Stefflon Don

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Stefflon Don was featured on the front cover of the last printed publication of NME Magazine. The printed magazine was in circulation for over 60 years and now resides as an online magazine.

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Strong, confident & exciting, Stefflon Don is a female UK rapper with Jamaican heritage. With a style that flits between UK rap, grime & dancehall, her vocals are a fusion of American and British rap, merged with Jamaican patois. Early Days Real name, Stephanie Victoria Allen, was born in Birmingham, UK. At the age of five, her Jamaican parents moved with their seven children to the Netherlands searching for a better life. At high school, her musical influences came from various genres such as Jamaican dancehall, Rap, and Surinamese music. Steff enjoyed singing but wasn’t so confident. When she started rapping, many compliments came her way. At fourteen, her family moved back to London. Career After leaving school, Stefflon endeavored to start a career with cake making & hairdressing. On the side, she continued with music. When she appeared on the song “Hard knock life” for a rapper called U-Niq, it propelled her confidence. In 2015 she recorded and uploaded “6 words,” a Wretch 32 cover, which led to Stefflon featuring on various tracks with rappers. As her name moved around social media, she came to the attention of multiple labels. In 2016 she attained a double achievement when she secured a collaboration with her newly formed. She is also signed to Motown & Quality Control. In 2017, she released “Hurtin Me,” which featured French Montana. The song found its way onto the UK single charts. One of her biggest tracks is “16 Shots,” which peaked globally. The rapper has released two albums to date, “Real Ting 2016, followed by her 2017 album “secure.” Stefflon Don has featured on many UK, American & Jamaican artists’ tracks. Exuberant and ambitious, she continues to push forward, aspiring to motivate female rappers.