Tinie Tempah

British rapper

Patrick Chukwuemeka Okogwu (born 7 November 1988) is a British rapper, singer and songwriter. He was born in Plumstead, London and is of Nigerian origin. He is better known by his stage name Tinie Tempah. He also founded the record label Disturbing London in 2006.

Tinie Tempah
Tinie Tempah in August 2010
Tinie Tempah in August 2010
Background information
Born (1988-11-07) 7 November 1988 (age 33)
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Rapper
  • singer
  • songwriter

Some of his more famous songs are "Pass Out", "Written in the Stars" and "Earthquake".

Tempah released his first album Disc-Overy in 2010. It went straight to number one in the UK Albums Chart.[1] Seven singles were released from the album.

On 4 August 2013, the first single from Demonstration, "Trampoline", was released. 2 Chainz rapped in it. It reached number three in the UK Singles Chart.[2] His second album Demonstration was released 4 November 2013. Twelve of the album's fifteen songs feature other musicians. Tempah won Best UK Hip Hop/Grime Act at the 2013 Music of Black Origin Awards.[source?]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Sperling, Daniel (10 October 2010). "Tinie Tempah scores No. 1 with debut album". Digital Spy.
  2. "Official Singles Chart Top 100 - Official Charts Company". officialcharts.com.

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