Learn more about me
Tell us a bit about yourself?
I'm an Independent recording artist & music producer from east London (U.K.). I've been involved in music for over a decade, specialising in almost every aspect of urban music, from street dance to being a garage MC turned rapper & producer. I grew up listening to all sorts from reggae to bashment and from pop to hip-hop.
Some of my biggest influences were Rakim, Slick Rick, Shabba Ranks, 50 cent, Method man & Redman (Might as well say Wu-Tang), Busta Rhymes, Tupac, Nas and Michael Jackson, just to name a few.
There are a lot of emerging artists in the UK right now. What sets you apart from the rest?
I’m bringing music that is unique whilst still being identifiable with music fans that appreciate quality. It’s an alternative, like my first single 100% turn up which is a fusion of grime, trap & rap, the song is made up of a grime chorus, rap verses and a trap bridge.
What’s your back-story?
Seeing people I care about turn on me and just throw so much shade for no good reason used to get to me, it hurt me to the core, then I saw the same happen to others who I considered to be good people, that’s when it dawned on me looking in from an outside perspective, they were hating because of their envy, & I also realized that even through the hurt and pain caused by their actions we still managed to press on and win! So I learned to celebrate that hate instead of being brought low by it, that’s the whole concept & the meaning of ‘100% Turn Up’ (Live Life to the maximum regardless of all negativity!).
What are you working on at the moment?
I’m working on an e.p. album titled 'L.L.D.K' which is due out sometime in 2018, I haven’t decided on a date yet but like the first single every song on the album has an interesting story of its own. I’m really excited to let everyone hear it.
What's the first song you remember hearing?
I don’t remember, but the first song that I heard that stuck with me was Pray by MC hammer.
You're in a Karaoke Bar - What's your go to song?
Mr. Bombastic by Shaggy
What was the first gig you went to?
Pay-as-you-Go (Wiley & crew) at Temple north London
Which song do you wish you'd written?
Tupac: I Wonder if Heaven Got a Ghetto
Which song changed your life?
Black or White. it was the first time I saw rap on such a major platform.
Which song would you like played at your funeral?
Marvin Sapp: Never would have made it.
What song is stuck in your head right now?
Big Shaq: Mans Not Hot!
What was the first Album you bought?
Bust Rhymes: E.L.E. (Extinction Level Event): The Final World Front
Which song made you want to play music?
I can't remember the first song that made me want to play music, but the first song that made me know it was possible for young boys from the ghetto parts of east London to produce a record was ‘Oi’ by Mo-Fire Crew. They where kids just like us from the same environment and conditions, after seeing them on MTV woe and my then garage group decided to get our first song produced and never looked back.