Tinie Tempah

Tinie Tempah



Patrick Chukwuemeka Okogwu[1] (born 7 November 1988),[2] better known by his stage name Tinie Tempah, is an English rapper, singer and songwriter. He has been signed to Parlophone Records since 2009, a subsidiary of Warner Music Group. He created his own record and fashion label Disturbing London Records in 2007 along with his cousin, Dumi Oburota.[3]

After releasing a number of mixtapes, he released his long-awaited debut album, Disc-Overy, in October 2010. Preceded by two British number-one singles, "Pass Out" and "Written in the Stars", the album charted at number one and was certified Platinum the next year. In February 2011, he won two Brit Awards for Best British Breakthrough Act and Best British Single.[4]

In November 2013, he released his second album, entitled Demonstration. Preceded by top ten singles "Trampoline" and "Children of the Sun", the album charted at number three and was certified gold by the BPI the next year.[5] In June 2015, he released "Not Letting Go", the first single from his third album Youth. This gave Tempah his sixth UK number one, passing out Dizzee Rascal as the most by any rap artist.[6]



Holy Moly
Holy Moly is a song by musical artist Tinie Tempah, released on April 11, 2017.
Shadows is a song by musical artist Tinie Tempah, released on April 10, 2017.
Find Me
Find Me is a song by musical artist Tinie Tempah, released on April 7, 2017.
Youth is the third studio album by British rapper Tinie Tempah, released on 14 April 2017 by Parlophone and Disturbing London Records.

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Popular Albums8

Album Appearances & References46

Popular Songs24

Song Appearances & References17

Musical Groups4

TV Shows5

Video Game References1

Collaborators & Influencers33

Other Music-Related Relationships16

Personal & Professional Relationships1

Commercial & Non-Profit Relationships2

Awards & Nominations12


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Spotify - Albums & Singles139


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Spotify - Top Tracks10


News Articles24

Happy birthday Tinie Tempah! The rapper’s hottest moments ever
  –  December 5, 2017
Tinie Tempah turns 29 today (November 7). The Text From Your Ex rapper has been around for a while now, and he’s yet to stop topping the charts with hits like Pass Out and Girls Like. But when he’s not making music, he’s up in the gym just working on ...
Tinie Tempah revealed as MTV Music Week ambassador
  –  October 23, 2017
The 28-year-old British rapper will be the third ambassador - alongside Becca Dudley and Jonas Blue - for the event leading up to the annual ceremony, and he's "excited" to be part of a celebration in his home town. Tinie - who will also take part in an ...
Tinie Tempah Joins MTV Music Week London As Our Third Official Ambassador
  –  October 23, 2017
MTV are delighted to announce that the acclaimed Londoner, Tinie Tempah, will be joining the previously announced Becca Dudley and Jonas Blue as the third official ambassador for MTV Music Week London. MTV Music Week, in partnership with VOXI by Vodafone ...
What’s On June – August 2017
  –  September 24, 2017
Exhibitions Gallery Displays Events Calendar Lunchtime Lectures Weekend Workshops Late Shift Daytime Events Music Access Families Young People ... 1861 Tinie Tempah (Patrick Chukwuemeka Okogwu) (detail) by Nadav Kander, 2011 © Nadav Kander; courtesy ...
Courteeners and Kasabian first two Teenage Cancer Trust acts at the Royal Albert Hall
  –  December 11, 2017
Tinie Tempah, Florence + The Machine, Ed Sheeran, Kasabian, Stereophonics, Paul Weller, Eric Clapton, Robert Plant, Sir Tom Jones and many more. And, of course, some of the greatest concerts of the past 20 years from The Who. Last year hit new heights with ...
Keith Chegwin's nephew is award-winning songwriter for Sam Smith and and star of People Just Do Nothing
  –  December 11, 2017
Major stars who Hugo has worked with on songs include Sam Smith, Pixie Lott, Tinie Tempah and Leona Lewis. He’s also credited as a songwriter on Emeli Sandé’s smash hit Next To Me, which won two accolades at the 2013 Ivor Novello awards for ...
This LGBTQ+ version of Charli XCX’s Boys video is incredible
  –  December 9, 2017
An LGBTQ+ version of Charli’s Boys video – which featured a bevy of celebrity crushes including Joe Jonas, Stormzy, Mark Ronson, Tinie Tempah, Riz Ahmed and Tom Daley eating, washing cars and cuddling puppies – has been made, and we are obsessed.
Walking On Cars join Dizzie Rascal as second Sea Sessions headliner
  –  December 8, 2017
Over the years acts such as Tinie Tempah, Paul Wellar, Bastille, Seasick Steve, Ash, Primal Scream and loads more have graced their unique stages. Alongside music there's Irelands biggest Surf Event, Performance Skating, BMXing, Beach Sports and much more ...
KDA Drops New Single 'Hate Me' Featuring Patrick Cash
  –  December 8, 2017
Simultaneously, KDA asked Katy B to write something for it just as Tinie Tempah spent that Summer free styling over it, and so 'Turn The Music Louder (Rumble)' was recorded. The song went from Annie Mac's 'Hottest Record in the World', to No.1 in the UK ...
7 Coats That Will Stand The Test Of Time
  –  December 7, 2017
Yes, a solid black or navy overcoat might be a more reliable option, but play it safe and you’ll miss out on crucial interest according to men’s stylist Suzie Street, who has dressed the likes of Tinie Tempah. She says: “Although a plain overcoat is ...
These are all the biggest trends from The Fashion Awards 2017
  –  December 6, 2017
Tinie Tempah (Matt Crossick/PA) Whilst Zendaya went for a racy option, both Tinie Tempah and Selena Gomez went completely the other way. Tinie turned up in a frankly huge, brown suede coat, and who can blame him – it’s December, plus shearling is very ...
Sam Smith, Rita Ora and FKA Twigs all wow at 2017 Fashion Awards
  –  December 6, 2017
Sam Smith, Rita Ora, Stormzy, FKA Twigs, Irina Shayk and Tinie Tempah all wow on the 2017 Fashion Awards red carpet.
Ones to watch 2018: Our favourite new artists to listen out for next year
  –  December 6, 2017
He kicked things off with an SBTV Warm-Up session - freestyling over Tinie Tempah's "Wifey Riddim", before releasing his Hardy Season and Hollywood EPs to keep hungry fans satisfied. "Unsigned" (ft. One Acen) is the first track to be taken off his ...
Happy birthday Tinie Tempah! The rapper’s hottest moments ever
  –  December 5, 2017
Tinie Tempah turns 29 today (November 7). The Text From Your Ex rapper has been around for a while now, and he’s yet to stop topping the charts with hits like Pass Out and Girls Like. But when he’s not making music, he’s up in the gym just working on ...
Watch episode 5 of "Olajumoke Sauce"
  –  December 5, 2017
the bread seller turned model celebrated the one year anniversary of her discovery on the streets by TY Bello during the Tinie Tempah shoot.
Caroline Flack, Holly Willoughby and Pamela Anderson stun on The Fashion Awards 2017 red carpet as stars step out in style
  –  December 4, 2017
While song masters Stormzy and Tinie Tempah helped fly the flag the music industry, as they cut sharp figures as they made their way along the red carpet. Normally best dressed Alexa Chung was all for fashion on top, but teamed her delicate lavender number ...
Drake's "Passionfruit" Producer Nana Rogues Talks How The Beat Was Made
  –  December 3, 2017
He's also fashioned hits for Tinie Tempah and Anne-Marie, so he's a man with a Midas touch when it comes to working on records that can later become surefire radio hits. RELATED: Drake Reacts To A Bootleg Album Of His Pi'erre Bourne is just one of the ...
Magician Dynamo talks his daily battle with Crohn’s disease and still getting star-struck
  –  December 3, 2017
When he's not staying up late coming up with new magic tricks, Dynamo says his escape is going to the cinema or jamming out to Tinie Tempah in his car. Dynamo, 24, has Crohn's disease and has a very specific diet My dog Bunty wakes me up every morning at 8am.
The Lounge Xmas Special ft Mo The Comedian
  –  December 3, 2017
He is one of the UK’s rising stars working with Tinie Tempah, Anthony Joshua, Stormzy and more. Babatunde hails from London and has been performing stand up since the age of 17 and is now a seasoned professional highlights include performing at Kojo ...
BRITs Critics' Choice winners album sales and biggest singles
  –  November 28, 2017
Ellie has also collaborated with other huge UK music stars like Tinie Tempah and Calvin Harris. Halcyon ­– her follow-up to debut album Lights – took 65 weeks to reach the top spot in January, while 2015's Delirium peaked at 3. ALBUM SALES ...
Abu Dhabi GP: Top moments from this year's F1 weekend
  –  November 28, 2017
The busiest act among them all was Tinie Tempah, who as well as performing at Mad on Yas Island on Friday, performed another set on Saturday at a private boat party run by Exclusive Yachts before returning to Mad to hang out with fellow rapper Ty Dolla Sign.
Introducing Our MTV Brand New For 2018 Shortlist…
  –  November 22, 2017
Nominated for two MOBO awards this year, Not3s’ music sits somewhere between dancehall, rap and R&B and his latest EP attracted features from Tinie Tempah, Shakka and MoStack. Take not3. Listen To: ‘My Lover’, ‘Addison Lee’, ‘Aladdin’.
How to get a head start in the design and advertising world
  –  November 14, 2017
At last year’s #Lifehacks launch event, Tinie Tempah wowed the crowds. You can buy tickets to our first #LifeHacks event (including an exclusive secret gig) with University of Salford here.
Tinie Tempah encourages young people to embrace their own destiny
  –  October 7, 2017
Tinie Tempah has urged young people not to rely on any “person, government or parents” to shape their future. The 28-year-old rapper, whose real name is Patrick Okogwu, grew up on a council estate in south London and said he never wanted to “leave my ...


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