Skepta
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1982-09-19
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Skepta

Skepta Biography (Wikipedia)

Joseph Junior Adenuga Jr. (born 19 September 1982), better known by his stage name Skepta, is a British grime MC, rapper, songwriter, record producer and music video director 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 2006.

With Boy Better Know, Skepta clashed with fellow MC Devilman for the video release Lord of the Mics 2, in what is remembered as one of the biggest clashes in grime history. Skepta released his debut studio album Greatest Hits in 2007 and his second album, Microphone Champion in 2009, both independently; while his third studio album Doin' It Again was released in 2011 by AATW. Skepta's fourth studio album, Konnichiwa, was released on 6 May 2016 to critical acclaim, winning that year's Mercury Prize.

His influence on contemporary British popular culture as a key figure in the grime scene saw him appear on Debrett's 2017 list of the most influential people in the UK. Skepta's younger brother, and Boy Better Know labelmate, is the grime artist Jme. They have collaborated many times, most recently on his album Ignorance Is Bliss .

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Skepta Performances & Interviews


Skepta Tracks

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What Do You Mean? (feat. J Hus)
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What Do You Mean? (feat. J Hus)
Headie One
Back To Basics (feat. Skepta)
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Back To Basics (feat. Skepta)
Wiley
Can You Hear Me? (Ayayaya) (feat. Skepta, Jme & Ms D)
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Can You Hear Me? (Ayayaya) (feat. Skepta, Jme & Ms D)
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Love Me Not
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Love Me Not
Statik
Skeptik 2 [Instrumental]
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Skeptik 2 [Instrumental]
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Bullet from a Gun
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Bullet from a Gun
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Greaze Mode (feat. Nafe Smallz)
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Greaze Mode (feat. Nafe Smallz)
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Shutdown
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Shutdown
Octavian
Bet (feat. Skepta & Michael Phantom)
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Bet (feat. Skepta & Michael Phantom)
slowthai
Inglorious (feat. Skepta)
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Inglorious (feat. Skepta)
Plastician
Intensive Snare
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Intensive Snare
A$AP Rocky
Praise The Lord (Da Shine) (feat. Skepta)
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Praise The Lord (Da Shine) (feat. Skepta)
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That's Not Me (feat. Jme)
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That's Not Me (feat. Jme)
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Too Many Man (feat. BBK)
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Too Many Man (feat. BBK)
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Upcoming Events

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Nov
2019
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O2 Academy Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
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Nov
2019
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O2 Academy Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
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Nov
2019
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Olympia, London, UK

Past BBC Events

Mercury Prize: 2016
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Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith, London
2016-09-15T01:40:25
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2016

Mercury Prize: 2016

Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith, London
Glastonbury: 2016
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
2016-06-24T01:40:25
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2016
Glastonbury: 2016

Glastonbury: 2016

13:45
Worthy Farm, Pilton
Radio 1's Big Weekend: 2016
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e2f9rz/acts/a2mgfx
Powderham Castle, Exeter
2016-05-29T01:40:25
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May
2016
Radio 1's Big Weekend: 2016

Radio 1's Big Weekend: 2016

Powderham Castle, Exeter
Live Lounge: Skepta
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BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
2012-05-18T01:40:25
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May
2012
Live Lounge: Skepta

Live Lounge: Skepta

BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
Live Lounge: Skepta
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BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
2011-01-29T01:40:25
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Jan
2011
Live Lounge: Skepta

Live Lounge: Skepta

BBC Maida Vale Studios, London

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