Joseph Junior Adenuga (born 19 September 1982), better known as Skepta, is an English rapper from London. Originally from and born to Nigerian parents he moved to London aged three. Originally a prominent producer and DJ in the North London Grime scene, Skepta moved behind the microphone and worked closely with Roll Deep as well as starting Boy Better Know with younger brother Jamie 'JME' Adenuga.
Skepta has released five singles off his third studio album Doin' It Again (first with a major label), titled "Bad Boy", "Rescue Me", "Cross My Heart" featuring Preeya Kalidas", "So Alive" and "Amnesia", as well as a video for the Hello Good Morning (Grime Remix). Three singles charted in the Top 40 of the UK Singles Chart, with "Rescue Me" being the most successful at number 14. "Cross My Heart" came in at number 31 and dropped out of the Top 40 a week later. Doin' it Again spent 3 weeks in the top 100 album charts and debuted and peaked at number 19 on its first week of release.
Skepta recently signed a four year album deal with Island records at Universal. This is known to be Skepta's first official signing to a major record company and was confirmed by Skepta's using his twitter "just a singed a album deal at island records universal, safe for the love #bbk"