The meteoric rise of ‘ (Baddest Of Them All)’ has been impossible to avoid. Since Hackney-born garage connoisseur Eliza Rose dropped the five-minute 58-second banger back in June it's generated 108.k TikToks (and rising), held a steady run as the most Shazammed track in the UK and become the go-to closing track for any crowd-facing festival DJ. When it entered the official UK Singles Chart three weeks ago (at #96), it was a welcome surprise for the rave set. But, as it catapulted to #45, to #10 and then last week — to #2, it suddenly became very obvious that we have something very special on our hands. As 'B.O.T.A' makes its bid for UK #1 this week, it's become a rare example of an underground dance music/mainstream crossover.

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