Skepta Transformed a Rolls-Royce Phantom Into a Music Studio

Also recording a new song in the process, “Skepta RR.”

By //Music

With the Rolls-Royce V12 Phantom VIII set to hit the market soon, the affluent luxury carmaker has partnered up with Mercury Prize-winning grime star Skepta to compose and record an entire song while riding through the Swiss Alps. In the clip, you’ll see Skepta being chauffeured along the mountains of Switzerland in an eighth-generation Rolls-Royce Phantom where he would record a new track called “Skepta RR.” When asked why he explained, “I stepped in the car and there was no need to think,” adding, “It was like sitting in first class on a plane minus the noise. Comfortable and silent, a perfect space to make music.”

This latest Phantom from Rolls-Royce apparently offers more than 130kg of sound insulation, including two-layer 6mm glazing position, which essentially cancels out all outside noise, making it the ideal recording studio on wheels. In speaking of the collaboration, the CEO of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, Torsten Müller-Ötvös said, “I want to welcome Skepta to the World of Rolls-Royce. He has shown a unique and exciting appreciation of the marque and interpreted Phantom’s credentials as the world’s quietest and most luxurious motor car with an exceptionally creative track and film.”

Watch the entire process above along with the “Ding-A-Ling” rapper’s newest cut, “Skepta RR.”

Read Full Article
Image Credit
Rolls-Royce
Rolls-RoyceRolls Royce PhantomSkepta

You may also like

Rolls-Royce Unveils the Dawn Aero Cowling & Three Custom Phantoms
Automotive

Rolls-Royce Unveils the Dawn Aero Cowling & Three Custom Phantoms

Four reimaginings of its established models.
5,381 Hypes 3 Comments
Rolls-Royce Adamas Collection Offers Extra-Dark Wraiths & Dawns
Automotive

Rolls-Royce Adamas Collection Offers Extra-Dark Wraiths & Dawns

True and modern luxury in its darkest form.
3,744 Hypes 0 Comments
Rolls-Royce Announces First-Ever Luxury SUV
Automotive

Rolls-Royce Announces First-Ever Luxury SUV

The Cullinan has been dubbed as a “magic carpet ride” by manufacturers.
26,948 Hypes 12 Comments
Rolls-Royce's Wraith Luminary Edition Represents the Peak of Handcrafted Luxury
Automotive

Rolls-Royce's Wraith Luminary Edition Represents the Peak of Handcrafted Luxury

The company’s most powerful vehicle yet.
7,747 Hypes 1 Comments
Ancient Chinese Mansion Gets Transformed Into a Modern Boutique Hotel
Design

Ancient Chinese Mansion Gets Transformed Into a Modern Boutique Hotel

Wuyuan Skywells is a high-end oasis in a historic province.
5,438 Hypes 0 Comments


What to Read Next

'Relentless' Podcast Explores the Tenacity of Supreme Fans
Fashion

'Relentless' Podcast Explores the Tenacity of Supreme Fans

Investigating Supreme’s appeal and ravenous demand.

adidas Originals Drops N-5923 "Collegiate" Pack
Footwear

adidas Originals Drops N-5923 "Collegiate" Pack

A more accessible range.

Dreamland Syndicate Reveals Oregon-Inspired 'No. 4' Collection
Fashion

Dreamland Syndicate Reveals Oregon-Inspired 'No. 4' Collection

It also takes inspiration from a drugless drug called Dreamachine.


South2 West8 Drops Multicolored Tracksuits for 15th Anniversary
Fashion

South2 West8 Drops Multicolored Tracksuits for 15th Anniversary

Rivaling NEEDLES for the most ostentatious NEPENTHES offerings.

MEANSWHILE Readies a Second Drop of Cold-Battling Gear for Fall/Winter 2017
Fashion

MEANSWHILE Readies a Second Drop of Cold-Battling Gear for Fall/Winter 2017

Technical clothing that goes from the mountaintop to the coffee shop.

INGENIOUS Brings a Futuristic Twist to the Classic M-65 Jacket
Fashion

INGENIOUS Brings a Futuristic Twist to the Classic M-65 Jacket

Complete with detachable waist bags.

More ▾