Posted by , Mar 2, 2015 at 04:44pm
Everything you need to know about the U.K. grime legend, who's quickly making his presence felt in the USA.

Skepta is finally getting some recognition in the U.S., thanks to co-signs from rap's two biggest stars, Drake and Kanye West. Yeezy brought him out, and publicly thanked him, during his "All Day" performance, and Drake used one of his lines, and also thanked him, on his latest mixtape. Though he doesn't need a co-sign from anyone, the increased attention has put more worldwide hype on the London MC than ever before. Skepta's moment is now, and he knows it. And it's not only high-time for Skepta, but for U.K. grime as a whole, which has been criminally ignored by mainstream hip-hop. That's all about to change, and Skepta is leading the way.

Drake knows he's a legend and so does Kanye. Now it's your turn. 

5 Things You Need To Know About Skepta

Everything you need to know about the U.K. grime legend, who's quickly making his presence felt in the USA.


Skepta is finally getting some recognition in the U.S., thanks to co-signs from rap's two biggest stars, Drake and Kanye West. Yeezy brought him out, and publicly thanked him, during his "All Day" performance, and Drake used one of his lines, and also thanked him, on his latest mixtape. Though he doesn't need a co-sign from anyone, the increased attention has put more worldwide hype on the London MC than ever before. Skepta's moment is now, and he knows it. And it's not only high-time for Skepta, but for U.K. grime as a whole, which has been criminally ignored by mainstream hip-hop. That's all about to change, and Skepta is leading the way.

Drake knows he's a legend and so does Kanye. Now it's your turn. 

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