Joseph Junior Adenuga (born 19 September 1982), better known by his stage name Skepta, is an English grime artist, rapper, songwriter, record producer and music video director.[1] Adenuga released his debut studio album Greatest Hits in late-2007 and his second, 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 brother, and labelmate is the well known grime artist Jme.They have collaborated many times, most recently on his album Konnichiwa.

Adenuga has stated ‘DIY’ music is the future and told Time Out magazine, "I’m not a rapper. I’m an activist."[2] 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.[2]



Vicious EP
Vicious EP is an album by musical artist Skepta, released on October 31, 2017.
Hypocrisy is a song by musical artist Skepta, released on July 4, 2017.
No Security
No Security is a song by musical artist Skepta, released on March 1, 2017.
Konnichiwa is the fourth studio album by British grime artist Skepta.

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Liam Gallagher wants sons' favourite rapper Skepta for London gig
  –  November 10, 2017
The former Oasis rocker, 45, is returning to the scene of one of his old band's biggest gigs for a concert in June next year (18), and more than 40,000 tickets sold out in under five minutes. Liam has promised two stages will be filled with top acts, and ...
Liam Gallagher wants Skepta for Finsbury Park
  –  November 9, 2017
I'd like to get Skepta playing, have something a bit different." The Britpop group's frontman took his 'bromance' with the grime star to the next level by buying him a birthday present, in September. And he also invited the 'Shutdown' rapper to join him on ...
Skepta drops surprise Vicious EP
  –  October 31, 2017
Vicious is Skepta’s first project since 2015’s Konichiwa album. This year he was featured on Drake’s More Life album and A$AP Mob's Cozy Tapes: Vol. 2. The rapper also dropped his Nike Air Max 97 collab in September. Listen to Vicious now on iTunes.
Liam Gallagher wants sons' favourite rapper Skepta for London gig
  –  November 10, 2017
Liam has promised two stages will be filled with top acts, and wants Mercury Prize winning grime musician Skepta to join him at the gig. "It can't all be (19)90s stuff, man," he told Absolute Radio host Dave Berry. "We've got to mix it up a bit.
Pour Out a Pinot Grigio for Skepta’s Seismic “High Street” Verse
  –  November 14, 2017
fell in love with the beats / I never had time for a girl", Skepta raps, referencing the bus route running through his Tottenham hometown and that initial passion and drive that continues to permeate through his music. He speaks about the first time he ...
Goldie & Skepta team up for a vinyl-only project
  –  November 7, 2017
With these two icons of the UK underground joining forces, there is no doubt that this track will create some major shock waves in the world of electronic music. This announcement comes on the heels of Skepta’s surprise release of his Vicious EP on ...


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