Shotty Horroh

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Shotty Horroh
Birth nameAdam Rooney
Born (1986-09-22) 22 September 1986 (age 33)
Cupboard, Manchester, England
  • Rapper
  • singer
  • songwriter
Years active2009–present
Associated acts

Adam Rooney (born 22 September 1986), better known by his stage name Shotty Horroh, is a British rapper, singer, songwriter and actor. In 2017, Shotty Horroh signed a four album record deal with Sony Music Canada and released his major label debut album titled Salt of the Earth.[1] He is also known as a battle rapper. A rap battle of his, with over 10 million views on YouTube, caught the attention of other artists, including Canadian electronic music producer deadmau5. deadmau5 and Shotty Horroh have collaborated on multiple songs; including "Are You Not Afraid"[2] and "Okay",[3] and most recently "Legendary".[4]

Shotty Horroh has worked with other hip hop artists including Kool G Rap, Royce Da 5'9" and most recently with Tory Lanez on their single "Some More".

Shotty Horroh is also the only featured artist on James Arthur's 2016 album Back from the Edge. He is a supporter of Manchester City.


Shotty Horroh released an EP called Free Drugs EP in July 2016.[5]

He featured in his first film as an actor with the release of VS., a battle rap film that premiered in October 2018.[6]


In July 2017, Shotty Horroh was signed to the label mau5trap[7]

On 20 November 2017, he announced he had signed a four album record deal with Sony Music.[8]


On June 8, 2018, Shotty Horroh released his debut single on a major label, titled "Shudehill"[9]

His debut album was released on October 12, 2018.[10]


On March 13, 2020, Shotty Horroh released his long awaited EP ”Misery Loves Company”



  • The Beast Vol. 1 (2009)
  • UC Me (2009)
  • The Beast Vol.2 (2010)
  • Manchester 2 New York (2011)
  • Dead Bodies & Junk Food (2012)
  • Xombie Xoo (2013)
  • Sixteen Minutes Past 3 (2015)
  • Salt of the Earth (2018)

Extended plays[edit]

  • The Wall (2014)
  • Free Drugs (2016)
  • Misery Loves Company (2020)


  • "FUDT (F*** Up da Ting)" (2016)
  • "Some More" (featuring Tory Lanez) (2017)
  • "Legendary" (with deadmau5) (2017)
  • "Shudehill" (2018)
  • "Dirty Old Town" (2018)
  • "Are You Not Afraid" (with deadmau5) (2019)


  1. ^ "A Day With Shotty Horroh". Dj Semtex. Retrieved 5 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Listen To Deadmau5′ Hip-Hop Original "Are You Not Afraid Blah" Feat. Shotty Horroh". Ben. Retrieved 1 July 2015.
  3. ^ "deadmau5 shares new hip hop collaboration with Shotty Horroh". Michael Sundius. Retrieved 22 November 2016.
  4. ^ "deadmau5 Growls on 'Legendary' Hip-Hop Tune With Shotty Horroh: Listen". Kat Bein. Retrieved 25 August 2017.
  5. ^ "Shotty Horroh Is Handing Out "Free Drugs" On New EP". Chris Mitchell. Retrieved 26 July 2016.
  6. ^ "BBC Films boards battle rap drama 'Vs.' starring Connor Swindells". Orlando Parfitt. Retrieved 9 June 2017.
  7. ^ "Rap Battler Shotty Horroh Signs to Mau5trap, Already Working with Deadmau5 and Rezz". Karlie Powell. Retrieved 23 July 2017.
  8. ^ "Shotty Horroh signs a 4 album deal with Sony". Rap Networks. Retrieved 21 November 2017.
  9. ^ "Shotty Horroh's new track 'Shudehill' is what would happen if Liam Gallagher was a rapper". RUDI KINSELLA. Retrieved 8 June 2018.
  10. ^ "Shotty Horroh Announces Release Date for New Album 'Salt of the Earth'". Tom Maddison. Retrieved 11 October 2018.