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SP MC

Making waves for over 15 years now, SP:MC has cemented himself as one of the most respected & busiest MCs on the circuit. His first break came in 2001 after the legendary MC GQ heard one of his early mixtapes [with DJ Jubei] & made them residents at his own monthly Emcee Sessions event at Digwalls in Camden. SP has close ties with Shogun Audio [after touring extensively with Friction], & Exit Records after becoming dBridge’s MC of choice. He has also hosted events for a wide array of imprints including Renegade Hardware, Commercial Suicide, Hospital, Prototype, Bassbin, Good Looking, Metalheadz, Valve, Quarantine, Digital Soundboy, Symmetry, Soul:R, Innerground, DNAudio, Critical, Rinse, Tempa, Tectonic, Hessle Audio & 3024. Versatility & quality control are guaranteed when SP’s in the building. He cites MCs GQ, Dynamite & Conrad as early influences. In 2003 he was nominated for ‹Best Breakthrough MC› at the Knowledge D&B Awards. He was then nominated for ‹Best MC› at 1Xtra’s XtraBass Awards in March 2007, & was shortlisted at the D&BArena Awards 2009-2016. In 2011, SP was crowned ‹Best MC› at the D&BArena Awards.

His music production has also received widespread acclaim. ‹Shadow› with Breakage & ‹Surrender› with fellow MC Ben Verse set the standard, then ‹Trust Nobody›, released on the infamous Tempa imprint in 2008 made a serious impression. The Code 3 [consisting of long time friends SP, Jubei & Dakuan] track ‹Living Proof› released on Exit Records in 2010, is considered by many a modern classic. 2011 saw his vocals feature on Icicle’s mighty ‹Dreadnaught› released on Shogun Audio. Soon after, another huge 12″ landed on Tempa in the form of ‹Hunted› [with LX One] & ‹Oh my Gosh›. His 4-track ‹Declassified E.P› released in 2013 saw further experiments at 140bpm. In 2015 he released ‹Kingsland Dub› another collaboration with LX One on his LP ‹Motions› & ‹We Run Dis› on the final Digital Soundboy LP.

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