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30 October 2018, 15:22 | Updated: 30 October 2018, 17:05
Grime star Stormzy, real name Michael Omari, opened up about the dramatic incident that happened in London when he was younger.
Stormzy has revealed he was stabbed three times when he was younger in South London.
The ‘Shut Up’ rapper, opened up about the dramatic incident during a new interview, admitting that he didn’t realise the severity of being stabbed until he left his neighbourhood for a community project.
“It was in Tipton. We’d gone there to do the work of the people we were to manage, like welders and in the room were 17 white kids”, he told The Sunday Times.
“One day we had our hard hats off. I had a scar on my head and someone goes ‘what happened?’, I said ‘Oh, I got stabbed’.
“I will never forget. I was explaining ‘I got stabbed here, there, there….’ They had faces of horror – and that’s when it dawned on me. Where I come from is mad.
“Of course it’s shocking I’ve been stabbed. Of course it shouldn’t be normal.”
Stormzy travelled to the Midlands for a project management course and it was there that the reality of the incident sank in.
Meanwhile, Stormzy is rumoured to be working on new music ahead of his upcoming second album.
During the interview, he also revealed that he was given a piano lesson by Paul McCartney.
He sat with the Beatles star after they met after Paul McCartney’s London Abbey Road Studios.