Who is Headie One and what is the '18 Hunna' challenge?

15 January 2019, 12:10

UK rapper Headie One has got 2019 off to an incredible start with his Dave collaboration '18 Hunna' entering the charts. We've got everything you need to know about the Tottenham artist and his '18 Hunna' challenge.

Headie One is a rising Tottenham-based drill rapper, formerly known as Headz.

The 24-year-old artist grew up in North London and has been making music since his teenage years. He's part of Headie One & RV, who are best known for their Drillers and Trappers mixtape released back in 2017.

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This year, Headie One has become the highest-charting drill artist ever with his latest track '18 Hunna'.

He teamed up with Dave for it, who had a huge chart hit of his own last year with 'Funky Friday' alongside Fredo.

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The track even name-checks England and Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli and its popularity has soared thanks to fans creating memes out of '18 Hunna''s epic music video.

People have been attempting the '18 Hunna' challenge, recreating the start of the video where Headie turns to the side and locks eye contact with the camera whilst continuing to walk forward.

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Headie is signed to Relentless Records, the same record label home to the likes of Tom Walker and Professor Green.

It looks like 2019 is going to be a big one for the rapper, you can follow his updates @headieone on Instagram.