Xperience Sessions With Aitch

RJ Rohit caught up with British rapper and songwriter from Manchester, Aitch. The moniker ‘Aitch’ is derived from the letter ‘h,’ which is the first letter of his given name. His solo breakthrough hit ‘Straight Rhymez’ has over 24 million views and caught the attention of Stormzy, a London rapper.  His song ‘Rain’ has over 51 million YouTube views and over 140 million Spotify streams. 

I'm not trying to be anything I'm not': rapper Aitch on his rise to the top  | Music | The Guardian
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He is a die-hard Manchester United fan. He went to college and played sports after graduation, but finally dropped out and began working in construction with his grandfather.

Aitch rose to prominence in 2015 after a YouTube video of him rapping to pals went viral in his hometown. He initially refused to have the video published, but after it received 100,000 views, he changed his mind. His pal kept uploading Aitch’s freestyles in the hopes of getting more views.

10 facts you need to know about 'Rain' rapper Aitch - Capital XTRA
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Aitch has three singles that have been in the UK’s top 40, the most recent of which was ‘Taste (Make It Shake),’ which reached number two on the UK Singles Chart. He has toured with Cadet and Wiley and appeared on a new version of the top 20 smash ‘Latest Trends’ by teenage rappers A1 x J1. 

RJ Rohit had a fun chat with Aitch about his recent tracks and so much more! Check it out below!