Birthday January 19, 1979

Birth Sign Capricorn

Birthplace London, England

Age 44 years old

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English rapper who became famous as a member of the crew Pay As U Go, known for their 2001 hit single, "Champagne Dance." Also a solo artist, he was dubbed the nickname "The Godfather of Grime" as a pioneer of the genre.

Before Fame

He was born in East London and got his start with groups like SS Crew and The Ladies Hit Squad. He was previously known as Wiley Kat and Eskiboy.


He was also a member of music groups such as Boy Better Know and Roll Deep.

Family Life

His birth name is Richard Kylea Cowie. He has two daughters.

Associated With

He and fellow grime legend Dizzee Rascal worked together in the Roll Deep collective.