Charlie Sloth

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Charlie Sloth
Birth name Charlie Sloth
Also known as The Peoples Prince
Born (1987-08-20) 20 August 1987 (age 27)
Origin Camden Town, North West London, England
Genres Hip hop, grime, political hip hop
Occupations DJ, Rapper, Songwriter
Years active 2004-present
Associated acts Rick Ross, Black the Ripper, Lowkey, Akala, Rodney P, Stylah, K Koke
Website www.charliesloth.com

Charlie Sloth (born 20 August 1987) is an English hip hop artist, actor, TV presenter and DJ who was born and raised in Camden Town, North London, England.[1]

Biography[edit]

In 2007 he won "Most Original Video" at the CraveFest awards Canada for his music video "Guided Tour of Camden",[2] in which he calls Camden High Street "the mile of murder" and describes the crimes of "the Camden Ripper", murderer Anthony Hardy.

Sloth released 'Hard Being Good' in 2008.

He is a DJ on BBC Radio 1, presenting the Hip Hop show from 9pm - 11pm on Saturday evenings. He is also a presenter on BBC Radio 1Xtra where he presents the weekday drivetime show from 4pm - 7pm. Charlie Sloth is known for his trademark show, Fire in the Booth, in which MCs from grime and hip-hop, including Wretch 32, K Koke and Devlin, come into the studio and freestyle on his show.

Sloth won 'Best Radio Show' at the 2012 Urban Music Awards and was nominated for two Sony Radio Academy Awards for 'Best Entertainment Programme' and 'Music Personality of the Year' in 2013.

Sloth's weekday drivetime show is the most listened to radio show on BBC Radio 1Xtra and you can often hear Charlie having funny banter with his female Producer Dellessa.

Sloth also has a weekly Podcast, called the SlothPod which is released every Friday at 5PM.

It was announced on 27 July 2013 that Charlie Sloth would be taking over from Tim Westwood on Saturday Nights on BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio 1Xtra, which is the flagship time for new urban music.

Sloth can regularly be heard as a contributor on the Radio 1 Breakfast Show with Nick Grimshaw and on Scott Mills' afternoon show on Radio 1, taking part in 'Real Or No Real' with Chris Stark.

Sloth is also a TV Presenter and he presented Channel 4's House Party series, plus other shows on BBC Three and online.

In 2008 Sloth won "Best Rap/Hip-Hop/R&B Unsigned Artist" at The CravesFest awards in Canada.[3]

Discography[edit]

Mixtapes

  • The Big Boot (Grimey Limeys) (2004)
  • Secret Society (Grimey Limeys) (2006)
  • Hard Being Good (2008)
  • The Black Book (2010)

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