The actor drops his debut LP featuring James Blake and Mumford & Sons.

Big Driis has left the building. That was the name British actor Idris Elba, 42, known for his roles in Thor and Pacific Rim, went by in the early 2000s, when he moonlighted as a DJ around the world during his breakout run on HBO's The Wire.

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