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Stormzy

British rapper

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Stormzy: British rapper
Michael Ebenezer Kwadjo Omari Owuo Jr., known professionally as Stormzy, is an English rapper, singer and songwriter. In 2014, he gained attention on the UK underground music scene through his Wicked Skengman series of freestyles over classic grime beats.

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Dua Lipa, Stormzy and Laura Marling shortlisted for Mercury Prize [Video]

Dua Lipa, Stormzy and Laura Marling shortlisted for Mercury Prize

Dua Lipa reacts following the announcement that the singer has secured her first Mercury Prize nod for Future Nostalgia, her critically acclaimed and disco-influenced second album.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:14Published
Drake sets Twitter ablaze after he name-checks Stormzy's ex Maya Jama [Video]

Drake sets Twitter ablaze after he name-checks Stormzy's ex Maya Jama

Drake has set Twitter alight after name-checking British rapper Stormzy's ex-love Maya Jama in his latest track.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 00:48Published
Stormzy says Black Lives Matter represents 'hundreds, thousands of years of pain' [Video]

Stormzy says Black Lives Matter represents 'hundreds, thousands of years of pain'

The Black Lives Matter movement represents "hundreds, thousands of years" of "real pain", according to Stormzy.

Credit: Bang Media World     Duration: 01:26Published
Stormzy becomes one of 'The Good Guys' [Video]

Stormzy becomes one of 'The Good Guys'

Stormzy joins The Good Guys, who are a decorating company from Croydon and once a month they do a ‘give back’ and decorate the room of a deserving young person.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:10Published
Stormzy used to wear his sister's clothes to save money [Video]

Stormzy used to wear his sister's clothes to save money

Stormzy used to wear his sister's clothes when his family were struggling for money, because they couldn't afford to buy new outfits.

Credit: Bang Media World     Duration: 01:11Published

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Stormzy's surprise paint job for Croydon teen's bedroom

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'We will never forget': Grenfell survivors and supporters unite online to mark third fire's third anniversary

Stormzy and Adele send messages of support as community remembers 72 lives lost in disaster
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Brits 2020: Pop meets politics

Highlights from this year's ceremony included performances from Billie Eilish, Dave, Lizzo and Stormzy.
BBC News - Published

Stormzy scraps Asian tour over coronavirus

The rap star postpones gigs "due to the ongoing health and travel concerns" surrounding the virus.
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Rapper Stormzy accidentally wears slippers on BBC

The rapper forgot to change into his trainers before catching a cab to Salford.
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Stormzy's love for Stoke-on-Trent rapping nativity stars

The rapper said the Christmas version of one of his hits by a Stoke-on-Trent school was "brilliant".
BBC News - Published

Piers Morgan attacks Stormzy for criticising Boris Johnson to school children: 'He shouldn't be allowed to do this'

'The kid asked me a question and I replied truthfully,' artist says
Independent - Published

Lyra, six, beats Stormzy to top download chart

A little girl who survived a brain tumour is ahead of the rapper in a Christmas music chart.
BBC News - Published

Girl who survived brain tumour beats Stormzy to top chart

A little girl who survived a brain tumour is ahead of the rapper in a Christmas music chart.
BBC News - Published

General election: Voter registration spikes by 236 per cent on day Stormzy tweets in support of Labour

Some 150,000 people under the age of 25 registered to vote on Monday
Independent - Published

Michael Gove responds to Stormzy's Corbyn endorsement with stab vest reference

Rapper describes PM as a 'sinister man' in an Instagram post
Independent - Published

Stormzy is better at rap than politics, UK's Gove says

British minister Michael Gove dismissed Stormzy's criticism of Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday, saying the grime star was a far better rapper than he was a political analyst.
Reuters - Published

Stormzy calls Jacob Rees-Mogg 'an actual piece of s***' after Tory MP blames Grenfell victims for their deaths

Stormzy has labelled Jacob Rees-Mogg an "actual piece of shit" and called for him to resign after the Conservative minister blamed Grenfell victims for their deaths.
Independent - Published

Cambridge University: 'Stormzy effect' helps rise in black students

Grime artist Stormzy is paying for two black students to study at Cambridge University each year.
BBC News - Published

UK grime star helps rise in elite black students

Grime artist Stormzy is paying for two black students to study at Cambridge University each year.
BBC News - Published

Match of the Day Mix: Jack Grealish's playlist features Akon, Stormzy & Justin Bieber

Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish talks Reece Parkinson through his Match of the Day Mix playlist featuring tunes from Akon, Justin Bieber, Stormzy and fellow Birmingham boy Mist.
BBC News - Published

'Banksy' display featuring Stormzy stab vest appears in Croydon

Stormzy's stab vest and a cradle surrounded by CCTV cameras appeared overnight at a shop in London.
BBC News - Published

Match of the Day Mix: Jesse Lingard selects So Solid, Stormzy & his shower song

Manchester United's Jesse Lingard talks Reece Parkinson through his Match of the Day Mix playlist including So Solid Crew's 21 Seconds and Stormzy's Vossi Bop.
BBC News - Published

Stormzy tears up the stage at Glastonbury

The star delivers a thrilling, thought-provoking set that cements his status as Britain's best rapper.
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Glastonbury kicks off with a heatwave

The festival is giving away free sunscreen as fans gather to watch Stormzy and Lauryn Hill.
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