The 34-year-old – whose real name is Joseph Junior Adenuga, popularly known as Skepta won two awards at the prestigious Ivor Novello Awards in London.
He won the Songwriter of the Year award, as well as Best Contemporary Song for Man.
According to the rapper, his music is written out of true emotions.
He says of his craft:
“So many people around the world are writing music for different reasons but songs like One Love by Bob Marley showed me that if you write about a true emotion, it stands the test of time. It doesn’t matter what time of the Earth we are in, it’s always going to mean something.
“Any time I write music I try to write from a true emotion and I can feel when it’s not right because I’m just not at that point, so I hope they are more times like that for everyone that writes songs.
“This song Man is about family and I think it will stand the test of time because it’s from a true place so more power to true music.”
Written by Clement Oluwasegun