Skepta
Skepta

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Name: Skepta
Occupation: Rapper
Gender: Male
Birth Day: September 19, 1982
Age: 40
Birth Place: London, England
Zodiac Sign: Virgo

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Skepta

Skepta was born on September 19, 1982 in London, England (40 years old). Skepta is a Rapper, zodiac sign: Virgo. Find out Skeptanet worth 2020, salary 2020 detail bellow.

Trivia

He signed with All Around the World Productions in 2010, with which he gained commercial success.

Net Worth

Net Worth 2020

$2 Million

Salary 2020

Not known

Before Fame

He helped co-found Boy Better Know, a record label and crew.

Biography Timeline

1982

Joseph Junior Adenuga was born to Nigerian parents on 19 September 1982 in Tottenham, North London He is the eldest of four children; fellow musician Jme, radio presenter Julie and graphic designer Jason.

2005

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 was convinced to begin MCing by Wiley after his records were taken away from him by the police. Following the formation of Boy Better Know, Skepta clashed with fellow MC Devilman for the DVD Lord of the Mics 2, in what is remembered as one of the biggest clashes in grime history. Shortly after the clash, Skepta released a mixtape entitled "Joseph Junior Adenuga". Skepta publicly released his debut album Greatest Hits on 17 September 2007, on his label Boy Better Know.

2008

Skepta self-released the first single "Rolex Sweep" in September 2008 and reached number 89 on the UK Singles Chart. 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, which went to chart at number 79. Skepta has released five singles off his third studio album Doin' It Again (first with a major label), titled "Bad Boy", "Rescue Me", "Cross My Heart" featuring Preeya Kalidas, "So Alive" and "Amnesia", as well as a video for the Hello Good Morning (Grime Remix). Three singles charted in the Top 40 of the UK Singles Chart, with "Rescue Me" being the most successful at number 14. "Cross My Heart" came in at number 31 and dropped out of the Top 40 a week later. Doin' It Again spent 3 weeks in the top 100 album charts and debuted and peaked at number 19 on its first week of release. In 2011, Skepta caused a controversy by releasing a hardcore music video of his single "All Over the House".

2012

In 2012, Skepta released two singles from his fourth forthcoming album. Both "Hold On" and "Make Peace Not War" were Top 40 charting singles in the UK but were a departure from Skepta's usual sound. Skepta's second major label album was intended to be released in the fourth quarter of 2011, entitled The Honeymoon but was delayed till 2012. After a disappointing response from the first two singles Skepta decided to release a purchasable mixtape, titled Blacklisted. It was released on 2 December 2012 along with music videos to support the release prior to the release.

2014

In March 2014, Skepta provided a verse for the remix of "German Whip" by Meridian Dan, and in the same month, he released his new single, "That's Not Me", featuring his brother Jme, peaking at number 21 on the UK charts. The single's music video won the award for Best Video at the 2014 MOBO Awards. Upon receiving the award, Skepta stated that the video cost him £80. In late 2014, Skepta released another single titled "It Ain't Safe" featuring ASAP Bari. This was followed in early 2015 with "Shutdown", as well as features on "Red Eye to Paris" by Flatbush Zombies and the remix of "Ojuelegba" by Wizkid, also featuring Drake. Skepta and others joined Kanye West at a surprise show in London, performing numerous songs together during a shared set. He was also named one of GQ's 50 best dressed British men in 2015.

2015

In an interview it stated that Skepta's making his acting debut in 2015 film Anti-Social, released initially in May. On 14 February 2016 Skepta released "Ladies Hit Squad" featuring grime artist D Double E and American rapper ASAP Nast, of the New York-based ASAP Mob. Through a post on Instagram, Skepta announced that his album, Konnichiwa was due to be released on 6 May 2016. Konnichiwa was became Grime's highest charting album, peaking at number 2 in the UK music charts. Konnichiwa features songs such as "That's Not Me", "Shutdown" and "Man". The release of Konnichiwa was celebrated with a launch party on 5 May 2016 held in Tokyo and live streamed on Boiler Room, featuring a live performance of the entire album by Skepta and supporting performances from Japanese trap artists Kohh, Dutch Montana, Loota, and DJ Riki.

2017

Skepta began his "Banned From America" two-part, 14-show tour on 16 April 2017 at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, which covered cities throughout the United States and Europe. The tour was named as such in reference to Skepta's forced cancellation of his 2016 "No Fear" American tour in support of Konnichiwa, when his application for a visa to enter the United States was denied.

Skepta released his Vicious EP on 31 October 2017, with songs featuring ASAP Rocky, Lil B, and Section Boyz. In the summer of 2017, rumours on the underground dance scene suggested an imminent collaboration between Skepta and drum'n'bass pioneer Goldie. This was confirmed in Goldie's 2017 memoir All Things Remembered, which refers to him having done a track with Skepta. It has not yet been released.

2018

Skepta featured on ASAP Rocky's "Praise the Lord (Da Shine)", which was released in May 2018. The single charted on the Billboard Hot 100. Also in May, Skepta released his single "Pure Water", which peaked at number 78 in the UK. He followed this in June with "Energy (Stay Far Away)" with Wizkid, which reached number 59. In December 2019 he appeared as himself in a Grand Theft Auto Online expansion as a radio host with Danny Brown. Brown also lent his voice to another fictional character in the game. He also collaborated with Gorillaz and Tony Allen on the song "How Far?" in May 2020.

On 4 April 2018, he was installed as a chief in his Nigerian hometown in Ogun State, receiving the chieftaincy title of the Amuludun of Odo-Aje.

In July 2018, Skepta revealed he was going to become a father for the first time, via his Instagram account, and posted a picture of an ultrasound scan. In December he posted a photo of him bottle-feeding the infant, who was revealed to be called River. The next month, he posted a photo of his baby daughter..

Family Life

Rapper JME is his brother.

🎂 Upcoming Birthday

Currently, Skepta is 40 years, 2 months and 15 days old. Skepta will celebrate 41st birthday on a Tuesday 19th of September 2023. Below we countdown to Skepta upcoming birthday.

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Facts

  1. Skepta is the winner of the 2016 Mercury Prize.
  2. Skepta's four albums were released on Boy Better Know, his and his brother’s brand.
  3. Skepta is one of the best-dressed English personalities according to the GQ’s list in 2015.
  4. In 2015, Skepta started gaining popularity in the U.S, after his co-signs with Kanye West and Drake.
  5. Skepta's debut album is “Greatest Hits.” It was launched in 2007. The following one “Microphone Champion” saw the light of day in 2009.
  6. How did he manage to earn recognition? 
    Skepta became the winner of the grime battle among the 300 contestants. Skepta conquered Greater London with his track “Private Caller.”
  7. Is he star-struck? 
    Despite being a star, the man seems to be a common person. Skepta always refuses from security guards as he does not accept the idea of pushing people away from him.
  8. What is his latest album? 
    It was at the close of spring 2016 when Skepta’s fans could start listening to his fourth and so fat latest album called “Konnichiwa.” It is a collaboration of Skepta and his brother.
  9. What are the grime style and Skepta’s first steps in it?
    The genre started off on a pirate radio station at early years of the 21st century. Scepta integrated into the music style when entering the band the Roll Deep formed by the stunning grime star Wiley. Later on, in 2007, Skepta left the crew to broaden his horizons.

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