Discovering Aitch: The Rise of a British Hip-Hop Sensation with Chart-Topping Hits and Viral Freestyles

Discovering Aitch: The Rise of a British Hip-Hop Sensation with Chart-Topping Hits and Viral Freestyles

Aitch has been a British hip-hop rapper since 2016, born on December 9, 1999, in Manchester, England, with labels Capitol Records and Northern Quarter. 


The artist has hundreds of thousands of subscribers on YouTube, and hits like Taste (Make It Shake) and Rain have reached nearly 50 million views on YouTube and hundreds of millions of streams on Spotify. These songs landed at number two and three on peak United Kingdom chart positions.

Harrison Armstrong is an experienced and renowned British rapper who began singing in high school. Once a series of freestyles caught the eye of industry insiders, the rapper signed with Northern Quarterz Entertainment and released his first EP, On Your Marks, in 2017.

Aitch achieved his first significant success with his 2018 freestyle "Straight Rhymez." He combined smooth delivery with witty lines and a captivating attitude, catching the attention of UK rapper Stormzy.
He quickly secured slots on Kenny Allstar's 1Extra radio residency and the famous freestyle series Daily Duppy, gaining a loyal audience and co-signs from Skepta and Wiley due to his viral popularity.

In 2019, Aitch went from "one to watch" to "key player" in the UK scene, with his participation in Russ Splash's viral "Keisha & Becky Remix" landing him at no.7 on the UK charts and his collaboration with Young T & Bugsey, "Strike a Pose," landed him at a comparable 9th place. The rapper landed his best placement yet ahead of the release of his sophomore EP AitcH20, appearing with Stormzy and Jaykae on the remix of Ed Sheeran's "Take Me Back to London." With contributions from MoStack and ZieZie, among others, the EP debuted at no.3 on the UK albums chart, bolstered even more by Sheeran's support.

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