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Tinie Tempah announces new album Youth, unveils new track 'Mamacita'
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Tinie Tempah announces new album Youth, unveils new track 'Mamacita'

Tinie Tempah has announced his new album Youth. 

The album is the follow-up to the rapper's 2013 album Demonstration and will be released on September 16th. The album will be available to pre-order on in the coming days.

The full tracklisting has yet to be confirmed, but it is confirmed to feature 'Not Letting Go', Tempah's collaboration with Jess Glynne, 'Girls Like', his track with Zara Larsson, and 'Turn The Music Louder', which he made with Katy B and KDA. You can hear a preview of new single 'Mamacita' at the bottom of the page. 

You can see the album's artwork below:

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Speaking about the album, the rapper said: "I wanted to give a nod to all of the genres of music I heard growing up that made me want to be a rapper. The good thing about being from London is that you hear so many different styles of music, and are exposed to so many different things. I wanted to make an album that felt nostalgic with elements of those big British sounds from different genres, whether that was garage, grime, hip-hop or R&B.”

He continued: “It’s also about empowering young people to think outside the box. I was just a young boy out of south London who loved music and wanted to see the world and contribute to something that I love and have a passion for. I honestly feel that there is no limit to where you can get in life. I really believe that. Youth is the time where you dream without any limitations or fear. And I wanted to share my story with the world through my music.”


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