Exclusives 18 August 2022
Author: Ore Bolarin

GRM Exclusive: 11 Essential Aitch Tracks

18 August 2022

Aitch is one of the UK’s most exciting talents. Bursting onto the scene in 2015, Aitch has become one of Manchester’s most notable exports to the wider UK Music scene, teaming up with various artists like Stormzy, AJ Tracey, Russ, Tion Wayne, MoStack and many more. Here at GRM Daily we’ve put together 11 of his most essential tracks.

“Rain” x AJ Tracey Feat Tay Keith

The first song on this list is notable for many reasons. It sees Aitch and Ladbroke Grove’s AJ Tracey go back-to-back over the production from well-known American producer Tay Keith. AJ and Aitch deliver fast flowing bars and clever punchlines over the piano based trap instrumental. The flashy music video to accompany the track and its amassing of over 150 million streams has helped certify the track as a key part of Aitch’s catalogue

Straight Rhymez

Serving as the song that helped him blow up, “Straight Rhymez” showcases Aitch at doing what he does best. The distinct delivery with Aitch’s Manchester accent over the mellow beat courtesy of Pezmo, drags the listener in, allowing him to blindside you with the flurry of intricate wordplay and smooth flows. This track is a head bopper, and showcases Aitch’s confidence on the track, and put Aitch firmly on the map, displaying his skills as an MC.


The title for this next track describes it perfectly – it’s just a vibe. Aitch reiterates this himself on the track, calling for positive vibes on the song’s chorus. The music video is shot by SVMI who comes through with slick transitions and editing, complimenting the WhyJay produced track.

“Taste (Make It Shake)”

“Taste” marked Aitch branching out into the mainstream, and with “Taste” he delivered a commercial banger. Produced by WhyJay, a frequent collaborator of Aitch, the beat’s vocal samples and drums combine with Aitch’s catchy hook and bars and makes for notable banger in Aitch’s discography. The music video directed by Oliver Marshall is wavey, with the camera movements and slick transitions complimenting the track nicely.

“Weekday” ft. Mostack & Steel Banglez

This track is also taken from Aitch’s AitcH20 and is a bit more mellow than the previous entry on this list. The light-hearted, feel-good track which was produced by Steel Banglez gets an assist from MoStack, who like Aitch brings a cheeky vibe to the song, both delivering stand out bars and a catchy hook.

Miss Me With It

This next track is a perfect display of Aitch’s talents. The upbeat tempo and instrumental courtesy of Shinra sounds like a blend of garage and grime perfectly suited for Aitch. He didn’t disappoint, hitting us with his signature quick flows and confident bars. Aitch’s conviction gives off the vibe of a seasoned MC and the technical prowess he shows on this riddim is nothing to scoff at. The jumpy beat allows Aitch to shine through with his cadence and braggadocios lyrics making for a very hype track.

“Learning Curve”

WhyJay produces this track, the brash piano based instrumental sets Aitch up to give us a solid performance. The music video is directed by KC Locke, so you should already be well aware of the calibre to expect. It comes off as meticulously crafted and helps make this track an essential listen.


This freestyle produced by Chekz, WhyJay, and LiTek, sees Aitch delve into his thoughts on money, women, his street rep, career and more. The bubbly, upbeat instrumental is perfectly suited for Aitch’s nonchalant and carefree approach to spitting bars. The music video shot by SVMI has Aitch take the viewer on a house tour, showcasing a taste of his lavish lifestyle.

Daily Duppy

Aitch’s first Daily Duppy was something special. The hype, high energy beat gives way for Aitch to shell the track. A series known for its bars and punchlines Aitch does his part, coming through with cheeky wordplay and lyrics and delivering a memorable freestyle.


Aitch pays homage to Manny once more by sampling the iconic Stone Roses track “Fools Gold” on this cold tune. Many fans will of course recognise the track most famously from featuring on an earlier iteration of FIFA, Aitch comes through and makes it his own with his trademark flows and tongue in cheek lyricism.


The last track on this list sees Aitch delivery 90s vibes with the Fred Again produced track samples Ashanti‘s “Rock Wit U (Aww Baby)” with Aitch putting his own spin on the R&B classic. Ahead of the release of his forthcoming album the release of this track showcased Aitch’ versatility as he incorporates a classic sample on this track. The music video to accompany the track gives off perfect summer vibes, fitting together well with the song itself.

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