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 is 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."[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.
Vicious EP
Vicious EP is a song by musical artist Skepta, released on October 31, 2017.
Hypocrisy is a song by musical artist Skepta, released on July 4, 2017.
Konnichiwa is the fourth studio album by British grime artist Skepta.

Photos - Skepta215

People Recently Photographed with Skepta1

Popular Albums9

Album Appearances & References66

Popular Songs20

Song Appearances & References18

Collaborators & Influencers27

Other Music-Related Relationships3

Personal & Professional Relationships1

Awards & Nominations1

You May Also Be Interested In13


Spotify - Albums & Singles70


Spotify - Appears On73


Spotify - Top Tracks10


Upcoming Concerts2

News Articles13

In One Wild Weekend, Nike, Skepta, and Naomi Campbell Converged to Celebrate Lagos, the Coolest City on Earth, Says Vogue
  –  April 8, 2018
booking headliners Skepta (a London boy of Nigerian descent) and Wizkid (the Lagos-born Afrobeats megastar) for a concert at a swanky venue. John Boyega and Ozwald Boateng were casually milling about backstage, breakout rapper J Hus crowd-surfed during his ...
Naomi Campbell fetes Skepta on chieftancy title
  –  April 6, 2018
Supermodel Naomi Campbell has congratulated Nigerian-British rapper, Joseph Junior Adenuga, popularly known as Skepta as he was conferred with a chieftaincy title ‘Chief Amuludun of Odo-Aje’ in his hometown, Ijebu Ode, Ogun State last Wednesday.
Skepta formally named Chief in Nigeria
  –  April 6, 2018
Skepta has been made a chief in his parents’ home state of Ogun, Nigeria. The award followed a performance by the rapper in Lagos. After being named Chief Entertainer of Odo Aje, Skepta posted on Instagram: “Thank you to the Baale, Chiefs of Odo Aje ...
Long live the chief: British rapper Skepta is now chief of Nigerian community
  –  April 5, 2018
British rapper Skepta is now a chief. He was granted the title on Wednesday during his visit to Nigeria. Skepta, also called Joseph Junior Adenuga, donned the traditional Agbada and was flanked by elders at the ceremony that saw him become the Amuludun ...
Skepta shares special moment as he becomes a Nigerian Chief
  –  April 5, 2018
Rapper Skepta shared a special moment on Instagram for his followers after he became an African Chief in his native country Nigeria, a proud moment witnessed by close friends and family.
Naomi Campbell congratulates rumoured boyfriend Skepta as he is made an actual Nigerian chief
  –  April 5, 2018
The British model, who is of Jamaican descent, and British-Nigerian rapper Skepta are rumoured to be dating and have been in Nigeria for some time now. Following a little misunderstanding with the President of Nigeria on Friday, Naomi, 47, tweeted out ...
Skepta the Chief! Say Hello to the Newly Crowned Amuludun Of Odo-Aje
  –  April 4, 2018
You can now add Chief as a title when referring to British rapper Skepta. The rapper, who has been in Lagos for a few weeks now, was today conferred with a Chieftaincy title – Amuludun Of Odo-Aje in his hometown in Ijebu Ode, Ogun sate.
Skepta conferred with a chieftaincy title in Ogun state
  –  April 4, 2018
Skepta is the latest celebrity to be conferred with a chieftaincy title and this time in Ogun state. According to a twitter handle @maxImeaner who posted photos of the event which took place in Ogun state, the rapper whose original is Joseph Olaitan ...
Naomi Campbell, Skepta confirm their romance by sharing a kiss
  –  March 2, 2018
LONDON: Model Naomi Campbell and rapper Skepta confirmed their romance by sharing a kiss for a topless magazine photo shoot. They have been at the centre of romance rumours for weeks. But Campbell has made it clear just how steamy her relationship with ...
Skepta net worth, age, real name and how long he has been dating Naomi Campbell
  –  March 2, 2018
In fact, he’s now dating supermodel Naomi Campbell. Yes, it’s Skepta’s time. He’s is in his prime, and he makes grime. Describing himself not as a rapper, but an activist, Skepta has spawned several hits including That’s Not Me, Man and Shut Down.
Naomi Campbell and Skepta confirm their romance as they share a kiss for VERY steamy topless GQ cover shoot
  –  March 1, 2018
They've been at the centre of romance rumours for weeks. But Naomi Campbell has made it clear just how steamy her relationship with rapper Skepta is by posing for a sizzling GQ cover shoot with her new beau. The supermodel, 47, sent fans wild with a ...
Naomi Campbell shares sizzling topless snaps with rapper Skepta
  –  March 1, 2018
Naomi Campbell, 47, sends fans wild as she shares sizzling toplessS snaps with rapper Skepta as they posed together for British GQ's latest edition. The supermodel, 47, sizzled as she went topless alongside the 35-year-old rapper in a teaser snap shared ...
Skepta and Naomi Campbell ‘confirm romance’ with steamy topless shoot
  –  March 1, 2018
Another shot, which appears to be the cover of the magazine, shows Naomi wearing just a pair of white men’s underpants from the rapper’s fashion line Mains, looking at the camera as Skepta, wearing a gold padlock chain necklace, stares longingly at his ...


Affiliated Locations2

Upcoming Concerts
New Items