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Lewis Fitzgerald Delivers a Hit with “Short Ride” ft. Wewantwraiths

Lewis Fitzgerald

Rising star Lewis Fitzgerald is making waves with his emotionally charged single “Short Ride” featuring Wewantwraiths, the first release from his highly anticipated debut EP set to drop in May 2023. The catchy pop-R&B ballad has garnered major attention on TikTok, racking millions of views.

Inspired by a heart-wrenching conversation he overheard between a young woman and her cancer-stricken mother, Lewis crafted “Short Ride” around the concept of “live fast, die young.” The song’s poignant lyrics capture the singer-songwriter’s deeply personal experiences of heartbreak, loss, and regret, resonating with listeners across the globe.

Wewantwraiths, the enigmatic rapper and GRM Rated Award nominee, add his signature touch to the track. Known for his collaborations with rap heavyweights like Tion Wayne, M Huncho, Unknown T, and Central Cee, Wewantwraiths’ contribution elevates “Short Ride” to new heights.

“Short Ride” follows Lewis Fitzgerald’s 2022 remix of “Love Me” featuring Bizzy. & Rxseboy. The accompanying music video, directed by Dumi Siwo and produced by Daniel Evans, takes fans on a cinematic journey through London with Lewis and Wewantwraiths, as TikTok and Instagram polls allow fans to dictate the plot in real time.

With its raw, emotional intensity and powerful message, “Short Ride” is a testament to Lewis Fitzgerald’s undeniable talent and a taste of what’s to come in his forthcoming EP. Keep an eye on this rising star – he’s destined for greatness.



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