Stormzy, is a well-known British rapper, singer, and songwriter. He became well-known in the UK underground music scene in 2014 thanks to his Wicked Skengman series of freestyles performed over vintage grime sounds.
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Who is Stormzy
Michael Ebenezer Kwadjo Omari Owuo Jr. known by the stage name Stormzy, was born on 26 July 1993 in Croydon, London. He was born to Ghanaian parents although their names are not available. His father was a taxi driver and he is a cousin of rapper Nadia Rose.
Together with his mother, brother, and two sisters, he was raised in South Norwood, London. Although he enjoyed music, Stormzy did not come from a very musical family.
In South Norwood, he attended Stanley Tech high school. At the local youth club, he would spar with more experienced rappers when he was just 11 years old. He completed his apprenticeship training in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, and then spent two years working in quality assurance at a refinery in Southampton, Hampshire.
Stormzy’s Professional Career
With the release of his song Shut Up in 2013, Stormzy became well-known. The song quickly went viral on social media and earned him a spot on the BBC’s coveted Sound of 2015 list. He has since achieved great success and influence in the UK and received various prizes and honours for his music.
Using his platform to express his opinions on social and political concerns, Stormzy has also established a reputation as an activist and philanthropist. He received the Global Change Award in 2018 from the Global Citizen group in recognition of his work to fight inequality and poverty.
Stormzy is best known for his work in music, but he has also made appearances in film and television, including presenting the BBC music quiz show Sounds Like Friday Night and acting in the BBC drama Small Axe.
Stormzy has created the Stormzy Scholarship for Black UK Students at the University of Cambridge, which will cover the tuition costs for two students and their living expenses for up to four years. Although he claimed to have approached Oxford University in the past, they “didn’t want to get involved.”
On September 22, 2022, Stormzy released the song Mel Made Me Do It along with an 11-minute music video featuring famous performers, actors, and athletes like José Mourinho and Usain Bolt.
Height, How Tall is Rapper Stormzy
Stormzy is a tall man who has the physical dominance to dominate other rappers. He is 196 centimeters (6 feet, 5 inches) tall.
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