Producer, rapper Skepta to be honoured at Music Producers Guild Awards

The multi-talented musician will receive the 2019 Inspiration Award.

The Music Producers Guild Awards has revealed that Skepta will be the recipient of the 2019 Inspiration Award.

Skepta – real name Joseph Junior Adenuga – has been an industry regular since 2004. The BRIT Award nominee cut his teeth as a producer and MC, but has since also added songwriting and music-video directing to his growing list of achievements. The 36-year-old has four studio albums under his belt, as well as numerous high-profile features including verses on A$AP Rocky’s hit Praise the Lord (Da Shine).

Previous recipients of the Inspiration Award include Imogen Heap, Nile Rodgers, Roni Size, Damon Albarn, Glyn Johns and Sylvia Massy.

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The MPG Awards will take place on 28 February at Grosvenor House, Park Lane, London.

More information at mpg.org.uk.

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