Hitmakers: Rak-Su reveal the secrets behind Dimelo

James Hanley

Rak-Su’s No.2 hit Dimelo became the first self-penned X Factor winner’s single after the band triumphed in the 2017 series. Here, Ashley Fongho, Jamaal Shurland and Myles Stephenson look back on a whirlwind period...

Ashley Fongho: We were in the X Factor house and had just been told that it was going to be Latin Week. We had to write a song that was inspired by Latin music or a South American language and a guy called Eddie Serrano, who ...

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