Skepta Gets Shout Out From Adele, Twitter Erupts

16 May 2016, 13:12 | Updated: 16 May 2016, 16:41

Skepta and Adele

Adele showed her appreciation.

Skepta received a monumental shout out from Adele on Twitter and Instagram. 

The ‘Shutdown’ rapper, whose new album ‘Konnichiwa’ is currently top of the UK charts, was saluted in front of her 37.5 million followers across both social platforms. 

“Tottenham Boy,” she said, alongside a love heart emoji. 


Tottenham Boy #konnichiwa

A photo posted by @adele onMay 15, 2016 at 10:15am PDT

Skepta responded by retweeting the post and adding: “Love you,” alongside a rose emoji.

As expected Twitter exploded with excitement.

Check out some of the best reactions below:

This is not the first time Adele has shown appreciation for Grime music, after previously admitting she was a “big fan” of Stormzy.

The ‘25’ singer gave Stormzy a shout out live on stage during her London show and sent him a personalised message.

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