Skepta
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1982-09-19
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Skepta

Skepta Biography (Wikipedia)

Joseph Junior Adenuga (born 19 September 1982), better known by his stage name Skepta, is a British Nigerian grime artist, rapper, songwriter, record producer and music video director from Tottenham, North London. Adenuga 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. His fourth studio album, Konnichiwa, was released on 6 May 2016 to critical acclaim, winning that year's Mercury Prize. Skepta's younger brother, and Boy Better Know labelmate, is the well-known grime artist Jme. They have collaborated many times, most recently on his album Konnichiwa. Adenuga is also the brother of Beats 1 DJ Julie Adenuga.

Adenuga has stated ‘DIY’ music is the future and told Time Out magazine, "I’m not a rapper. I’m an activist." 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.

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Skepta Performances & Interviews


Skepta Tracks

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Energy (Stay Far Away)
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Energy (Stay Far Away)
A$AP Rocky
Praise The Lord (Da Shine) (feat. Skepta)
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Praise The Lord (Da Shine) (feat. Skepta)
Skepta
Neighbourhood Watch (feat. LD)
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Neighbourhood Watch (feat. LD)
D Double E
Nang
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Nang
Skepta
Energy (Stay Far Away) vs. Gyal
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Energy (Stay Far Away) vs. Gyal
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Shutdown
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Shutdown
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)
Skepta
Praise The Lord (Baile Edit)
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Praise The Lord (Baile Edit)
BOJ
Like To Party (feat. Skepta & Teezee)
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Like To Party (feat. Skepta & Teezee)

Like To Party (feat. Skepta & Teezee)

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Teezee
Dizzee Rascal
Money Right
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Money Right
Skepta
Bad Energy (Stay Far Away) (Remix) (feat. WizKid & J Spades)
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Bad Energy (Stay Far Away) (Remix) (feat. WizKid & J Spades)
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Playlists featuring Skepta


Upcoming Events

12
Dec
2018
Skepta
Printworks London, London, UK
13
Dec
2018
Skepta
Printworks London, London, UK

Past BBC Events

Mercury Prize: 2016
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Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith, London
2016-09-15T13:31:15
15
Sep
2016

Mercury Prize: 2016

Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith, London
Glastonbury: 2016
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
2016-06-24T13:31:15
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Jun
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
2016-05-29T13:31:15
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29
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
2012-05-18T13:31:15
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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
2011-01-29T13:31:15
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Jan
2011
Live Lounge: Skepta

Live Lounge: Skepta

BBC Maida Vale Studios, London

Latest Skepta News

    BBC News - Matt Walker: The man behind some of grime's biggest videos
    Matt Walker's video for JME's Man Don't Care is huge with 44 million views on YouTube.
    BBC News - 'Justin Bieber's burrito' and other foods eaten 'wrong'
    A picture of someone who looks like Justin Bieber eating a burrito strangely, is weirding people out.
    BBC News - Idris Elba writes stage show about life after Nelson Mandela
    The Luther star co-writes a show for the Manchester International Festival about life after Mandela.
    BBC News - Wireless Festival artists told not to swear or wear offensive clothes
    The festival had its licence reviewed after complaints about noise levels and anti-social behaviour.
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