Wiley

Grime, Musical Artist

1979 –

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Who is Wiley?

Richard Kylea Cowie, better known by his stage name Wiley, is an English rapper, MC, songwriter, record producer and recording artist with Caribbean roots from Trinidad and Antigua, originating from Bow, East London. He first rose to fame as a grime MC and continuously produces grime music while releasing mainstream singles, such as the UK Singles Chart top 10 hits "Wearing My Rolex", "Never Be Your Woman" and his UK number-one "Heatwave". He is considered a pioneer in the UK underground music scene, and a versatile music artist with many crossover hits.

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Born
Jan 19, 1979
London
Also known as
  • Wiley Kat
  • Richard Cowie
  • MC Wiley
  • Eskiboy
  • Richard Kylea Cowie
  • Whiley
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
  • England
Profession

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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