Emeli Sandé


Emeli Sande leaves record label

Emeli Sande has parted ways with EMI after 10 years but is feeling "very relaxed" about her musical future. Emeli Sande has left her record label. The 'Next To Me' hitmaker has left EMI after a decade as she felt a lot of pressure trying to live up to the success of her 2012 debut album 'Our Version Of Events and she's said to now be feeling more relaxed about her musical future.
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Ghetts' new album features Ed Sheeran, Skepta and Emeli Sande

Ghetts' new album features the likes of Ed Sheeran, Emeli Sande and Skepta. The Grime megastar - who counts Drake as a fan - has announced his star-studded follow-up to 2018's ‘Ghetto Gospel: The New Testament’, 'Conflict of Interest'. 'Afterglow' singer Ed has returned a favour after Ghetts appeared on...
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Tinie Tempah and Emeli Sandé on how they made Disc-Overy

Patrick Okogwu, AKA Tinie Tempah, songwriter, rapper. I came from a relatively poor council estate background in London. By the time I was 12, I was looking for black male role models and wondering how to make real money doing something I loved. I wanted a name I could be known by on the street. I liked the word “temper” but it sounded too aggressive, so I softened it to Tinie Tempah. I’d listen to 50 Cent rapping about the mean streets of the Bronx and wondered how I could ever do that for Plumstead. You had to be from a certain area or with a crew, like Dizzee Rascal or Wiley, so I joined the grime collective Aftershock Hooligans, and for a time pretended I was from the East End, to make friends.