and the 23 mixtape’s arrival is certain to propel him even further on his unparalleled journey.

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