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Idris Elba

Idris Elba

After co-producing and performing on the intro for Jay Z's American Gangster album – Idris has firmly arrived in Hip-hop's inner circle, after all the Jigga Man doesn't let just anyone produce for him but then again Idris Elba is hardly anyone.

Alphonso Working With Hackney Homes

Alphonso Working With Hackney Homes

Has it crossed your mind lately that there‘s a lot of negativity surrounding black men in the UK? One person who is actively working to change this is the brainchild of Xclusive Entertainment, talented singer-song writer Alphonso Stewart. Alphonso actively works with young people in the Hackney community developing their artistic talents and giving them a platform to showcase their talent at live music event, Live Mic.

Idris Elba

Idris Elba

You may know him from his role in the hit US television show The Wire, where he played Stringer Bell: the Machiavellian drug dealer who everyone loved to hate. Or you may know him as DJ Driis, the reputable DJ with a dedicated following, but britishiphop.co.uk is about to introduce you to IDRIS the rapper.
 

Smife

Smife Biography

Smife was born Justin Smith Uzomba to Nigerian parents on May 22nd 1984 in Hackney, East London. He was raised partly in Stoke Newington, North London, but since 10 years old hes been living in De Beauvoir Town with both parents and 3 of 4 sisters.