Michael Dapaah

YouTube Star

Birthday August 10, 1991

Birth Sign Leo

Birthplace Croydon, England

Age 32 years old

#4513 Most Popular


Filmmaker, writer and comedian known for his fictional rapper persona Big Shaq, who became the creator and star of the YouTube mockumentary series Somewhere in London. The series, which airs on his self-titled channel, has won over a fan base of more than 2 million subscribers so far.  

Before Fame

He hails from the town of Croydon in South London, England. 


He was voted as the best black British comedian by followers of Black British Entertainment in 2017. He also created the persona Roadman Shaq that went viral in "Man's Not Hot" freestyle. The freestyle has gained over 395 million views since it was released in October 2017. 

Family Life

His sister Heather owns her own hair salon; he also has a brother named Edward who has appeared in his YouTube series as a recurring face.  

Associated With

He is childhood friends with British rapper Stormzy, whom he has continuously supported throughout his career. 


Michael Dapaah Highlights
Michael Dapaah Highlights