Tinie Tempah was born on November 7, 1988, in London. He is a singer, songwriter, and rapper. Tempah is mostly famous for such hits as “Written In The Stars”, “Miami 2 Ibiza”, and “Girls Like”. He holds a variety of music awards, including MOBO and MTV Video Music Awards.
Tinie Tempah (real name Patrick Chukwuemeka Okogwu) started writing songs when he was still in high school. He performed on the school plagrounds. Ever since then, Tinie know that he will pursue a music career.
The success came to Tempah when he signed a contract with Sony. After the game “Wipeout Pure” came out on PSP, Tinie became famous thanks to the soundrack “Listen to The Vibe”, which he performed together with DJ Ironik. Tempah gained popularity among younger generation and gamers. After the release of the game, Tinie went on a European concert tour with Dizzee Rascal and Sway. During the tour he managed to attract hundreds of fans and finally became a celebrity rapper.
In 2006, the music video with Tinie’s song “Wifey” topped the Channel U Urban Chart.