Stefflon Don About
Stefflon Don is a rapper based in Hackney, London. She is a well traveled artist; having been originally born in Birmingham, UK to Jamaican parents before relocating to Rotterdam, Holland and then returning to the Clapton district of Hackney.
Her ascend in the UK rap scene has taken the industry by storm, especially due to a lack of elite females within the urban industry. Initially working closely with rapper Sneakbo and covering other artists, such as Section Boyz and Rihanna. Often hailed up as the UK’s answer Nicki Minaj – Due to her bold and brash raps, infused with raw sexual dancehall flavours. She in fact notes her time hearing dance music from the mixed ethnic minority community in Rotterdam. Drawing upon the Spanish, Suriname and Portuguese influences.
Still in her formative years Steff has already racked up an impressive list of features. Significantly appearing on the re-released “Wobble Remix” by Lethal Bizzle, Angel’s “Hop On” and skit on Wretch 32’s album Growing Over Life. Before unleashing her first official song “Real Ting” off the back of her debut mixtape Real Ting. Securing man of the moment Giggs for the remix. Taking things internationally she then made a hook feature on Jeremih’s “London” alongside Krept & Konan.
With word she has been working with Drake as well as the surprise inclusion on Lil Yachty debut album Teenage Emotions, there is definitely bigger and better things to come from the Stefflon Don.
In 2018, she featured on XXL’s Freshman class as the first UK Act in a cypher with YBN Nahmir & Wifiisfuneral.