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Here's everything you need to know about the seasoned Grime MC, from his humble beginnings in Peckham to taking the crown as one of the UK's most respected rappers to date.
Giggs is planning to release his new mixtape 'Wamp 2 Dem' on 6th October and will respond to all of his U.S. critics. Fans expect Drake to appear on the project after Giggs featured twice on 'More Life'...
His real name is Nathaniel Thomson. Picture: Instagram
He is 34 years old, and was born on 11 May 1983.
He’s from Peckham in East London.
While admitting that his favourite rapper tends to change over time, Giggs said in an interview - “It’s kinda changed over time, but I’d have to say Drake. I’d be lying if I said anyone else.”
Giggs scored his highest ever charting record with 'Landord', making it his most successful album to date. It features appearances from Stormzy, Donae'o, Youngs Teflon, CASisDEAD and more. Picture: Instagram
The rapper served four months in Brixton Prison before being released of all charges. He served a two-year prison sentence back in 2003 for the same charge. Picture: Instagram
As a convicted felon, he isn’t allowed to travel to America. Picture: Instagram
Here he is with his very own lightsaber. Picture: Instagram
Giggs' love of the popular HBO series if often referenced in his lyrics - "Whippin' that white girl, cookin' that Cersei" is a line from his Drizzy collaboration 'KMT'. Picture: Instagram
The 'Starboy' singer shouted out Giggs on Twitter in appreciation for his song 'Whippin Excursion'. Picture: Twitter
Standing for 'Spare No 1', SN1 also sell merchandise and even opened their own shop in Peckham. Giggs formed the collective alongside Gunna Dee, Joe Grind, Spender and Young Giggs (YG), Kyze and Tiny Boost. Picture: Instagram
Giggs released two albums under XL recordings; 2010's 'Let Em Av It' and 2013's 'When Will It Stop'. Picture: Instagram
The rapper played himself in the London-based drama. Picture: Instagram