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# Hip Hop

# Electronic

# Trap

Bio

Joseph Junior Adenuga known professionally as Skepta, is a British rapper, songwriter and record producer from Tottenham, North London. Skepta, alongside his younger brother Jme, joined Roll Deep for a short period of time before becoming founding members of Boy Better Know in 2005.

Life & Career

Skepta was originally a DJ from Tottenham-based grime collective Meridian Crew. Early in his career, Skepta released a number of instrumentals, the most notable being "DTI (Pirate Station Anthem)" and "Private Caller".Skepta began MCing shortly before Meridian Crew disbanded in 2005, after which Skepta, alongside his brother Jme, joined Roll Deep for a short period of time before becoming founding members of Boy Better Know in 2006.Skepta publicly released his debut album Greatest Hits on 17 September 2007. Skepta self-released the first single "Rolex Sweep" in September 2008. Skepta then released the album Microphone Champion on 1 June 2009. He then also released single "Too Many Man" with Jme, Wiley, Frisco and Shorty. In 2012, Skepta released two singles from his fourth forthcoming album. Skepta's fourth studio album, Konnichiwa, was released on 6 May 2016 to critical acclaim, winning that year's Mercury Prize.Skepta released his Vicious EP on 31 October 2017, with songs featuring A$AP Rocky, Lil B, and Section Boyz.Skepta features on A$AP Rocky's hit "Praise the Lord (Da Shine)", which was released in May 2018.

Greatest Hits

Praise the Lord (Da Shine) [feat. Skepta] - TESTING
Energy (Stay Far Away) - Energy (Stay Far Away) - Single

Achievements

Best British Male - NME Awards 2017
Best International Act: UK - BET Awards 2016

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Miss Independent

Skepta, R2r Moe
Released: 2024-07-08
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Microphone Champion

Skepta
Released: 2009-06-01
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Greatest Hits

Skepta
Released: 2007-09-17
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Ignorance is Bliss

Skepta
Released: 2019-05-31