18 Dec 2021

Teenagers who met online during lockdown nominated for Brit Award

Two teenagers who met on social media during lockdown have been nominated for Song of the Year at the 2022 Brit Awards.

A1 and J1, otherwise known as Phinehas Waweru and Joshua Somerkun, are still at school and college, but they’ve already become one of the country’s most talked about rap duos – with hit singles of their own, as well as collaborations with other major stars.

We spoke to them about their rapid rise to fame.