At the Beginning of 2016 Azekel revealed his collaboration with Massive Attack
, co-writing and featuring on the title track of their recent EP "Ritual Spirit
" – the video of which featured legendary supermodel Kate Moss. Azekel also performed with the band during their tour of the UK and Europe; a highlight of which was performing in London’s Hyde Park to over 40,000 people with the band.
Azekel started 2017 by touring with Banks
supporting her on her UK and European tour dates. He followed this performance by stepping on stage with Gorillaz
to perform on the track Momentz (feat. De La Soul)
which features his vocals. Azekel also features on another Gorillaz
track called “Midnite Float” which is set to be released on their delux Vinyl package later in the year.
Azekel is planning to release his debut album soon after spending much of 2017 working on the record, including stints in the iconic Abbey Road Studios in London.