Heavy Is the Head (abbreviated to h.i.t.h on the album cover) is the second studio album by British rapper Stormzy. It was released on 13 December 2019 through #Merky Records and Atlantic Records UK. The album features collaborations with Aitch, Burna Boy, Ed Sheeran, Headie One, H.E.R., and Yebba.
Heavy Is the Head was supported by the singles "Vossi Bop", "Crown", "Wiley Flow" and "Own It". "Vossi Bop" was Stormzy's first number-one song on the UK Singles Chart, while "Own It" also reached number one on the chart. Additionally, "Crown" reached the top 10 on the chart. Heavy Is the Head debuted at number two on the UK Albums Chart, behind Rod Stewart's You're in My Heart: Rod Stewart with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and ahead of Harry Styles' Fine Line. It eventually topped the chart on 10 January 2020.
Heavy Is the Head received positive reviews from critics upon release. By January 2020, it was certified Gold by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI).
Label: #Merky Records 0190295403027
Format: Vinyl, 12", 45 RPM, Album, Limited Edition
Country: UK & Europe
Genre: Hip Hop
Style: Grime, Dancehall
A001 Big Michael
B005 Rachael's Little Brother
B007 Do Better
B008 Don't Forget To Breathe (Interlude)
C009 One Second
C010 Pop Boy
C011 Own It
C012 Wiley Flow
D016 Vossi Bop