15 July 1988
|Station(s)||Rinse FM, Beats 1|
|Time slot||Monday–Friday 2-4pm GMT|
Adenuga, who is of British Nigerian descent, is from the London Borough of Haringey. Adenuga is the younger sister of JME and Skepta, who are both London-based Grime artists and record producers, as well as co-founders of the Boy Better Know record label.
In 2014, she created and hosted a music television show on Channel AKA and Dailymotion called Play It, which serves as a platform for UK rap and grime artists as well as singers and poets. Adenuga recently started a YouTube interview series, featuring artists such UK grime and rap artist Stormzy. As well as this, she hosted Vice Magazine’s online offshoot, Noisey’s, Grime Karaoke.
To add to her presenting accolades, Adenuga wrote and presented Skepta's 'Greatness Only' documentary for Noisey. Her talents have been noted and recognised with mentions in Forbes 30 under 30, NME's 500 Most Influential People in Britain and in Debrett's 500 List: Music, with a feature in Fader quoting Apple dubbing Adenuga as one of London's most vital tastemakers.
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