British Male Rappers

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21 Savage
(Rapper)
21 Savage
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Birthdate: October 22, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Newham, London, England

An influential rapper, 21 Savage's Guns Down, Paintballs Up movement, which he reportedly started to reduce gun violence, gave rise to many incidents involving paintball guns. Also a philanthropist, Savage created the 21 Savage Bank Account Campaign to help kids learn how to make and save money. In 2018, he donated $10,000 to fund an anti-bullying campaign in school.

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Stormzy
(Rapper)
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Birthdate: July 26, 1993
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Croydon
Rapper and grime artist Stormzy gained fame with his freestyles as "Wicked Skengman." He is known for his chartbusting tracks Shut Up and Vossi Bop, the latter being his first number-one track in the U.K. His debut album became the first grime album to top the UK Albums Chart.
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Central Cee
(Rapper)
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Birthdate: June 4, 1998
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
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Skepta
(Rapper)
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Birthdate: September 19, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tottenham, London

Skepta is a British record producer, songwriter, and rapper. He is credited with founding the independent record label Boy Better Know (BBK) along with his younger brother Jamie aka Jme. The record label has produced several successful albums so far.

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Ed Skrein
(Actor)
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Birthdate: March 29, 1983
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Camden, London, England
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Craig David
(British singer-songwriter)
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Birthdate: May 5, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Southampton
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Riz Ahmed
(Actor and Rapper Best Known for His Films: 'Nightcrawler', 'Sound of Metal' and the Album 'The Long Goodbye')
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Birthdate: December 1, 1982
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wembley, London, England

Riz Ahmed is a British actor and rapper best known for his role in the film Nightcrawler. Born to a British Pakistani family in London, he studied acting at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. He began his career in the 2000s. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including a Primetime Emmy Award.  

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Michael Dapaah
(Actor, Rapper, Comedian)
Michael Dapaah
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Birthdate: August 10, 1991
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London, England
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Jacob Anderson
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Birthdate: June 18, 1990
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England, UK
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Tinie Tempah
(Rapper Known for Number-one Singles, 'Pass Out' and 'Written in the Stars')
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Birthdate: November 7, 1988
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Plumstead, London, England

Tinie Tempah is a British television presenter and rapper. He is credited with creating a company named Disturbing London which operates mainly as a record label. Over the course of his career, Tinie Tempah has won many prestigious awards, such as Brit Awards, MOBO Awards, and Urban Music Awards.

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Jay Sean
(Singer-songwriter, Singer, Beatboxing)
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Birthdate: March 26, 1981
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hounslow
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Labrinth
(Singer-songwriter)
Labrinth
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Birthdate: January 4, 1989
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London Borough of Hackney Hackney, London, England
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J Hus
(Rapper, Singer)
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Birthdate: May 26, 1996
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Stratford, London

J Hus is a singer, rapper, and songwriter. He is credited with pioneering Afrobashment, a genre that became popular during the mid-2010s. He achieved international recognition in 2015 when he released the song Dem Boy Paigon. Apart from being a popular musician, J Hus is also a controversial figure; he was arrested in 2018 for carrying a knife in public.

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Tricky
(Record producer)
Tricky
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Birthdate: January 27, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Knowle West, United Kingdom
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Dizzee Rascal
(Rapper who released the hit song "Dance wiv Me" in 2008.)
Dizzee Rascal
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Birthdate: September 18, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
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Bugzy Malone
(Rapper)
Bugzy Malone
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Birthdate: December 20, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Manchester
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Professor Green
(Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, Actor, Television personality)
Professor Green
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Birthdate: November 27, 1983
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hackney, London, United Kingdom
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Scarlxrd
(Rapper)
Scarlxrd
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Birthdate: June 19, 1994
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England
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Example
(Musician)
Example
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Birthdate: June 20, 1982
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Fulham, England
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Taio Cruz
(Pop Singer-Songwriter Famous for His Albums 'Departure' and 'Rokstarr')
Taio Cruz
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Birthdate: April 23, 1980
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England

Taio Cruz is a British record producer, singer, and songwriter. He achieved international recognition after releasing his second studio album Rokstarr in 2009. Over the years, Cruz has won many awards, such as Brit Awards, ASCAP Awards, and Billboard Awards. Taio Cruz is also known for his philanthropic efforts; he works closely with nonprofit organizations like Little Kids Rock. 

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Cadet
(Rapper)
Cadet
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Birthdate: March 2, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Clapham, England
Died: February 9, 2019

Cadet was a British record producer, songwriter, and rapper. He is best remembered for his single Advice which featured on the UK Singles Chart at number 14. Cadet's promising career was cut short abruptly when he died in a car accident at the age of 28. His demise shook the music industry in the US and the UK.

Mike Skinner
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Birthdate: November 27, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Birmingham
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Big Narstie
(Rapper, MC)
Big Narstie
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Birthdate: November 17, 1985
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lambeth, London, England
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Brian Harvey
(Musician)
Brian Harvey
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Birthdate: August 8, 1974
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Walthamstow, London, England, UK
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Akala
(Rapper)
Akala
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Birthdate: December 1, 1983
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kentish Town, London, England
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Abz Love
(rapper)
Abz Love
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Birthdate: June 29, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London Borough of Enfield, United Kingdom
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Maxi Jazz
(Musician, Rapper & Singer-Songwriter)
Maxi Jazz
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Birthdate: June 14, 1957
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brixton, London, United Kingdom
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Anthony McPartlin
(Television Presenter, Actor)
Anthony McPartlin
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Birthdate: November 18, 1975
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Newcastle upon Tyne
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Lethal Bizzle
(Rapper, Actor)
Lethal Bizzle
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Birthdate: September 14, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Walthamstow, London, England,
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Roots Manuva
(Rapper, Producer)
Roots Manuva
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Birthdate: September 9, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
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Maverick Sabre
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Birthdate: July 12, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hackney, London, England
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Mams Taylor
(Singer, Songwriter & producer)
Mams Taylor
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Birthplace: icklewood, London, United Kingdom
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Ty
(Rapper)
Ty
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Birthdate: August 17, 1972
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: May 7, 2020
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Akai Osei
(Actor)
Akai Osei
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Birthdate: April 12, 1999
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lambeth, London
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Mumzy Stranger
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Birthdate: January 18, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Plaistow, London, England

Mumzy Stranger is an English record producer, singer, songwriter, and rapper. Stranger, who sings in various languages including Hindi, English, Arabic, Bengali, and Punjabi, is the first musician of Bangladeshi origin to have entered and achieved success in the mainstream music industry in the UK. He has won several awards, such as UK Asian Music Awards and Urban Music Awards.

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Edwin Onokhua
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Birthdate: June 22, 2001
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England
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Jethro Sheeran
(Singer-songwriter)
Jethro Sheeran
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Birthdate: January 24, 1982
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: United Kingdom
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A J Jacobs
(Rapper)
A J Jacobs
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Birthdate: March 13, 2001
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England
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Josh Tate
(Rapper)
Josh Tate
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Birthdate: May 28, 2003
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Blackpool, England