Ed Sheeran and Ukrainian Band Antytila Join Forces to Bring a Message of Hope With ‘2Step’ Remix

Ed Sheeran and Ukrainian Band Antytila Join Forces to Bring a Message of Hope With ‘2Step’ Remix

  • Award-winning singer and songwriter Ed Sheeran has teamed up with Ukrainian band Antytila to share a message of hope during these difficult times
  • The British singer and Antytila, whose members are currently fighting in the war against Russia, released a tearjerking remix of the song 2Step on Monday
  • The Shape Of You hitmaker shared that the original video of the song was shot in Kyiv months before the Russian invasion

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Award-winning British singer Ed Sheeran is playing his part in helping Ukraine during these difficult times. The star recently joined forces with Ukrainian band Antytila on the remix of his song 2Step.

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Ukrainian Band Antytila has teamed up with British singer Ed Sheeran on the remix of his song '2Step'. Image: Getty Images
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The popular Ukrainian band added a verse about the importance of holding on and having hope when faced with difficult situations.

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According to Deadline, Antytila lead singer Taras Topolia said his emotional lyrics were inspired by the distance from his family during the war. Per the publication, Topolia's wife, singer Alyosha, and their kids fled to the US on the first day of the Russian invasion.

Topolia, who is currently playing his part as a paramedic in the war, recorded his verse just outside Kyiv, where the video was also shot.

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The song's original visuals featuring rapper Lil Baby was released a few days ago, Complex reports. In the opening remarks of the video, The Happier singer said the video was shot in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv last year, and all proceeds from the video’s stream will be donated to the Disasters Emergency Committee’s Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal. He said:

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“We filmed the ‘2Step’ video last year in Kyiv. And although it was my first time there, I quickly loved the people and the place. There was no sign of the horror that was to come to Ukraine, and my heart goes out to everyone there.”

Trevor Noah asks for donations for Ukrainian refugees, comedian slammed for ignoring KZN flood victims

Briefly News previously reported that Trevor Noah has been criticised by some Mzansi people after he asked for donations for the people of Ukraine who are victims of the ongoing war in their country.

Thousands of families have been left homeless, and many lost their loved ones after the devastating floods in KwaZulu-Natal. Some South Africans believe the world-renowned Mzansi comedian should be assisting them instead of Ukrainians.

During a recent episode of his The Daily Show, Trevor Noah encouraged world citizens to open their wallets for the Ukrainian refugees, which did not go down well with some local people.

Source: Briefly News

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