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10 Things You didn’t Know About Cleo

The English Neo-soul grime musician, Cleo was born Cleopatra Humphrey on 4th November 1988 in Bow, London. Her father was MC Scallywag from the early 1990s acid house sound system Spiral Tribe. Her talent impressed the urban producer Terror Danjah who took her under their wing after hearing her at local MC battles and seeing her Myspace profile. In 2015, she announced her professional name would be Cleo. She recently took part in the MOBO tour and supported Roll Deep on their tour. There is no doubt that the 7-years-old English Neo-soul grime musician is definitely an act to look out for in the music industry.

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Here are 10 things you probably didn’t know about the English Neo-soul grime musician, Cleo: 

1. Cleo was born Cleopatra Humphrey on 4th November 1988 in Bow, London.

2. She has a mixed race ethnic background.

3. Her father was MC Scallywag from the early 1990s acid house sound system Spiral Tribe.

4. Her talent impressed the urban producer Terror Danjah who took her under their wing after hearing her at local MC battles and seeing her Myspace profile.

5. She was selected to be part of the T4 entertainment show the Musicool, in which she was the lead female, at one point reducing guest judge Jamelia to tears with her exceptional talent and vocal ability.

6. In February 2010, she joined a new collective group formed by Wiley called A-List

7. She has also stated in various interviews that she would love to work with Chris Martin from Coldplay, Labrinth and Wretch 32 on her new album.

8. In 2015, she announced her professional name would be Cleo.

9. She recently took part in the MOBO tour and supported Roll Deep on their tour.

10. She is currently supporting Bruno Mars on the UK leg of his tour.

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