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Tinie Tempah

Tinie Tempah

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Famous as :

Rapper

Birth Name :

Patrick Chukwuem Okogwu Jr.

Birth Date :

November 07, 1988

Birth Place :

London, England, UK

Claim to fame :

Single "Pass Out" (2010)

Biography


Tinie Tempah is a U.K. rapper who was born on November 7, 1988 by the name Patrick Chukwuemeka Okogwu Jr. to Nigerian parents. In 2006, he got heavy airplay on British music TV channel, Channel U, for his song "Wifey Riddim", and the next year he collaborated with artists Agent X and Ultra. He released his own debut mix CD "Hood Economic" in 2008, and was then recruited to tour with Chipmunk in 2009.

As he began to reach broader audience by taking it to the road with Chipmunk, he worked on his next project. In February 2010, he dropped his debut single "Pass Out" and ruled U.K. Singles chart for two consecutive weeks. His success earned him a slot at Glastonbury where he shared the stage with rap mogul Snoop Dogg.

Latest News


Cheryl Cole Unwraps 'Crazy Stupid Love' Music Video Ft. Tinie Tempah

June 10, 2014 03:49:43 GMT

has debuted the music video for her newest single, "Crazy Stupid Love". Arriving on Monday, June 9, the four-minute clip finds the British songbird hitting some night clubs and dancing to the song in the crowd.
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Tinie Tempah: Adele Recorded 'Filthy' Rap Song

November 01, 2013 16:34:11 GMT

, who has struck a friendship with , revealed that the "Rolling in the Deep" singer has a hidden talent in rap. The U.K. rapper said that Adele recorded herself doing some "filthy" raps while they hung out in a studio.
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Video Premiere: Ellie Goulding's 'Hanging On' Ft. Tinie Tempah

July 14, 2012 05:43:20 GMT

English singer has released a video for her cover of Active Child's "Hanging On". The video was released on Friday, July 13 on the singer's official YouTube channel.
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Report: Jessie J and Tinie Tempah Are Secretly Dating

March 18, 2012 09:42:00 GMT

and s are reportedly an item. According to tabloid reports, the British singers have been going on secret dates and she even spends a lot of time at his home.
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Tinie Tempah Wins Bid on Marty McFly's 'Back to the Future' Shoes

September 10, 2011 01:59:45 GMT

The very first pair of the Nike Air Mag shoes that 's Marty McFly wore in "Back to the Future II" has fallen into the hands of . On Thursday (September 8) night, the British rapper dropped $37,500 on the futuristic sneakers at a charity auction in Los Angeles.
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Video Premiere: Tinie Tempah's 'Till I'm Gone' Ft. Wiz Khalifa

July 01, 2011 03:44:22 GMT

travels around the world with in a music video for their joint track "Till I'm Gone". He drops off his girl on the side of the road and makes a fresh start. Instead of mourning the loss of his relationship, he joins his pals visiting Amsterdam, Sydney, New York and London. 's Joel Madden and make cameos in the clip.
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Tinie Tempah Will Make Movie Debut in Noel Clarke's Film

February 04, 2011 03:44:25 GMT

British rapper is set to showcase his dramatic talents after landing a role in a new movie. The London-born hip-hop star will try his hand at acting in filmmaker Noel Clarke's latest project, which features a part written specifically for Tempah.
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Artist of the Week: Tinie Tempah

January 24, 2011 04:43:04 GMT

Before claiming his fame, was an average, regular guy from South London who "wanted it all," and would do everything possible to make that dream happen. His strong determination, hard work, talent and daring musical choice made him create irresistible music which captivated music fans and critics alike in just a matter of months.
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Coachella Festival Line-Up: Kanye West, Tinie Tempah and More

January 19, 2011 09:52:49 GMT

, and have been named as the headliners at this year's Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival. The three-day event will take place in Indio, California from 15 to 17 April and feature , , , , , , and with blasts from the past , , Wire and Big Audio Dynamite.
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2011 BRIT Awards Nominees: Tinie Tempah, Katy Perry and Eminem

January 14, 2011 03:52:16 GMT

Nominations list of 2011 BRIT Awards has just been revealed. U.K. rising star leads the battle with multiple nods alongside big international artists like and . Tempah is up for four categories including British Male Solo Artist and British Album of the Year.
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Tinie Tempah Reportedly Been Dating Scottish Singer

December 31, 2010 08:33:39 GMT

Rapper has been dating Scottish singer for more than a year, according to a U.K. report. The "Pass Out" hitmaker has been friends with the brunette beauty since before he found fame - and they're said to have been enjoying secret dates for over 12 months.
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Tinie Tempah's 'Invincible' Music Video Ft. Kelly Rowland

December 08, 2010 07:58:03 GMT

looks back at his music journey in "Invincible" music video which features . The British rapper proudly shows off what he has achieved in the short period of time. He has scored No. 1 singles, won more than one coveted awards, and performing for major events in his native and Stateside.
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2010 MOBO Awards Winners List: Tinie Tempah, JLS and Eminem

October 21, 2010 06:14:48 GMT

The winners of this year's MOBO Awards have been revealed in a ceremony held in Liverpool on Wednesday, October 20. and led the pack with double victories. The former won Best Newcomer as well as Best Video, and the latter bagged Best Album and Best U.K. Act.
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Tinie Tempah Leads U.K. Singles Chart

October 04, 2010 06:25:32 GMT

Rapper has stormed to the top of Britain's singles chart with his latest track, "Written in the Stars". The star knocked "Just the Way You Are (Amazing)" by into the number two slot, while 's "Let the Sun Shine" was another new entry at three.
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MOBO Awards Nominations Led by Tinie Tempah and Dizzee Rascal

September 10, 2010 02:51:53 GMT

Rappers and are leading the nominations at Britain's prestigious Music Of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards next month. Newcomer Tempah heads the list with four nods, including best song, best video and best newcomer. He's also set to battle it out with Rascal and for the title of best U.K. Act.
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Video Premiere: Tinie Tempah's 'Written in the Stars'

August 14, 2010 06:38:22 GMT

's third single "Written in the Stars" has got a music video coming out for viewing pleasure. The Parlophone rapper is spitting his verses on the rooftop, while his featured guest Eric Turner stays in the building, sitting behind a piano. The narrative scenes see a young boy who is so consumed with his book.
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Tinie Tempah Traumatized by Parasailing Accident

August 09, 2010 04:02:41 GMT

British rapper feared for his life after his harness snapped while he was parasailing with his manager in Greece last month. The star and his agent were enjoying the water sport during a holiday on the island of Corfu when the rapper had to crash land into the sea after the straps holding him up broke away.
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