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Stormzy is a British rapper, singer and songwriter. He garnered attention on the UK underground music scene through his Wicked Skengman series of freestyles over classic grime beats. Stormzy net worth is $ 20 million
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Stormzy was born Michael Ebenazer Kwadjo Omari Owuo Jr on 26th July 1993 in Croydon, London. His mother is Ghanaian.
He grew up in South Norwood, London, with his mother, brother, and two sisters. He attended Harris Academy South Norwood.
He studied for an apprenticeship in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, and worked in quality assurance for two years at an oil refinery in Southampton, Hampshire.
Stormzy Music Career
Stormzy began rapping at the age of 11 and would clash with older rappers at his local youth club.
After garnering attention on the UK underground music scene via his Wicked Skengman series of freestyles over classic grime beats, Stormzy released his debut EP Dreamers Disease independently in July 2014.
In November 2014, Stormzy collaborated with rapper Chip and Shalo on the track “I’m Fine”, also appearing in a video for the song.
In March 2015 he released the single “Know Me From”, which entered the UK Singles Chart at number 49.
In September 2015, he released a final instalment to his “WickedSkengMan” freestyle series, “WickedSkengMan 4”, onto iTunes, along with a studio version of his “Shut Up” freestyle over XTC’s Functions on the Low instrumental.
The track debuted at number 18 on the UK chart dated 24 September, becoming Stormzy’s first top 40 hit and the first ever freestyle to reach the top 40 in the United Kingdom.
Stormzy describes himself as “a child of grime” influenced by the likes of Lethal Bizzle, Bruza, D Double E and Flirta D, but also cites R&B singers such as Frank Ocean and Lauryn Hill as influences on his sound.
Stormzy net worth
Stormzy is worth $20 million. He is number 36 of the young rich list in UK.
Stormzy has funded the ‘Stormzy Scholarship for Black UK Students’ at the University of Cambridge which covers tuition costs for two students and maintenance grants for four.
Stormzy has a total of 30 awards out of 61 nominations. He is a prolific artiste
Some of his awards includes;
BET Awards – Best international act, UK(2015), Best International Act: Europe(2017)
BBC Music Awards – Artiste of the year(2017)
Brit Awards, British Solo male solo Artiste, British Album of the year
Global Awards – Best Song, Best RnB, Hip Hop or Grime
GQ Men of the Year Awards -Solo Artist of the Year
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