Wretch 32

Grime, Composer

1985 –

100

Who is Wretch 32?

Jermaine Scott Sinclair, better known by his stage name Wretch 32, is an English rapper and former Grime MC from Tottenham, London where he grew up the son of a local reggae DJ in the Tiverton Estate. He was a member of the grime collective "Combination Chain Gang", before forming The Movement with Scorcher, Ghetts, and Mercston. Wretch released his first single "Traktor" in January 2011.

2009 Mp3 Music Awards announced that Wretch 32 was nominated for an Mp3 Award alongside Chipmunk and Haringey Independent and Channel U / Channel AKA published the story.

On 6 December 2010, the BBC also announced that Wretch 32 had been nominated for the BBC's Sound of 2011 poll and MTV named him as a nominee for MTV Brand New for 2011.

In 2011, Wretch 32 had three top-five charting songs from debut album Black and White and amassed over a million record sales. In 2012 he was used by both Adidas and Coca Cola as one of the main faces of their London 2012 Olympics campaigns and on 1 July 2012 he won 'Best International Act' at the 2012 BET Awards.

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Born
Mar 9, 1985
Tottenham
Also known as
  • Jermaine Scott
  • Jermaine Scott Sinclair
  • Jermaine Sinclair
Children
Nationality
  • England
  • United Kingdom
Profession

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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