Kano

Kano is considered as one of the most influential talents in British Hip Hop, and is one of the founding fathers of the Grime scene.

This two-time MOBO Award winner has collaborated with Gorillaz, Craig David, Ghetts and The Streets. He has also appeared in TV drama Top Boy and has signed up for Series 3, which is being executive produced by Drake and will screen on Netflix.

In 2004, Kano released his debut single "P's and Q's", which was an underground hit within the grime community. After signing to 679 Recordings, Kano released his debut studio album Home Sweet Home (2005), featuring the top 30 singles "Typical Me" and "Nite Nite". This was followed by the album London Town(2007), featuring Kano's highest-charting single "This is the Girl" featuring Craig David. Through Bigger Picture Music, Kano released his third and fourth albums, 140 Grime St(2008) and Method to the Maadness (2010), both which charted in the top 50.

After signing to Parlophone, and six years without a studio release, Kano released his fifth album Made in the Manor (2016), Kano's most successful album to date. It was critically acclaimed by music critics and achieved Top Ten breaking into the UK Albums Chart, becoming Kano's highest-charting release, as well as being considered one of the best albums of 2016 by numerous publications. It was shortlisted for the 2016 Mercury Prize and won Best Album at the 2016 MOBO Awards.

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