SKEPTA is taken into account one of many greatest grime artists within the UK.

However simply how did he develop into well-known? And is he relationship Naomi Campbell? We have a look…

 Skepta is a grime artist who hails from Tottenham, north London
Skepta is a grime artist who hails from Tottenham, north London

Who’s Skepta?

Skepta, 35, was born Joseph Junior Adenuga in Tottenham, London on September 19 1982.

He’s the primary born son of Nigerian immigrants.

He’s one in every of 4 siblings they usually have all gone on to work within the music trade – sister, Julie, is a radio host on Apple’s Beats 1, brother Jason is a fledgling producer and his different brother Jamie often known as JME, can be a grime MC.

 In 2016 he won the Mercury Prize

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In 2016 he received the Mercury Prize

How did Skepta get into music?

Initially a DJ with Tottenham-based grime crew Meriden Crew, he started emceeing earlier than the group disbanded in 2005 and Skepta and his brother Jamie joined Roll Deep.

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In 2006, they turned founding members of document label Boy Higher Know and shortly afterwards, Skepta’s rap battle with MC Devilman for the Lord of the Mics 2 DVD, thought-about to be one of many greatest clashes in grime historical past.

Skepta then launched a mixtape referred to as Joseph Junior Adenuga earlier than releasing his debut album Biggest Hits by the label in September 2007.

 In February 2017 he won the NME Award for Best British Male

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In February 2017 he received the NME Award for Finest British Male

What chart success has Skepta had?

Skepta has launched 4 studio albums – Biggest Hits, Microphone Champion, Doin’ It Once more and Konnichiwa.

The third album reached quantity 19 within the UK album chart whereas Konnichiwa, launched in Could 2016, peaked at quantity two.

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His solely High 20 UK Singles Chart single was Rescue Me in 2010 and the 2012 track Can You Hear Me (Ayayaya) , by London rapper Wiley that includes Skepta, JME and Ms D, reached quantity three

 Skepta is good friends with fellow Tottenham native Adele

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Skepta is sweet buddies with fellow Tottenham native Adele

Is Skepta relationship Naomi Campbell?

On January 21, 2018, The Solar revealed how Skepta was secretly relationship supermodel Naomi Campbell.

The style star has grown near the grime artist, 35, after being launched by mutual buddies.

In March, the couple posed collectively for GQ Journal and she or he confirmed their romance.

On July 30, 2018, The rapper appeared to disclose Naomi was ‘anticipating his first youngster’after he posted an image of an ultrasound scan on-line.

Music video for Shutdown by Mercury Music Prize successful Grime artist Skepta


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