Location (Dave song)

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Single by Dave featuring Burna Boy
from the album Psychodrama
  • Neighbourhood
Dave singles chronology
Burna Boy singles chronology

"Location" is a song recorded by British rapper Dave featuring Nigerian singer Burna Boy, released as the third single from Dave's debut studio album Psychodrama.[2] The song was written by Dave, Burna Boy and Jonathan Mensah, and produced by Fraser T. Smith, Jae5 and Dave.[3]

Commercially, the song reached the top 10 in the United Kingdom and top 40 in Ireland.[4][5] In April 2020, it was certified as Double Platinum by the British Phonographic Industry for exceeding chart sales of 1,200,000.[6]

Music video[]

The music video for "Location" was released via YouTube on 15 July 2019. Directed by Kaylum and Dave, it was shot on location in Ibiza, and features behind the scenes shots of Stormzy's #MERKY Festival, held at Ibiza Rocks, which Dave co-headlined alongside Stormzy and Fredo.

Burna Boy appears in the video, alongside a number of cameo appearances from other artists and celebrities, including Stormzy, Fredo, Lethal Bizzle, Jorja Smith, Avelino, J Hus, Aitch, Unknown T, comedian Michael Dapaah and English footballers, Raheem Sterling and Jadon Sancho.

Critical reception[]

Writing for Complex, Natty Kasambla referred to the track as "an understated bop".[7]



Region Certification Certified units/sales
United Kingdom (BPI)[6] 2× Platinum 1,200,000double-dagger

double-dagger Sales+streaming figures based on certification alone.


  1. ^ "Dave & Burna Boy's "Vacation" Captures The Art Of Seduction". HotNewHipHop. 10 March 2019. Retrieved 1 July 2019.
  2. ^ "SANTAN on Twitter: "Buy & Stream 'Psychodrama', the debut album from Dave. Out Now". Twitter. 1 July 2019. Retrieved 1 July 2019.
  3. ^ "PSYCHODRAMA / DAVE". Tidal. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  4. ^ Jump up to: a b "IRMA – Irish Charts" (To access, go to "2019" > "16-Aug-19"). Irish Recorded Music Association. Retrieved 17 August 2019.
  5. ^ Jump up to: a b "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  6. ^ Jump up to: a b "British single certifications – Dave ft Burna Boy – Location". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 10 April 2020.Select singles in the Format field. Select Platinum in the Certification field. Type Location in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.
  7. ^ Kasambala, Natty (11 March 2019). "Review: Dave's 'Psychodrama' Is A Brutally Impressive Examination Of Society". Complex. Retrieved 11 March 2019.
  8. ^ "Official R&B Singles Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  9. ^ Copsey, Rob (1 January 2020). "The Official Top 40 biggest songs of 2019". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 1 January 2020.
  10. ^ "End of Year Singles Chart Top 100 – 2020". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 5 January 2021.
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