Brighton musicians ArrDee and Gracey star in new JD Sports Christmas a…

RAPPER ArrDee has landed a starring role in a new Christmas advert alongside Gracey.

The JD Sports ad titled King of the Streets features a large number of celebrities and sports stars, including Manchester United and England footballer Jadon Sancho and TV presenter Maya Jama.

In the video, ArrDee, real name Riley Davies, can be see squirting ketchup onto a bag of chips.

The Brighton-born rapper, who is donned in a complete Puma tracksuit, narrowly avoids squirting the ketchup on his shoes.

Later in the advert, Gracey can be seen conversing with rapper Aitch inside a food formation.

Also featured in the advert is YouTuber KSI, comedian Michael Dapaah, footballers Trent Alexander-Arnold, Kalvin Phillips and Jude Bellingham and musicians Little Simz and Tays among others.

ArrDee stars in new JD Sports Christmas advert

The advert follows a teenage boy who has been asked by his mother to buy his family’s Christmas turkey.

After bumping into an range of celebrities, the boy ultimately arrives at the shop to find all the turkeys have been purchased already.

The advert premiered on TV on Saturday and will run until Christmas day.

ArrDee recently released his latest song Flowers (Say My Name).

The music video for the hit tune was recorded around Brighton and features scene in front of Brighton Palace Pier and in the rose garden in Preston Park.

The rapper shot onto the music scene in April this year after the release of the chart-topping remix Body alongside Tion Wayne and Russ Millions.

The hit song became an overnight sensation after his verse attained popularity on TikTok.

Before the success of the UK chart topper, ArrDee released Cheeky Bars in January.

The music video was filmed thoroughly on the Brighton beach bandstand in Kings Road, while in the music his June release Oliver Twist, ArrDee can be seen in a number of Brighton locations including the i360, Regency Square and Bexhill Road in Woodingdean.

Gracey (right) with rapper Aitch in the new JD Sports Christmas advert

Gracey, real name Grace Barker, made her breakthrough in 2020 when she collaborated with 220 Kid on the BRIT nominated single Don’t Need Love.

The song reached a peak of number nine for two weeks on the UK Singles Chart.

The 22-year-old was born in Brighton but later moved to Haywards Heath.



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