Sick Luke is a multi-talented rapper and producer hailing from the United Kingdom. He has established himself as one of the leading voices in UK hip hop, blending classic rap sensibilities with modern production techniques. His sound is unique and diverse, often experimenting with different genres and tempos. His productions have been featured on some of the biggest radio stations in the UK, such as BBC Radio 1Xtra and Capital Xtra.
Luke Harris was born in London, England in 1990. He grew up surrounded by music; his father was a DJ and his mother was a classical pianist. At a young age, Luke developed an interest in rap music, finding inspiration in the work of artists like Nas and Jay-Z. He began writing his own rhymes at age 12, and soon after he was recording tracks in his bedroom studio.
In 2008, Sick Luke released his debut mixtape “The Mixtape” to critical acclaim. The project featured guest appearances from some of the biggest names in UK hip hop, such as Kano and Ghetts. This mixtape was followed by a string of successful EPs and albums, including “Back to Basics” (2009) and “Forgotten Dreams” (2014).
Sick Luke has worked with some of the biggest names in UK hip hop, including Ghetts and Wretch 32. He has also collaborated with American rappers such as Talib Kweli and Pharoahe Monch. In 2018, he released a collaborative album with grime artist Big Narstie titled “The Big Narstie Show”.
Sick Luke combines classic rap sensibilities with modern production techniques to create a sound that is both nostalgic and forward-thinking. He often experiments with different genres, blending elements of grime, hip hop, trap, and dancehall into his music. His lyrics are personal yet powerful; he often raps about his life experiences and struggles.
Sick Luke has released numerous projects over the course of his career. His discography includes:
- The Mixtape (2008)
- Back to Basics (2009)
- Forgotten Dreams (2014)
- The Big Narstie Show (2018)