NME Awards 2013 – Media Room

Idris Elba is taking a year-long break from acting to pursue his music career. Yes, the British actor, who DJs under the name “Driis,” is currently embarking on a seven-week residency at a London nightclub.

He also recently directed a video for folk rockers Mumford & Sons.

Now, he’s hoping to take it all a few steps further.

 Idris told the Daily Mirror: “This year I’m not going to work as an actor so I can concentrate on music. I do it from the heart, not for the money.”

Here is a taste of what you can expect:

 Y’all ready to let that brother enter your private gardens and iPods?