Skepta, whose real name is Joseph Junior Adenuga, is an English grime MC, rapper, record producer, and songwriter. Born in Lagos, Nigeria on September 19, 1982, Skepta moved to London with his parents at a young age.
He quickly rose to prominence in the grime scene, winning an MC battle against over 300 competitors and capturing the attention of music lovers throughout Greater London with his hit single “Private Caller.” In this blog post, we’ll delve into Skepta’s early life, career, and personal achievements.
Early Life and Education:
Joseph Junior Adenuga was born on September 19, 1982, in Lagos, Nigeria. His parents, Ivy and Joseph Adenuga, decided to move to England in search of a better future for their children. Skepta is the eldest of four siblings, including his musician brother Jme, radio presenter Julie, and graphic designer Jason. Growing up on Tottenham’s Meridian Walk Estate, Skepta attended Winchmore Council School.